Project Manager

Vacancies 05 October 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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André Venter, Recruiting Manager +46 102168561
Agnesa Citaku, HR-specialist Recruiter +46 102 16 46 18
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What you will be a part of

Avionics Systems develops and manufactures qualified electronics, mechanics and software for demanding applications in aircraft and helicopters. Most of our projects are carried out in an international environment and we supply products to some the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers. Product area Integrated Avionics develops, produces, maintains and supports the products over the complete life cycle.

Our main customer offer is improved Situational Awareness through our AVAS (Advanced Vision & Awareness System) system concept and our products. Products within the Product Area includes Mission Equipment, Head Up Displays, Communication Management products , All Weather, Operations systems and Safety and Awareness systems.

Customers include international aircraft manufacturers and their tier 1 suppliers and partners. The product area staff are mainly project/product managers and systems engineers. This position are within the Mission Equipment Product Unit of the Integrated Avionics Product Area.

Your role

As a Project Manager within Avionics Systems your main task will be to manage customer development projects, but also be part of the winning business activities leading to contracts and project initialisation.

The successful incumbent for this challenging position will be responsible for:
• Management of Project activities (Customer and/or R&D development)
• Develop and maintain a project management plan and aggregate project plans
• Satisfy contract execution objectives, utilizing resources effectively over the full lifecycle of the project.
• Contribute towards the improvement and conformity of output against laid down norms and standard. 
• Risk identification, assessment and mitigation
• Reporting project status to the Project Steering Committees.

Your skills and experience

This opportunity requires a highly motivated team player with excellent management and leadership skills, organizational skills, initiative and interpersonal skills as well as a relentless drive to ensure customer commitments are kept.

You have an appropriate professional or postgraduate qualification in a business or technical oriented area and several years of project management of development project experience. Understanding End Customer and Aircraft Integration level needs is seen as an advantage. Working knowledge of safety critical development process (eg. RTCA DO 178/254) shall also be advantageous.

You have a strong business understanding, customer focus and ability to work in an international environment. Further you have proven ability to take decisions to improve profitability and project execution, interest in leading developing and challenging the organization and its employees. Last you have skills to combine strategic thinking with operational actions.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

Welcome with your application!

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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