Junior Project Manager
Stockholm, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Junior Project Manager
Work model On location
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Junior Project Manager

At SSC, Swedish Space Corporation, we enable our customers to make better use of Space. One of the core services is to provide communication for the Space to Ground Segment, for spacecraft around the Earth and beyond. These services are performed from a global network of SSC stations and partner stations, enabling our customers to rely on us and our services as an integral part in their systems. The area of satellite communication is growing with a high level of inclusion of new technology from other domains, as well as a high level of innovation.

In the role as a Junior Project Manager, you will provide professional project management support to the SSC Connect division of the organization. Project Managers are dedicated to managing both customer projects and SSC internal projects with a specific scope and a defined time-period.  You will manage the implementation of customer contracted services for SSC Connect in an efficient way. You will act as the main point of contact for customers during mission establishment phase, as well as acting Customer Service Manager during phase in period for complex projects. Additionally, you will manage internal development projects for SSC.

WHO YOU ARE:

You are a well-structured, ambitious, and driven individual. You are comfortable in discussing technical matters without understanding the details but rather the overall architecture and goals. You can communicate in a clear and straight forward way, and you are not afraid of taking discussions as needed to ensure project goals are met. You lead by example and help where needed in as far as possible. You are comfortable in communicating with everyone from engineers to C-level managers. You are always in the driver seat of the projects you are managing, and you leave nothing to chance. You dare to challenge the status quo to stimulate new ways of working.

Main Tasks:  As part of the Service Commissioning team, you will be responsible for project management including the planning, execution, controlling and closing of projects and project-related work with specific success criteria and all supporting documentation.

  • Ensure project goals and deliverables are achieved.
  • Provide professional project management.
  • Ensure that the SSC project process is followed.
  • Ensure transparency for ongoing projects.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of the project process. 

Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge and practical experience of waterfall project methodologies such as PPS, IPMA, PMP, and preferably also experience with agile and scrum methodologies.
  • Leadership-oriented with a focus on team building
  • Structured and organized
  • Technically savvy
  • Business and commercial focused
  • Basic financial skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good at social networking
  • Self-starter
  • Process-oriented
  • Good documentation skills

Meriting tool experience:

  • JIRA
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS SharePoint
  • Resource planning tool
  • MS Project

Education:

University degree in information technology, engineering, business administration or similar.

Experience:

  • B.S. degree in information technology, engineering, business administration or similar.
  • Minimum one year experience managing customer delivery projects.
  • Experience from Space, IT, Telecom, or similar technology-focused organization is preferred.

 WE OFFER YOU

  • A unique opportunity to be part of the exciting space industry.
  • An excellent opportunity for personal development and challenging tasks.
  • A global mindset and a global team working on services to help Earth benefit from Space.

  LOCATION

This is permanent position, located in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

NEXT STEP

If this sounds interesting do not hesitate to apply already today!

Interviews are held continuously.

WE HELP EARTH BENEFIT FROM SPACE

SSC is a leading global provider of advanced space services with more than fifty years of experience. Since our start pioneering scientific rocket launches in northern Sweden, we have grown into a renowned, full-service supplier of state-of-the-art space engineering, satellite and launch services to commercial and institutional customers worldwide.

Why you should work with us!

Space industry is undergoing a rapid change and you can be a part of it. The pace of change in our industry has never been higher than today and the assignments we undertake are of all kinds.

To meet these exciting challenges we work together and contribute with our various skills – no matter where in the world we are and what role we have.

SSC offers employees an exciting future with the opportunity to meet challenging and exciting tasks at the forefront of space industry.

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About the employer
Welcome to SSC – Swedish Space Corporation, a global leader in advanced space services with over 50 years of experience. Since our start pioneering scientific rocket launches in northern Sweden, we have grown into a renowned, full-service supplier of state-of-the-art space engineering, satellite and launch services to commercial and institutional customers worldwide.
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