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Project Manager Electronics

40 hours per week
Reference: 62776
Date: 2024-02-21
Calin-Ciprian Pop
Senior Sales Consultant
Foreign Engineering
Soenenspark 44a/101, 9051 Sint-Denijs-Westrem

You'll not only get to work in a well-known space company offering flexibility, work-life balance, and an open and friendly working environment, but you will also become one of the privileged engineers that can say some of the hardware they helped built is actually orbiting Earth.

Motivating salary package.


As a project manager, you will be the overall responsible to deliver the projects assigned to you, in line with the project objectives and the contractual obligations. You will need to follow up on progress, steer your team and subcontractors to keep on track with all project requirements (technical, schedule, cost). As the project manager, you are the first contact point for the project, both internally and externally. You will report to the Portfolio Lead.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Delivery of the space projects to the agreed baseline including customer satisfaction, time, cost, and quality.
  • Create, monitor, and keep track of the project plan, schedule, risk register, and financial status to ensure the project is delivered on time, to budget, and to the required quality.
  • Lead and align with the cross-functional technical team and subcontractors to meet contractual obligations and ensure efficient project execution.
  • Communicate and report, in both written form and in oral presentation, on the project progress to customer and internally.
  • Seek for solutions in case of deviations from the baseline, issues or conflicts.
  • Manage the risks in your project by proper identification, quantification, and definition of mitigation actions for the risks on your project.
  • Follow up of subcontractors to guarantee timely delivery of units, analysis, or test results and related data packs; all within the agreed cost and quality.
  • Develop and maintain a positive engagement with customers, partners, and suppliers.
  • With the support of the relevant resource managers, ensure your project is appropriately resourced.


Our client is developing capabilities that are vital for people to live and work in space such as microgravity payloads, platforms, in-space manufacturing and biotech facilities.

For their Belgian branch they are looking for a Project Manager Electronics.


  • Master's degree (or equivalent experience) in an engineering or scientific discipline, with 5+ years of relevant experience in project management.
  • Experience in project management of space projects is an important asset, a technical background is a must.
  • Knowledge and experience in project management processes and methodologies.
  • Experience of budget and resource management in a project management context.
  • Ability to effectively influence, communicate, and negotiate with all levels of management and project stakeholders. Empower and inspire people to achieve success.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Experience in negotiation & conflict management.
  • Problem solver.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as in a team, and to deliver high quality outputs in a timely manner.
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of Dutch is a plus

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