Saab Graduate Leadership Programme - Contract Manager Properties

Vacancies 01 November 2018

The Saab Graduate Leadership Programme is a career boost for recent graduates and young professionals who have the potential and desire to become future leaders at Saab. The programme is an extended and in-depth introduction to the company and leadership but not a promise about future leadership positions. Seize that opportunity fully – and we will help you to grow within Saab. The programme reflects the diversity of roles at Saab. We are looking for individuals with the right skills to lead technological development and change.

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Christer Ståhlgren, Recruiting Manager +46 470 42056
Emelie Staaf, HR-Specialist Recruitment +46 102166520
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What you will be part of

For more than a year, you will participate in an international programme that is uniquely designed to boost your career as well as to provide you with the right toolbox to develop as a leader. From day one, you will be appointed to a position with permanent employment at one of Saab’s sites worldwide.

Property organisation is about 25 co-workers spread across the country. We often work across organisational boundaries, to help and support other sections within Property. The section Finance control, Contracts & Projects is a small team of specialists (Controller, Security-, and Contract Managers) which coordinate our support to all Saab sites globally. The section today consists of seven co-workers. The graduate is meant start as a junior Contract Manager in hers/his first position at Saab.

Your role

During the programme, you will get the opportunity to create an overall understanding of the company that will prepare you for an exciting future together with us. Your development will be aligned with Saab’s business goals and the programme will enable you to contribute to our business and take part in actual projects.

The contract manager often works in close cooperation with operations (Business Areas/Market Areas) and other Group Functions i.e. Group Security, ICT and Procurement in order to coordinate new establishments, and to keep track of changes in current properties, facilities and premises. The contract manager also needs to collaborate with serveral internal contacts within all Buissness and Market Areas, both within Sweden and interntionally. Finaly the contract manager has external contact with landlords and tenants.

Your skills and experience

As we are looking for future leaders, you need to have a genuine interest in people. You understand that collaboration and curiosity are essential success factors for a business to grow and for people to thrive at their workplace. You are flexible, humble and spread positive energy. You have an overall business understanding, possess a strategic thinking and deliver excellent results. Your motivation and commitment help you, and people around you, to perform on a daily basis. To apply for this program you have a maximum of 2 years work experience.

For this position you need to have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Real Estate, Economics, Management or equivalent. We believe that you initiates and manages change and development projects in an independant way. You need to have a high level of communication skills and shares information in a clear and easy way, both verbally and in writing. You help others when it is necessary to get the job done and enjoy working with others as we well as work alone.  

Self-awareness is necessary!

Travels will during some periods be intense, mainly within Sweden, however  international travels can also become relevant and you need to have a drivers license.

Some positions have tasks including defense secrecy. In such circumstances you are required to conduct a security screening in accordance with the Protective Security Act and be approved for security clearance by the authority.

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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