Head of People & Culture

Job description

This is a new role in GomSpace which gives you a high level of influence in shaping the role. - And requires that you are able to think and act operational, tactical and strategical in the Culture & People field. This is also a hands-on job.

The job overall purpose is to ensure a high professional level of attraction, on-boarding, retention and development of the right professionals in GomSpace.

Your profile

We imagine you have a relevant education on Master level.

You are excellent in English – both oral and written. Danish is not mandatory.

You have relevant experience from a similar People & Culture role in an international engineering environment. You also have relevant experience from implementing the People & Culture methods and framework in an international organization.

As a person you have strong people skills. You can demonstrate autonomy, good interpersonal skills and natural authority. You are strong, structured, solid, organized and a “Do’er”.

You are an excellent communicator and an effective stakeholder manager

People, also at senior level, finds it natural to engage with you as a people coach and valuable enabler of high performance teams.

You are offered

A unique opportunity to make a difference in a new role in an international innovative and growing tech company.

Contact and location

Interviews will take place in Kolding or at Teams.

The company will not be notified of your application without your consent.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Didde Bernhammer by mail: db@matchmaker.dk or phone +45 7554 0000 or contact Jan Tornfeldt by mail: jt@matchmaker.dk or phone +45 2999 9040.

Company description

The company

GomSpace is a globally leading manufacturer and supplier of cubesat & small satellite solutions for customers in the academic, government and commercial markets. Our positions of strength include systems integration, cubesat platforms, advanced miniaturized radio technology and satellite operations. Our international team is devoted to understanding our customer’s requirements and to delivering flawlessly. We are more than 150 employees, from many different nationalities, and we serve customers in more than 60 countries.

We were founded in 2007 and are today a listed company at the Nasdaq stock exchange in Stockholm (GOMX). We have our global headquarters in Aalborg in Denmark, , our constellation operations and development center in Luxembourg, and sales & business development offices in France and North America.

Our mission:

“We make space accessible, affordable and useful”

We believe nanosatellites should be put to work delivering revenue and/or mission critical services for their owners, and we can deliver the - often complex - products and solutions that enable our customers in doing so.

With more than 17 years of experience in the market and a track record of multiple successful missions accomplished, we have developed profound knowledge and competencies within Radio Technology, Cubesat Platforms, Project Management as well as Innovation. We provide the solutions that enables our customers to succeed in their business - whether this is a product, a subsystem, support or a full customized solution. We deliver these projects based on our strong in-house portfolios of established products and rich capabilities.

We have a strong focus on investors and stock market, and when asked why people should invest in GomSpace, our answer is:

Strong Foundation to Compete

  • Leading Manufacturer: GomSpace is a leading manufacturer of small satellite technology.
  • Established Experience: Founded in 2007, GomSpace is the oldest start-up in the new space sector, leveraging 17 years of experience.
  • Robust Technology and Brand: GomSpace boasts a strong technology platform and a reputable brand.

Market Demand

  • High Growth: The market for small satellite technology is experiencing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19%.
  • Diverse Customer Base: GomSpace serves various sectors including space explorers (NASA/ESA), commercial applications, and government entities.

Financial Performance

  • Journey to Profit: After 12 months of turnaround efforts, GomSpace has structured itself to execute effectively.
  • Increased Market Cap: Recent trends show a 300% increase in market capitalization.
  • Positive Cashflow: The company is now generating positive cashflow.

Addressing Mega Trends

Existential Societal Issues: GomSpace addresses critical global issues such as climate change, information infrastructure, and national security through its space technologies.

These factors collectively highlight GomSpace's strong position in the market, its ability to meet growing demand, its positive financial trajectory, and its commitment to addressing significant societal challenges.

In short GomSpace is

  • An innovative and international listed company headquartered in Aalborg
  • International in the daily working style - English is the corporate language
  • Growing, there are a lot of big projects kicking off, it’s an exciting time to join
  • Flexible. We constantly challenge what works best for the teams – the project management is based on internationally recognised standards and team-orientated approaches
  • Customer focused: We have respect for our customers
  • People focus: We believe success is all about “people and culture”

The job is newly established, and the Head of People & Culture will be reporting to the CEO. The position is placed at the headquarter in Aalborg, Denmark.



Yderligere information
Langagervej 6, 9220 Aalborg Øst
Match kriterier
  • Nordjylland
  • IT / Teknologi
  • Øvrige
  • Kandidat
  • Specialist
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