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MRO&U Project Manager

Job Introduction

At Serco, we strive to promote and enable the diversity, development, wellbeing and safety of our people. We understand that healthier, happier employees go hand-in-hand with strong business performance, enhanced productivity and better outcomes for those we serve. We want everybody who works for Serco to have a positive experience and access to opportunities to develop in their chosen careers.

Serco Italia S.p.A. is one of the top 50 World Space Manufacturing and Service companies with a long history of providing Earth Observation operations, maintenance and front-end services to the European Space Agency. The company also offers vast experience to a huge number of IT and space markets including: central governments, defence organisations, the aerospace industry and commercial companies.

Does working in a Serco environment sound appealing to you?

We would love to hear from you and your interest in the new opportunity of Maintenance Repair Overhaul & Upgrade (MRO&U) Project Manager in Frascati !

Please, note that this is a fixed-term contract from 01/01/2022 to 31/12/2022.

Does this vacancy not suit your profile? Not to worry, you can send your updated CV to careers.italy@serco.com – a member of our Recruitment Team will come back to you shortly after.


Role Responsibility

Are you looking to secure a career in a public sector environment? We would love to hear from you! 

As MRO&U Project Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with multiple disciplines to plan, develop and execute tasks associated with specific MRO&U equipment maintenance. This position reports to the Customer selected Technical Officer of the Service.

The successful candidate will work within the MRO&U Operations organisation to accurately synergize critical planning and milestone information with multiple authors, schedulers and leaders to achieve programme objectives. 

Task include, but not limited to:

  • overall project management
  • development of briefings (contractor and/or service)
  • conducting project reviews
  • assisting in requirements development 
  • compiling
  • authoring and distributing several recurring MRO&U Operations reports and performance deliverables
  • interactions with various stakeholders (subcontractors, customer)

Will be responsible for providing technical support to field maintainer teams during verification/proofing tasks

He/she will lead a team of maintainers and quality engineers.

In return, we offer a friendly, supportive and professional environment that respects your work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of public services in Italy and around the world.

Successful Candidate

Your skills:

  • 5 years degree in Project/Program Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations Management, Aviation Management, Systems Engineering or comparable technical degree
  • Experience in managing multiple projects using planning techniques 
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with MS Office (Access, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written)

Knowledge and experience:

  • Project/program management work experience
  • ISO approach
  • Basic knowledge of aircraft aviation maintenance and/or logistics experience on military or commercial aircraft
  • Experience with IT systems and tools (ALIS)

Other skills:

  • Ability to work in international context
  • Team working 
  • Leadership




Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

Data Protection:

When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request.You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time.

Package Description

Joining Serco Italy’s amazing team offers:

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Great career opportunities in the Space industry
  • Competitive Salary
  • Corporate Benefits Package
  • Exciting relocation package (if applicable)
  • Company events
  • International environment


About the Company

Why should you join Serco ?

At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.

Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.

A world of opportunity - You’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression

Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.

What we offer

  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play when managing complex public services.  

We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.  Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

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