Section Manager for Saab AB in Arboga

Vacancies 06 February 2020

Closing date





Jens Fredensborg +46 (10) 2171098
Johan Stjernfeldt +46 (589) 82168
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Do you have a passion for leadership, development and want to be a part of a highly skilled team? Then we are looking for you

Your Role

Due to expansion, we are now searching for two second line Managers for the section Communications.

As second line Manager you will be responsible for a section of approximately 70 employees, including three to five Group Managers. You will lead your Group Managers as a team and be a member of the department’s management team. The section is responsible for the execution of all projects within the department Communications.

As a member of the department management group, you will support the total view of the organization and business. You will work and cooperate with the other managers to reach the organization’s goals and perform both strategic and operational tasks. Coaching, empowering and leading your employees by value driven leadership as well as recruiting competent personnel will be key tasks in order to provide teams and competence to all projects within Communications. In order to succeed, it will also be important to identify cross-domain, cross product and cross section collaborations. As manager, you will be responsible for health and environmental issues for your staff.

Your job will contain, but is not limited to:

·         Providing the required resources with the right skills

·         Responsibility for the sections utilizations rate

·         Responsibility for the cost center budget

·         Methodology development within the section

·         Sub-process ownership for IPC

·         Strategy and goals for the section

·         Development of the business together with the other functions within the department

·         Planning and setting up a structure way of working

·         Team development – create a performance driven culture

·         Active membership in the Management team

·         Responsibility for the team reporting

Your Profile

You are a committed and communicative leader with a great interest in developing the members in your team. Caring for our open and transparent environment keeping the overall organization and its objectives in mind.

You appreciate engagement, openness and commitment and have a talent for building relations both within and outside the organization where we have many stakeholders.

You like challenges and thrive in a performance driven culture where feedback is natural.

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

We apply ongoing selection for this recruitment, which means that the position may be filled prior to the job ad’s expiration date. If you feel confident that you match the profile described above - please submit your application as soon as possible.

We welcome your application in both English and Swedish.

What You Will Be a Part of

Support and Services, a Saab business area, delivers a wide range of services and integrated support solutions to defense and commercial customers for cost-effective support of systems and platforms throughout their lifecycle.

Communication and Tactical solutions offer and deliver infrastructure solutions for secure communication and management. We exist in an international market and have customers and suppliers in many different countries. Customers often have high demands on functionality and safety for systems that must withstand tough environments. We meet this challenge by providing robust and flexible solutions based on both our own products and third party solutions.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging setting, Saab may well have the 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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