Project Manager

Vacancies 16 July 2018

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

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What you will be a part of

Saab Traffic Management (TM) serves air traffic and maritime customers around the globe with advanced solutions that enable the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. There are two operating units within TM: 

Air Traffic Management (ATM): This unit designs and deploys safety & efficiency tools used by Air Traffic Controllers and Airport Operators all over the world.  The deployed systems include advanced aircraft and vehicle detection and tracking systems and high-level decision support tools.

Maritime Traffic Management (MTM) delivers an integrated suite of solutions from the Fairway to the Freeway for ports and harbors and a suite of Coastal Surveillance solutions.

We currently have an opening for a Project Manager ATM.

Your role

Each Project Manager is responsible for complete deployment of Air Traffic Management systems/projects around the globe.  You will be involved in the acquisition phase and leading the execution phase - from the project kick-off through the final project closure. You will also be involved in post-project account management activities to offer continued support to the customers.  You will need to be skilled at developing creative and innovative solutions that meet the customers’ needs.  To succeed in this role, you will need to be skilled in project estimating, project status reporting, subcontract management, financial control, risk management, and project planning & execution.  It would be beneficial if you have experience of conducting or monitoring formal customer-witnessed test events, working according to quality standards, and writing or preparing proposals. 

Your skills and experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant subject;
  • At least three years of professional experience, preferably as a project manager or in a lead technical role;
  • Knowledge of project management  processes;
  • Ability to run multiple projects at the same time;
  • Experience with financial control and risk management;
  • Experience with managing subcontractors;
  • Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels;
  • Ability to travel (approximately 30% of your time);
  • Communicate fluently in Dutch and English;
  • Dutch residency or work permit / visa;
  • Analytical thinker, flexible, energetic and creative;
  • Excellent team player

Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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