Grafton Technology

Project Manager

Job Reference: GTL-2020-09-103

Location: The Netherlands

Our client provides innovative solutions for satellite testing and operations. its solutions are being used by the international aerospace companies to support spacecraft development activities. Core activities include the design, development and delivery of complex electronics-based products:

 • EGSE – electrical ground support equipment used to simulate and test satellite sub-systems 

• TT&C – telemetry, tracking & command equipment used to communicate with satellites in space

Task & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Project Management/Development Plans
  • Creating and maintaining project planning for new and currently running projects
  • Assigning and monitoring task progress via regular team meetings, etc. 
  • Controlling and monitoring project costs 
  • Management of sub-contractors (as required) 
  • Direct interfacing to customers for all programmatic aspects 
  • Co-ordinating activities within the project teams and reporting status to higher management 
  • Participating in customer reviews 
  • Providing input to procurement and production processes 
  • Identification of potential roadblocks within the projects and escalating as required 
  • Maintaining of project risk registers 
  • Providing inputs for proposals/bids as required

Skills and experience:
  • Qualification in computer science, aeronautics or electrical engineering (BSc. or higher)
  • 3 years of relevant experience as project leader/manager in an (electronic systems) engineering organisation
  • Experience in management of subcontractors 
  • Experience in system development projects and the co-ordination of multi-disciplinary development teams 
  • Good organisational and communication (written and verbal) skills, for which fluency in English is required 
  • Experience in formal ESA documentation requirements and workflow according to ECSS would be an advantage

    • Interesting job in space industry 
    • Small company culture/lean processes 
    • Flexible work environment (part-time, home office) 
    • Culture of ownership and transparency (room for personal initiative and development) 
    • Pleasant workplace in modern well-equipped office 
    • Collaborative and friendly colleagues (7 nationalities, office language - English) 
    • Pension scheme 
    • More than 28 days of holidays a year 
    • Commuting allowance ( office is easily reachable from den Haag, Leiden, Amsterdam and Utrecht) 
    • Discount for health insurance package • Company events (teambuilding etc) 

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