Director of Engineering

  • Reference DE-HP-24086
  • Location Darmstadt, Germany
  • Closing date 19 July 2024
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HE Space is a successful international space company. For 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. HE Space has joined forces with CS Group to lead the engineering and digital space market in Europe and to provide highly skilled consulting.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities              

As part of CS Group, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Management of operations for the activities in the back-office software team;
  • Develop the business around the current pool of expertise and business development opportunities;
  • Support CS Group Germany Operations Director and CTO with the strategy of the Back Office;
  • Deputize CS Group Germany Operations Director.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • At least a 15 years’ experience in project and programme management preferably in the space industry or an equivalent engineering industry in an international environment;  Additionally, it would be helpful to have experience in:
  • In managing several concurrently running projects;
  • Producing Project Management Plans, Configuration Management Plans, Risk Management Plans, Progress Reports, etc. preferably in accordance to ECSS, EUMETSAT and ESA standards;
  • Interfacing with the customer, preparing minutes of meeting, reporting on KPIs, delivering data packages, kicking-off projects, organizing milestones (reviews, checkpoints, phase-on, phase-out and contract closure);
  • Financial budget/targets;
  • Pre-sales activities;
  • Line management of technical teams;
  • You have strong interpersonal and leadership skills which allow you to interact, develop strong professional relationships and negotiate with clients and employees at all levels;
  • Excellent communication skills; written, oral and presentation in English;
  • Documentation skills with high attention to detail in content and formatting (Microsoft office suite: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Project as well as other tools);

This job is located in Darmstadt.

If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send your CV (in English and in Word or PDF) to Leandros Foteinias, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job DE-HP-24086.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

Please note: Due to work permit requirements for this position, please apply only if you are citizen of a European Union state or if you are eligible to obtain a work permit for Germany.

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Leandros Foteinias
Leandros Foteinias
  • Recruitment Manager
  • + 31 71 341 7513
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