Project Manager

Job Description

Are you an experienced and motivated Project Manager with experience of working in the Space & Satellite Communications industry?

Would you like to join a pioneering and innovative space company that is growing quickly worldwide, as part of their passionate and supportive engineering team?

As the Project Manager you will be rewarded with a competitive salary etc and be able to shape solutions for missions. You would also be responsible for:

  • Overall design and delivery of space missions (or aspects thereof) on complex engineering missions. To be achieved via the coordination of matrixed project / engineering teams.
  • Planning and delivery of project review gates, including management and production of associated deliverables.
  • Defining and maintaining an appropriate balance of quality, cost, schedule, and risk, whilst delivering projects and their associated deliverables.
  • Generating project inputs to mission concept studies, technical or non-technical packages of work, and bid work, in support of the wider business.
  • Interfacing with customers, suppliers, and programme partners as necessary in support of project, bids, or similar activities.
  • Reporting and be internally accountable to business and senior management.


To be considered for the Project Manager role you will need to:

  • Have previous experience in project or programme management, in the space or aerospace industries, and a track record of successful mission delivery.
  • Have complete ‘technical’ project management skillset (delivery, schedule, financial, risk management, etc)
  • Have ability to lead and work collaboratively with a close-knit team of technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Have experience of planning and completing project review gates (Requirements Review, Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review, etc).
  • Have experience of working closely with Systems Engineering teams, including a high-level understanding of Systems activities such as architecture definition, CONOPS, requirements derivation, etc.
  • Have experience working with spacecraft sub-system functional teams such as Guidance Navigation Control (GNC / AOCS), Command & Data Handing (C&DH / OBDH), Propulsion, Software, Ground Segment, Operations, etc.
  • Awareness of Assembly Integration and Verification processes (integration, subsystem / integrated / environmental testing etc).
  • Have experience of supplier management or satellite part procurement.
  • Have a can-do approach, and drive to work together to achieve collective success within a project management & company team framework.
  • Be prepared to travel outside the UK when necessary



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