Bid and Project Manager (m/f/d) in full or part time (Ref.Nr. R0126833)

Thales Alenia Space Schweiz AG in Zurich, with its 70 employees, is the Swiss branch of the internationally operating Thales Alenia Space, which has been developing, integrating, testing and operating innovative and complex space systems for more than 40 years. Thales Alenia Space Switzerland technologies and products are used in the exploration of our solar system and the cosmos, earth observation and satellite telecommunications.

At our location in Zurich in Switzerland, we are searching for a new member in space travel as





Bid and Project Manager (m/f/d) in full or part time

You will enjoy having this responsibility:

You are responsible for Projects and Bids for the space segment which develops and produces instruments for scientific satellites and optical communications terminals.  


It also involves the following tasks:

  • Execute, monitor, manage and control the projects until its completion

  • Ensure transition to the project phase and prepare, organize and validate the project launch

  • Establish and update project key decision data (contingencies, strategy, business case)

  • Initialise the project: identify the key project stakeholders, define the project team, organizes the project structuring activities, start up project activities and identify and allocate the source project requirements

  • Manage the financial aspects of the acquisition strategy: “Make or Buy” strategy, suppliers’ consultation and negotiations, signing contracts, contract’s execution and closure

  • Lead the project launch review and involve all stakeholders: project team, Management Plan and associated documents (WBS, OBS, schedule, budget allocations, etc.), industrial scenario, project charter, team charter, etc.

  • Establish and update project requirements baseline in collaborative work with the Bid Management


You have:

  • University degree in engineering or similar

  • Certification in project management would be an advantage

  • At least 5 years project management experience in complex development projects with multi-disciplinarily teams

  • Knowledge of space industry would also be a benefit

  • Very good communication skills in English (able to lead negotiations) and German, French would also be an asset

  • Strong leadership and communication skills


Do you want to hear more about this position? The Talent Acquisition Team Switzerland looks forward to hearing from you:

Tel.: +49 (0) 7156 353 36203

We look forward to receiving your application via our  workday career portal:—Project-Manager–m-f-d-_R0126833


For more information about Thales as an employer, visit

As a global player with projects all over the world, Thales is looking for candidates from different backgrounds and with different careers, because it’s the sheer diversity of our innovative and creative teams that drives our success – and that’s why this is also a key aspect of our personnel selection process.

Thales lives diversity in everyday life, values work-life balance and where possible enables flexible working.

  • Thales Alenia Space Schweiz AG
    Herr Christian Frey

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