23rd June 2017

Head of Procurement – Job opportunity

Head of Procurement

What we are building

Open Cosmos is revolutionising the way space technology is used.

Driven by the vision of making space accessible to anyone, we provide simple and affordable access to space using nanosatellite technology. We went from design to delivery of our first nanosatellite QB01 in only four months, followed by a launch and deployment in LEO early April 2017.

The company is currently developing the next generation of satellites and end-to-end services for private and institutional customers to be launched in 2018. Based in the Harwell-Oxford Campus in the UK, we are a young and ambitious team with experience in the aerospace, electronics and software industries. To support our growth and make our vision a reality we are looking for the brightest minds and the best talents in every domains.

The following job opportunity is available:

Description of the position

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be in charge of procurement at Open Cosmos. This will include sourcing from existing and new suppliers. Over time, this will include negotiations with launch and ground segment service providers, government institutions, others. Space industry experience is highly desired.

Open Cosmos in the media

Video – Open Cosmos products & services

“British startup offers low-cost cubesat services” Space News

“New Satcoms get ticket to space through ESA’s Pioneer programme” European Space Agency

How to apply

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Apply in our careers page or send your application to careers@open-cosmos.com
– CV
– Links to your LinkedIn profile (if applicable)
– max. half a page covering letter

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