Programme Configuration Officer

Prague, Czech Republic, European Union Agency for the Space [GSA/2019/111]

Field(s) of expertise
Project and Service Management Product and Quality Assurance
Job type

About this job

The Project Control Department handles all matters related to project control and quality management of the Galileo and EGNOS programmes, together with corporate planning and programming, and the administrative management of the GSA Administrative Board.



The job holder will support the multisite Configuration and Data Management (CADM) team within the department. The main tasks and responsibilities will in principle include:

  • Contributing to the Agency’s configuration management activities:
    • Requirements Management: ensuring that documented requirements are clear, valid and traceable
    • Compliance Management: ensuring that configurations conform to their requirements
    • Baselining and Change Management: maintain the programme baseline configuration status, control configuration status changes affecting GSA sub-contracts and organize the activities of the Programme Change Control Boards
    • Configuration Control: ensuring that the configuration control process is established and followed
  • Supporting the configuration management interactions for Galileo and EGNOS exploitation activities with both internal and external stakeholders, in particular the European Commission, European Space Agency (ESA) and industry
  • Contributing to any other tasks of the department

The Programme Configuration Officer reports to the Head of department or his/her assignee(s).


  • A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma
  • Be a national of a Member State of the European Union or Norway
  • Be entitled to his or her full rights as citizen
  • Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service
  • Meet the character requirements for the duties involved
  • Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union to the extent necessary for the performance of his/her duties
  • Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post

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