ESA is looking for a NAVISP Element 1 Manager.
ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. For this purpose, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age, disability or other characteristics. Applications from women are encouraged.
NAVISP Element 1 Manager in the NAVISP Programme Office, Strategy and Programme Department, Directorate of Navigation.
NAVISP is an optional ESA programme, the objective of which is to facilitate the generation of innovative Satellite Navigation/PNT proposals with participating States and their industry, in coordination with the EU and its institutions. It is implemented through three programmatic elements: Element 1 supporting PNT innovation, Element 2 supporting industrial PNT competitiveness, and Element 3 supporting national/institutional PNT activities. The programme is managed by the Head of the NAVISP Programme Office supported by the Element 1 Manager, the Element 2 Manager and the Technical Programme Office providing transversal support to the other two managers and managing Element 3.
Knowledge of PNT principles, systems and technology, i.e. at user and application level
Knowledge of PNT innovative technologies and PNT technology trends
Knowledge of the end-to-end PNT value-chain for different market segments, both at European and international level including the major stakeholders
Knowledge of the European landscape of R&D programmes supporting PNT innovation
A Master’s degree in an engineering discipline is required for this post.
Significant experience in implementing and driving R&D and/or industrial activities for space technology development, i.e. PNT.
Good interpersonal and communication skills, being able to work autonomously, effectively and cooperatively in a diverse, international team environment and to define and implement solutions in line with team and individual objectives and project deadlines.
Good analytical, organisational and reporting skills, a proactive attitude to solving problems and an interest in innovative technologies.
In addition, you should have:
Previous people management experience is an asset, as is international experience, i.e. outside the candidate’s home country, and experience in diverse functional areas relevant to ESA’s activities.
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The closing date for applications is 15 July 2021.
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Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovenia.
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