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Project Manager

Requisition Number:  17567
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU

SES Luxembourg is looking for a Project Manager to contribute in achieving organizations' yearly objectives derived from a long-term business plan built on revenue growth and profitability.
Therefore, once the project has been contracted the Project Manager is responsible for the entire projects' lifetime from programmatic aspects, budget, contractual obligations, to the management of the various internal/external resources and suppliers in an integrated approach towards the Customer(s) and along the scope defined. You will be either involved as a team member or responsible for supporting the preparation of proposals answering Invitation To Tenders (ITTs) on projects as well as services. 

Are you up for the challenge?


You will be responsible for (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • Support the attraction of contracts by supporting the various Request for Proposal (RFP) phases like proposal preparations, proposal submissions, proposal and contract negotiations
  • Successfully deliver projects in the domains of current and planned Techcom technology and service developments, such as quantum communication infrastructure, navigation, emergency response, GOVSATCOM, 5G, ground infrastructure for satellite communications systems and other
  • Manage projects which includes:

- Coordination of all internal and external resources

- Preparation and negotiation of contract amendments

-Leading and managing project teams: plan, organise and assigns tasks and duties within the project team and along the requirements (Engineering, QA/PA, CADM, Legal…) 

  • Build up relationships with customers along contractual requirements through the various project realization phases
  • Report to Line Management and coordinate with other functions (Engineering, Project Control, Commercial, Legal, Finance) for the transparent and effective realization of assigned projects
  • Enforce within the team the usage of professional project management tools as appropriated to plan, report and document project progress and budget evolution
  • Coordinate the setup and manage budgets, procurements, integrations, installations and hando-vers
  • Involve in the yearly preparation of company operational expense (OPEX) budgets
  • Promote SES products and services in the satellite industry and related markets, contribute to sci-entific papers
  • Contribute or manage the set-up of cost/pricing templates in the frame of proposal preparation works
  • Assess and suggest improvement of processes and tools used for the project/program manage-ment.
  • Travel as required for promotion and project realization purposes





Must Have

  • Master’s or higher in RF, Electronics, Telecommunications Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of 7 years working experience in engineering and implementing telecommunications systems and project management experience of minimum 4 years, preferably confirmed by a PMI certification
  • Skilled in the daily usage of office and project management software (MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project…)
  • Willing to undergo a security clearance procedure as this position might require holding security clearance


Nice to Have

  • Previously worked with institutional, defense and international organizations
  • Expertise in the following fields is considered a strong asset:

- Knowledge of ECSS standards and ESA project lifecycle

- Experience with EU/ESA “protected” and “classified” projects

- Quantum communications, OR

- Governmental Satellite Communications

  • Analytical sense and ability to synthesize and set priorities




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

SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristics protected by local, state, or federal law.

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