Account & Project Manager


Sven Brummelaar


Account & Project Manager Marine Traffic 32-40 @ Apeldoorn (NL)

  • Saab Technologies
  • location_onApeldoorn (Netherlands)
  • business_centerProfessional
  • businessSales & Marketing
  • access_time32-40 uur

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. One of the three operating units within TM is Maritime Traffic Management (MTM) solutions. This includes Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), port and vessel traffic management information systems (VTMIS).


We currently have an opening for a(n) Account & Project Manager Marine Traffic.


Your role

The Account and Project Manager maintains and expands relationships with customers within a dedicated Customer Account team/Portfolio. The account manager informs customers about new products, services and achieves the account objectives in terms of revenue, gross margin, change orders, marketing & sales support and customer satisfaction. He/she also acts as Project Manager and is responsible for the delivery of our Vessel Traffic Management projects around the globe. You will be involved in the acquisition phase of projects, and be responsible in the execution phase from kick-off until project closure. In these projects, Saab may be the integrator that delivers turnkey systems including sensors, hardware and software or deliver only software or services using cloud technologies to value added resellers. The tasks include the development of strategies to overcome competitive threats as new business is pursued and contribute to best practices in project management strategy and tactics. Your areas of responsibility include subcontract management, financial control, risk management, quality and planning.


Your experience and skills

  • Bachelor or Master degree from an accredited institution in a relevant subject;
  • At least ten years of relevant project or program manager experience in a high tech international business-to-business environment;
  • Project management certification (IPMA-C/B or PMI-Project Management Professional)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time;
  • Experience with financial control, risk management, reporting and customer relations;
  • Experience with Gross margin project responsibility;
  • Experience with issuing additional work offers and new tender processes;
  • Experience with managing subcontractors in various areas (e.g. hardware & sensors);
  • An excellent team builder with proven interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels;
  • Ability to travel (approximately 20-30% of your time);
  • Communicate fluently in Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing;
  • Analytical thinker, flexible, energetic and creative;
  • Dutch residency or work permit / visa.


Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.


About Saab

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 17,000 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.