Project Planner

Lediga 21 januari 2019

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.






Eva Jonsson, recruiting manager +46 734 18 51 32
Charlotta Lundblad, HR Specialist Recruitment +46 734 34 12 74
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What you will be a part of

Saab Kockums provides design, construction and in-service support for advanced naval systems such as surface combatants and submarines to the Swedish Armed Forces and other customers worldwide. Our product portfolio consist of the air-independent Stirling system, mine countermeasure systems and submarine rescue systems amongst other. Saab Kockums operate in Karlskrona, Malmö, Muskö, Järfälla and Singapore.

Projects and Planning (P&P) is the centre for the project and planning work within Saab Kockums. We are extending our team and are looking to hire an experienced Project Planner and are also hoping for a great colleague with high energy.

“Planning at Saab Kockums is exciting - you are in the centre of Everything” Hilda Gars,Project Planner

P&P are the hub for the Master and Scenario planning within Saab Kockums and we are also responsible for the development and optimization of the planning methodology to achieve visual steering of deliverables and resources in the projects. You will be part of a team of 18, and report to the Head of Master Project & Planning. The position is placed at our centrally located office in beautiful Karlskrona.

Your role

As a planner at Saab Kockums you work with planning in a dynamic organisation. You are the Project Mangers right hand and you work closely with the project to establish and maintain the project plans on different levels, from main- to detail plan. Our projects vary in complexity and comprise both new development and maintenance projects.

Your main responsibilities are to visualize an overall project plan built up based on standardized way of working and regularly develop and maintain the project plan in collaboration with the project manager. This includes working together with our development department and our production to follow-up project activities, milestones, resource needs and project status. You will also support project- and subproject managers with analysis, corrective action plans, planning simulation and new project scenarios.

Business trips are frequently occurring, mostly between our sites in Karlskrona and Malmö.

Your skills and experience

We are looking for you who have proven successful experience of project planning and are used to handle big project plans. To be able to handle these complex plans, you need a structured way and ability to visualize and explain the plan to the project participants. As a representative for P&P, you need to interact well with stakeholders why you need to have high communication and people skills.

Other requirements for the positions is:

  • Knowledge in advanced planning tools like Primavera, ERM, MS project or similar as well as handling complex computer tools.
  • University degree or similar education level within technology, engineering and/or logistics and project management.
  • Proficiency in the Swedish and English language.
  • Driving license.


  • Experience within project management and/or logistics planning, preferably from international and larger global companies.
  • Experience from engineering industry or production preparation.


We offer our employees an environment where there is room for combining knowledge and interests in our exciting projects. You have a chance to get to know our complexed products as well as understand the building process of our submarines and surface vessels. Your willingness to develop and your personal qualities weighs heavily as we expand our department.

Are you looking to start the new year with a new career step? Then we look forward to get to know you!

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Leading naval technology  - Submarines

This position includes access to classified information, therefore 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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