A highly motivated and self-starting sales and marketing director with extensive contacts within the Space Industry both within Europe and Worldwide
Highly experienced operations director managing teams of up to 100 personnel across multiple countries.
Technical background as a space engineering manager in AIV on Earth Observation, Science and Navigation programs and providing high level consulting to Space Agencies
March 2010 – Present
Space Sales Director Serco
Responsible for generating totally new long-term business areas worldwide
October 2008-February 2010
Commercial Director ADGA-RHEA
Commercial responsibility for 13 m Euro per year business in Belgium covering 100 personnel in 7 countries
The commercial director role involves interfacing to the major space institutions, and space industry companies, at the level of Director/Managing director.
The 20 years experience in the European Space industry is a necessary pre-requisite to opening the doors of the decision-making management at such institutions and industrial partners.
January 2008 – September 2008
Consultant Advisor to Astrium for Galileo.
May 2005 – June 2008
AIV Manager & System Technical Co-ordinator.
In parallel -:
Consultant and Associate for McGinley Space Systems International
Build-up of Space Business for SME based in Dublin, Ireland.
Commercial and proposal advisory role.
April 2004 – April 2005
Rhea System SA, Director & Rheatech Ltd – Company Secretary
As Operations Director, responsible for approx 90 staff on 60 contracts, with turnover in excess of €13 Million annually.
As Finance Director responsible for the 2004 restructuring plan and corporate due diligence interface for VC stakeholders and Private Equity buyers, resulting in successful acquisition by private individual.
Nov 2001 – April 2004
Rhea System SA, Marketing Director
Personal responsibility for the development of over €25 million in received contracts over the final 18 months, and definition of the development of a software product from single sale to European standard.
Responsible for winning a €13.9 Million facility management contract from the European Space Agency, managing sub-contractors including Vega Group PLC and Serco Facilities Management.
Responsible for the overall marketing of the company services and products
Responsible for 2 sales personnel covering the European markets
Responsible for the corporate marketing strategy, including the software product (MOIS) marketing strategy, marketing push into US and Canadian markets
Responsible for all presentations (including Seminars such as Spaceops and EGOS), publications, client interface meetings and demonstration material.
Nov 2000 – Oct 2001
VEGA Group PLC, Group Leader Systems Engineering
Group run as self-contained business unit comprising full responsibility for the following areas:
Proposals and bids (Sole and in consortia)
Invoicing and sales
Customers for the group include:
ESA,NASA,Astrium,Alcatel,Alenia,MOD/NATO and varied commercial spacecraft operators
1999 - 2001
MetOP at ESTEC, AIT /EGSE Responsible for METOP Satellite
1996 – 1999
Envisat at MMS Bristol, AIT/EGSE & Verification Manager
AIT/EGSE and verification manager for the ENVISAT payload instrument segment on behalf of Dornier Space Systems in Friedricshafen, comprising 8 large EO instruments, computer systems of 50+ diverse networked computers.
Full team leadership role, definition of Spacecraft system test design, AIT scheduling, team management, ESA and industrial interfaces, contractor supervision and monitoring.
Sciamachy Instrument - Dornier Space Systems - Friedrichsafen
Consultant to Dornier Space Systems for the design and implementation of software to support the electrical testing the Sciamachy Instrument.
CRI A/S – Leiden
arious projects in-house at CRI A/S including Project Controller for Ariane 5 control centre development, databse and AIT development for CBERS (Chinese/Brazilian Earth Resources satellite), and continued support to ERS1 & 2.Responsible for AIT definition and implementation, test software development and training.
ERS 2 - ESTEC (ESA) – Nordwijk
Senior engineer in charge of design and implementation of all software used in the testing and command/control of the ERS2 spacecraft payload using ESA high level test control languages.
Analysis of scientific data for the ERS2 spacecraft during all Electrical, Thermal, EMC and integration activities.
Software engineer in charge of design and maintenance of Ground support software in Coral, C, HP basic etc on various hardware.
Responsible for all software documentation and configuration control, hardware maintenance and logistics, system administration and facility management.
Cluster Spacecraft - Dornier Space Systems - Friedrichsafen
ERS-1 - Payload, Satellite and Launch
Satellite Test Software Engineer working on the development and operation of the ground checkout system for the test and integration of ERS1. This work included FM Payload Integration, FM Satellite Integration, TB/TV Testing in the LSS facility and Launch Operation, which all took place at various locations.
Each test phase required the development of system level and special performance tests for electrical hardware unit integration. Responsibilities also included Payload instrument specific EGSE operation and maintenance, database integration and administration, conducting incoming inspections and acceptance tests.
Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.
All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.
All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide.
Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!
2018 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):
|1 month - Discovery||450 euros||convert|
|3 months - Bronze||1150 euros||convert|
|6 months - Silver||1950 euros||convert|
|12 months - Gold||3200 euros||convert|
If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)562211007 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.
Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.
Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
- if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
- if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)
For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)562211007.
Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)562211007 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.
Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.
We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.
To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
* The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
* Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.
Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing email@example.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.