Technology Harmonisation Engineer (18-11-047)

Job Description

We are looking for a Technology Harmonisation Engineer for our client ESTEC. You would be contributing to the tasks of the Technology Planning, which include: 

  • Piloting the Technology Harmonisation process at European level leading to roadmaps agreed by ESA Programmes, Technical Domain leaders, Member States and industry and monitoring the implementation.
  • Providing a secretariat function for the Technology Harmonisation Advisory Group and Technology Advisory Working Group.
  • Establishing the European Space Technology Master Plan.
  • Maintaining a database of industrial capabilities consistent with harmonisation dossiers and roadmaps, and in coordination with D/IPL.
  • Supporting industrial policies relating to technologies.
  • Interfacing with the EU for technology related matters and coordinating the Agency support to EU technology programmes.
  • Leading the coordination with the European Commission and European Defence Agency of critical space technologies for European non-dependence.
  • Maintaining the end-to-end process for management of technology development within ESA, providing the secretariat function to different working groups, and evolving it as required to improve efficiency and use.
  • Evaluating technology development results at aggregate Agency level.
  • Contributing to actions supporting Member States in preparing and implementing National technology R&D programmes and projects.

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • University degree (MSc) from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent qualification in Engineering (preferably space related), Business Administration or Economics.
  • Familiarity and experience in the R& D area and technology development processes, in particular in the space sector, is a distinctive advantage.
  • Knowledge of Programme/Project management and controlling methods and tools.
  • Autonomy, authority and ability to interface with ESA staff at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and synthesise complex information.
  • Good verbal and written communications.
  • Rigor, commitment and reliability in the execution of the assigned tasks.
  • Proactive attitude to solving problems, identify priority actions and to handle high workload. - - Familiarity with modern electronics office automation tools (e.g. Microsoft Office suite).

 

Work Location

Noordwijk, Netherlands

Dates

Start of Work: January 2019

Application Deadline: 26 November 2018

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page How to Apply.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit for the above-mentioned work location.
Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Job Application

Please send your applications electronically to career@solenix.ch before the application deadline 26 November 2018.