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Project Manager

ViaSat Antenna Systems SA

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Project Manager

Location Lausanne, Switzerland Requisition 11914BR Job Title Project Manager Job Responsibilities

Enhancing communication all around the globe…our customers range from Commercial to Government making us complex, yet flexible in meeting the world’s communication needs. This is a unique opportunity to work with our talented engineers building the next generation of advanced communications products and systems. ViaSat is looking for a creative, highly motivated, and innovative Project Manager to work at the forefront of what makes us successful.

As a successful Project Manager you will be managing the cost, schedule, technical requirements, performance and customer relations aspects of satellite communication antenna development programs at the enterprise level. You will also be responsible for the technical aspects, working in close collaboration with leading mechanical, RF and system engineers. You have a proven record of successfully leading a development effort through design and verification stages. You have excellent customer relations and communications skills. You’ve served as the primary customer interface through the life of a program. You understand the Business Development and bid process and have participated in programs from concept to implementation. In addition, you will be responsible for growing programs and product offerings to our customers, driving the strategy, profit and loss, customer interfacing, product evolution, marketing of the product line, and presentations to customers and senior management. We will look to you to lead, direct, and motivate cross-functional teams across multiple organizations while ensuring our customers’ requirements are being met. You will get the opportunity to evaluate competitive products and make “Make/Buy” decisions for strategic products to enable Service offerings. This is an opportunity to be a part of a multi-disciplined team and choose a career path that matches your ambition.

  • 5+ years of project management and customer management experience for product development programs
  • 5+ years of technical engineering background
  • Demonstrated experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams through multiple phases of the product development and service lifecycle.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or similar technical discipline
  • Up to 10% travel
  • Swiss Citizenship, EU (27) Citizenship, or Valid Swiss Work Permit
  • Communications systems development experience
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project and proficiency in developing, tracking, and maintaining project schedules.

Our Lausanne, Switzerland corporate office is just 10 minutes from Lausanne city centre and 5 minutes from the lake. Are you ready to join ViaSat? Submitting your CV takes just a few minutes and we’ll send you an automated response to let you know it has been received.  If you’re a good match we’ll do our best to follow up with you quickly.



** ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.