We are looking to expand our team in Innovation Management for Earth Observation

Kongsberg Satellite Services AS
Director Innovation Management
Bli kjent med KSAT - Kongsberg Satellite Services AS

This role will focus clearly on building strategic new value in the remote sensing part of KSATs business area where we are the world leader for time-sensitive satellite-based solutions, such as oil spill and vessel detection.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced colleague to join our current team of four. As a Director of Innovation Management, your job will be to systematically explore new areas of growth, and explore how to strengthen our offering and market reach in the future.  You will take the lead in exploring new opportunities in collaboration with customers, colleagues and partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing innovation strategies and initiatives that drive growth and competitiveness with both short & long term focuses, with focus on impactful revenue growth possibilities.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to identify and evaluate new market opportunities taking lead to get it through the innovation funnel.
  • Explore expansions in the remote sensing business, understand how to solve user needs in current markets and new potential markets, analyse industry trends and competitor activity to identify potential areas for growth, and identify potential M&A targets
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including customers, partners, and industry experts

Key Attributs

As the ideal candidate, you preferably have 

  • A strong business acumen and able to foresee market trends
  • Ability to understand digital product offerings and create strong value propositions
  • knowledge in creating leading digital products, preferably thorough understanding of different components of the value chain for satellite derived analytics
  • Insight about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is a strong advantage
  • A deep understanding of the satellite earth observation market, either working with it or in it is an advantage
  • Leadership skills and experience leading cross-functional teamed projects
  • Proven track record of driving innovation and growth in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in presenting to management team and provide leadership to get decisions made by presenting solid data sets
  • Ability to think strategically and outside the box
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills

Do you find this opportunity exciting? Hopefully we can make it even more interesting by offering you

  • An environment you are guaranteed to learn from – regardless of your level of expertise today. We will make sure you develop, both personally and technically!
  • The opportunity to make as many suggestions for improvements as you like. Really – feel free to take as much space as you want. Improvement and optimization are the best things out there.
  • Good health insurance and pension, training and courses, company cabin, flextime, sports and much more..

Work location

KSAT's HQ in Tromsø is preferred, but other KSAT offices can be considered.

If you are passionate about working with strategy, innovation and business on a global level, and want to work in the world's coolest company in the space industry, then we encourage you to apply!

Applications are assessed on an ongoing basis.

KSAT see the importance of ensure diversity in the company by taking gender, age and cultural background into account during recruitment.

To be able to work in KSAT, you need to meet the conditions for Norwegian security clearance and be able to be authorized and suitable for the position. Final candidates will have to complete a background check of Semac.

Om arbeidsgiveren

KSAT is the world's leading commercial satellite center based in Tromsø. KSAT develops and delivers data, information and services based on satellites, and we have customers all over the world. We are a total of over 360 employees located in Tromsø, Svalbard, Stockholm, USA and Oslo. KSAT has stations and antennas all over the world, from Tromsø and Svalbard in the north, via Panama, Singapore and South Africa, to the Troll station in Antarctica in the far south. The number of customers and ground stations is constantly growing, and this strong growth means that we now need new employees.

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PRESTVANNVEGEN 38, 9011 Tromsø
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0277 Oslo
Forretningsutvikling og strategi,


Romindustrien, Innovasjon, Teknologi, Strategi, Kunderelasjoner

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Stig-Are Thrana
Head of Innovation Management
92 21 83 04
Therese Kristiansen
HR Manager
77 60 02 54
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Sist endret 25. apr. 2023 13:38

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