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Country Operations Manager, Greece



Athens, Greece
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Location: Greece

Hiring Model: On-site

Who are we?

ICEYE is the global leader in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite operations for Earth Observation, persistent monitoring, and natural catastrophe solutions; owning and operating the world's largest SAR constellation. ICEYE is headquartered in Finland and operates from five international locations with more than 600 employees from nearly 60 countries, inspired by the shared vision of improving life on Earth by becoming the global source of truth in Earth Observation.

Our satellites acquire images of Earth at any time – even when it’s cloudy or dark – providing commercial and government partners with unmatched persistent monitoring capabilities. Information derived from our SAR images helps customers make data-driven decisions to address time-critical challenges in various sectors, such as maritime, disaster management, insurance, and finance.

Our team is a tight-knit group of experts across many disciplines (e.g., engineering, software development, radar technology, etc.). We’re innovative, driven people who strive for excellence in everything we do. Teamwork, curiosity, and having fun are core values at ICEYE, and contribute to Making the Impossible possible!!

Why should you work for us?

ICEYE is at the cutting edge of new technology and we are continuing to build and operate our commercial constellation of SAR satellites. Working with ICEYE, you will be part of making the impossible possible, whilst shaping the Earth Observation industry. You will work with varied, diverse and engaged colleagues to further the ICEYE mission. At ICEYE we realise that without great people we can not succeed, therefore you will be an integral, valued and appreciated colleague, with the ability to directly shape the vision and direction of the business.

We actively support Continuous Professional Development, and will provide access to a range of avenues to allow you to succeed, including courses, training and attendance at conferences. ICEYE is a place where your development, your growth and your success is a priority.

What is the role?

We are looking for a Site Manager in Greece. You will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Preparing and leading our new manufacturing site, ensuring readiness for operations, e.g. infrastructure, utilities, equipment installations, local service procurement, etc.
  • Onboarding, leading and developing the local team, managing their performance and allocation of resources
  • Leading everyday site activities, supported by global functions, including planning, assembly-integration-testing, inventory management, quality control
  • Setting up, maintaining, and continuously improving efficient and high quality site operations
  • Collaborating to solve site-related issues with global ICEYE teams such as Engineering, Procurement, Logistics, IT & Security, Finance, HR
  • Fostering a positive and inclusive work environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and continuous improvement
  • Owning the facility and other local agreements, ensuring local requirements are fulfilled and the company operates in compliance with them
  • Promoting a culture of safety and sustainability and overseeing that both global and local HSE and Sustainability requirements are fulfilled
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with local authorities and stakeholders to ensure ICEYE Greece company operates in an efficient and effective manner
  • Participating in building the local space ecosystem with private companies, public entities, and universities