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Project Manager



Madrid, Spain
Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2024
At Destinus, we're pioneering the future of autonomous flight systems, blending cutting-edge innovations in airframes, turbojet engines, flight software, and AI to redefine aerospace as we know it. Our mission spans from subsonic to hypersonic speeds, with applications across civilian and defence sectors. As we expand across Europe, our quest for excellence continues.

In your role of Public Funding Manager and Projects Officer you will be primarily responsible for writing proposals to answer specific open institutional competitions calls and for managing projects resulting from successful proposals. You will interact with the engineering teams, project management team and the administrative teams to guarantee coherency of proposals and execution of projects in terms of technical objectives, schedule and cost compatible with the proposal commitments.

Embark on a journey with our dynamic team and contribute to our ambitious vision. We aspire to become a prominent force in the industry and seek individuals who are equally driven. At our company, we prioritize your career growth, and we provide incentives to recognize and celebrate our collective achievements. Are you ready to take the next step with us?


  • Contributing to the identification of funding opportunities at national (Spain) and European level, relevant for the activities of the company
  • Designing the proposal (scope / partnership) in collaboration with the engineering team.
  • Writing and coordinating the proposals documents.
  • Coordinating with the engineering and project management teams
  • Coordinating with the administrative teams
  • Identifying and coordinating with subcontractors and partners
  • Submitting and following the proposal evaluation process
  • Planning and coordinating the project activities under the direction of a Project Manager
  • Coordination of expenditure, cost report and audits.
  • Drive the reporting documents (cost / activities / deliverables) in collaboration with engineering team and project manager.
  • Attend the audits from the authorities.
  • Keep the company public incentives data base and record of auditable documents.


  • Intermediate degree in engineering, economics, or business administration.
  • Understanding of basic technology/engineering rationale.
  • Understanding of corporate finances and accounting.
  • Understanding of political sciences.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience is required as a Proposals manager in the aerospace, space or defense sectors.
  • Demonstrated record of successful proposals and projects.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team.
  • Native Spanish and Fluent English are a must. French or German will be highly valued.

If you wish to apply for this job, please upload your CV and a short motivation letter in English. If you have any questions about the job, don’t hesitate to contact us.