Orbital Mission Manager

Andøya Space
Orbital Mission Manager
Andøya Space Orbital is looking for an experienced engineering manager to take responsibility for delivery of launch services to clients. The role of the Orbital Mission Manager is to lead spaceport support for a launch mission at a technical level, from initial customer contact through to launch execution. He or she will be responsible for establishing an effective technical communications channel with to the customer, ensuring that requirements are clearly defined, mission feasibility is assessed and risks understood, spaceport services are clearly defined, a mission safety plan is developed and agreed with the customer, resources are co-ordinated, the mission executed according to plan and lessons learnt are acted upon.
The individual will be required to quickly develop a sound understanding of an orbital launch operation and the systems and procedures put in place to conducted it safely from Andøya. The role combines engineering expertise with the management and communications skills to interact effectively with customers and co-ordinate services provided by specialist areas supporting the core processes of a launch operation. He or she will ensure that hazardous launch operations are rigorously planned to manage risk and efficiently executed to deliver a commercially competitive service. 

Working tasks / responsilbilities

  • Customer requirement definition
  • Mission feasibility assessment
  • Service specification
  • Co-ordination of mission planning
  • Manage mission delivery

Qualification / education

  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • Engineering management experience
  • Experience in the space, aerospace of relevant industry
  • Some expertise in safety assessment and risk management
  • Experienced in IT and office applications
  • It must be possible for the individual to obtain a Norwegian security clearance

Personal qualities

  • Customer-facing, communication and team working skills
  • Rigorous, structured and efficient
  • Proficient language skills in English (oral and written), Norwegian is preferable, but not essential.

We offer

The position is located at Andøya in an international working environment. Pay will be negotiated upon hire, good pensions and welfare schemes, good staff insurance and social benefits. Working hours are flexible. We cover expences related to moving costs.

Om arbeidsgiveren

Andøya Space is a Norwegian aerospace company. We enable scientists to explore Earth's atmosphere with sounding rockets, balloons, unmanned aircraft and advanced ground-based instrumentation. We enable engineers to test new aerospace and defense related technology. We educate and inspire the next generation scientists and engineers. We are now working to establish Norway's - and Europe's - launch facility for small satellites.

Bleiksvegen 46, 8480 Andenes
Industri og produksjon


Engineering, Manager

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Ingrid Hanssen
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Sist endret 2. nov. 2020 12:13

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