Latest Space News
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:38:34 +0000
Virgin Orbit, which expects to debut the air-launched LauncherOne rocket by summer, signed a contract Jan. 16 with GomSpace to send eight nanosatellites into orbit next year to track airplanes and ships. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:11:26 +0000
European launch provider Arianespace expects to conduct just 23 more Ariane 5 launches before the next-generation Ariane 6 becomes its primary rocket. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:00:24 +0000
The new president of Canadian space technology company MDA says he sees opportunities for growth both within the country and beyond, while maintaining the company’s Canadian roots as part of a larger, and increasingly American, company. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:44:32 +0000
The SBIRS satellites are equipped with powerful scanning and staring infrared sensors that collect data for use by the U.S. military to detect missile launches. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:55:15 +0000
The plan is to shift the current ground software architecture to an open-systems platform that the Air Force would own and update with new technology as it becomes available. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:22 +0000
The successful launch of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Jan. 11 marked not just the return to flight of the rocket but also major achievements for several of the companies with payloads on board the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:37:32 +0000
China Great Wall Industry Corp. landed a new satellite order Jan. 11 on the back of a bilateral meeting between Chinese and Cambodian officials that included an agreement to increase trade between the countries. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:43:46 +0000
An independent safety panel recommended NASA not certify SpaceX’s commercial crew system until the agency better understands the behavior of pressure vessels linked to a Falcon 9 failure in 2016. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:58:11 +0000
Virgin Galactic conducted its first test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle in more than five months Jan. 11 as the company prepares to begin powered test flights of the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:55:04 +0000
The PSLV lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 10:59 p.m. Eastern and placed into orbit a Cartosat 2 imaging satellite and 30 secondary payloads. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:09:38 +0000
Rocket Lab announced Jan. 11 it plans to make another attempt to launch its Electron small rocket on its second mission later this month. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:59:37 +0000
Pentagon officials on the Zuma space mission: 'We're not going to be able to give you any more information' SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:31:37 +0000
The U.S. Air Force is focused on information technology, cybersecurity and small satellites to enhance weather capabilities in the near term rather than a new generation of large, sophisticated spacecraft to replace the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:39:01 +0000
SpaceX has delayed its two commercial crew test flights by four months, according to a new NASA schedule released Jan. 11, raising questions about whether it or Boeing will be able to send astronauts to the International Space Station by the end of the year as previously planned. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:35:22 +0000
NOAA's future constellation could include a mix of large government-owned and government-operated satellites, imaging instruments hosted on commercial satellites, small satellites in low Earth orbit and data purchased from commercial firms. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:36:21 +0000
NASA announced Jan. 10 that it was renaming the Swift astronomy spacecraft after its former principal investigator, who passed away last year. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 04:26:35 +0000
Spanish rocket startup PLD Space received 2 million euros ($2.4 million) from a European Commission grant program to further the development of a pair of launchers designed for small satellites. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 03:46:29 +0000
Growing demand by terrestrial wireless firms threatens the federal government’s exclusive use of spectrum traditionally reserved for NOAA satellite broadcasts to emergency managers, meteorologists and researchers. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 22:37:13 +0000
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency may be able to slash the cost of transmitting data from its next generation of weather satellites by turning to commercial communications services. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 21:22:06 +0000
The United States could soon be unpleasantly surprised as China continues to shore up its domestic capacity to produce high-end weapons, satellites and encryption technologies. SpaceNews.com
More space news...
18319 cvs - 1020 jobs

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

  • HOME
  • POST YOUR CV
  • JOB SEARCH
  • LOOKING FOR STAFF?

  • HOME
  • REGISTER
  • CV SEARCH
  • POST JOBS
  • CV: Satellite Project / Programme Manager

    Printer Friendly


    << BACK

    Personal information
     Name:<withheld>
     Age:<withheld>
     Country:<withheld>
     Location:<withheld>
    Contact information
     Email:<withheld>
     Phone:<withheld>
     Mobile:<withheld>
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:20-03-2013
     Last Modified:20-03-2013 (03:38)
    Job information
     Current job:Satellite Project / Programme Manager
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:,
     KeywordsI am a dynamic, highly experienced project manager, with engineering experience, within the Satellite and Telecommunications industry. I have experience in IT, Broadcast, Satellite, VSAT, end to end telecommunications systems including Tetra, RF, Wifi, Wi
    CV

    Nationality          British

    Year of Birth          1977

    Profession                  Project/Programme Manager

    Specialisation           Managing Telecommunications projects worldwide.

     

     

    KEY SKILLS

     

    Extensive experience in the management of large public and private sector projects. A qualified Prince2 Practitioner with a wealth of experience managing projects in different environments worldwide and in very challenging situations.Working tirelessly to ensure deadlines are met to the highest of standards and within budgetary requirements. Key Competencies include:-

    Extensive Experience in the following areas:-

    ·                    Satellite

    §   Roll-out

    §   Design

    §   VSAT

    ·                    IT

    §   Infrastructure roll-out

    §   Software design and roll-out

    ·                    RF

    §   Tetra Roll-out

    ·                    Project Governance including

    §   End to end project delivery

    §  Project Documentation

    ·                    Stakeholder Management

    ·                    RAID Management

     

     

    EXPERIENCE RECORD

     

    September 2012-February 2013                         

    Customer Programme/Project Management Consultant to Ericsson

    RAN Design Customer Programme/Project Manager

     

    Responsible for the design and delivery of new products into the network for a number of organisations including; MBNL, Everything Everywhere, O2 and 3 UK. Provided interim consultancy to enable the team to implementing solutions on the RAN Design & Operations phase of the MBNL Programme. Delivery of the following elements of the RAN design programme for Ericsson.

    ·                    Provided budget management for a number of concurrent projects including full budget forecast for financial year

    ·                    Managing a portfolio of projects that range from LTE Trials to Spectrum Re-farming and Site Integration projects

    ·                    Organised and planned the end-to-end aspect of the project including assessing and managing risks & issues

    ·                    Managing and delivering projects in the RAN Design portfolio of projects

    ·                    Ensured the project adhered to strict quality governance criteria put in place by the MBNL Programme

     

    June 2012-August 2012                           Interim Consultant to Interserve

    IT Programme Manager

    Responsible for the Programme/Project management on a major Public Sector Programme delivering Infrastructure and software upgrades into various global locations. Key responsibilities include:

    ·                    Programme reporting to Senior Management Team

    ·                    Resource Mapping

    ·                    Programme documentation

    ·                    Presentation of change and project updates to internal and external Stakeholders.

    ·                    Project migrations

    ·                    New Business delivery

    ·                    System deployment and managing application build and refresh.

    ·                    Change management

     

    November 2011-June 2012                               Consultant to Atos

    Project Television Centre Closure (BBC)                      Head of Satellite Earth Station/IT

    Responsible for the delivery of a successful bid for the relocation of a satellite earth station within the UK. Managing all the work streams and providing all documentation and negotiation between 3rd Party suppliers and the customer. Heavily involved in the High Level designs of the proposal from Service Integration through to Service level agreements. The preparation of all project documentation to be included with the bid, documents include:

    ·                    Project timelines (Gantt Chart)

    ·                    Project Budget documentation. Providing capex costs (£35m) and projected opex costs.

    ·                    RAID documentation

    ·                    Project Design Documentation, including Visio schematics and detailed Autocad designs.

    ·                    Drafting of requirements and Statement of Work documents for potential suppliers to the project.

    ·                    Providing RFQ’s to potential suppliers to the project.

    ·                    Drafting of Master Service Agreements.

     

    Key deliverables on the bid were:-

    ·                    Procurement and installation of 6 Vertex satellite antennas, including RF and subsystems

    ·                    Integration of the existing services to new location

    ·                    Gateway manipulation centre design and implementation

    ·                    Connectivity

     

    March 2011 – October 2011                       Avanti Communications PLC

    Project HYLAS 2                       Programme/Project Manager Satellite Earth Station Manager

    Project managing the delivery of 3 Satellite Earth Stations across Europe providing detailed day to day management of all aspects of the earth station build from Civil Works through to backhaul connectivity. Overall control of the full project lifecycle including budget management (£28m).

    Managing the contractual interfaces with suppliers located across Europe and the USA, including the procurement of

    ·                    Gateway Infrastructure at locations across Europe

    ·                    Gateway Antennas and RF

    ·                    Communications Hubs and Terminals

    ·                    Internet Core Network Infrastructure

    ·                    Communications Connectivity

    Responsible for the management of contract specification, tendering and award

    Liaising with contractors to ensure all deliverables are provided according to the integrated project schedule

    Managing the various project milestone payment plans of suppliers.Responsible for the coordination of Project Engineering staff in conjunction with the delivery of work packages. Responsible for drafting all relevant documentation for the delivery of the ground segment.

    Providing pre-sales support for commercial staff in the region, providing technical support for satellite systems and ground facilities. Providing a liaison to regional telecommunications service providers and Local Authorities.

     

    August 2010 – March 2011               Contractor to Arqiva Satellite and Media

    Senior Satellite and Media Project Manager

    Responsible for managing multiple projects within Satellite and Media, prioritising and scheduling work as required. Focusing on the Digital Media Networks, Enterprise and non UK sales projects.

    Responsible for managing projects within the division, scheduling and prioritising work, and ensuring all projects are delivered in a timely manner and within budgetary constraints.

    Project Managing Digital Media Networks, typically UK and pan-European satellite/v-sat networks delivering content to servers at customer locations, with IP backhaul. Typical markets include large corporate satellite networks, digital cinema delivery, news organisations, and digital advertising delivery.

    Project Managing and delivering end to end solutions in Enterprise Services, typically global data point-to-point and point to multipoint connections. Typical markets include the Oil Industry, Government and military organisations. Technologies used for both Digital Media Networks and Enterprise services include: satellite uplink and downlink, Vsat, iDirect, IP Networks, circuits.

     

    March 2010 – June 2010                         Consultant to Rockall Solutions Ltd

    Project- South East Water                       Project Manager

    Working part-time on the installation of over 200 vehicles. Providing a solution including Getac V200 ruggedized terminals for real-time update of information to remote locations. The solution delivered was to update live requirements to the engineers working in the field. Responsibilities included:-

    ·                    Service Level Agreements

    ·                    Logistics

    ·                    Installations

    ·                    Maintenance

    September 2008 – June 2010                  Contractor to Airwave Solutions Ltd.

    Project–Firelink Program                Project Manager Logistics/Reporting

    Working on a high profile contract with the emergency services UK.Liaising with companies on a daily basis to ensure the delivery of equipment within stringent timelines.

    Performing tests on Motorola MTH800 and MTE800 radios, ensuring that the correct codeplug and configuration is programmed into the radio, to meet client specifications.

    Managing the Fleet Register and Bill of Materials to ensure configuration of Radios are met as per contractual agreement.

    Ordering equipment within Workflow timelines and ensuring delivery of equipment to the relevant fitting workshop. Managing scheduling of inventory adjustments and stock reconfiguration. Compiling and delivering to Senior/Middle

     

    Management, weekly/monthly summary reports to cover supply chain/Procurement activities.

    Attending meetings on a weekly basis to ensure that the equipment is managed throughout timeline from manufacture to installation.

     

    June 2008 –August 2008                           Project Security Ltd

    Project –EDF                       Project Manager

    Project Manager of a high profile contract on 2 Power Stations in the Midlands and Yorkshire. Liaising with clients on a daily basis, to ensure that the contract was going as per agreed, that the press and the threat on the stations were managed and that the company was represented in the best possible light. 

    Supervised and managed 2 teams ensuring the highest standards were met, managing shifts, leave, rotas and all aspects of manning.

    Conducted risk assessments on site, and enforced the Company Health and Safety policy..

     

    March 2008– June 2008                                                       Thales (France)

    Project Manager 

    Deployed to various sites across Afghanistan, working with many different nationalities within NATO. Pre-Commissioning Satellite and Direct Line of Site links both within theatre and backhaul links to Europe. Working with many different communications equipments including:

    ·                    Alcatel OmniPCX PBX

    ·                    3Com Switch

    ·                    Cisco Router

    ·                    GDC ATM Switch

    ·                    Moxa Terminal Server

    ·                    3.8mtr X-Band Antenna

    Responsible for the roll out of 26 VSAT installations, followed by the Pre-commissioning and Commissioning of these installations.

    Managed 2 teams to ensure that the project was completed within deadlines and completed as per client directive.

    Liaising with the Client on a daily basis to ensure the end to end delivery of the project.

     

    December 2007-February 2008                  Paradigm Services

    Project- Project Synergy Iraq                Satellite Communications Engineer

    Providing secure military communications solution for UK national & Multinational forces operating within a hostile environment where incessant communications to users is vital.  Specialising in a multitude of communications equipment, including:

    ·                    VSAT & Microwave link equipments.

    ·                    Cryptographic equipment.

    ·                    Nortel networks Passport switches & Nortel Meridian telephone exchanges.

    ·                    Responsible for maintaining & configuring communications links in theatre.

    ·                    Successfully manned 1 node individually, successfully tested and commissioned new Mobile

                   VSAT detachments in theatre and delivered a training package to the Military.

    ·                    Tested and maintained up to 5 nodes within theatre. 

     

    2006-2007                                                                              HM Forces

                                                                                                    Instructor/Supervisor

    Designed, planned and implemented new Training Directive in order to educate new recruits in new day to day technologies and protocols within the company.  This included writing the training program, frequency planning, programming and installing hard drives and site reconnaissance.

    Instruction, training and evaluation of new employees in key skills, which would enable them to carry out tasking within the work environment.  This included, instructing and testing on VHF, HF, UHF systems and sub-systems both in voice and data.

    Supported senior management tasking, in order to achieve deadlines and targets, reporting the results to Senior Management.

    Supervision and administration of a workforce of 30 employees.

     

    2004-2006                         HM Forces

    Supervisor/Operator/Stores Accountant

    Managed stock records of a 30 vehicle fleet and radio installations, including VHF, HF and UHF equipment both in vehicle born and man pack roles, whilst still maintaining and operating the equipment.

    Trained new employees on the required standard of operations.

     

    Key Achievement:  Headed up the installation of 30 radio detachments and maintenance of a 30 vehicle fleet and crewing in order to support the deployment and operations in Iraq. Selected to represent the British Army in an exchange program with the Australian Army, in order to pass on the British Army’s method of instruction in comparison to the Australian method.

     

    1996-2004                        HM Forces

    Operator/Maintainer

    Operation and maintenance various VHF, HF, UHF and Satellite communications systems and sub-systems, within challenging and sometimes hostile environments and situations. These included working the Operations room in Bosnia/Croatia, sometimes handling top secret messages for superior level personnel, and working with the Mobile Air Operations Team in Kosovo providing ground to air communications to Helicopters.

     

    Key Achievement:  As part of a 2 man team was deployed to Macedonia working with the French Foreign Legion in order to supervise and advise on a weapons collection site, working in a culturally sensitive and potentially hostile environment.

                   

    1995-1996                     HM Forces

    Trainee

    Attended the Army Training Regiment Bassingborne, working in a classroom learning the skills required for a Class 3 Infantryman. Progressing on to the Army Apprentice College Harrogate, undertaking trade training, learning VHF, HF and UHF systems and culminating in a field exercise working the kit under pressure and sleep deprived conditions.

     

    LANGUAGE CAPABILITY

     

    English   :               Mother tongue

     

    OTHER:

     

    Full Clean Driving Licence

    SC clearance has lapsed (recently) through the Defence Vetting Agency and I have also NPPV clearance.

    Fully conversant with using Microsoft Office Suite.

     

    EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL STATUS

     

    PRINCE 2                             2009

     

    VSAT Pre-Commissioning/Commissioning (Thales)                         2008

     

    ATacCS System Mgr (WAN/LAN designing, construction& operating)                1998

     

    501 Satellite systems course.                            1997

     

    Management and Leadership NVQ (Professional)                     2006

     


    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 sales@space-careers.com. 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.

     

    VAT:

    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)

     

    Support:

    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.

     

    Warning:

    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 sales@space-careers.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

     
    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2018 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics