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Project Manager (UK)

Xona Space Systems

Xona Space Systems

Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

As Xona Space Systems UK is a growing team, this role offers the chance for an individual to come and support that growth while defining the working culture they want to operate in and propagate. This position requires someone with strong organisational skills who can operate independently to support work execution with ESA, UKSA, MoD, and other commercial entities in the UK and EU.

With unlimited holiday, a focus on work delivered instead of time cards, and highly competitive salaries, Xona provides the right environment for professional growth. If you're good with people, proficient with project management, and want to support the biggest change to the world's navigation since GPS, then please apply.

  • Demonstrated experience in successfully organising and delivering projects in the space or aerospace industry for stakeholders such as ESA, UKSA, and the MoD.
  • Experience developing and executing project plans (schedules, payment milestones, work package definition, management plans etc.).
  • Experience building and maintaining risk registers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, internally and for external customers and stakeholders.
  • Works effectively across time zones and successfully interfaces between sales and engineering to coordinate on-time project deliverables
  • Proven ability to deliver to deadlines and under pressure.
  • Experience in bid writing.
  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) complex issues clearly, at all levels including audiences with technical and non-technical backgrounds.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical subject (or equivalent qualification).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a space or STEM subject.
  • Knowledge of the space, GNSS or broader PNT industries.
  • Ability to hold a security clearance.
  • Experience in contract closure/negotiation and implementation.
  • A willingness to travel to Europe and the U.S.
Salary Description
Starting at £65,000