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Space business developer & analyst

  • Indefinite
  • Full time
  • Toulouse, Occitanie, France
  • Management

We are an aerospace start-up based in Barcelona and Toulouse and we are focused on developing disruptive technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.  Our mission is to develop the technology that enables a more efficient, sustainable, and commercial access to space. We successfully tested a world’s first 3D printed aerospike engine, introducing several new technologies into its design. And we are leading the development of innovative launcher technology making reusable rockets the catalyst for sustainable and low-cost access to space. We are privately funded, supported by national and European institutions and a strong network of European partners. If you are a Space fan, open-minded, driven, and talented professional, who can help us to take our business to the next level, continue reading

About the job:

Within the management team, you will work closely with our CCO and France Country Manager to analyze the market and properly target customers. You will participate in the commercial strategy, in commercial meetings, in the preparation and participation to international fairs and be responsible for tender and grants document writing and preparation.

A deep knowledge of the space sector and the European Space Agency will be very useful to carry on the missions for this role.

Your challenges and responsibilities:Your main tasks will include, among others:

  • Intelligence on open tenders and grants from national and European bodies (ESA, CDTI, CNES and European Commission)
  • Manage bid opportunities at regional, national, and European level
  • Responsible for the entire proposals process, from writing the proposal, coordinating with management and technical teams, managing partners and submitting and following-up the evaluation process.
  • Business development: setting up a database of target customers and contact organization
  • Market analysis: competitor analysis, SWOT analysis, geographical areas, market classification, etc.

What you need to be successful:·

+2 years' experience in bid management or engineering sales team in the space sector

· Deep knowledge of ESA tendering and organization

. Knowledge of chemical and electric space propulsion market and products will be highly valued.

· Fluent in English (Spanish and French would be a plus)

· Autonomous and able to structure projects (timeline, budget and key activities)

· Rigorous and analytical mindset · Good communication skills

· Enjoy working in a flexible and open-minded environment

· Creative and with experience in overcoming failure

· Travel availability

More about us… 

We are an international and very multicultural team. Our work is guided by these core values:

  • Teamwork, because we strive in working together as an aligned team towards our common goals. 
  • Respect & tolerance: we value people with integrity that treat other people with respect. We enjoy having diverse views to enrich the debate and take better decisions.
  • Passion for growth: we are passionate about space and about being pioneers; also, we value personal and organizational growth aiming to a constant improvement. 
  • Sustainability: because a long-term vision and strategy is not possible if sustainability is not in the team’s core values. 
  • Daring: we do things that sometimes seem impossible, but we always go the extra mile to find a path to do them and we are ready to take the necessary risks to achieve our goals.

If this sounds good to you and you want to join the New Space revolution, we really want to meet you!