JS20170908 – Space department Project Manager

Starlab, a private R&D company based in Barcelona (Spain) and Oxford (UK) is looking for an experienced Project manager with a very proactive attitude to join our team. The successful candidate will work at the forefront of Earth Observation projects with a focus on bringing research results to real-world applications. The projects fall into basically two areas: agriculture and urban.

We provide advanced Earth Observation solutions by providing easy access to complex data while leveraging Machine Learning.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure on-time delivery of the projects with the expected quality, within scope and budget
  • Develop detailed project planning regarding tasks and resource availability to track progress and make things happen
  • Use appropriate tracking techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Continuous reporting of progress and performances
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks and raise issues to management team as needed
  • Manage relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/providers
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation all along the project life and beyond.
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

Requirements:

  • BSc. or MSc.: preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering
  • Proven working experience as project manager in the ICT sector
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Ability to handle projects with a “multi-scale” approach, able to maintain a high-level view while paying attention to details
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English and ideally also Spanish (spoken and written)
  • Team player and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Experience in Earth Observation market
  • Experience in projects / proposal writing for ESA, World bank, H2020, FP7 or similar.
  • Business oriented

Start date: Immediate

Contact: hr@starlab.es

Date: 2017/09/08