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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:06:41 +0000
Relativity, the startup company developing small launch vehicles using additive manufacturing technologies, announced March 21 an agreement with NASA’s Stennis Space Center to take over one of its test stands.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:20:38 +0000
President Trump's riff on creating a military space force captured the public’s imagination, spawning memes and jokes about starship ninjas gearing up to fight the nation’s wars in space.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:05:37 +0000
The Japanese government, working with private ventures, announced plans March 20 to establish a nearly billion-dollar fund to support the development of space startups in the country.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:24:13 +0000
An Alaskan spaceport will host the first launch of a rocket developed by a stealthy startup company as soon as next week, spaceport officials confirmed March 20.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:40:50 +0000
A decision on a new launch date for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, and announcement of any potential breach of its $8 billion cost cap, could come next week, an agency official said March 20.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:20:11 +0000
A letter signed by more than 60 House members calls on the Senate to advance the stalled nomination of fellow congressman Jim Bridenstine to be NASA administrator.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:29:38 +0000
Citing recent reforms that provide more time to orbit a new satellite constellation, satellite broadband-startup OneWeb asked U.S. telecom regulators to nearly triple the size of its authorized low-Earth-orbit constellation.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:53:36 +0000
Citing progress in producing plutonium-238, NASA will allow scientists proposing missions for an upcoming planetary science competition to use nuclear power sources.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:30:11 +0000
Seeking to return a borrowed satellite as soon as possible, Israeli fleet operator Spacecom is very close to purchasing a new satellite dubbed Amos-8, a company official said March 14.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:49:42 +0000
For the space-based infrared SBIRS satellites 5 and 6, the Air Force says the per-unit cost went down 12 percent — from $1.9 billion to $1.6 billion.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:39:02 +0000
Companies that are developing small launch vehicles or who provide rideshare launch services say they expect new Chinese launch vehicles to drive down launch prices, raising concerns among some of unfair competition.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:26:31 +0000
Pentagon official: “There are new threats that the industrial base needs to support. So what does this mean in terms of production capacity?”
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:56:55 +0000
Loral Space and Communications wants to move ahead with a “strategic transaction” involving fleet operator Telesat that may spark a legal fight with Telesat’s other major shareholder, a Canadian pension fund.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:49:52 +0000
To prevent collisions in space, nations with advanced orbital monitoring abilities need to share data with each other. Russia, being skilled in space situational awareness (SSA), should be part of the global effort to protect the space environment, experts said March 15 at the Satellite 2018 conference here.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:48:13 +0000
In its budget proposal for the coming year, the U.S. Air Force is trying to send the same message to foreign adversaries and critics at home: the service definitely is not underestimating threats the United States and its allies face in space.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:57:04 +0000
Assistant Secretary of Defense Kenneth Rapuano: “The president is very interested in ensuring that the department is best organized and equipped to achieve our vital missions in space."
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:17:02 +0000
The hand-wringing continues at the Pentagon over how to respond to Chinese and Russian missile advances.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:18:23 +0000
With a stopgap spending bill set to expire in just over a week, House and Senate appropriators are continuing to negotiate provisions of an omnibus bill, including funding levels for some NASA programs.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:22:31 +0000
Broadband megaconstellations are expensive propositions, with SpaceX’s Starlink constellation expected to cost $10 billion or more, and OneWeb expecting to spend $3 billion. The actual cost could ultimately be higher.
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    Job Description
    TitleAssistant Programme/Project Controller
    Job codeRT-C/IPL-037
    Job posted on16/06/2017
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 2 months
    Job Description

    *Specific Tasks:

    • Prepare and administrate and monitor procurement actions, contracts as well as CCNs. Manage these processes in the ESA SAP system (esa-p) as well as in excel or other tools as required. This includes:

    o Preparation of shopping carts, updating purchase orders and ensure that the status of each contract is maintained;

    o Actively and timely manage all GRNs in the project;

    o Creating and maintaining the milestone payment plans to ensure that the planning is up to date in esa-p (future estimated dates) and in related files if required;

    o Prepare and maintain procurement actions: purchase orders, CCNs, contracts etc…
    o Report on financial status of procurements and internal cost of projects as required;

    • Support the Project Controller(s) in maintaining financial or procurement databases such as geographical return and cash and cost plans, actuals and deviations;

    • Support in the administrative process of implementing the selection of sub-contractors;

    • Maintain the list of actions, financial commitments/expenditures, manpower commitments/expenditures contract list;

    • Prepare and assist in producing financial and programmatic status reporting as required;

    • Monitoring of assigned contracts with respect to cost, payments, contract changes deviations and trends. Preparation of management reports on these areas;

    • Support the Project Controller(s) in the introduction of new management or financial procedures/tools;

    • Assist in the preparation of project audits if and when required;

    • Knowledge of scheduling techniques & tools would also be an asset/appreciated although not mandatory for the position.

    • The contractor is expected to be or become familiar with the Agency’s rules and regulation for tender actions, placing of contracts and the related monitoring, control and reporting on industrial contract and ESA internal expenditures. He / she is also expected to become proficient in the use of the Agency’s internal informatics tools needed for the conduct of his/her tasks.
    The contractor will be required to interface with colleagues in IPL-IS as well as with the Finance and Procurement Departments. The Assistant Project Control contractor will assist (and report) to Project Controller in charge of all New Member States Industry Incentive Schemes and Plan for European Cooperating States and report to the Head of the Section in IPL with the responsibility for New and Cooperating States. He / she will however be delegated to work and provide direct support to specific project controller. 


     • University degree (Bachelor) from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent qualification in Business Administration (or Communications as relevant), with typically 4 years of relevant experience.

    • Several years of experience of project or financial control;

    • Knowledge of ESA administrative and financial processes is a definite advantage;

    • Highly proficient in modern planning and project control tools, office automation software and databases, such as MS office (including Excel);

    • Experience with SAP would be an asset;

    • Excellent planning and organisation skills and attention to details;

    • Good communication skills;

    • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team within the boundaries of assigned tasks and a stringent schedule;

    • Initiative and motivation to perform to high standards in a demanding environment;

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the outside world;

    • Fluent in the English language (spoken and written). Knowledge of other languages is an asset.

    Contact information
    CompanyVITROCISET Belgium Sprl
    Contact nameLjiljana Petkov
    AddressRue Devant les Hêtres,2
    not applicable
    Phone+32 61 23 00 04
    Fax+32 61 23 02 69;
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