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Date Posted
11 Oct 2017
Are you passionate about technical project management? Can you drive performance, and get your team to deliver on time and right quality level, in a highly specialized and skilled environment? If so, this is your opportunity to take your career to the next level as Project Manager within R&D at Cobham SATCOM.

The Department

The position is placed in Research and Development, where we develop and engineer solutions for satellite communication systems. The department is based in Lyngby and is the largest of our four development sites, which include Pandrup, Cape Town, and Concord.
The development teams are divided in different technology centers that support our product portfolio. The initial team you will join is responsible for executing projects within VSAT antennas.
Your team consists of highly skilled individual contributors with backgrounds in electronics and mechanical engineering, system design, and long experience in the company.

As a Project Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

In this position, you will be responsible for planning and executing one or two projects. You report to the project director, and interface with a wide range of stakeholders from Business Development to Operations.
You will drive results by setting direction/decisions, managing execution, identifying and resolving challenges before they turn into problems. You will be planning and heading up the development for high-tech products through definition of requirements, design and implementation to type approval and certification. Milestones, schedules, cost management and risk analysis are your go-to tools in this effort, and you are able to adjust and maintain overview when priorities change.
On a day-to-day basis, you will support your project team in their daily efforts to solve technical challenges on time. You will be overall responsible for the entire project, in close collaboration with Project Managers from other departments at SATCOM in Lyngby; you will ensure that projects are able to deliver through the right capabilities and planning. You succeed by applying a style of collaboration and creation of ownership among team members.

As a Project Manager your key skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • You have a degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, combined with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in complex project management.
  • You have previously managed projects with regulatory requirements and process demands, and know what it takes to deliver on both short and especially long-term goals.
  • We work in a dynamic and challenging environment with short deadlines, so you must be able to prioritize and take responsibility for resolving challenges, also when the solution is not obvious.
  • You thrive in the decision-making role where drive, teamwork, and time management are key words, and you know how to win support by practicing a style of clear communication and leadership.
  • Your working style is analytical and structured, and you always have an eye for the detail.
  • Personally, you take initiative combined with team spirit, and you can both support and engage your team. The ability to give feedback, coach and develop employees is also a focus point for the position.
  • Your language skills include proficiency in both Danish and English.
Please be advised that successful candidates must be willing to present a criminal record and go through the mandatory security clearance prior to commencing employment with Cobham SATCOM

About Cobham SATCOM

Our satellite and radio communication terminals perform in the most challenging and remote environments on land, at sea and in the air. We design and manufacture these high performance products under the AVIATOR, EXPLORER, SAILOR and Sea Tel brands providing customers with outstanding performance, value and support through our global sales and service network.

About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
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Project Management
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Cobham Communications and Connectivity
John Kirtley
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