Project Manager – Uppsala

About this role:

We are looking for an experienced professional to join our Project Management team, based in Uppsala.

You will be expected to lead your allocated projects throughout the project lifecycle, delivering each successfully against objectives in terms of the customer’s technical requirements, budgets, quality and in time as per the schedule.

Principle responsibilities will include customer liaison, planning project delivery, schedule management including identification of critical path activities, active risk management, management of project teams, sub-contractors and suppliers, managing project budgets in terms of cost and revenue and maintaining accurate forecasts. You will also be expected to maintain an active professional development plan as well as contribute to our company continuous improvement plans.

This opportunity is ideal for someone looking for development opportunities in project management in the New Space Industry, a technically minded business. You will be involved in a dynamic, fast paced working environment with exciting projects and challenging schedules. You will have proven experience in project management with the desire to grow your knowledge and expertise while adding value to our current ways of working.


Key Responsibilities:

· Deliver the company’s projects allocated to budget, schedule and quality constraints.

· Ownership of the Project Management work-package of multiple development/ and or production projects: planning, identifying and progressing critical paths, maintaining accurate forecasts and managing risks.

· Maintain accurate project forecasts and delivery of project revenue and profit expectations.

· Negotiate specific project requirements with customers and manage necessary variations.

· Actively manage risk, issue, and action registers, and project history logs.

· Manage the information flow to our project teams, partners, subcontractors and other stakeholders.

· Chair project milestone reviews with customers (e.g. Critical Design Review) and ensure milestone schedules are met;

· Co-ordinate sub-contractors, partners and suppliers.

· Ensure continued resource availability to deliver the project plan.

· Manage customer expectations and maintain good working relationships.

· Ensure delivered products are compliant with the agreed Scope of Work.

· Ensure project is delivered within all statutory legal and procedural requirements.

· Ensure quality and delivery gives rise to repeat business.



Skills required:

· Experience of managing and delivering complex engineering development projects.

· Clear and disciplined competence in project management methodology

· Solid understanding of hardware/software product life cycle as appropriate to specialisation.

· Definition, allocation, communication, and prioritisation of tasks and priorities, within a multi-disciplined engineering and manufacturing team.

· Ability to work well in an engineering development team.

· Ability to work independently and demonstrate effective decision-making.

· Able to communicate effectively and professionally with customers to elicit requirements and manage expectations.

· Strong leadership and negotiating skills for managing all key stakeholders including internal teams, supply-chain, customers, and other key external stakeholders.

· Use of suitable tools such as Microsoft Project to schedule, track, and measure project status and performance.


Skills desired:

– Professional certification in project management

– Previous experience of working in small-medium company



AAC Clyde Space, a leading New Space company, specialises in small satellite technologies and services that enable businesses, governments, and educational organisations to access high-quality, timely data from space. This data has a vast range of applications, from weather forecasting to precision farming to environmental monitoring, and is essential to improving our quality of life on Earth.

Our growing capabilities bring together three divisions:

· Space Data as a Service – delivering data from space directly to customers

· Space missions – turnkey solutions that empower customers to streamline their space missions

· Space products and components – a full range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made subsystems, components, and sensors

AAC Clyde Space aims to become a world leader in commercial small satellites and services from space, applying advances in its technology to tackle global challenges and improve our life on Earth. Some of our clients include Horizon Technologies, Orbcomm, OHB Sweden, Intuitive Machines, Orbital Micro Systems, the United States Airforce Academy, UK Space Agency, European Space Agency and NASA.

AAC Clyde Space Group consists of the parent company AAC Clyde Space AB (publ) and subsidiaries in Sweden, the UK, the Netherlands, South Africa and the USA. Our main operations are in these five countries, with partner networks in Japan and South Korea.

AAC Clyde Space’s share is traded on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market.

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Right to Work

AAC Clyde Space has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the EU or the country in which they plan to work. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to AAC Clyde Space verifying that you are eligible to work in that country before you start work.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We aim to create a positive recruitment and selection experience across every part of our business. The company is committed to handling applications to a consistently high standard and all candidates with dignity and respect. Those involved in the recruitment and selection process will act with integrity, objectivity and professionalism. We are committed to equal opportunities for all and to have diversity reflected within our global workforce. We believe its diversity and inclusion will allow for greater creativity and innovation to help AAC Clyde Space Group deliver the vision to help improve life on earth.

Openness to Flexible Working

We recognise work-life balance is important so we are open to discussions around flexible working, depending on the nature of the role and business needs. If you would like to know more, please ask the Hiring Manager during any recruitment process that you may be involved in.

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