Date Posted
03 Jul 2019

Cobham SATCOM is looking for a Project Manager to be responsible for leading and managing one or more projects to deliver innovative solutions to sustain our position as a market leader. 


This role will report into the Director of R&D Mobile Antennas and will be responsible for leading a project team of highly skilled and dedicated engineers across both electrical and mechanical hardware and software disciplines.


We are currently developing a new generation of stabilized satellite antennas pushing the boundaries of technical performance at an optimal cost point. This entails both the technology platform, but also the following product projects.


This role is based in Kgs. Lyngby, Copenhagen.


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


  • Degree qualified with at least 5 years’ experience working in project teams or 10 years’ experience in the functional areas

  • Project Management Certification (PMI) would be desirable

  • Strong knowledge of the functional disciplines and supply chain that require management.


Core Competencies:
  • Advanced leadership skills

  • Ability to communicate the goals and needs from the project to different stakeholders.

  • Goal orientation balancing task, team and individual needs to achieve the right outcomes

  • Advanced interpersonal skills (communication, motivation, persuasion).

  • Drive, enthusiasm, initiative and a willingness to develop

  • Methodical and organised

  • Good facilitator/mediator able to resolve conflict.

  • Able to take corporate or ‘global’ view

  • An ability to develop team members and increase their efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Commercially and contractually aware.



As a Project Manager your main responsibilities will involve:


  • Deliver project to agreed time, cost and quality parameters.

  • Direct motivate and provide leadership for the project team.

  • Organise, coordinate and direct the project activities.

  • Manage risks and issues proactively

  • Ensure effective and open communication throughout the project team and with stakeholders.

  • Lead the project teams planning efforts and Identify resource requirements based on agreed scope.

  • Manage relationships with key customer personnel

  • Manage and deliver the required product (s) for each project, phase or stage motivating the supply chain.

  • Manage the tracking, updating and reporting progress and or variance on all aspects of the Project to include financials, project plans, work breakdown structures, project risk registers and adherence with project reporting calendar to both internal and external customers.

  • Seek to minimise the effects of change ‘scope creep’, ensure changes are formally processed applying contract variations as needed.


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
Claire Mcdougall
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