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     Date Submitted:10-01-2020
     Last Modified:10-01-2020 (11:08)
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     Current job:Research & Technology Program Manager
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, , , Launch Systems, Space Tourism
     KeywordsComprehensive approach Flexibility Creativity

    48 years old, married, 2 children



    Provide space companies with my technical and organisational know-how in an international context

    Be a catalyst for innovations in space industries



    Management of projects and project portfolio

    Multidisciplinary team management

    Partnership and funding Management

    Strategic planning

    Innovation & creativity




    SAFRAN Landing Systems (SAFRAN Group)                                      November 2004 till today

    The company is world leader for aircraft landing and braking systems

    Research & Technologies Programme Manager (2008 till today)

    Management of more than 25 French and European R&T-I (Research, Technology and Innovation) projects on the development of advanced simulation tools, new systems and equipment, innovative materials and processes:

    - Managed budget: over 5 million Euros annually

    - Coordination of more than 10 project leaders

    - Management of commercial and legal aspects of R&T-I projects, including search for external funding (governmental, European), management of commercial and legal negotiations with industrial and academic partners: 5 to 10 contracts each year

    - Implementation of innovation practices: Techno-challenge = Safran Landing Systems international context for capturing and demonstrating breakthrough ideas; animation of creativity sessions

    - Definition and update of R&T-I plans based on R&T-I strategic objectives aligned with the company’s strategy and customers’ expectations

    - Improvement of R&T processes and practices ; risk management

    R&T Team leader (2006 - 2008)

    Management of French based R&T team, composed of 6 to 8 permanent engineers and up to 6 contract engineers

    Set-up of best practices for R&T projects

    Project leader (2005 - 2007)

    Organisation, planning and follow-up of “Modelling and Simulation” project aiming to develop future analysis methods and tools for Engineering office.

    Management of 4 project engineers

    Analysis Methods engineer (2004-2005)

    Study and specifications of automation tools for Engineering group

    Study of optimization tools dedicated to landing gear design


    Dassault Data Services                                                                  April 1997 – October 2004

    The company, a subsidiary of Dassault Systems, sells services and consultancy in the domains of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Engineering tools

    Project leader (2002-2004)

    Organization, planning and follow-up of projects for aeronautics, nuclear and surface transportation industries (Dassault Aviation, EMBRAER, CEA, Technicatome, French Railways, Alstom Transport).

    Management of 2 to 8 engineers

    Technical content: requirement analysis, technical specifications, development of analysis tools for Engineering groups, documentation, PLM

    Consultant (2000-2002)

    Development of a software and service offering on aero-elastic analysis of structures; offer proposed to Boeing, ALENIA, EMBRAER, Piaggio, HAL and Prost Grand Prix

    For Boeing (Seattle), set-up of methodology for aero-elastic optimization of airplanes and application to Boeing 767-400ER Ground Vibration Tests.

    Training of 80 Boeing engineers on aero-elastic analysis tools, including development of training material and associated technical documentation

    Programming engineer (1997-1999)

    Development of analysis tools for nuclear industry, in particular coupling of thermo-hydraulics and neutron transport computation tools.

    University of Delaware - USA                                                                             1994-1996

    Teaching and research assistant (1994-1996)

    Assistance on thermodynamics classes

    Assistance in fluid mechanics laboratory



    Sports: Ski (racing till 2018), Aïkido, all outdoor sports



    Airplane private pilot: French & American licenses



    French : mother tongue

    English: C2* (proficient user)

    Spanish: B2* (independent user)

    German: A1* (basis user)

    *According to the global scale created by the European Council



    Management Development Programme, SAFRAN University (2006)

    Masters of Science, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA. (1996)

        Focus on Mechanical Engineering; MS thesis: “Investigation of errors in cross-correlation Particle Image Velocimetry”.

    French Engineering Diploma, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Hydraulique et de Mécanique de Grenoble, Grenoble, France. (1993).

        Focus on Industrial Fluid Mechanics

    Scientific “Baccalauréat” (1988).



    “Experimental Assessment of Low Noise Landing Gear Component Design”, AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, Miami, 2009, Paper No. 2009-3276.

    “Optimization procedure for pulse separation in cross-correlation Particle Image Velocimetry”, Experiments in fluids, 1996, vol. 21, no2, pp. 87-93.

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