Project Manager

Uren per week: 40
Contracttype: Vast
Datum: 2022-04-22 13:40:39
Referentie: 40918
Functiedomein: Elektromechanica
Laura Van De Weghe
Recruitment Manager
03/760 31 30
Technical Engineering Waas en Dender
Brusselsesteenweg 92, 9090 Melle


In the air & space business are a lot of projects and programs, from innovative aviation research, through to aircraft modifications, complex flight trials or developing and building space infrastructure. As a member of the project management team, you can expect to be leading teams to deliver projects and develop international opportunities as they continue to grow.

Specifically we are looking for a Project Manager to support the Instruments Portfolio. You will be responsible for delivery of standard or complex projects within our Space Integrated Delivery Team (IDT) and will be tasked with ensuring our commitments to our internal and external stakeholders are met. The projects have a diverse and complex stakeholder community, both internal and external to the company, with the opportunity to deliver across the project lifecycle from requirements capture and business winning right through into delivery.

You will be primarily responsible for the tasks underneath:

  • Delivery of standard or complex projects >£3m revenue per annum.
  • Development and maintenance of positive engagement with project customers, partners and suppliers.
  • Operating in a safe & secure manner.
  • Embedding a culture in line with the company values.
  • Delivery of the project outputs, to agreed baseline including customer satisfaction, time, cost, quality, cash and sales.
  • Alignment with the technical team to meet the customer requirements and to ensure efficient project execution.
  • Ensuring project members operate in line with internal procedures and have appropriate personal objectives recorded in the company performance management system.
  • Resolving conflicts, including prioritization calls, within the project and collaborating across the company.
  • Maintenance of project forecasts, both financial and resource (humanpower) demand signal, for sales and delivery which reflects the up-to-date expectations for the work.
  • Application of governance requirements including lifecycle, project & independent reviews as appropriate for the size of the project.
  • Reporting progress on all accountabilities to program/portfolio manager (or their delegate).
  • Ensuring correct entry and maintenance of data onto customer management tools to support your opportunities with all details correct and up to date on order value, order intake scenario, bid due date, closing date, sales stage, revenue profile and up to date notes.


Our client is a well known and respected global science and technology organisation. They are constantly breaking new ground in the application of cutting-edge technology in the space sector. They deliver pioneering solutions and are successfully transferring their expertise into pushing the boundaries of space.


As a project manager you can thick of most of the bullets underneath:

  • You have a Master Degree in an appropriate discipline or equivalent by expercience.
  • You hold a recognised PM Qualification (APM Project Management Qualifications (PMQ) or Prince2) or be prepared to follow a training to obtain one.
  • You gained experience between minimum 2-4 years in leading a business, team, projects, portfolios and succesfully delivering projects.
  • You are capable in International Project Management Associaton Level C.
  • You have experience in delivering projects up to 3 different customers.
  • You have a good knowledge of English (written and oral). Knowledge of Dutch is an asset.
  • To be a succesfull Project Manager you have the following capabilities: Leadership, integrity, stakeholdermanagement, teamplayer, negotiation & conflict management, business development, unnderstand the needs of the client,…
  • It is an asset if you have space sector relevant experience or other closely related sectors.


You’ll not only get to work in a well-known space company offering flexibility, work-life balance (telework), 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.

You will also get an interesting wage accomplished with meal vouchers, insurances, car,...


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