Manager Airworthiness and Descriptions

Vacancies 02 July 2019

Closing date





Rebecka Svahn +46 (10) 2164490
Joakim Thörnkvist +46 (13) 231728
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Your role

Your challenge as a new manager will be to continue the development and growth of the section together with the employees regarding operations as well as competence for the future. Most of the work is performed in projects together with other units within Saab, and as a manager you need to create and uphold good relations with these. The manager is part of the department management group and the continued development.


  • Responsibility for cost center budget and result
  • Responsibility for development, improvements, and optimization of processes, methods and tools related to your area of responsibility
  • Responsibility for growth, strategy, targets, prognosis and follow up
  • Responsibility for recruitments, communication and information

You will also support our co-workers development by giving feedback and setting up individual goals.

Your profile

As a manager within the department, we are looking for a person that is driven, curious and systematic. You bring forward new ideas with a strategic and larger perspective in mind. We expect you to be a team player, business minded and to appreciate cooperation with others and communication with people.

Required skills:

  • B.Sc./M.Sc. (meritorious if for a technical education) or relevant work experience
  • Leadership experience (meritorious if within technical information)
  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written

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

Within business area Support and Services you find business unit Gripen Support and this is where our department Technical Information is located. It consists of five sections of approximately 90 employees and our employees work within technical information development, training materiel, project management and technical support mainly for Saab products.

The Airworthiness and descriptions section's main responsibility is descriptive and airworthiness information for Gripen C/D and other Saab products. The descriptive information consists of general descriptions as well as detailed descriptions for different sub-systems including illustrations. The airworthiness information is line maintenance information and maintenance plans. Today the section consists of 10 employees located in Linköping.

Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English and that we wish you to attach a cover letter at the stage for uploading your resume/CV. We want your application the 11th of August at the latest.

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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