Innovation Management Officer

  • Reference NL-HP-3954
  • Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands
  • Closing date 28 November 2018
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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 an Innovation Management Officer to support our customer in the Netherlands.

Innovation Management Officer

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

As part of the Strategy and Innovation Team in the Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration Directorate at ESTEC you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Developing and managing assigned commercial partnerships;
  • Implementing actions aimed at promoting commercialisation of elements of the European Space Exploration Envelope Programme;
  • Developing the project implementation plan for the commercial partnership governing activities conducted during the pilot phase;
  • Coordinating the implementation of technical and programmatic reviews conducted during the pilot phase;
  • Ensuring close coordination with all organizational units supporting the technical evaluation and maturation of the commercial partnership;
  • Supporting the implementation of the ESA internal Integrated Project Review;
  • Managing, coordinating and monitoring the overall implementation and utilization of the commercial partnership;

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in engineering, a scientific discipline and/ or business administration;
  • Good knowledge of the European and international space exploration policies, plans and programmes;
  • Demonstrated experience in structuring partnerships and track record of successfully implemented marketing campaigns;
  • Outstanding skills in innovation and creativity, system and broader business thinking, communication, teamwork and relationship management and customer focus;
  • Strong planning and organization skills;
  • Excellent technical writing skills;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

This job is located in Noordwijk.

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 Agnieszka Iwanczuk at, quoting job NL-HP-3954 before 28-Nov-18

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Agnieszka Iwanczuk
Agnieszka Iwanczuk
  • Senior Recruiter
  • +31 71 341 7512
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