Project Controller (ESA-ESTEC)

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [1408]

Field(s) of expertise
Business Administration and Finance
Job type

About this job

We are recruiting a Project Controller for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site (ESA-ESTEC) under the direct responsibility of the Business Control and Administration Manager (BCAM) supporting the Technology Programme Office.


  • Assist the BCAM in implementing a pro-active control function
  • Proper cost and commitment planning, with regular reporting and related mid-term reviews to facilitate the timely initiation of the agreed work / procurement plans
  • Monitoring the execution of activities flagging deviations and reporting on the main causes:
    • Coordinating internal resources and activities
    • Interfacing with line management and stake holders
    • Performing analysis and preparing reports (including drill down reporting, statistical analysis, and trend analysis) and presentation material as necessary
  • Contribute to the preparation of management and coordination meetings and support them on an ad/hoc basis
  • Ensure all processes documentation is in place and up to date and provide the necessary support and training to colleagues and newcomers
  • Collaborate in the continuous improvement of the existing processes, methods, and tools


  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or relevant educational background
  • At least 04 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Reporting skills, proactive attitude to solving problems and a solid proficiency in IT tools
  • Ability to manage large and complex data sets and to synthesize information
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and customer focus
  • Ability to work autonomously, effectively, and cooperatively in a diverse and international team environment
  • Previous experience on supporting the management of Technology Programmes as well as on Agency’s practices and processes would be a distinct advantage
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of another ESA member-state language is an asset


Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

Please send your CV (in English) as soon as possible, but no later than 28/09/2020 to jobs@sapienzaconsulting.com


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