Kongsberg Gruppen Kongsberg Satellite Services

KSAT is searching for:

Project Manager Earth Observation Services

We are seeking a Project manager for our Earth observation services. The role carries responsibility for set up and oversight of multiple service delivery projects and a keen eye for new solutions and opportunities.  Our Project Managers are expected to establish a strong relationship with our clients, and clearly communicate and present KSAT’s unique areas of expertise, which includes satellite-based oil spill detection, vessel detection, and ice detection services. The selected candidate will be part of a highly professional team that serves a global market. The position will report to the Director Programs -Energy, Environment & Security.


Main responsibilities:

  • Managing a portfolio of service delivery projects and ensuring fulfillment of contractual obligations towards our clients
  • Customer caring and after sales activities
  • Providing technical support to our Sales team
  • Managing IT/system developers in service set up and service development projects
  • Supporting development of existing and new EO-services, focusing on the KSAT oil service.
  • Managing service development projects, writing project proposal, interfacing and working in partnership with R&D partners



  • Master of Science degree (Remote Sensing, GIS or similar)
  • Technical knowledge of satellite Earth observation and use of EO data – experience with Maritime applications is beneficial
  • Experience from managing product/service development projects
  • Experience with image processing techniques and processing software is beneficial (ESA SNAP, ENVI, GDAL)
  • Experience with GIS applications is beneficial (ArcGIS, QGIS)
  • Experience from operational industries and customer-facing roles is beneficial
  • Command of English is mandatory, oral and written


Personal Qualities:

  • Team player with good communication and collaboration skills
  • Self-driven and result oriented
  • Good business understanding and customer mind-set
  • Enthusiasm for global travel and spontaneous pursuit of new opportunities


Applicants must be eligible for Norwegian security clearance. The workplace will be Tromsø.  

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Magnar Slåtto, HR Manager
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