Saab Graduate Leadership Programme - Systems Engineering with Project Management

Vacancies 06 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.

Closing date

07-Jan-2019

Location

Karlskoga

Contact

Jan Warverud, Recruiting Manager +46 73 4189551
Emelie Staaf, HR-specialist recruitment +46 73 4186520
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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.

Dynamics, a business area of Saab, offers ground combat weapons, missile systems, torpedoes, sensor systems, unmanned underwater vehicles, signature management systems and training systems for armed forces as well as remotely operated vehicles and security systems for the offshore industry and nuclear power plants.

 

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.

We are looking for you who have a genuine interest in state-of-the-art technology, and want to have an overall perspective of the development of our future products. We will offer you two different potential carieer tracks within product development, either in systems engineering management or  in project management. Within systems engineering management you will have the possibility to work e.g. with requirement management, architechure design and concept design. Within project management you will primarily work with project planning and risk management.

Your main goal in both carieer directions is to, together with others in the team, strive to fulfil both technical, customer and business requirements.

Independetly of carieer choice your base location will be Karlskoga or Linköping.

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.

You have a  M.Sc and a great interest and wish to develop your leadership skills. A broad technical interest is a prerequisite combined with a holistic view. 

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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