Programme/Project Controller

  • Reference NL-HP-4098
  • Location Noordwijk , The Netherlands
  • Closing date 25 June 2019
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Caring about space experts like you for more than 35 years. Matchmaking the best candidates for engineering, scientific and administrative positions at our customers. Investing in you to support the development of the European space industry. This is HE Space. We are currently looking for a Programme/Project Controller to support our customer in the Netherlands.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities                  

As part of ESA’s Galileo Project Management Support Office, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • 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.
    • Evaluating the results and main achievements of the programme, elaborating related KPIs, and preparing periodic overview publications.
  • 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.
    • Checking commitments for consistency with budgets and ESA’s procedures and consumption of commitment ceiling and initiating related budgetary transfers as required.
  • 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 work plans and detailed implementation plans (e.g. Contract Action Plan baseline) and related commitment consumption, cost and disbursement profiles.
    • Ensuring that above plans are properly inserted in the appropriate management tools.
    • Following-up of the progress of the procurement actions and contracts, and keeping track of status and maintaining the current actual and forecasting in the appropriate ESA tools.
    • Creating related objects in ESA-p, maintaining corresponding information in local applications as required and ensuring the correctness and coherence of related information.
    • Monitoring and controlling of timely implementation of actions related to procurement and contractual matters, including monitoring of financial commitments, payment milestones and invoicing.
    • Supporting industrial invoicing process and payment verification and control.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Masters in Engineering or equivalent or MBA or equivalent University degree from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent qualification in Business Administration, with relevant experience;
  • Provision of support to the Programmes and Projects. Depending on the size of the programmes / projects and the organisation of the ESA responsible entity the activity may cover one of several programmes/projects;
  • 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 together with a letter of motivation (both in English) to Mr Leandros Foteinias clicking on the button “Apply for this job” ASAP but no later than 25-Jun-19 quoting job NL-HP-4098.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

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Leandros Foteinias
Leandros Foteinias
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