PROJECT MANAGER

Company Details

LEADER IN space logistics and orbital transportation services

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Technical background, with conceptual understanding or hands-on experience in space technologies;
  • At least five-plus years of experience in project coordination and management;​​
  • Direct experience of working as Prime contractor to European Space Agency;
  • Good knowledge of ECSS standards;
  • Experience in aerospace projects gained from structured and dynamic environments;
  • Knowledge of project management techniques;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in a team and individually;
  • Leadership, management, and team coordination skills;
  • Good Knowledge of PM software tools like Microsoft Project;
  • PMP certification is a plus.

​Education

Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent), preferably in Space Engineering or Management Engineering.

​Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory.

Job Role

We are looking for project managers to be integrated into the D-Orbit PM team. This position offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment inside one of the fastest-growing companies in the high-tech industry. As a project manager, you will be responsible for planning, monitoring, and managing company projects, ranging from the strategic planning of activities to their implementation and control. Your job will also require you to draft, edit, and deliver proposals for grant applications or budgets and support data for the sales department. Your function will also require significant interaction with other Company departments, such as Technical, Sales, Administration, Purchase, Production, and Quality.

​Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties (whenever applicable) for the flawless execution of projects;
  • Ensure that the projects are delivered on time, within the scope, and within budget;
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders;
  • Develop detailed project plans to track progress and measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques;
  • Perform risk management;
  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs;
  • Proposal drafting and delivery as support to the sales team;
  • Produce tools in Excel and Microsoft Project to support current and future Project Management Activities;
  • Additional duties may be assigned, as needed.

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