Head of Engineering

Brno, Czech Republic, Sapienza Consulting [NSSR1771]

Field(s) of expertise
Marketing and Sales
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting has a long heritage within the space sector of over 25 years. During this period we have been the leading provider of workforce solutions and have helped to scale many businesses and agencies throughout the world.

One of our more established customers who are a leading space organisation are seeking an experienced Head of Engineering to join their team. You will already have at least 2 years management experience and have led teams within the aerospace industry ideally working with space hardware.


− Leading the engineering departments of the company
− Setting up the departmental goals, strategy and values
− Resource and staff planning based on project needs
− Mentoring, coaching, talent development
− Preparation of technical proposals to customers
− Support in the evaluation for subcontractor proposals
− Support in the recruiting process of the new employees
− Coordination and standardization activities within the departments
− Focus on continues improvement
− Direct reporting to Managing director
− Close collaboration with top management
− Focus on establishing and maintaining good relationships with business partners


− University degree in Engineering
− 5+ years of working experience, preferably in aerospace industry
− 2+ years of management experience
− Proven people management and leadership skills
− Big picture thinking and enthusiasm
− Willingness to take a responsibility and work independently
− Excellent analytical and organizational skills
− Self confidence, excellent communication and negotiation skills
− Advanced proficiency in MS Office
− Fluency in spoken and written English

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