Feasibility Studies Officer

  • Reference UK-HP-3795
  • Location Harwell, UK
  • Closing date 18 January 2019
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HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 35 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Feasibility Studies Officer to support our customer in the United Kingdom

Feasibility Studies Officer

Key Tasks and Responsibilities                 

As part of the Integrated and Telecommunications-related Applications Department at European Space Agency, responsible for the promotion and development of new applications and services, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Identification and characterisation of new services and applications exploiting current and next generation space systems (e.g. Satcom, Earth Observation and Satellite Navigation) and their integration in non-space domains;
  • Assessment of the technical and operational requirements applicable to space-based applications and their integration with terrestrial solutions to support the identified services and applications in an end-to-end context;
  • Analysis and assessment of the business and regulatory aspects associated with the launch and commercial operations of satellite-based applications and services;
  • Implement activities with industry, operators, application providers and user communities addressed to develop, validate and promote the utilisation of space-based assets;
  • General support to startups, new ventures and early-stage business concepts.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in engineering;
  • Business Development experience would be an asset;
  • Sound knowledge of the overall space applications market, and specific experience in specifying, developing, evaluating and promoting applications making use of satellites;
  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills;
  • High standard of document drafting;
  • Ability to work effectively both within a small team and in an autonomous way;
  • Willingness to travel;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

This job is located in Harwell, UK . We welcome applicants who are available from January 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send us your CV together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word) to Ms Karina Specht at, quoting job UK-HP-3795 as soon as possible !

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

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Karina Specht
Karina Specht
  • Head of Recruitment
  • +31 71 341 7507
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