Space Applications Market Researcher

  • Reference UK-HP-3677
  • Location Harwell, UK
  • Closing date 18 December 2017
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HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 30 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Space Applications Market Researcher to support our customer in the United Kingdom.

Space Applications Market Researcher

Key Tasks and Responsibilities   

As part of the Markets and Partnerships Office, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Analyse economic market potential and perform business intelligence investigations in the market sectors of relevance to TIA
  • Assess the impact that technology trends (Data analytics, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, automated transport) have in the market and the derived opportunities for space-based business applications
  • Assess market opportunities of proposed and on-going projects and propose measures to strengthen them
  • Identify trends and opportunities for new applications/services arising by the technical and business developments in the space sector
  • Define strategies to approach and establish presence new markets and measures to support ARTES Industry in seizing those opportunities
  • Characterize the stakeholders’ context and identification of partnerships opportunities
  •  Use Customer Relationship Management tools (CRM) to maintain a database of relations with TIA-A current and potential partners
  • Identify high-level requirement for possible future business applications activities
  • Undertake outreach activities for establishing contacts with users communities, Industry fora, and relevant stakeholders
  •  20 Short duration European missions (2 days per trip) during the duration of this contract;
  • 6 Medium duration European missions to ESTEC (1 week per trip) during the duration of this contract.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in engineering or economic/business studies;
  • Significant experience in market research and business intelligence, preferably applied to some of the market sectors of relevance to space based applications
  • Sound knowledge of the overall space applications market, including the main space actors (technology suppliers, satellite operators, service providers)
  • Familiarity with the underlying space technologies (i.e. satellite communications, navigation and earth observation);
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • High standard of document drafting;
  • Ability to work effectively both within a small team and in an autonomous way.
  •  Experience in managing space applications activities is desirable;
  • Willing to travel to ESA establishments and/or other European locations;
  • Comfortable in an international working environment;
  • 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 February 2018 (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-3677 before 18-Dec-17.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

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Karina Specht
Karina Specht
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