Operations Manager

Frascati, Italy, Serco Europe [9573]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering
Job type

About this job

Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including the ESA and NASA. Serco offers space capability across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development. With over 55 years history in the space sector Serco is well placed to contribute to National strategies and New Space ventures who want to scale their businesses/organizations with skilled talent.

On behalf of our team in Italy we are looking for a DESP Operations Manager who will be in charge of designing and documenting the service operations approach. Serco, within DESP is in charge of: performing 24/7 operations of the DESP IAM Service and Data Cache Management Service and coordinating DESP core services operation performed by DESP consortium.


  • Definition of all processes  to manage DESP operations including roles, responsibilities and deliverables.
  • Documentation and regular update of the operations management approach in a Operations Management Plan.
  • Coordination of operations activities performed by Serco and partners including on-call organization.
  • Provide requirements for the operations monitoring set-up and service evolutions.
  • Participate to integration meeting with various stakeholders.
  • Regular reporting to DESP service manager on service operations.


  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Process thinking approach.
  • Ability to create, follow and report about activity plans.
  • Proactive approach.
  • Ability to build relationship with commercial partners based on trust+C43.



Within Serco we believe there is a place here for everyone. Diversity & Inclusion at Serco is based on a culture where every voice is heard, and every employee feels valued. Working together as one team, we can enhance the experience of our people and teams, improve the value of our solutions to better serve the missions of our customers, and make a difference in our world. We are enthusiastic and passionate about our work which is infectious. We allow our employees to take responsibility for their work and promote a positive working culture.


What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Great career opportunities in the Space industry.
  • Corporate Benefits Package.
  • International environment.
  • Possible hybrid work.

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