Space Industry Project Manager

Space Industry Project Manager

Job Title: Space Industry Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: VM3900
Contact Name: Vincent Mackay
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 27, 2020 11:38

Job Description

Space Industry Project Manager

Location: Glasgow

Salary: Competitive Salary


If you’re an exceptionally talented Project Manager with a background in Space Technologies, looking for an opportunity to join a world-renowned global company, making real changes in the space industry, then my client is someone you should be speaking to today!

My client is providing market leading space technologies and services pushing the boundaries of Small Satellite Capabilities.


  • Deliver the company’s key projects to budget, schedule and quality constraints
  • Management of multiple development projects; planning, identifying and progressing critical paths
  • Deliver project cash and profit expectations
  • Negotiate specific project requirements with customers and manage the recovery of variations
  • Manage the information flow to our project teams, partners, subcontractors and other stakeholders
  • Chair project milestone reviews with customers (e.g. Critical Design Review) and ensure milestone payment schedules are met
  • Manage key stakeholders to ensure their continued support
  • Motivate and lead the Project teams to ensure a high level of performance
  • Co-ordinate sub-contractors, partners and suppliers
  • Ensure continued resource availability to deliver the project plan
  • Ensure delivered products are compliant with the agreed Scope of Work


  • Experience of managing and delivering complex engineering development projects
  • Space or Aerospace engineering background is desirable
  • Clear and disciplined project management methodology and experience; with professional certification highly desirable
  • Use of tools such as Microsoft Project to schedule, track, and measure project status and performance
  • Definition, allocation, communication, and prioritisation of tasks and priorities, within a multi-disciplined engineering and manufacturing team
  • Able to communicate effectively and professionally with customers to elicit requirements and manage expectations
  • Strong supplier/subcontractor management expertise
  • Competent in Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint and other relevant IT skills
For more information about this role please contact Vincent on or call 0203 435 5598