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     Date Submitted:07-02-2011
     Last Modified:11-12-2013 (03:31)
    Job information
     Current job:Operations Manager, Europe and North America
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Business Services, Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsTechnical Project Management, Recruiting, Commercial
    CV

    Personal information

     

     

     

    Nationality

    French and Canadian (Dual Citizenship)

     

     

    Date of birth

    14 December 1962

     

     

     

     

    Desired employment / Occupational field

    Technical Project/Program Manager

    Aerospace / Energy / IT / Environment

     

     

    Work experience

     

     

     

    Dates

    2011-Present

    Occupation or position held

    OPERATIONS MANAGER, EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA

    Main activities and responsibilities

    In support to the Director of Operations, provide business development expertise in the Space Sector, networking, recruitment and placement of consultants at client’s sites

    Short terms consulting activities to European Space Companies

    Name and address of employer

    GRAFTON Technology

    41 Commercial Road, Poole

    Dorset    BH14 0HU

    United Kingdom

    Type of business or sector

    Space/Business Development

    Dates

    2008 -2011

    Occupation or position held

    DIRECTOR/CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER – SPACE DEVELOPMENT

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Advisor to the President and CEOs for the company’s space development strategy and business plans, research and technology advancement activities, response to tenders, and contract negotiations resulting in increased market shares and company profits

    Name and address of employer

    Eurogiciel

    Bâtiment Frégate

    2400 route des Crêtes

    06560 Sophia-Antipolis

    FRANCE

    Type of business or sector

    Space/Business Development

    Dates

    2007 – 2008

    Occupation or position held

    REGIONAL DIRECTOR - FRANCE

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Guide to the CEOs for the definition and implementation of improved business development activities resulting in the establishment of the company in France from Germany

    Name and address of employer

    LSE Space GmbH

    Argelsrieder Feld 22

    D-82234 Wessling

    Germany

    Type of business or sector

    Space/Business Development

     

     

    Dates

    2001 - 2007

    Occupation or position held

    PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT – Missions at European Space Agency and Astrium

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Ground Segment Manager responsible for the preparation and execution ESA’s manned space mission

    Developed and organized  detailed  tasks for ESA’s ground segment operations and maintenance, introducing new methods using collaborative based tools and system level agreements

    Name and address of employer

    RHEA SYSTEM S.A.

    Avenue Pasteur 23

    B-1300 Wavre,

    Belgium

    Type of business or sector

    Space/Operations and Management

    Dates

    2000 – 2001

    Occupation or position held

    MISSION OPERATIONS CONSULTANT – Missions at Alenia Spazio for SySpace

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Team Lead for the engineering support mission activities of the Multi Purpose Logistics Module

    Contract management support activities including user requirements definition, specifications, proposals, statements of work, work packages, risk management plans and marketing activities that opened new business activities and established customer trust

    Name and address of employer

    Thales Alenia Space (formerly Alenia Spazio)

    Corso Marche

    41 - 10146 Torino (TO)

    Italy

    Type of business or sector

    Space/Operations and Management

    Dates

    1997 – 2000

    Occupation or position held

    OPERATIONS COMPLEX FACILITY MANAGER - CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Manager of the day to day operations, maintenance and upgrades of the Operations Complex facilities and Manager for the end to end development of CSA’s mission operations centre

    Responsible for negotiations with NASA and the prime contractor for all Ground Segment interfaces

    Name and address of employer

    Canadian Space Agency – Operations Division

    John H. Chapman Space Centre

    6767 Route de l'Aéroport

    Saint-Hubert, Québec  J3Y 8Y9

    CANADA

    Type of business or sector

    Space/Operations and Management

    Dates

    1991 – 1997

    Occupation or position held

    SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER - CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Astronaut training, Space Station and Space Shuttle hardware integration, on-console mission operations, and data analysis for scientific experiments on NASA’s space shuttle

    Team lead for of the space vision system laboratory and simulator development

    Name and address of employer

    Canadian Space Agency – Operations Division

    John H. Chapman Space Centre

    6767 Route de l'Aéroport

    Saint-Hubert, Québec  J3Y 8Y9

    CANADA

    Type of business or sector

    Space/Engineering and Operations

    Dates

    1991 - 1996

    Occupation or position held

    OPERATIONS/INTEGRATION ENGINEER - CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Astronaut training, microgravity sciences research, and mission operations on NASA’s Space Shuttle  program and KC-135 parabolic flights

    Responsible for Static/Dynamic testing and analysis of Space Shuttle scientific payloads for cargo bay, middeck lockers and aft flight deck

    Name and address of employer

    Canadian Space Agency – Canadian Astronaut Program

    John H. Chapman Space Centre

    6767 Route de l'Aéroport

    Saint-Hubert, Québec  J3Y 8Y9

    CANADA

    Type of business or sector

    Space/Engineering and Operations

    Dates

    1990 – 1991

    Occupation or position held

    ANALYST/TEST ENGINEER - ENVIRONMENT CANADA

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Improved the acquisition, management and analysis of data related to Canadian motor vehicle emissions to support Environment Canada’s policies and regulatory activities

    Name and address of employer

    ENVIRONMENT CANADA, DATA ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT

    Gatineau, Quebec

    K1A 0H3

    CANADA

    Type of business or sector

    Environment/Energy

    Dates

    1989 - 1990

    Occupation or position held

    ANALYST/MECHANICAL ENGINEER – RADARSAT 1 TECHNICAL OFFICE for CALIAN Tech.

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Thermal and Mechanical systems, Space debris threat assessment, mission analysis/preparation

    Name and address of employer

    CALIAN TECHNOLOGY at the RADARSAT 1 Project

    BTS Division Headquarters

    340 Legget Drive, Suite 101

    Ottawa, ON

    Canada

    K2K 1Y6

    Type of business or sector

    Space/Engineering

    Education and training

     

     

     

    Dates

    1991

    Title of qualification awarded

    Post graduate space studies certificate with full Canadian Government Scholarship

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Multi Disciplinary Space Studies

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    INTERNATIONAL SPACE UNIVERSITY       

    Dates

    1985-1989

    Title of qualification awarded

    B.A.Sc. Magna Cum Laude, Dean’s list for brilliant and bilingual students

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Mechanical Engineering with CO-OP option

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA             

    Dates

    1981-1985

    Title of qualification awarded

    B.S. Honors

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

    Biology

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA

     

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    Spoken interaction

    Spoken production

     

    English

     

     

    C2

     

    C2

     

    C2

     

    C2

     

    C2

    French

     

     

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    C2

     

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    C2

     

    C2

    Italian

     

     

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    C1

     

    C1

     

    C1

     

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    Social skills and competences

    Communications: Official spokesperson for the Canadian Space Agency (newspaper, TV, radio)

     

     

    Organisational skills and competences

    Project Management: Led multi-disciplinary teams for the development and delivery (on time and on budget) of  systems of systems for various international agencies

    Management Processes and Tools: Implemented risk and quality management programs, facility maintenance processes and procedures (Including SLA/OLA), developed schedule and cost control best practices, managed procurement programs, defined hiring selection methods, built financial and technical benchmarks such as key performance indicators and dashboards, elaborated  collaborative web based management tools, and improved organizational audit techniques

    Strategic Analysis: advised Presidents, CEOs and Directors on technical and business strategies that resulted in increased revenues and penetration of new industry segments

    Team Building:Built long lasting and highly efficient multi-disciplinary teams, some of them still in place after 12 years

    Commercial/Marketing:Winner of numerous responses to tenders and proposals resulting in increased business and superior customer satisfaction

     

     

    Technical skills and competences

    Mission control centre design and operations: Network telecommunications, TM/TC, hardware, software, voice, audio/video, data archival/dissemination, and systems security

    Aerospace engineering:, Space mission analysis and design, space debris tracking and mitigation, remote sensing applications and manned space operations

    Visions Systems for Robotics: robotics, machine vision, video camera systems, digital image processing techniques, and real time tracking systems

    Software simulation: Software development including algorithm generation, Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) design, data visualization and signal processing analysis tools and techniques

    Training/Coaching:Trained Astronauts and gave lectures at graduate level on robotic vision systems, provided console training to control centre operators for the European Space Agency, and granted communications and winning strategy guidance to French political party candidates

     

     

    Computer skills and competences

    MS-Office suite, MS-Project, MS-Visio, Matlab/Simulink, C, AutoCAD, Dolibarr ERP, Joomla CMS

     

     

    Artistic skills and competences

    Web Design

     

     

    Other skills and competences

    Multi-disciplinary: operational combination of technical, managerial and commercial qualities that provide improved end to end results, team spirit and innovation

    Result oriented:  focusing on objectives and using time productively, can be counted on to finish tasks, delivering more than expected, meeting work commitments, and achieving goals

    Teamwork: collaborative work style and supportive nature, cooperating with what others need, taking steps to contribute to the team’s efforts and promoting team spirit

    Versatile:behaving in ways that make people feel at ease, quick to accept those who are different, and fitting in with people and groups by adapting and going along with others

    Assertiveness:  able to handle situations where one must speak up and persuade others to see things differently, getting people’s attention, sharing opinions and presenting ideas convincingly

     

    Awards

    NASA’s Space Flight Awareness Silver Snoopy Award for outstanding performance during the Canadian Robotic Space Vision System development and Shuttle-Mir program, 1996

     

     



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