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Project Manager (Full-Time)

Posted on Friday, October 12th, 2018

ISIS – Innovative Solutions In Space BV is an ambitious and dynamic company in the space sector and located in Delft, The Netherlands. ISIS develops and offers products and services for the space sector, with a focus on small satellites. The company has a strong international focus, and is a systems integrator of CubeSat and nanosatellite (<25kg) platforms. Currently, ISIS employs over 90 mechanical, electronic, software, embedded and space systems engineers.

In a fast-growing nanosatellite market, ISIS offers a broad portfolio of miniaturized components and subsystems that are both used in ISIS designed satellites and sold as standalone products to customers globally. Our challenging CubeSat and nanosat missions are used for a wide variety of purposes, for example testing out new technologies in space, atmospheric and climate monitoring, Internet of Things as well as deep space research.

As a Project Manager, you will lead a team of engineers and technicians to develop and deliver full turn-key satellite missions, perform system studies for new concepts or be responsible for product developments. You will be the one to ensure that the project is delivered on-time, within the scope and within budget, and that the customer’s expectation is managed. You have to be versatile; mission projects require knowledge of satellite development, ground segment organization and satellite operations. It requires the skill to get the best out of people and to take that extra step when needed.

Your main responsibilities:
• Lead multi-disciplinary project teams
• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the execution of projects
• Manage the relationship with clients and stakeholders
• Develop project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders
• Use appropriate verification techniques to manage risks and changes in project scope, schedule and costs
• Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
• Balance and prioritize project activities according to their importance
• Take informed decisions in the project

Prerequisites:
• Energetic team player with a positive mindset and excellent communication skills
• Proven experience with project management in a space mission environment
• A great sense of responsibility
• Understand that perfect is the enemy of the good.
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
• Proficient in English (speaking / reading/writing), knowledge of the Dutch language is an advantage
• BSc and/or MSc degree in Engineering
• IPMA, PMBOK or PRINCE II certification is a plus
• Success oriented and going the extra mile if needed

 

So, if you are ambitious, want to work in a challenging environment, and consider this position to match your professional experience and background, as well as your personal interests, do not longer hesitate and send your CV and motivation letter via e-mail to recruitment@isispace.nl.

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