Project Manager

Vacancies 08 September 2020

Closing date





Charlotta Lundblad +46 (10) 2174274
Jonas Palm +46 (13) 185405
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We are looking to hire skilled project managers within Research & Development to Saabs business area Kockums.

“A design project at Saab Kockums has everything if you ask me! I get to work with challenging design, construction and production of fascinating products together with skilled colleagues, customers and suppliers. My team holds a diversity of expertise and knowledge which gives me a chance to learn something new every day.” Malin Anselmsson, R&D Project Manager

Your role

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for one of the complex projects within R&D and part of a team of project managers. You will lead the work within Kockums R&D and be responsible for that we deliver according to expectations. The role include many interactions with stakeholders such as customers, vendors and other business areas within Saab. You report to the Head of one of the departments within R&D. The role include business travels between our offices in Malmö and Karlskrona. Travels abroad occur but varies depending on our projects. First and foremost we are looking for colleagues to join our Karlskrona office.

Main tasks:

  • Carry out the project towards result within the framework of the Project Directive and Project Plan.
  • Identify and introduce improvements to the working method.
  • Adapt and follow the project management process within Saab.

Your profile

We are looking for a person who like to motivate and coach your team members in their daily work and to develop the team and project. You know how to get people on board and can handle stakeholders on all levels inside and outside the company. We believe you have a few years’ experience as project manager, proven leadership skills and the ability to cooperate and navigate in an organization developing and maintaining advanced products.

Required skills:

  • A few years experience as project manager
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to cooperate and navigate in an organization developing and maintaining advanced products.
  • Project Scope, Time and Cost Management
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Engineering processes, tools and methods
  • Great communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written.

Desired skills:

  • University Degree in Engineering
  • Understanding/experience of commercial terms and their aspects on the project
  • Understanding/experience of classification and Security management.

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

What you will be a part of

Kockums R&D organization develop, integrate and verify new submarines and ships as well as continuous upgrades and maintenance for Swedish and foreign navies. The different departments within R&D includes disciplines such as naval architecture, structural analysis, arrangement, detailed design, integration of mechanical and electrical systems including sensors and command and control systems, on-board security & IT architecture and several more. We have a number of ongoing and future projects with high complexity. We offer a role in a diverse and highly skilled team where you will collaborate with experienced engineers and professionals in an environment that fosters career development and personal growth. If you want to be part of some of Sweden’s most technically challenging projects at the forefront of technology, we believe you will find it rewarding to work with us!

Business Area Kockums
Inside our leading naval factory
The Next Generation Corvette

If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here.

Last application date is 27th of September, however kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Your application may be in Swedish or English.

We will be several managers, covering different technical disciplines, involved in this recruitment.

If you have any questions about the job, don´t hesitate to contact Jonas Palm, Head of Design Project Management, +46 734 18 54 05 or Charlotta Lundblad, HR Specialist Recruitment +46 734 34 12 74.

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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