Project Management Administrator

Company Details

Dawn Aerospace's mission is an ambitious one, to enable the next generation of space users by providing dramatically more scalable and sustainable ways to access and move around in space. Since 2019, the company has provided global customers with in-space propulsion products used to propel satellites. These propulsion units have been launched on SpaceX, Soyuz, and Vega launchers.

Description

This role represents an opportunity for your administrative skills to contribute to a fast-paced project on the cutting edge of aerospace technology. In it, you’ll provide administrative support by maintaining systems and processes in our collaborative work management software & interfacing applications, as well as by assisting the spaceplane project manager with other administrative tasks.

The right candidate will enjoy leveraging their strong administrative skills to bring order and efficiency in an R&D environment characterized by innovation, growth and change. With high levels of technical competency, they’ll also put their coding experience to work by maintaining existing in-house software used to automate recurring administrative tasks.

The role | We’d like you to:

  • Maintain and extend Excel VBA scripts that interface with Wrike, our collaborative work management software.
  • Keep project schedules organized.
  • Publish weekly reports, given the necessary input data.
  • Encourage established project management practices within our engineering teams.
  • Assist with a wide range of administrative tasks.
  • Solve novel administrative problems while acting with initiative and autonomy.

Requirements

The skills | We’d like you to have:

  • At least two years administrative experience.
  • Demonstrable coding skills.
  • Strong communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • Full proficiency with MS Office tools.
  • The ability to work with minimal oversight or support.
  • A friendly and positive attitude.
  • The extras | It’d be a bonus if you had:
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience coding in VBA.
  • Experience working with Wrike.

About Dawn Aerospace

Dawn Aerospace’s mission is an ambitious one, to enable the next generation of space users by providing dramatically more scalable and sustainable ways to access and move around in space. Since 2019, the company has provided global customers with in-space propulsion products used to propel satellites. These propulsion units have been launched on SpaceX, Soyuz, and Vega launchers.

Dawn is now a leading supplier of turnkey green propulsion systems for NanoSat, MicroSat, ESPA, and ESPA Grande-class satellites. The company is also active in reusable launch vehicle development. It has an active test-flight program of the MK-II Aurora spaceplane demonstrator, with 40+ flights completed from the base of Aoraki Mt Cook.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with Dawn is decided based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any other manner.

Dawn Aerospace is an Accredited Employer with Immigration New Zealand.

Important! If you think you have what it takes but are unsure that you check every box, we still want to hear from you.

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