The client is part of an international European group which is one of the top players in the European Space technology industry, with more than 2400 employees in Germany, France, Italy, the UK, Belgium, Luxembourg and Sweden. The company designs and sells high performance telecom equipment for earth observation, satellite telemetry, command and ranging. Besides being a satellite ground equipment manufacturer, the company also designs, develops, integrates and tests telecom and security projects. They are working on exciting and innovative technological projects and develop the next generation satellite communication systems. For immediate start on their site in the Antwerp region, they are looking for an experienced Head of Projects and Engineering (COO).

The engineering department is responsible for all the projects, from proposal preparation up to contract close-out, including funded, co-funded and own-funded R&D projects. The responsibility of the COO is to plan, direct and coordinate the engineering activities of the organization with the aim to ensure and improve the performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability of departmental and project operations. Together with the company management and the Head of Business Development, the COO further develops the technological skills and capabilities of the company in line with the company strategy. The COO reports directly to the General Manager and the Managing Directors of the company.

The successful candidate is a leader experienced in leading-edge technology. Engineer by education with an in-depth experience in the space and telecommunications industry, the ideal candidate should be fluent in English and Dutch plus preferably one or more other European languages. With a “Can do” attitude, He/She should have strong operational capabilities and be results oriented. This disciplined, detail-driven decision maker should be able to work in a fast-paced and energetic environment and be good in motivating and coaching engineers.



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