Strategic Buyer

Vacancies 27 March 2020

Closing date





Magnus Franzén +46 (10) 2169244
Petra Sjögren +46 (10) 2160462
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Do you want to develop your role as a Strategic Buyer? We are looking for a person who is driven with strong communication and cooperation ability to drive commercial and business requirement with our supplier base.

Your role

You will support the business areas' projects and programs with commercial responsibility and continuously evaluate the market's competitiveness in the current supplier portfolio. You will have the opportunity to manage your own category and / or supplier base which may include services, materials or components. As a strategic buyer you will also be responsible for negotiating, actively managing and further developing our supplier agreements. The role gives you the opportunity to build an extensive network, both internally and externally.


- Establish and continuously develop strategies for your supplier base or category

- Accountable for supplier capability and performance to meet Saab business requirements

- Secure agreement and commercial terms and conditions with suppliers reflecting our business requirements

-  Purchases and perform negotiations within your supplier base

- Identifying and qualifying potential suppliers

- Secure and follow up on goals and targets within your supplier base

- Run cross-functional teams with focus on efficiency, proactivity and cost savings

Your profile

Our future colleague is an independent individual with technical knowledge, commercial judgment and a holistic view with the ability to conclude agreements and achieve our goals. You are driven, responsive, have strong communication skills and can work in groups and drive processes forward. To succeed in your role you are experienced in the following areas of expertise; procurement, negotiations, agreements and business analysis. Relevant university and / or professional experience in purchasing is a demand. The role often involves acting as a part-time project manager, leadership skills will be highly valued. English knowledge is mandatory and mastering an additional language is a plus.

What you will be part of

You will collaborate with passionate and supportive colleagues in an environment that poses career development and personal growth. You will be part of Aeronautic, a business area with Saab, which is responsible for the development, production, marketing, sales and support Aeronautics product portfolio.  Aeronautics also offers flight-related subsystems, unmanned aerial systems, flight structures and services to defense customers and the civil aviation industry worldwide.

The Aeronautics Supply Chain Management department is responsible for Sourcing, supply and the supply chain for the production department.

Contact inormation: If you have questions regarding the position, contact Oriana Svensson, Recruiting Manager: +46 102161110

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 ads expiration date. If you feel confident that you match the profile described above - please forward you application as soon as possible.

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