Project Manager for Defense Project Management

Project Manager for Defense Project Management

Scania is now undergoing a transformation from being a supplier of trucks, buses and engines to a supplier of complete and sustainable transport solutions.

Do you want to be part of a dedicated team that run military business project? Are you stimulated by running projects close to the end customer and co-located with cross-functional colleagues? Then this assignment is for you!

The projects are initiated by Sales and Marketing based on specific customer inquiries and then run in a scalable process. Each project manager usually runs a number of cross-functional projects in parallel, where the lead time can vary from 1 up to 5+ years depending on size and complexity.

Defense Project Management (RSOD) leads product development projects that jointly create a modular truck platform that is primarily requested by defense customers.

In parallel, RSOD also runs business projects for e.g. Dutch, Danish and Finnish Armed Forces.

Your work assignments

In the role of project manager, you lead a team with the task of meeting customers' specific wishes for tailored trucks at the right performance, cost and lead time. Our customers are often authorities that are used to procuring and demanding results according to signed contracts and processes / standards, especially regarding quality and schedule. As a project manager, you play a very important role in purposefully driving the projects forward.

The group has a composition of individuals where different genders, ages, backgrounds and experiences contribute to a positive group dynamic.

Important success factors are that you master the ability to create a good team through self-confidence and genuine leadership qualities. See the whole picture, understand the underlying details, be able to motivate and communicate the way forward both internally and with customers and subcontractors. As the projects involve a lot of staff and cross-functional responsibilities, not least technically, the ability to integrate and problem-solving attitude is a prerequisite.

It is also important to clearly describe, document and communicate the project's goals. Continuous improvement work is a natural part of our business, and with a proactive approach, you and your project team identify risks early and acting on them.

Your profile

For this specific project management position it is beneficially to have:
  • Well documented experience working with project management in large companies similar to Scania
  • Well documented experience working as a project manager in military development projects related to land vehicle products
  • Practical experience working according to ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288, “Systems and Software Engineering-System Life Cycle Processes” in military development projects
You like to act in a changing environment where Scania's end customer is in focus. In a natural way, you engage your surroundings. You have a positive, clear and engaging leadership that guides project members towards set goals and deliveries. Furthermore, you are a prestigious team player with a solution focus, flexibility and structure. You has the ability to see and describe the major contexts, but also be able to identify and act on important details. You like to challenge, participate in and develop existing working methods and processes.

Qualifying if you have good knowledge of how process development takes place within large companies like Scania and also have a great knowledge and understanding of how military development processes work. You are accustomed to managing and conducting complex defense projects against a strong military procurement organization.

We offer

As a Scania employee, you are offered several benefits in addition to personal and professional development opportunities. These benefits include for example mutual bonus, company car, occupational pension, flexible working hours, lunch at reduced prices. If you live in Stockholm, we offer a direct bus service between Stockholm and Södertälje, Scania Job Express.

For more information

Please contact Martin Stål, Head of RSOD, +46703580673

Application

Your application should include a cover letter, CV and copies of degree certificate/transcript of records.
Mer info
Område Södertälje
Yrkesroll Teknik & Ingenjör, Forskning & Utveckling
Typ av anställning Heltid
Hemsida http://www.scania.com
Sista ansökningsdag 7 mars 2021 (5 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions, including trucks and buses for heavy transport applications combined with an extensive product-related service offering. Scania offers vehicle financing, insurance and rental services to enable our customers to focus on their core business. Scania is also a leading provider of industrial and marine engines. In 2019, we delivered 91,700 trucks, 7,800 buses as well as 10,200 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 152 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 51,000 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centers in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON SE.