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Project Manager Team Lead

Dawn Aerospace

Dawn Aerospace

Delft, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Our mission is to accelerate the next generation of space users with scalable and sustainable ways to deliver the things they care about from Earth to Space, and from Space to everywhere else. We are the fastest-growing supplier of green propulsion systems for satellites in the world. Our turnkey systems manoeuvre satellites in space and deorbit them at the end of their lifetimes.

We are looking for a Project Management Team Lead Based in our Delft Office (The Netherlands) to spearhead the growth and success of our project management function with a global focus. In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for building a best-in-class project management team, establishing a robust operational framework, and providing insightful leadership to ensure the successful delivery of our portfolio of projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Global Team Leadership: Recruit, develop, and mentor a high-performing team of project managers, fostering a collaborative and results-oriented environment that thrives in a multinational setting.
  • Framework Architect: Design and implement a comprehensive project management framework encompassing methodologies, tools, and reporting processes that cater to a fast-growing business needs.
  • Portfolio Mastermind: Lead the development and execution of project management plans for our portfolio, ensuring successful delivery for international customers.
  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Analyze and report on portfolio health, highlighting key metrics, risks, and resource constraints across the portfolio of projects during management meetings.
  • Resource Champion: Proactively identify resource gaps and develop strategies to optimize resource allocation across projects, considering international team dynamics.
  • Continuous Improvement: Champion best practices, identify opportunities for improvement and implement necessary changes with a global perspective.
  • Communication Hub: Foster open communication within the Project Management team and facilitate collaboration between other departments, navigating cultural differences and time zones effectively.
  • Career Architect: Be a dedicated mentor, guiding your team's career growth and development through training, coaching, and feedback.