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Project Manager

Requisition Number:  13317
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU

Role Description Summary:

At SES we are passionate and proud to be the leader in global content connectivity solutions, connecting more people in more places with content that educates and entertains. protects populations and drives business forward. enriches lives and empowers personal stories.

Fulfilling complex program and project needs of our external and internal customers. As a project manager, you will manage and coordinate the development and transition of Satellite communications products and services projects around the world.


Are you…?

  • Looking for a challenging role where you will need to balance technically complex projects while at the same time keeping a close eye on timeline, budget, and customer satisfaction?
  • Interested in managing and coordinating the development and transition of satellite communications products and services projects around the world?
  • Interested to work in an organization that aims to do the extraordinary in space to deliver amazing experiences on earth?


If you are interested in becoming part of the SES family, click on ‘read full job description’ to find out more.


Extended Job Description:




Primary Responsibilities/Key Result Areas:

  • Lead and manage customized integration projects with Satcom focus
  • Manage specific Satcom products and services deployments programs (e.g.: one-way, two-way, broadcast/broadband communication platforms and/or related infrastructures)
  • Collect operations and service requirements for the developments of product, feature, and tools and manage these activities within the team
  • In a matrix approach, coordinate participation and resources to product developments teams in cooperation with the relevant stakeholders
  • Manage transition into operations and services of new products, releases, and features
  • Manage for both internal and external customers at the program level within different specific projects by focusing on scope, schedule, resources, costs, and quality
  • Coordinate with other internal departments the successful realization and transitioning of Satcom systems into services and operations


Who We Are Looking For (More About You):

To achieve the outcomes described above, we believe you will have the following:



  • The ability to lead cross-functional project teams making stretch commitments come true
  • Strong internal and external communication skills with a conviction that teamwork and team spirit is key to a successful outcome
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to synthesize and set priorities
  • Strategical thinking where the customer is in focus while at the same time the operational demands looked after
  • Proven experience in anticipating, managing, and mitigating risks


Preferred Education & Experience (a combination of education and experience will be considered):

  • A University degree in RF, Electronics, Microwave, Telecommunication or equivalent
  • 5-8 years of professional experience with at least 5 years of experience related to end-to-end project management, along with waterfall PM principles and AGILE methodologies
  • Experience in managing scope, recourses, time schedules, budgets, and implementing and delivering managed services


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or AGILE certification preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of MS office suite and MS projects
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% of working time


What’s in it for you:

  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plans
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs (varies by location)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story



The contents of this job description are subject to change. SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.




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