Project Manager – Earth Observation and Space

11 July 2022
Rome, Milan, Italy
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ARESYS is a R&D oriented company with more than 15 years of history in the field of Remote Sensing and Sensor Networks Solutions. We serve the Space, Defense, Oil&Gas and Automation markets. 

In our Earth Observation Business Unit we are developing state-of-art solutions for the Space Market especially based on Satellite Synthetic Aperture RADAR technology. Our expertise includes space missions design, system engineering, operational software development and ground segment support and maintenance activities. 

In order to foster the rapid growth of the company we are currently looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our Project Management Board, with previous experiences in the space/earth observation sector.

The candidate will manage a portfolio of  development projects related to SAR Data Processing and SAR System Engineering. The candidate will take the lead of the projects , directly interacting with our customers, and with the internal technical leaders, guaranteeing timely and high quality deliveries through all the project phases. 

Main tasks and responsibilities: 

  • to plan, oversee and lead projects from ideation through its completion; 
  • to ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget; 
  • to understand the customers’ requirements and be able to respond effectively with a specific solution or with a plan to meet them; 
  • to understand project priorities, risks, and define suitable trade-off and roadmap changes to manage contingencies 
  • to perform or support offer preparation, including preliminary work planning, resource allocations delivery plan and quotation, in tight cooperation with the activity technical leader. 

Specific skills: 

  • consolidated project management skills; 
  • proven technical understanding of Satellite Earth Observation products/services and applications especially related to the Satellite Ground Segment Systems; 
  • technical understanding of satellite RADAR and SAR Systems (an Electronical / Telecommunication Engineering or similar technical academic background is required); 
  • excellent external (customers) and internal (technical team) communication and negotiation skills; 
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills – needed for communicating with a wide range of people (from scientists to finance officers), both internally and externally; 
  • Proposal preparation experience in institutional contexts like ESA, ASI and EUMETSAT; 
  • fluent English;  

Education and Experience 

  • Master Degree in Electronic/Computer/Telecommunication Engineering; 
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in the role; 
  • Brilliant academic resume. 

Contractual offer: full time, permanent

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