Project Control and Contract Manager


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OHB Sweden is the largest Swedish satellite manufacturer with over 30 years of space heritage. OHB Sweden has been responsible for all national Swedish missions since the 1980’s and was also the prime of the only ESA mission which went to the Moon (SMART-1). OHB Sweden is an end-to-end provider of space systems and develops, builds, tests, and operates satellites for different kinds of space missions within communications, Earth observation, space research, and exploration. OHB Sweden has developed specific expertise within AOCS and Propulsion sub-systems and pioneered autonomous rendezvous and formation flying thanks to the Prisma program. As a Propulsion sub-system provider OHB Sweden has the opportunity to serve all key players of the European Space industry and counts as one of the leaders in Europe in this field. In all domains, OHB Sweden is active in the European and Swedish institutional markets as well as in the commercial market. The headquarters of OHB Sweden in Kista is home to around 90 highly qualified international employees. We see ourselves as an agile and innovative team for which the competence, enthusiasm, and dedication of each team member is a key asset. OHB Sweden is a member of the OHB SE Group which currently employs over 3000 people and is the 3rd largest Space company in Europe.

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Project Control and Contract Manager

OHB Sweden is currently searching for a Project Control and Contract Manager to their premises in Kista / Stockholm. You’ll be a member of the Project Office team and report to Head of Project Office. In your work you will be responsible for establishing contract documentation for our procurement of satellite equipment.

The position

You will have a leading role in negotiations with suppliers in Europe and the USA with regard to the required contractual framework. You will also be responsible for the negotiation and follow-up of customer contracts and be an integrated part of a project team. As the responsible person for handling of all contractual documents, you are expected to:

  • Drive contractual negotiations
  • Be responsible for the contractual framework for ongoing projects
  • Understand the contractual requirements applicable to procurement in the European space industry
  • Manage Non-disclosure agreements and support in change requests
  • Maintain and further develop internal processes with respect to contract management
  • Act as an interface to the contract department at group level
  • Act as an internal expert with respect to Swedish legislation

You as a person

We are looking for candidates with a University degree, preferably in law or economy, and currently are working with contract management in high tech projects. Also, the successful candidate has some years of experience from negotiations with both customers and suppliers as responsible for the contractual parts

We expect you to have excellent ability to reach agreements and results and are driven by creating long-term relationships with external parties. Further, you are confident about working independently yet having good ability to work in a team and to drive processes forward.

We assume that you are fluent in English.

Details for the position

It is a full- time position located in Kista/Stockholm. Starting date on agreement.

Due to export control regulations, an employee in this position is required to have citizenship within the EU or NATO.

In this position Avanti Rekrytering & Interim cooperates with OHB Sweden and our interviews are held ongoing. I you have questions regarding the position or the recruitment process, please contact Inez Almquist.

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Inez Almquist

Inez Almquist



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