Senior Project / Program Manager

Job Description


Fabulous opportunity for an experienced Program/Project Manager with a background in space to join rapidly expanding space company making a huge impact on the future of space.

As Senior Project Manager you will be an integral part of a  close-knit team, collectively leading a space engineering mission?

As Senior Project Manager you will be Liaising with partners across the space industry, as well as suppliers customers. It is therefore important to have prior experience running a complex engineering project, ideally within the space industry. You will be responsible for:

  • The design and delivery of space missions (or aspects thereof) on complex engineering projects working with various engineering teams
  • Planning and delivery of project review gates, including management and production of associated deliverables.
  • Definition and maintenance of an appropriate balance of quality, cost, schedule, and risk, whilst delivering projects and their associated outputs.
  • Generation of project inputs to mission concept studies, technical or non-technical packages of work, and bid work, in support of the wider business.


To be considered for the role of Senior Project Manager you will:

  • Be educated to MSc or BSc level in engineering discipline
  • Have considerable commercial experience in project or programme management in the space industry
  • Have a proven successful mission delivery.
  • Have a strong ‘technical’ project management skillset (delivery, schedule, financial, risk management, etc)
  • Have ability to collaborate effectively, and lead a close-knit team of personnel.
  • Have experience planning and completing project review gates (Requirements Review, Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review, etc).
  • Have experience working closely with Systems Engineering teams, including a high-level understanding of spacecraft Systems activities.
  • Ideally 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.
  • Ideally have awareness of Assembly Integration and Verification processes.
  • Experience of supplier management or unit procurement.

Our client are a people focused business who can offer you the opportunity to develop your career in space further. As Senior Project Manager you will be part of a supportive and passionate team international team, and be rewarded with a very competitive salary and fabulous range of benefits.

Project Manager | Program Manager | Programme Manager | Team Lead | Technical Lead | Space| Space Missions | Systems Engineering


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