Project Manager for Space Activities (Galileo Service Operator)

Wallonia, Belgium
Added: April 22, 2024

Telespazio Belgium can count on almost 40 years of experience in the field of Space Operations Service & Engineering activities.

We provide a significant contribution to the most major Space programs of the European Space Agency. Our core business is work on the ground to build bridges into space, contributing to the success of ambitious missions.

We are looking for a highly-skilled Project Manager for Space Activities (Galileo Service Operator) will lead projects in terms of : customer relationship, contract, scope, budget, schedule, resource management, reporting and risk assessment in an international and multi-cultural environment for the space sector.

The candidate will work under the responsibility of the Head of Satellite Navigation and in close relationship with many functions of the company such as: CFO, Project Control, Contract Management, HRO, Communication.

The main challenge is to keep the project in the budget, on time, in the scope and within the customer satisfaction.

What is expected from you:

  • Keeping on-track the lifecycle of the project;
  • Liaising and negotiating with customers and partners;
  • Coordinating activities, resources, partners and subcontractors;
  • Participating in offer, contract, change preparations with the Business Developer Team & Management;
  • Managing the team to increase the productivity. The candidate will be responsible for specifying and justifying his/her needs in terms of resources;
  • Optimizing and saving cost, time and resources;
  • Managing and producing the required project documentation to be deliver on time;
  • Cooperating with the Quality & Risk Manager to ensure fulfillment of quality requirements;
  • Cooperating with the Security and Compliance manager to ensure the security requirements.

With reference to the above points, provide an efficient exchange with the different department to ensure the continuous quality of the project.

What you offer:

  • A master’s degree or equivalent experience of 10 years in Business and/or Project Management
  • A proven experience in managing project and in space field for at least 4 years;
  • A proven experience in management, coordination, customers/partners relation, contracts
  • Eligibility for PSC clearance is strictly required

Required skills and soft skills

  • Deep knowledge of the Project Management standards
  • Any certifications related to Project Management is an important asset such as PMI PMP® , Prince 2 ®.
  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft’s Suite and MS Project
  • Strong team management skills
  • Analytical, critical and problem solving oriented
  • Rigor, accuracy and reliability
  • Pro-activity
  • Team-member and ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to work under pressure, to handle a high level of workload
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Open-minded

Language skills

  • Fluency in English is mandatory both orally and writing.
  • Good command of French, both orally and writing will be considered as an important asset.

All the application without the language requirement mentioned above will not pass the Recruitment screening.

  • Valid driver's license required
  • Frequent travels & missions depending on the project’s needs.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary;
  • A good pension scheme;
  • A development program that allows you to continually develop and a Coursera membership;
  • A 40-hour working week;
  • Flexible working hours, you are in charge of your own agenda;
  • A travel allowance;
  • A good relocation package.


You will be working within the Telespazio Belgium Headquarter in Transinne

Expected starting date: ASAP

Please note that interviews will be held either via skype, webex, other digital platforms or onsite in person.

We look forward to receiving your application for this position!