Do you have an affinity for resource planning? Are you proficient in creating tableau dashboards? If so, this opportunity might be for you!

We are looking for a Resource Support & Control Specialist who will join the Octagon Professionals projects team at the European Space Agency in Noordwijk (ESTEC). If that sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!

Responsibilities:

You will be assigned to the Financial Management Section of the Directorate and provide support in the tasks listed below.

  • Coordination and consolidation of in-year and multiyear resource plans.
  • Multi-year analysis, historical trends.
  • Proactive Programme/Project controlling, analysis and reporting.
  • Interfacing with counterparts in other Directorates, such as finance/corporate controllers/project controllers.
  • Interfacing with Directorate’s Business Controller Administration Managers.
  • EC FP7/H2020 reporting.
  • Monitoring and control of Service Level Agreement.
  • Contributing to the definition, implementation and improvement of management support processes, methods and tools.
  • Contributing to the multiyear performance assessment and specific analysis of the Directorate.
  • Supporting colleagues in the team to ensure smooth operations and continuous high standard of service to internal and external customers.

Additionally, you may be involved in the following activities:

  • Support in the implementation of the Directorate’s overall workforce resource planning, competency evolution and controlling.
  • Monitoring recruitment, functional and integrated support, competency evolution and succession planning.
  • Workload planning and controlling and maintaining interfaces with the corresponding counterparts in other Directorates.
  • Controlling the Directorate’s Analysis Centre.
  • Financial implementation of contracts, controlling and reporting.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or MBA degree from a recognized institution of secondary studies or equivalent qualification in Business Administration with at least 4 years of relevant working experience.
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills with the ability to manage large and complex data sets.
  • The ability to synthesize complex information.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrating a balance of assertiveness with the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • A results-oriented and proactive approach.
  • Excellent communication skills, and be client focused.
  • Ability to work autonomously, whilst being a cooperative team player in a diverse and international team.
  • Fluent English language skills, both written and spoken, knowledge of another official ESA language is an asset.
  • SAP and IPSAS knowledge is considered a distinct asset for the position.
  • Experience in creation and development of Tableau dashboards.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

Octagon Professionals International is a full-service recruitment and HR services firm with 30 years of experience in the European and international market. Our large network of professionals across multiple functional areas and multi-national team provide flexible solutions customized to individual client needs.

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Consultant: Aleksandra Ciura
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