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Infrastructure Project Manager

Cadarache, Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur, France

Job description

We are looking for an Infrastructure Project Manager on behalf of and in support to our client for their location in Cadarache, France. The selected candidate should show integrity and professionalism.

Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe (or one of its subsidiaries). Furthermore, upon selection, they will be subject to a general security screening performed by an external provider (further information will be provided at the interview stage).

The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

  • The Project Manager shall lead, manage and supervise the entire service team;
  • Project Planning and Execution;
    • Develop project plans, timelines, and budgets in collaboration with stakeholders;
    • Define project scope, objectives, and deliverables;
    • Allocate resources effectively to ensure project milestones are met;
    • Monitor project progress and address any deviations from the plan;
  • Team Leadership and Management;
    • Lead and motivate a team of approx. 40 technical professionals, including service desk technicians, telecom and videoconferencing technicians, system administrators, and network operations personnel;
    • Provide guidance and support to team members, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment;
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide feedback for skill development;
  • Stakeholder Communication;
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for customer and major stakeholders, including senior management, department heads, and external vendors;
    • Communicate project (service delivery) status, risks, and issues effectively, ensuring transparency and alignment with organizational goals;
    • Facilitate meetings and workshops to gather requirements and provide updates on project progress;
  • Risk Management;
    • Identify potential risks and dependencies associated with infrastructure projects;
    • Develop risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans to minimize project disruptions;
    • Proactively monitor and address issues as they arise to prevent delays or cost overruns;
  • Vendor Management;
    • Collaborate with external vendors and service providers to procure hardware, software, and services as needed for project implementation;
    • Negotiate contracts and service level agreements to ensure compliance with project requirements and budget constraints;
  • Evaluate vendor performance and make recommendations for improvements or changes as necessary;
  • Quality Assurance;
    • Implement quality assurance processes to ensure the reliability, performance, and security of IT infrastructure systems;
    • Conduct regular audits and assessments to identify areas for improvement and adherence to industry best practices;
    • Work closely with internal teams to address any issues or deficiencies identified during testing and validation;
  • Continuous Improvement;
    • Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the team, encouraging innovation and the adoption of emerging technologies;
    • Leverage feedback from stakeholders and lessons learned from past projects to refine processes and methodologies over time.

Job requirements

  • Completed vocational training or a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another relevant domain;
  • At least 10 years of work experience, including at least 3 year of work experience in a similar role;
  • Extensive experience in IT infrastructure management, with a focus on large-scale projects;
  • Strong leadership and team management skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities;
  • ITIL 4 Foundation, PMI, Prince 2 certifications are an asset;
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
  • Eligibility to work and live in the EU.

Please submit your application in English via the apply button below. Applications submitted in other languages will not be considered.


Cadarache, France


What do we offer?

In ATG Europe (or our subsidiaries) you will have the chance to work on the most interesting and technologically advanced projects in the space, big-science, and high-tech domains. You will enjoy the focused yet relaxed spirit and culture of our teams and the excellent working conditions our company provides. We firmly believe that development and growth perspectives are crucial to everyone’s career, and we therefore provide you with a personal development plan, regular assessment checkpoints and a dedicated training and education budget to support you, not only in your current work, but also paving the road to your next professional steps.

For those relocating in order to embrace a new career with us, we offer international relocation assistance in settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children and a relocation budget that is applicable to all ATG staff.

About ATG Europe

Today, ATG Europe is recognized as a leading provider of specialized engineering, scientific and technical services to the European Space, Big-Science, and high-tech industry. Our headquarters are located in Noordwijk, the Netherlands and we have subsidiaries in Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, and the UK. Besides these countries, ATG also operates in France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, and Belgium.