Manpower Controller

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [APFN-728862]

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

About this job

Sapienza Consulting is recruiting a Manpower Controller to support Resource Management Section in ESTEC-ESA, Noordwijk, the Netherlands.


  • Support in the management of the Directorate’s resources and technical infrastructure;
  • Support in the implementation of the Directorate’s overall workforce resource planning, competency evolution and controlling;
  • Implementing and operating uniform procedures and information systems for the management and control of activities, ensuring proper coherence and quality of data; participating in the definition of efficient processes, methods and tools, with emphasis on continuous improvement;
  • 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;
  • Maintaining a detailed view of the workload and workforce evolution at competency level, implementing a pro-active controlling function and performing the necessary analysis to support regular reporting and the related decision-making processes;
  • Controlling the Directorate’s Analysis Centre;
  • Financial implementation of contracts, controlling and reporting;
  • Compilation and analysis of resource data;
  • Control of the Directorate’s manpower Analysis Centre – forecast, monitoring, analysis and control of all costs contributing to the Directorate’s manpower rate;
  • Development and maintenance of ad hoc and monthly reporting and analysis of resource status;
  • Development of reporting dashboards using Tableau software.


  • Master’s in engineering or equivalent or MBA or equivalent University degree from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent qualification in Business Administration, with relevant experience;
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience;
  • Candidates should possess excellent analytical and reporting skills with the ability to manage large & complex data sets and have an affinity with manpower control;
  • Applicants should demonstrate excellent communication skills and be client focused;
  • They should have proven ability to work autonomously, whilst being a cooperative team player;
  • Experience in creation and development of Tableau dashboards;
  • Familiarity with SAP and the agency’s cost model 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.

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