Space Systems Project Manager

Company Details

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.

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