Coordination of all aspects of the science for payloads, missions and systems for which science benefits are intended, including:
Establishing and supporting a user community, engaging them in science definition activities and preparing the establishment of a formal Science Team
Generating science and research objectives and requirements; supporting the Project Manager / Technical Officer in establishing a technical baseline and system requirements that address the science and research requirements; iterating the requirements during studies; assessing the technical baseline and performance against the science requirements in reviews
Preparing the Science Management Plan
Leading or supporting research activities that support the development of missions and system concepts and requirements
Preparing and coordinating Announcements of Opportunity, Peer Reviews and Selection processes for Experiments, Science Teams, and Projects
Ensuring that scientific data is made available to the community and supporting its utilisation
Initiating and supporting research activities that aid design and implementation.
Supporting the formulation of new research activities and concepts within ESA and with Topical Teams and other external scientific groups
Recording and tracking actions and requirements for activities in the team
Support the planning and coordination of interactions between members of the team
Supporting the benefit management, performance tracking and reporting processes of the HRE directorate.
Qualifications and Experience
A PhD in Mars atmosphere, geology, geophysics, or relevant scientific domain
Professional experience in fundamental or applied research, in planetary science (Mars) or space resources utilisation processes
Demonstrated experience in coordination of scientific activities
Experience and/or familiarity with current ground and space research platforms, research and operations.
The successful candidate will have the following skills
A proactive approach, with initiative and ability to work independently
Synthesise, summarise and draw conclusions
Adhere to strict standards of confidentiality
Work in distributed international teams
Strength to cope with schedules and deadlines
Excellent organisational and communication skills and attention to details
Excellent written and spoken English.
What Do We Offer?
Working at a prestigious Customer location, in a growing company with Staff located in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands
A professional, pleasant atmosphere with motivated and passionate Staff, where autonomy and initiatives are encouraged
An interesting remuneration package with a relocation allowance, if applicable
A full-time position with an indefinite contract of employment.
How To Apply?
Please apply to this Job Advert by sending your CV and Motivation Letter (both in English) via our website (www.spaceapplications.com), to the attention of Mr. Olivier Lamborelle.
Applications received through the Career page of our website are reviewed in priority.
The candidate shall be eligible to work in the European Union or in possession of a European Blue Card for two or more years.
We are looking for someone to start as of 19th April 2021.