Test Programme Manager (GN)

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, IABG [IABG-TPM-001]

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

About this job

European Test Services (ETS) B.V. is a joint-venture between IABG mbH and Airbus Defence & Space SAS and is located in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. ETS maintains and operates the environmental test centre of the European Space Agency (ESA/ESTEC). To manage the companies’ test campaigns in the field of thermal,mechanical and EMC testing, ETS is seeking for a Test Programme Manager.


  • You are responsible for overall organization of environmental test campaigns related to spacecraft systems
  • In addition you care for implementation and follow-up of test contracts and changes
  • You are assuming resource planning, budget planning, cost control and schedule control
  • With monitoring and control of suppliers
  • As responsible interface, you are chairing of customer meetings, reporting to customers and ESA
  • Further more you are coordinating individual tests in close coordination with the ETS test responsible


  • You have a degree in engineering, industrial engineering (MSc., BSc. or Diploma) or comparable graduation
  • You have a good knowledge of ECSS-E-ST-10-03 and ECSS-Q-ST-20-07 European space standards
  • You are open minded and have very good communication skills with the ability to work effectively in an international environment
  • Your working style is proactive and customer oriented together with an ability to plan, coordinate and perform tasks accurately in a timely manner according internal processes and customer needs
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including MS Project is obvious for you
  • Your English-Skills are on fluent niveau

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