Southern Space Calls For A Chief Operating Officer; Apply


The Southern Space (SS) is a space technology solutions provider based in Stellenbosch,
South Africa that offers commercial satellite solutions as well as a range of advanced
engineering services, imaging payloads and operational solutions using space and
related technologies. The highly experienced and motivated satellite engineering team
develop and manufacture high-performance imagers and satellites, targeted at earth
observation constellations.

The Southern Space is looking for an individual with a passion for SMEs within the space technology space, space technology, and operations.


Work Context

The Southern African Space technology industry, based in Stellenbosch, Western Cape.


Creating synergy in the workplace. An ethos of enabling others to do their jobs most efficiently and effectively, following the servant leadership approach.

Work Style 

Operationally focused. Organized. Planned. Detailed. Sequential. Analytical. Facts based. Quantitative. Logical.
A pragmatic approach to developing the Company from a start-up to a multi-project organization. Taking pride in the running of the Company like a fine-tuned, well-oiled machine. The ability to take the people side of the business into consideration and implement its practicalities.


Wide variety accepted.
Examples include:
• Bachelor’s degree (minimum)
• Postgraduate management diploma/ MBA (useful)
• Masters degree (not essential)

Experience Summary 

Experience with successfully scaling a start-up entrepreneurial business. Working in an SME company within the technical domain (advantageous). Project Management on complex large-scale international projects.

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