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 approximately 18,000 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.
Our operation is based on technology at the absolute cutting edge. We are convinced that our approach helps expand the boundaries of the possible and creates the prerequisites for a better and safer world.
Saab Canada Inc. (SCI) is located in Dartmouth, N.S., and provides support to the Department of National Defence for the Saab Radar systems found onboard the Halifax Class Frigates. Services include program management, mobile repair parties, retrofit activities, repair services and equipment modifications. SCI is taking on new responsibilities in relation to sustainable growth within Canada, and as such is expanding its facilities and capabilities. Due to this growth, the company is looking to add a Project Analyst to its team.
As the Project Analyst you will:
- Assist the Program Manager/Lead in the coordination of project activity;
- Develop and monitor Purchase Orders and Quotations;
- Review and approve vendor invoices and development of support documentation;
- Support the PM in monitoring contract deliverables;
- Be the point of contact for internal and external billing;
- Maintain project records and databases;
- Assist in monitoring Project KPIs;
- Coordinate office documentation, and
- Conduct daily administrative tasks.
As the ideal candidate, you have experience performing administrative functions on complex government contracts. You will also have experience leading contracts, or parts thereof, at a Junior Project Manager level or equivalent experience. You are able to work independently and reach out to a multitude of stakeholders in developing and coordinating your daily, weekly and monthly tasks. You have an above average attention to detail and have extensive experience using Microsoft Office.
You have (or are able to obtain) a NATO Secret level security clearance and are able to travel nationally and internationally on an as required basis.
Work With Us
By joining the team at SCI you will be part of an organization that has firm commitments to growth in Canada and prides itself on maintaining a level of excellence in regards to serving the Department of National Defence. You will be working in an environment that provides its employees the latitude and flexibility to manage their own workload and there is room for professional advancement on a local and international scale.
This Employment Opportunity is initially a 12-month position for maternity coverage of the Contracts Administrator, with the very real possibility of an extension into a full time position.