Program Industrial Manager

Title: Program Industrial Manager

Location: Merritt Island, FL (3 days on-site per week)

Type: Full-time

Industry: Aerospace and Satellite Manufacturing

Salary: Up to $150,000 annually

Company Overview: A leader in aerospace innovation, specializing in the design and manufacturing of advanced satellites. Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Job Description:

Seeking a Program Industrial Manager with expertise in satellite/space component manufacturing and electronic fields. This role is central to enhancing our production processes and maintaining our industry leadership.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead Program Industrial Managers, aligning actions with strategic goals.
  • Manage satellite production and testing; apply electronic field expertise.
  • Implement schedule management and S&OP.
  • Demonstrate leadership, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.


  • Experience in satellite/space component production and testing.
  • Technical skills in the electronic field.
  • Knowledge of schedule management and S&OP.
  • Proven leadership and team management ability.
  • Degree in STEM, with 5+ years in aerospace.
  • Strong communication skills; additional languages a plus.
  • Must be a US Citizen.

Why Join Us?

  • Impactful work in a dynamic industry.
  • Opportunities for career growth.
  • Competitive compensation and inclusive work environment.

Senior Manager – Operational Finance

We are currently working with a well-established business within the commercial Space sector who are looking for a Senior Manager of Operational Finance to join their team. Reporting into the Director of Finance, the successful candidate will have a strong background in FP&A, with a proven ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

What you will be doing:

  • Develops, analyzes, and reports operational and business-relevant finance metrics set by the business.
  • Collaborate with department managers to set, track, and optimize performance metrics and performance vs budgets.
  • Develops financial reporting and dashboards to report financial performance.
  • Works with other members of the finance and operations team to track and report project finance metrics.
  • Ownership of analysis and reporting processes designed to prepare actionable, insightful, and detailed financial reporting that drives effective decision making with a focus on improving speed of reporting creation and accuracy of forecasts.
  • Assists with project costing in support of pricing and project reporting.
  • Supports forecasts, comprehensive budgeting, and long-range financial planning activities, deadlines, and deliverable creation.
  • Creates, maintains, and updates complex and dynamic financial models.
  • Manages internal controls.
  • Has supervisory responsibilities.

We would love to hear from you if you have experience in the following:

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • 4+ years of related experience in finance or accounting.
  • Experience with aerospace or defense industries (highly desirable).
  • Demonstrated success in operational finance.
  • Strong understanding of the application of accounting principles to projects focused around engineering, design, and providing services to commercial and government customers (especially revenue recognition).
  • Proficiency in accounting software, preferably NetSuite and Vena.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting rules for revenue recognition and accounting for government contracts.
  • CPA or CMA license, or similar.

*US Citizenship is required as this position will require the successful candidate to obtain authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. *

If this position is of interest, and you want to hear more about their fantastic benefits, then please apply directly or get in touch with Alice @ EVONA –

HR Generalist

Your Mission
The HR Generalist for Kiruna (Sweden) and Andoya (Norway) is responsible for providing comprehensive HR Support to our work sites in both locations. This role will manage various HR functions, including recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration and compliance, as well as payroll. Ensuring that our employees and leaders have a positive experience and that the organisation operates in accordance with local labour law.
More specifically, you will:

  • Recruitment: Collaborate with hiring managers to manage the entire recruitment process, including job postings, screening, interviewing and onboarding for both locations. Attending local recruiting events
  • Employee Relations: Serve as a point of contact for employee inquiries, issues and concerns, fostering a positive work environment and addressing conflicts when they arise
  • Benefits Administration: Administer employee benefits, including health and welfare programs, retirement plans, and leave policies, ensuring compliance with local regulations
  • Compliance: Keep abreast of and ensure adherence to labour laws and regulations in both Sweden and Norway. And implement HR policies that are compliant with local requirements. Cooperation and leading negotiations with unions and union representatives are also included
  • Onboarding and Offboarding: Facilitate the onboarding process for new hires and manage the offboarding process for departing employees
  • Training and Development: Assist in identifying training needs and coordinate development initiatives for employees in collaboration with the Talent team
  • HR Documentation: Maintain accurate HR records, personnel files and databases and generate relevant reports as required
  • Employee Engagement: Implement and support initiatives to enhance employee engagement and job satisfaction
  • Worksite Visits: Travel to Andoya, Norway, to ensure that HR practices and policies are consistently applied across work sites, and needs are equally addressed (frequency to be defined)

Who you are and what you have

  • Bachelor´s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of experience in HR roles, including experience working with labour laws in both Sweden and Norway
  • Proficiency in HRIS and MS Office applications
  • Strong knowledge of local labour laws and regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and highly organised
  • Fluent in English and Swedish

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Norwegian


  • Referral bonus
  • Learning allowance
  • Company events
  • Coffee/tea, soft drinks, snacks, fruit at workplace
  • Subsidized lunch
  • Wellness allowance
  • Transportation to work
  • Company healthcare
  • Relocation help: we can provide housing in Kiruna
  • Employee Participation Program

VP Finance

Vice President Finance
Based in: St. Petersburg, Florida
Work Type: Hybrid


My client is a leading provider of maritime domain awareness, maritime security, and fisheries monitoring systems to the government sector.

Since forming they have pushed the limits of innovation, mitigating growing threats to ships, supply chains, cargo, territorial waters and, most importantly, safety of lives at sea and beyond. Today, they continue to develop and implement pioneering intelligence technologies to protect customer vessels, people, maritime domain, and reputation.


The VP of Finance will provide strategic leadership and manage the company’s overall financials, including P&L, reporting, audit, price to win; and will ensure all proper controls and systems are in place. To be taken forwards in this role you need an in-depth knowledge of DoD reporting and a strong working knowledge of government contract accounting.


  • Act as a strategic business partner to the President
  • Contributes to strategic financial planning. Responsible for finance OKR’s and creating metrics to measure progress against goals
  • Communicates to the President, Executive Leadership, and the board, significant developments affecting the division’s financial goals, develops recommendations and takes appropriate actions
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and maintains a system of policies and procedures that impose an adequate level of control over financial activities
  • Ensures compliance with applicable Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Oversees the contracts function in providing and directing procedures and systems necessary to maintain compliance, work with contracts staff to develop and negotiate contract terms and conditions, and pricing strategies for bids and proposal
  • Oversees Payroll function for US Staff.
  • Oversees Accounts Payable function ensuring all expense reports, vendor payments and other items are booked correctly
  • Ensures that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements
  • Performs program and indirect cost reviews, rate validations, forecasting of labor and overhead rates. Monthly prepares P&L reports for the President and Executive Leadership showing spending vs. budget and identifying any problems that need to be addressed
  • Reviews and participates in the preparation of cost estimates for bids and proposals.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a senior financial management position
  • Experience working with federal contractors and DoD/DHS environments
  • Demonstrates an aptitude for working with non-finance business leaders at all levels of the organization to explain, define and apply complex financial concepts
  • Working knowledge of SAP Financial systems
  • Experience in government contracting and solid knowledge of government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
  • Thorough understanding of DCAA Compliance and auditing requirements
  • Ability to analyze financial statements and make recommendations to improve financial /operational results.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial benchmarking, accounting, audit and tax compliance and other regulatory matters
  • Possesses critical knowledge of federal and multiple state tax laws as well as basic accounting issues
  • Have a hands-on pragmatic approach to business, asset management, cash flow, and profitability.
  • Must communicate clearly and effectively at all levels and be capable of making presentations to Senior Management and the Board of Directors.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Related certifications such as CPA, CFA, or CMA

DESIRED SKILLS (Not Required):

  • MBA preferred
  • Security Clearance


  • Ability for up to 10% travel both domestic and international

This position may require a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration


  • Medical, Vision, Dental, insurance for employees and dependents (100% covered by the Company)
  • Life & Disability insurance
  • 20 days annual leave (can buy or sell more days)
  • Discretionary corporate bonus available
  • Up to a 5% 401K matching
  • Gym membership subsidy
  • Volunteer Day PTO
  • Refer-a-friend recruitment bonus


  • $180,000 – $205,000

Contracts Manager

We are looking for an experienced Contracts Manager to join our Aerospace client based in Denver.

Reporting into to the Senior Contracts Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting a variety of government and commercial contracts.


•    Provide support to the team and internal stakeholders throughout the agreement lifecycle, including assistance with proposal development, negotiation, and drafting of prime contracts, preparation of change proposals, and managing contract close-out activities.
•    Gather pertinent information and offer strategic guidance; create, revise, and adjust prime and subcontracting agreements.
•    Act as the company’s contracting interface with clients, operating under the guidance of the Senior Contract Manager.
•    Collaborate and integrate with the programs team to aid ongoing contracting efforts and contract modifications.
•    Assist in refining company templates.
•    Coordinate with other functional support groups, particularly strategic supply chain, to ensure timely negotiation, agreement execution, and record management of contracting agreements in support of prime contract performance.
•    Review, negotiate, and compose a variety of agreements in support of finance, human resources, procurement, facilities, and operations teams.
•    Support the development of ERP and other records management tools; work with internal team members to ensure a smooth transition.
•    Engage in communication and negotiation with customer and vendor contracting professionals.
•    Fulfil responsibilities both independently and in collaboration with the Senior Contracts Manager, as well as other members of the legal and administrative department, and internal stakeholders.
•    Assist in training and developing more junior members of the team.


•    Essential experience in drafting and managing US government contracts; additional background in negotiating and overseeing prime commercial contracts is preferred.
•    Experience in the technology and manufacturing industries.
•    Demonstrated proficiency in writing and exceptional analytical skills.
•    Possession of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience or a Juris Doctor degree with at least five (5) years of experience.
•    Capability to communicate and collaborate effectively with a diverse range of individuals, from entry-level professionals to senior executives.
•    Willingness and capacity to handle routine tasks as well as tackle more complex or sophisticated projects.
•    Understanding of confidentiality and ability to uphold confidences, particularly with sensitive strategic or attorney-client privileged information.
•    Capability to juggle multiple tasks, prioritize effectively, and maintain composure in high-pressure situations.
•    Aptitude for excelling in a fast-paced, early-growth corporate disruptor environment.
•    A keen desire for ongoing learning and expanding knowledge and skills, particularly in support of legal, contracting, and compliance endeavours.

If this position is of interest, please apply directly or get in touch with Alice @ EVONA –

I look forward to hearing from you!


Learning and Development Specialist

Personnel and Organizational Development Specialist

Your Mission:

As a Personnel and Organizational Development Specialist, you will play a crucial role in advising and supporting employees and managers in matters related to personnel and organizational development within a commercial and production environment. Your responsibilities will encompass:

– Designing, implementing, and supporting personnel development tools, including appraisal interviews, competence models, potential recognition and promotion, individual development plans, and career paths.
– Coordinating and managing training programs, along with associated administrative tasks.
– Developing and executing development initiatives, including team and departmental development.
– Facilitating workshops and contributing your expertise to strategic projects such as culture development and transformation.
– Collaborating closely with internal stakeholders and external training partners.

Who You Are and What You Have:

To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and qualities:

– A degree in psychology, pedagogy, sociology, communication, or a related field.
– A minimum of 5 years of experience in personnel development, training, or relevant fields.
– A keen interest in working with digital learning approaches and tools.
– A proactive and passionate approach to learning and development.
– A talent for generating creative ideas and strong conceptual abilities.
– A preference for working in a fast-paced international environment with growth-oriented challenges.
– Fluency in both English and German.


We offer a competitive benefits package to support your well-being and professional growth, including:

– 30 days of annual leave.
– Subsidized lunch options.
– An individual learning budget to foster your development.
– Virtual company shares.
– Membership in Qualitrain Sport Clubs.
– A customized company pension plan.

Join a Dynamic Team:

If you are ready to embrace a challenging role, work on innovative projects, and be part of a team dedicated to driving positive change, we invite you to embark on this exciting journey. Take the next step in your career today!

Director of Supply Chain and Procurement

 I am working with a fast-growing Aerospace & Defence manufacturing business who are looking for a Director of Supply Chain and Procurement to join their team.

The Director of Supply Chain and Procurement will be a key organizational leader with extensive experience in the full suite of supply chain (procurement, shipping, scheduling etc.) contributing to strategy deployment, operational success, and financial execution of the business. With 5 direct reports, and leadership responsibility of 55 people, the successful candidate must have excellent hands-on leadership skills. Experience in the Space / Aerospace / Defense sector is essential, and experience in Government procurement regulations would be highly desirable.

What you will be doing:

  • Establishing daily management processes and enhancing digital tools that yield predictable outputs.
  • Effectively building and maintaining relationships across the supply base that lead to effective partnership and risk sharing.
  • Increasing supplier on-time delivery (OTD) and program material availability metrics that directly have a positive impact on programs.
  • Driving significant and sustainable cost out and PPV performance to yield EBITDA growth.
  • Reducing overall supply chain business partners (suppliers) to simplify and strengthen the supply chain.
  • Connecting daily supply chain activities with financial performance and expectations tied to standard work.
  • Building a culture across the organization that supports workforce engagement, retention, and efficiency improvements.
  • Effectively engaging in regular performance reporting to Executive Leadership and proactive communication.
  • Serve as key leader of the Supply Chain professionals in the organization providing leadership and strategy execution.
  • Lead, engage and continuously develop all team members.
  • Meet functional organization and business annual operating plan targets.
  • Analyze the supply base and make quick decisions to drive rapid improvement in KPIs.
  • Lead Supply Chain processes to ensure tools, processes, and staff are competitive and applicable to the business needs. Develop Supply Chain improvement roadmap and timelines. 
  • Support pursuits and proposals in the business, including review/approval and the generation of production schedules to support proposal efforts and Basis of Estimates (BOEs) as needed.
  • Communicate strategies broadly to expedite adoption and institutionalization of best practices.
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to develop and meet company goals while supplying expertise and guidance on Supply Chain projects, tools and systems.
  • Deliver progress and production reports to executive team members routinely and as requested.

We would love to hear from you if you have experience in the following:

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience in a Supply Chain, Sourcing or Procurement functional capacity with emphasis on Space, Aerospace and/or Defense end-use products.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a Supply Chain, Sourcing or Procurement leadership/management/supervisory role.
  • Experience working in a DoD/Government contracting environment and In-depth knowledge of Government procurement regulations (FAR/DFARS).
  • Experience dealing with DCMA, DCAA and other federal audit agencies.
  • Experience with ERP and associated tools.
  • Experience leading and driving a SIOP process.
  • Experience working proposals or front-end business activities.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical background.
  • Ability to travel, as required (25%).
  • Actively hold DoD Secret security clearance or have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.

If this position is of interest, and you want to hear more about their fantastic benefits, then please apply directly or get in touch with Alice @ EVONA –

I look forward to hearing from you!


General Partner

We’re currently working with a leading VC firm with a clear mission: to propel the space industry forward through strategic investments and visionary leadership. With an impressive portfolio and a team of experts, they’re poised to make a significant impact on the future of space exploration.

As the company continues to grow, they're seeking an accomplished Fund Manager, known for their expertise in financial services and their ability to deliver outstanding investment results. This role offers a unique opportunity to lead and shape the investment strategy of a trailblazing player in the space investment landscape.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define objectives and financial targets for the investment strategy.
  • Spearhead the fundraising efforts by strategizing approaches, cultivating a robust pipeline of potential investors, and leading engaging pitches.
  • Oversee the due diligence process and collaborate with the Investment Committee to facilitate well-informed decisions on potential investments.
  • Position the firm as a thought leader in space investment, contributing to the sector's growth and development.
  • Guide the evolution of the fund, set a long-term vision and expand investment capabilities.

Key Requirements:

  • An experienced financial services leader with a deep understanding of investment strategies and a history of successful fund management.
  • Proven history in financial services leadership roles, showcasing your mastery in the field.
  • Extensive experience in launching, scaling, and managing investment funds.
  • Proficiency in building and leading multi-functional teams, including investment, operations, and more.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully secure investments from a wide range of investor types.
  • Genuine passion for space exploration.

If you're an experienced financial services leader with a passion for space and a desire to be part of something extraordinary, please apply now or get in touch with Chloe @ EVONA –