Passionate about people and passionate about space
HE Space is a successful international space company. For nearly 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Space Systems Project Manager to support our customer in France (Toulouse).
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
As part of a NewSpace French startup company , you will have the following responsibilities:
- To define and to deliver the Space Segment (a fleet of low Earth orbit satellites) in line with the aggressive cost, schedule and technical goal of the company;
- To supervise procurement of Space Segment sub-elements as well as manufacturing of the fleet of low Earth orbit satellites;
- To identify implementation issues and proactively develops recovery plans before schedule and cost impacts are realized: in a broader view, manages the overall Space Segment project risks;
- To report (cost/schedule/technical/risks) project status, issues/problems to company CEO;
- To manage and to organize your project team in charge of engineering, procurement, and production activities to ultimately deliver on Time/Schedule/Cost;
- To develop and to maintain professional working relationships with your project team as well as other key managers across the company (e.g ground segment project manager, marketing manager…);
- To identify needs for new/additional workforces necessary for company growth and goals fulfilment.
Skills & Experience
You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:
- 10+ years of demonstrated space system project management experience across multiple spacecraft flight projects/programs;
- Demonstrated ability to identify and address problems using a proactive, systematic approach;
- Demonstrated ability to negotiate with sub-contractors/partners;
- Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate a team in a fast-moving and complex environment;
- Fluency in English and in French are mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.