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

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace - Space & Surveillance
Team Manager for Project Managers and Systems Engineers
Bli kjent med KONGSBERG

KONGSBERG is the Nordics largest supplier of space equipment to ESA.

The Space and Surveillance division at Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KDA) 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.

We are looking for Team Manager motivated to work in the space industry in KDA. The position is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable experience within the field of space and surveillance in one of Norways largest space divisions.

The team manager position is within the Program area of Kongsberg Space Mechanisms. Our mechanisms are part of the European heavy-lift launchers Ariane 5 & 6, and an integrated part of satellites for solar array drive and antenna pointing for satellites, including related drive electronics. We have delivered mechanisms for launchers and exotic space missions for nearly 30 years.

Who are you

You are a proactive person with a positive and collaborative attitude. You take initiative, are systematic, and have great communication skills. You care about your co-workers and eagerly support and enable them to succeed.  You enjoy sharing your knowledge and experience, and is pursuing your own leadership development as well as your co-workers.

What will you do as group manager for project managers and systems engineers:

  • Your primary objective is to ensure right capacity and competence to run our space projects. This involves working on competence- and resource plans, employee management and recruiting
  • You will be part of the management team of Kongsberg Space Mechanisms, working with highly motivated colleagues to pursue common goals related to improvements and project execution
  • Depending on your experience and skills, you may also obtain the role as Project Owner as head of multiple projects

Your qualifications:

  • B.Sc or M.Sc in industrial related engineering
  • Minimum 3 years experience in leading positions in projects, preferably space projects
  • Good English skills

We will offer you:

  • Exciting work in an international Space environment, working in a management team with the purpose of achieving our visions and goals
  • A competent and social work environment
  • Office location in our brand new facility in Kongsberg for the Space and Surveillance division from summer 2022
  • A safe workplace in a growing and well-established company


Candidates applying 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 be cleared and authorized.  The position require Norwegian and NATO security clearance.

Om arbeidsgiveren

For over 200 years KONGSBERG has made solutions that enable people around the world to deliver extreme performance under extreme conditions.

Today we are a world leader in several areas within maritime operations, defence, aerospace, and oil and gas industry. Our strength is to put together centers of expertise around products, technologies and market needs.

Kirkegårdsveien 45, 3616 Kongsberg
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Sist endret 18. mai 2022 12:05

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