Communication and Events Administrator (ESA-ECSAT)

Harwell, The Netherlands, Serco Europe [2327]

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

About this job

Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including the ESA and NASA. Serco offers space capability across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development. With over 55 years history in the space sector Serco is well placed to contribute to National strategies and New Space ventures who want to scale their businesses/organizations with skilled talent.

We are looking for a dynamic Communication and Events Administrator to join our team at the esteemed ECSAT site in Harwell, UK. Step into a remarkable role that grants you access to one of the globe’s highly coveted space agencies – an opportunity that launches your career into orbit! This position offers a support period starting from 01/03/2024 to 31/08/2025.


  • Collaborate with the senior management and the Head of Establishment to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment that encourages interaction, collaboration, and knowledge sharing among community members and addresses employee concerns which contributes to a dynamic and agile work environment.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute a wide range of employee events, including team-building activities, networking events, workshops, training sessions, social gatherings, sports and recreation activities to encourage a positive and inclusive ECSAT corporate culture in close collaboration with Facility Management for both an on and offline community.
  • Support facilitating effective communication and information dissemination among employees, fostering a sense of engagement, alignment with company goals and values, and a positive workplace culture.
  • Support promoting diversity and inclusion initiatives within the organization.
  • Support developing and implementing strategies to create an inclusive workplace.
  • Support strengthening the relationship with Harwell Campus by fostering social interactions and activities.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices to implement innovative strategies.


  • Completed secondary education and professional training in administrative and/or clerical support.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Interest and good understanding of ESA and TIA Programmes and related activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are needed, together with a high degree organizational and communication abilities.
  • Comfortable with working in a diverse and multinational team environment.
  • Ability to work independently and establish good working relations with relevant actors in ESA and Industry.
  • Proficient in the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge of another EU member state language is an asset.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU.


Within Serco we believe there is a place here for everyone. Diversity & Inclusion at Serco is based on a culture where every voice is heard, and every employee feels valued. Working together as one team, we can enhance the experience of our people and teams, improve the value of our solutions to better serve the missions of our customers, and make a difference in our world. We are enthusiastic and passionate about our work which is infectious. We allow our employees to take responsibility for their work and promote a positive working culture.


What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Comprehensive package of benefits offered by the company.
  • Assistance with relocation can be provided, details available upon request.
  • Engaging company events to foster team spirit.
  • Company contribution towards a pension scheme.

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