CV: Program Project Manager Satellite platform development/procurement



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 Date Submitted:18-03-2015
 Last Modified:18-03-2015 (09:18)
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 Current job:Program Project Manager Satellite platform development/procurement
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within 3months
 Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Launch Systems
 KeywordsProgram Project Management procuremernt Ground Station Manager
Satellite Program Manager
Nationality 1: Argentinean
Nationality 2: Italian
7 years satellite procurement Project Management
19 years of experience in progressive leadership in positions including direct management of staff in satellite and/or ground segment engineering and manufacturing projects.
Motivated for new professional challenges and career development. 
Highly skilled for team management, problem solving, decision making and human relations.
ARSAT S.A., Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA (Telecommunication Operator) 
Dec 2014 – Present
Program Project Manager - Hybrid propulsion satellite platform development 
Satellite development project planning, execution, monitoring and control
Project challenge: coordinate main contractor (INVAP) and international parts´ vendors during new geostationary platform development that will duplicate current satellite power capabilities.
Report to Technical Manager and General Manager
2010 – Nov 2014
Project Manager ARSAT-1 satellite procurement
Management of all technical, cost, and schedule aspects of the satellite system procurement up to in-orbit delivery for the satellite, launch vehicle, insurance and ground segment.
Project challenge: first telecommunication geostationary satellite fully developed, integrated and tested in Argentina.
Responsible for the performance in the implementation of the project to fulfill or improve the technical and programmatic objectives (cost, schedule) established for the project. $250MUSD, 7 years (including platform development)
Representing ARSAT in front of main contractor INVAP (Argentina) and international vendors (Thales Alenia Space, Airbus, SAFT, RUAG, Telespazio).
Satellite Mission Director during full launch campaign in Arianespace (French Guiana) Launch: October 16th in Ariane5 VA220 flight 
Report to Technical Manager and General Manager
SPES S.A., Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA (Satellite Projects and Engineering Services)
2007 – 2011
Co-Founder / President
Company dedicated to satellite related project management, satellite earth station provision, installation, commissioning and/or maintenance, human resources selection and training. 
Senior Consultant at LSE Space Middle East JLT for YAHSAT Project– Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 
Project Planning and Budget Control Manager at ARSAT S.A., Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA 
Nahuelsat S.A., Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA (Satellite Operator)
1995 – 2007 
Ground Station Manager
In charge of the satellite-dedicated equipment and infrastructure maintenance and logistics activities. Management of sub-contractors.
Definition and follow-up of Operations budget, which involved expenses and investments for more than $1.5MUSD.
Manage of Ground Station logistics and procurement: export, import, spares and equipment supply control.
Project Management of new projects implementation.
* TV Stations design and integration Central America
* Earth Station services response to RFPs
* Integration and testing of Nahuelsat Control Ground Stations
Satellite Ground Station equipment Maintenance Engineer
* Master Executive in Strategic  and Technological Management, ITBA - Instituto Tecnologico de Buenos Aires
1988 - 1995
* Electronic Engineer, Engineering Faculty, Mar del Plata University
05/2010 – 08/2010
Yahsat Ground Station system training, Stevenage, UK and Abu Dhabi, UAE
Project Management - PM Value S.A., Buenos Aires / 1 week
Advanced Digital Television, Nahuelsat S.A. Buenos Aires, Argentina / 1 week.
03/2000 – 06/2000
Course in "Engineering Economy" (Assessment of Investment Projects) University of Buenos Aires, Argentina / 3month
1997 - 1999
Network Monitoring System for Vsat networks (GE/Spacenet); Introduction to Satellite coordination (Alcatel); TV-Comm compressed TV signal over satellite. 
1995 – 1996
Satellite and Ground Station Systems operation and maintenance. Alenia S.p.A.; Marconi Comm; DEC Digital (Italy) German Aerospace Research Establishment DLR (Germany); Alcatel (France). 
Safety Training Observation Program Western Atlas International Inc.,Texas. USA / 4 weeks
Quality management and assurance course. ISO 9000. Mar del Plata Engineer Council, Argentina / 1 week.
Spanish: Mother tongue
English: Fluent (both written and spoken)
Italian: Good knowledge
French: Regular knowledge
MS Project, MS Office, MS Outlook
Internet Technologies: Mail Server, Proxy Server, Web
Judo 1st Dan Argentinean Judo Federation - CAJ: Trainer Club San Fernando – Buenos Aires - ARGENTINA

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