Associate Mission Manager

Associate Mission Manager


Fino Mornasco, Italy

D-Orbit is looking for a Associate Mission Manager to join our Fleet Mission Management team. As Associate Mission Manager you will support the Mission Manager for the execution and delivery of D-Orbit's launch services through all phases of operations, including but not limited to mission planning, customer management, launch service management, and post-launch operations delivery.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support Customers during the whole mission execution ensuring mission success and customer satisfaction;
  • Review and evaluate the mission status on a continuing basis;
  • Manage exchanges and reviews with the Launch Service provider to ensure approval for flight;
  • Support in-person customer meetings and launch site integration activities;
  • Ensure that mission requirements, purposes, objectives, and expectations are communicated and flowed down to the internal team;
  • Interface with internal engineering, management, and production teams to ensure on-time execution of the mission;
  • Collaborate with Engineering team to assess the readiness of the platform for flight;
  • Collaborate to continuously develop and improve D-Orbit's mission management program and processes;
  • Additional duties may be assigned, as needed.

Required Technical Skills:

  • 1+ years of experience on technical project management;
  • 1+ years of experience in the aerospace industry;
  • Technical background in space applications;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent communication skills with a customer oriented approach;
  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in team and individually;
  • Good Knowledge of software tools for PM support like Microsoft Project.


  • Advanced University degree (Master's degree or equivalent) preferably in Aerospace Engineering or Management Engineering.


  • This role requires professional proficiency in English.

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