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Programme/Project Controller

  • Reference NL-HP-5091
  • Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands
  • Closing date 29 May 2023

HE Space is a successful international space company. For 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities              

As part of the Business Management Controlling & Administration Division, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support for the project control activities for the different projects under the responsibility of the Systems Department in TEC (may also include providing general assistance in the field of resources and activities controlling under the responsibility of the department;
    • Support to the planning, preparation, execution, and follow-up of projects/programmes activities in terms of schedule, related procurement actions, costs including preparation of CaC as relevant, manpower including support, etc. including:
    • Assisting in preparing, developing, and maintaining programme level plans;
    • Assisting in the definition and in maintaining related work/procurement plans and related execution and contract actions plans using local tools as applicable;
    • Monitoring of the implementation of the programmes and of activities, as
    • appropriate, and preparation of related reports and provision of management information as required;
    • And other related tasks.
  • In the field of resources (i.e., financial and manpower) for programme/project(s):
    • Assisting in the preparation of long-term, medium term and in-year resource plans;
    • Monitoring and controlling the implementation of the plans in line with resource targets, performing forecasting, identifying deviations and related recovery actions, producing related reports;
    • Reviewing / checking of ESA internal expenditures such as re-charges, support services and purchases for consistency with Cost–at– Completion (CAC) of industrial contracts;
    • And other related tasks.
  • In the field of procurements and execution of contracts:
    • Support to the preparation and follow-up of the Agency’s tender actions;
    • Support to the proposal evaluations as expert for the price and schedule
    • verification and analysis;
    • Support to the preparation of the financial contract commitment and the data entry of the milestone payment plans in the Agency’s system(s);
    • Contributing to the elaboration, consolidation of related procurement workplans and detailed implementation plans;
    • Creating related objects in ESA-p, maintaining corresponding information in local applications as required and ensuring the correctness and coherence of related information;
    • Supporting industrial invoicing process and payment verification and control;
    • And other related tasks.
  • In the field of programme industrial return:
    • Initiation and coordination of the periodic updating of relevant Industrial Return data base to reflect the current commitments status and the industrial policy forecast for planned activities;
    • Verification of coherence with ESA corporate Industrial Return data;
    • Support to programme/project level risk management;
    • And other related tasks.
  • Support to the responsible entity in the definition of new and improvement of existing processes and tools and production of related documents;
  • Support the execution of the directorate’s Risk Management process.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Master´s degree in Engineering or equivalent, or MBA or equivalent University degree from a recognized Institution of secondary studies, or equivalent qualification in Business Administration is mandatory;
  • A minimum of 4 years relevant   experience, such as project controller, is required;
  • Previous experience/knowledge of the Agency activities would be a distinctive advantage;
  • Ability to readily assimilate and coordinate input data and providing timely output;
  • Reliability, rigor and initiative in the execution of the assigned tasks;
  • Excellent analytical, organization and reporting skills together with a proactive attitude to solving problems and proficiency with IT tools;
  • Previous experience working with SAP and relevant Agency’s corporate applications and/or TEC IT Tools would be an asset;
  • 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 your CV (in English and in Word or PDF) to Kalina Traykova, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job NL-HP-5091.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

Programme/Project Controller

HE Space recruiting for ESA

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Kalina Traykova
Kalina Traykova
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  • +31 71 341 7501

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