Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Finland
Salary: Competitive Salary Offered
Start Date: 2019-05-13
Reference: J140607
Contact Name: Eugene McIntyre
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2019 13:52

Job Description

Project Manager

Are you a Project Manager with experience of managing Engineering teams? Are you looking for a progressive role in a satellite start-up company that has received $65m financing to date? Do you want to work with a team of experts from 25 countries across the world in building a large satellite constellation? Do you want to be part of the Engineering team in a company that is innovative, driven and that strive for excellence in everything that they do?

Our client is looking for this candidate to be based in Finland.

• Assemble bespoke multi-disciplinary teams dedicated to solve the problem at hand
• Manage timeline and schedules of multiple on-going projects
• Drive the planning, schedule, resources, technical decisions and engineering trades
• Create and manage daily/weekly/monthly milestones in a pipeline-like engineering process environment
• Create, monitor, and update project plans in sufficient detail which define the required processes / activities while accounting for dependencies across various subsystems
• Work with multidisciplinary teams and team leaders - Radio, Mechanical, Electrical, AIT (Assembly Integration & Test), Software (on-board and ground segment) from board design to subsystem integration to full-system integration to enable successful execution of state-of-the-art projects form beginning to end
• Prioritize work and give accurate direction by balancing schedule demands across the workload
• Evaluate and coordinate continuous improvement across the functional area processes and metrics to ensure engineering rigor in project life cycle
• May participate on teams improving processes, training, and tool implementation for all assigned documentation needs

• To succeed in this position, you should love satellites. In addition, you should ideally have:
• Previous experience in project management or comparable position (2Y+)
• Proven ability to manage a cross-functional team (at least 5 members in a team)
• Total experience working in space or comparable industry (5Y+) (full time contract)
• M.Sc. in Engineering, Sciences, Mathematics, Technology or equivalent area of focus, or B.Sc. with experience

Skills that we are looking for:
• Strong ability to pro-actively manage, motivate and communicate with engineers
• High attention to details
• Ability to multi-task and be self-motivated in a highly disparate environment juggling multiple projects
• Advanced verbal and written communications skills (technical fluency in English is a must)
• Strong people skills / demonstrated interpersonal skills - experience with diverse cultural and technical backgrounds preferred
• Ability to lead in a fast-paced environment, make effective and timely decisions, solve problems, facilitate organizational and procedural changes
• Demonstrated development and maintenance of strong working relationships with teammates and contractors in a development environment
• Willingness to proactively assist engineers across subsystems to facilitate tasks and achieve timely execution of milestones
• Familiarity with managing engineering projects
• Space environment knowledge
• Previous experience in the space industry
• Training in Agile, Six Sigma, MBSE, SysML, BPM, or Systems Engineering a plus

• A job that matters
• Unique experience and opportunity in the new-space industry
• Extraordinary possibility for self-development, research time, ability to attend trainings, conferences or certification schemes
• International environment
• Fully flexible working schedule
• Attractive working location in the middle of an inspiring start-up environment
• Startup culture related events (sports activities and after work activities)

If this position is something of interest, please send through your CV and call 01202 596366 to speak to Eugene.