Head of Technical Sales Support

Vacancies 06 November 2019

Closing date





Anna-Maria Törshagen [C] -
Michael Höglund +46 (10) 2171375
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Your role

As Head of Technical Sales Support at Business Unit Ground Combat, you will be part of an organization with highly skilled professionals dedicated to supplying world-leading and combat winning Infantry Support Weapon Systems to Warfighters all over the world.

Your team will be tasked with planning and executing product related presentations and hands-on demonstrations of our products and services in a technical and operational context.

In addition to this, you and your team will provide training and technical support to our Customers. Furthermore, you and your team will have a vital role when we internally shape the requirements for future system capabilities. The role sits with the Marketing and Sales department of Business Unit Ground Combat and you will be reporting directly to the Head of Marketing and Sales.

Main tasks:

  • You will lead a team of Sales Support professionals in contributing to the success of our Marketing and Sales organization while adding value to our Customers and users.
  • You will be responsible for keeping the skills of your team honed and your team members dedicated.

National and International travel will be required to fulfil the role.

Your profile

You are a first-rate Team player. You are ambitious, curious, and energetic with good interpersonal skills. You are as comfortable working under your own initiative as you are working as part of a team. You take pride in the quality and timeliness of your deliveries and those of your team.

You are able to communicate with, lead and develop a team of highly skilled co-workers. Preferably you have prior management experience at some level. You are able and willing to communicate at all organizational levels. You are able to handle pressure in the shape of challenging delivery times.
The role involves frequent interaction with Customers and users at various level of rank and skill.

Required skills:

  • You have a minimum of 5 years work experience in the Armed Forces, project management, engineering, or other relevant discipline.
  • You have a deep understanding of Infantry Weapons and Tactics. A documented ability to manage and lead a team of professionals is required.
  • Fluent skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written. Additional language skills constitute a significant merit.

Desired skills:

·         Military background with Advanced Officer Training is highly appreciated

·         Experience from the Defence Industry

This position requires that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act.

What you will be a part of

Dynamics is a business area within Saab that offers support weapons, missiles, torpedoes, sensors, unmanned underwater vehicles, camouflage systems and defense market training systems. The product portfolio also includes products for the civil security market, such as remote controlled underwater vessels for the oil industry and nuclear power plants.

Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

We apply ongoing selection for this recruitment which means that the position may be filled prior to the job ads expiration date. If you feel confident that you match the profile described above - please forward you application as soon as possible.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.

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