Senior Proposal Manager

Lediga 09 februari 2018

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.






Stefan Lundmark +46 768 96 75 25
Charlotta Lundblad +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.

Do you have a longing for working with big business in a global set up? Right now, we are looking to hire a senior proposal manager.

You will work at the technical forefront with unique customized products and become part of Saab Kockum's new quotation office with focus on increasing international business for submarines and surface vessels.

Your role

As senior proposal manager, you will be responsible for managing proposals in international business. This means prepare, initiate, organize and execute the planned proposal activities within the defined budget and deadlines. You will also liaise with other functions and departments in order to get the best input to bids and proposals. Contract negotiation and report proposal progress to the head of bid centre is also included in your tasks.

You will work closely with the product sales manager and report to the head of the bid centre. The position is located, preferably, in Malmö otherwise Karlskrona and includes about 30 days of travel.

Your skills and experience

We are looking for an experienced proposal manager with at least a few years experience in proposal management from complex international business environment and complex technical solutions. You need to have a technical and commersial understanding to separate out the important items in a proposal. To be successful in the role it is key that you are result oriented.

As a person, you are an excellent problem solver with strong analytical thinking, are self-driven, flexible and a true team player. Strong communication skills in both Swedish and English is a requirement as well as you holding a driving license.

Do you match the above and are ready for the next step in your career? Then we look forward to get to know you!

At Saab we apply flextime and our employees have access to a comprehensive package of benefits such as healthcare, company car and share saving.

Please note that we are working with an ongoing selection and the position might be filled before latest application date. The job involves work covered by defence rights hence requirements for Swedish citizenship.

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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