Project Manager for ATG Europe – SpaceLabs

Company Details

Accelerating Innovation

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Operate across the Division, managing projects executed by the teams in the individual Business
  • Units or a cooperation of Business Units. Initial focus for this position will be for a project in the nuclear domain;
  • Manage projects in service to the respective Business Unit Managers and reports to the Division manager;
  • Active involvement in the preparation of offers/tenders including scoping, planning and pricing;
  • For every assigned project, manage the project preparation, execution and close-out. This includes all typical areas of scope (including goals and deliverables), planning, cost and turnover (including short- and long-term planning, milestones completion and invoicing), communications (internal and external), quality, risk, procurement, project-level HR and Stakeholder management (internal and external). Several points are elaborated below;
  • Generate, together with the technical experts and management staff, a robust yet pragmatic work plan on the fields of scope, planning and costs;
  • Control the status of tasks, deliverables, budget and schedule and generate concise and informative reports (including typical statistics, KPI and trend analysis) to the relevant SpaceLabs Business Unit and Division managers. In doing so, an interface with the relevant staff in the Finance department is expected;
  • Ensure that goals and objectives are being met by monitoring and guiding the specific project team.
  • This requires awareness of the high-level implications of technical details and good communication with both managers and technical experts;
  • Act as formal point of contact with customers and lead project reviews with the customer as well as be involved with contract negotiation and conflict resolution. Also, actively monitor and manage customer satisfaction;
  • Risk analysis and minimise and resolve issues by preventive and corrective actions on all relevant areas of Project Management. This action will be performed with a pragmatic yet well-controlled and collaborative effort together with the relevant Business Unit and Division managers;
  • Coordinate internal intermediate and close-out reviews, including the generation of (technical and managerial) lessons learned and feedback of the outcomes to the team and corporate knowledge base;
  • Involvement in corporate level and team level strategic development activities.


  • Master’s degree in a relevant Engineering discipline, and relevant hands-on Engineering experience is a strong asset;
  • A PMP (or similar) certification and/or experience in Agile Project Management is a strong asset;
  • Experience with Project Management along abovementioned tasks and responsibilities is required;
  • Experience with engineering activities and Project Management in the (aero)space industry and/or experience in the nuclear industry is desired;
  • Experience with typical project management tools, such as MS Project is highly desirable;
  • Helicopter view ability and eye for detail;
  •  Ability to maintain standards and monitor quality, whilst acting with reasonable pragmatism in trading off technical and commercial aspects together with the team;
  • Ability to thoroughly and reliably transform written guidelines/texts into actionable items for the team;
  • Diplomatic attitude, flexible and efficient communicator across and within various levels of the organisation;
  • Flexibility in all aspects of the work in order to align with and complement the pragmatism of the team, while at the same time not decreasing the level of quality of the resulting work;
  • Ability to manage a high workload, towards personal and team health.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required;
  • Fluency in the English language (spoken and written) is crucial;
  • At least a rudimentary sense of humour is appreciated;
  • All applicants must be legally allowed to work in the EU and EEA.

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