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Program Manager

Location: Luxembourg Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Space Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Mark Crorkin

Program Manager

The Program Manager will lead and manage robotics projects for commercial and government customers from around the world. These projects will see the delivery of flight-ready robotic subsystems for space missions. The scope of these missions includes in-orbit manufacturing, satellite servicing, and lunar surface operations. The Program Manager will oversee the development of next-generation robotic subsystems and will engage in activities with customers to define future exploration architectures.

The Program Manager is a key role in our mission to facilitate space industrialisation. As a Program Manager, you will work daily with engineering experts in robotics, mechatronics, software, electronics, mechanisms and spacecraft testing to realize the goals of your programs on time and within budget.


  • Lead and manage projects from system study level, through development, qualification and delivery flight ready robotic subsystems to clients
  • Lead interactions with customers, care of good communication, relationships and meeting customers expectations
  • Define, manage and track internal and customer's milestones
  • Lead and successfully close internal and external project reviews, including review item discrepancies
  • Drive the planning, budget, project definition, schedule, resources, technical decisions and trade-offs.
  • Define, track, execute and provide all deliverables required within scope of the project, containing engineering work products, and hardware models such as Breadboard Models, Engineering Models, Qualification Models and final products
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams and leaders - systems engineering, robotics, mechatronics, electronics, software, testing and quality assurance to enable successful execution of state-of-the-art projects from beginning to end.

Your skills

  • B.S./ M.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics engineering or equivalent area of focus.
  • Minimum 5 years of Program Management Experience.
  • Leadership experience managing multidisciplinary project team members
  • Knowledge of project management tools, such as MS Project, Rally, Asana, etc.
  • Knowledge of Kanban and pipeline-like processes.
  • Ability to manage and motivate engineers.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Great soft and communication skills
  • Great planning and organizational skills
  • Experience in development or managing across the product life cycle from conceptual design through flight operations
  • System Engineering experience in the space industry
  • Experience managing space projects for commercial and governmental customers (ESA, NASA)
  • Technical insight in multiple engineering fields and disciplines
  • Project planning and execution
  • ECSS/European prime documentation experience

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