Sales Manager

Sales and BD Manager

Paris, France 

My client is looking for a Senior Sales and BD manager with at least ten years experience in the Space industry. 

  • Coordinate the internal process for issuing launch services commercial offers.
  • Develop action plans and commercial proposals for each customer.
  • Coordinate preparation of proposals with internal teams.
  • Lead negotiations of launch services contracts.
  • Finalize Launch Services Agreements in coordination with Contract Officer and legal department.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Engineering, or related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Minimum 10 years of sales management experience in the space industry or related field.
  • Deep understanding of space sector landscape, including industry trends and customer requirements.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

Please reach out to e.sims@evona.com if you are interested.

Chief Technical Officer

Position: CTO – Rocket Design and Development

Location: Paris – Hybrid 2 or 3 days on site

Overview:
We are seeking an exceptional CTO with a proven track record in end-to-end rocket/ propulsion systems design and development, spanning various rocket types including jets, missiles, and hypersonic technologies. The ideal candidate will possess not only technical expertise but also exceptional leadership skills to manage cross-functional engineering teams and inspire excellence in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Your Mission:
As CTO, your primary mission is to advance the initial prototype design to full-scale development, testing, and successful launch within a two-year timeframe. Our goal is to create a platform capable of accommodating multiple payloads for low earth orbit, with a target of up to 50 launches annually.

Reporting directly to other C-suite/ board members, you will lead a team a team of 6 managers covering Propulsion, Fluids, Operations, Mission Analysis, Structural/Mechanical, Test, and Systems. Under your direct reports, a broader engineering team of around 90 individuals will execute the vision you set forth.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead the strategic direction and execution of new prototype rockets, overseeing design, build, operation, and roadmap.
Provide oversight across the full lifecycle design and development, ensuring alignment with overarching company goals.
Collaborate closely with the cross-functional teams to optimize the rocket's functionality and performance.
Manage budgets, create roadmaps, and oversee operational aspects of the project.

What you will bring:

End-to-end rocket design and development.
Leading and inspiring cross-functional engineering teams.
Innovative, forward-thinking mindset with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Background in system engineering, electrical/software systems, and fluid mechanics.
Familiarity with the assembly and operation of rockets across multiple domains.
Strong capabilities in directing various elements toward successful rocket launches.

Join us on this ground-breaking journey, shaping the future of space exploration. If you possess the skills, drive, and vision to revolutionize rocket development, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our pioneering team.

Contact Chris – C.farish@evona.com