Engineer, business engineer or similar (f/m/x)


DLR GfR mbH is a company providing reliable, safe and secure aerospace services. We operate and manage the constellation of Galileo satellites in the Galileo Control Center Oberpfaffenhofen on behalf of the European Commission. 
Our company headquarters is located in an area widely known as a holiday destination -  the five-lakes region in Upper Bavaria near Munich. At the space industry location in Oberpfaffenhofen, our around 250 employees work every day in international and interdisciplinary teams on the navigation for the future. Become a part of us!


As a Proposal Coordinator/Project Manager (m/f/d) you will be responsible for the management and coordination of proposal for GfR across its activities. This will include proposals related to Galileo future business activities, Navigation applications and Technology Transfers. You will also be given responsibility for small and medium sized projects taking the role of Project Manager. You will  be an integral part of GfR’s System Engineer Team which focuses on tailoring solutions for new opportunities.
You will assume the following duties:
  • Setting up and coordinating a bid team in response to a Requests for Proposal (RfP) in Spacecraft Operations domain
  • Developing proposal management documents, including scope, schedule, costs, resources and risk management plans, requirements compliance matrix, proposal outline and presentation to customer, define/update proposal document templates, in compliance with Project Management standards
  • Manage (contractual) relationships with customer and project partners, including potential change requests to the agreed proposal baseline
  • Documenting Lessons Learned and Organisational Procedure Assets on internal bid processes
  • Setting up new projects or providing project management or service management support for existing projects
  • Managing and reporting project schedule, risks, costs and KPIs
  • Generating and tracking of VCDs based on the applicable requirements of the contract
  • Defining together with supply chain management contractual obligations for industrial subcontractors
  • Close coordination with all internal and external I/F for technical and managerial matters
  • Coordination of milestones. Collecting and compiling data packs as well as following up RIDs from customer
  • Contributing to market analysis and business plans


  • University degree in Engineering, business engineering or similar
  • Good understanding of space and ground infrastructure and design in space projects or comparable experience in technical environments
  • Good communication skills, ability to reduce complexities to essential aspects in interaction with various internal teams, project customer and stakeholders
  • Experience in contract management or good knowledge about handling of KPIs/SLAs (definition, design, measurement and reporting) are an advantage
  • Independent, proactive team-player, continuous self-learner, hands-on, transparent and solution oriented worker
  • Experience in Project Management or certification (PMP, ITIL, Scrum/Agile or similar) are beneficial
  • Strong Time Management skills and ability to prioritize
  • Readiness to take over responsibility and ownership of a problem
  • Skills in Project Status Reporting
  • Very good knowledge of English


  • Collaboration in the European lighthouse project Galileo
  • Trusting and appreciative cooperation in an international environment
  • International team spirit
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Additional days off on 24.12., 31.12. and Shrove Tuesday
  • Work-Life-Balance e.g. through flexible working time models, mobile office options and an individual support by a demand-oriented family service
  • Varied personnel development program
  • Individual career options (for example through secondments to partner agencies / enterprises abroad)
  • Employer-financed retirement plan
  • Attractive location with a high recreational value in the five-lakes region near Munich
  • And much more ...


We have aroused your interest but you still have questions about the position? Then please contact us!

DLR - Helmholtz / Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt

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Location: Germany, Oberpfaffenhofen
Categories: Business Informatics, Aerospace Engineering, business engineering, Engineer, Project coordinator, Project Manager, Technology,


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