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Project Manager (DSS:08/22)

Shooting for the stars? Join our Space & Surveillance division!

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager motivated to work in the space industry. The position is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable experience within the field of space and surveillance in one of Norway’s largest space divisions.

Who are we

The Space and Surveillance division at Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has more than 30 years of experience within the space business and delivers a broad spectrum of equipment, systems and services related to space and maritime surveillance customers in more than 40 countries.

Our mechanisms are part of the European heavy-lift launchers Ariane 5 & 6 and NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance, and are an integrated part of satellites for communication, navigation, earth observation for climate and environment, as well as scientific space probes and space exploration satellites.

KONGSBERG is the Nordic’s largest supplier of space equipment to ESA.

Who are you

You are a proactive person with a positive attitude. You are able to find creative and efficient ways to solve difficult tasks, and collaborate well with others. Not only do you make things happen on your own initiative, but you are structured, systematic and have great communication skills.  You enjoy sharing your knowledge, experience, and you eagerly support others in the pursuit of reaching team goals.

 What will you do:

  • Be responsible for delivering a space project to the right quality, time, and cost
  • Communicate and interact with the client in a professional manner
  • Manage the project team to meet the project goals
  • Interact with the line organization to ensure risks and status is known and can be acted upon

 Your qualifications:

  • B.Sc or M.Sc in engineering
  • Minimum 5 years experience as project manager
  • Good English skills

 We will offer you:

  • Exciting work in an international Space environment
  • A competent and social work environment
  • A safe workplace in a growing and well-established company
  • Good insurance, salary and pension plans

 

The candidate who applies for the position will in connection with the recruitment process be subject to a background check and an assessment of this will be used as a basis for selecting a candidate. To be a relevant candidate for the position, you must be able to qualify for Security Clearance at a later stage in the employment, cf. The Security Act.

 

About Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace is Norway’s premier supplier of defence and aerospace-related systems and solutions. The company is a leading supplier of defence products and systems for command and control, surveillance, space, tactical communications, remote weapon stations and missiles systems. Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace also has extensive capabilities within advanced composite manufacturing and maintenance, repair and overhaul within the aircraft and helicopter market.

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS is a wholly owned subsidiary of KONGSBERG and consists of seven business areas, each with a world-class product portfolio and a proven track record. Our divisions, and their 3.300 employees, strive to develop and offer innovative and reliable solutions for extreme conditions worldwide.