Head of Technical Information and Engineering

Vacancies 29 October 2019

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Emelie Staaf +46 (10) 2166520
Niclas Kolmodin +46 (13) 182968
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Are you a communicative and collaborative leader who wants to drive development and success on all levels – from business to employees? We are looking for a manager to lead one of our departments and to join our business unit in an exciting and expansive phase.

Your role

We are now looking for a new Head of Technical Information and Engineering where you will be responsible for the overall management and development of the department and lead your own team of direct reporting managers.

You will be responsible for the department’s financial results and that relevant operational and strategic targets are met, as well as ensuring that the department and its employees have the capabilities and resources to meet current and future needs and requirements of both external and internal customers. These needs and requirements are impacted by a wide range of factors, from global concerns to technology innovation. The department works closely with other units within Saab and you will need to create and sustain good relations with these, as well as other stakeholders.

As a member of the Business Unit management team, you will be a key individual in developing Business Unit Gripen Support to further increase success in a changing and expansive phase and report to the Head of Business Unit Gripen Support.

Your profile

We put great emphasis on personal characteristics for this role and in securing a high performing, co-operative and communicative management team for the business unit. We are looking for someone who has previous experience from management roles, preferably also from leading managers. You are an engaged and driven manager who clearly aligns daily operations with long-term business goals. You have the ability to motivate and enthuse teams and individuals to perform and your leadership style is highly communicative, collaborative and promotes an open, trustful and encouraging work environment.

You are a confident communicator in both Swedish and English and you easily share information in a clear and relevant manner, both verbally and in writing. We expect you to be both courageous and curious in leading the department, and to succeed you need to have excellent networking and communicative skills and thrive in a business-driven environment characterized by teamwork and cooperation.

What you will be a part of

Business Unit Gripen support manages Gripen business within Support and Services and provides a focal point for customers and partners. We provide support for the Gripen System, including a range of products and services. The Technical Information and Engineering Department you will lead consists of five sections with a total of approximately 90 employees who work with maintenance engineering, technical information development, training materiel and project management, mainly for Saab products.

We will evaluate candidates continuously, which means that the position may be filled prior to the job ad expiration date. If you feel confident that you match the profile we are looking for, please apply now. Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

We look forward to your application!

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