Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

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.|

What you will be part of
Saab Traffic Management (TM) serves customers around the globe with advanced solutions that enable the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. There are three operating units within TM: Maritime Traffic Management (MTM) solutions include Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), port and Vessel Traffic Management Information Systems (VTMIS), hydrographics; Air Traffic Management (ATM) provides airport surface safety and efficiency systems and tools, tower automation and advanced research, development and evaluation solutions. Public Safety and Security (PSS) which is the world leading solution provider for mission critical integrated operations.

We currently have an opening for a Senior Project Manager ATM.

Your role
Each Project Manager is responsible for complete deployment of Air Traffic Management systems/projects around the globe.  You will be involved in the acquisition phase and leading the execution phase - from the project kick-off through the final project closure. You will also be involved in post-project account management activities to offer continued support to the customers.  You will need to be skilled at developing creative and innovative solutions that meet the customers’ needs.  To succeed in this role, you will need to be skilled in project estimating, project status reporting, subcontract management, financial control, risk management, and project planning & execution.  It would be beneficial if you have experience of conducting or monitoring formal customer-witnessed test events, working according to quality standards, and writing or preparing proposals. 

Your experience and skills

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant subject;
  • At least 5 years of professional experience, preferably as a project manager or in a lead technical role;
  • Knowledge of project management  processes;
  • Ability to run multiple projects at the same time;
  • Experience with financial control and risk management;
  • Experience with managing subcontractors;
  • Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels;
  • Ability to travel (approximately 30% of your time);
  • Communicate fluently in Dutch and English;
  • Dutch residency or work permit / visa;
  • Analytical thinker, flexible, energetic and creative;
  • Excellent team player

About Saab
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 14,000 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.