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    Job Description
    TitleApplication Support Engineer (1)
    Job code00081
    Job posted on02/08/2017
    LocationHarwell
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    EducationPHD
    Contract typeAny
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a

    Application Support Engineer (1)

    You will be based at our client’s premises in Harwell, Oxfordshire UK. In this large European Agency you will find an excellent and modern working environment with challenging tasks and responsibilities.

    Your Tasks Include:

    The main responsibilities of the post are to expand the awareness, utilisation and scientific impact of EO data for climate research and applications. The incumbent shall maximise the contribution of European

    Earth Observation science (including ESA’s flagship programme on climate science, the Climate Change Initiative) to future IPCC assessments and reports, and support and inform the implementation of global policy decisions taken at COP21 in Paris, December 2015.

     

    In his/her capacity, the incumbent shall be responsible for ensuring effectively delivery of the Climate Change Initiative’s knowledge exchange strategy as well as providing support and advice on knowledge exchange in order to encourage the use of Climate Office knowledge and results by business, public and civil society, with the final objective to influence policy and practices.

     

    The post holder reports to the Head of the ESA Climate Office of the Science, Exploitation and Climate Department. The incumbent’s tasks will include:

    Establishing a dialogue with specialised user communities from the scientific, public, policy and educational sectors, analysing their needs for satellite-based observations of the climate system, and assessing their feedback;

    Communicating the work of ESA that is relevant for climate user communities, including but not limited to: research and write online articles, create and plan content for social media, and analyse web and social media statistics;

    Exploring and developing innovative ways of communicating and delivering learning on EO climate topics. This includes using data visualisation, investigating classrooms and workshops to distance and online education.

    Organising events, workshops, conferences, in line with the goal of expanding awareness, utilisation and scientific impact of EO data for climate research and applications;

    Maintaining links and ensuring coherence with relevant activities of Member States and international partner organisations;

    Contributing to the Agency's public communications on EO.

     

    Your Profile:

    Essential skills:

    Applicants should have:

    A PhD preferably in Earth Science, or other appropriate scientific fields, and have a deep understanding of climate change science.

    Good knowledge of the international climate community and policy decisions.

    A track record of communication of scientific concepts with diverse audiences.

    Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and within a team.

    Website content management experience and website analysis skills.

    Excellent organisational and planning skills.

    Experience with basic computer software such as Word/Excel/PowerPoint.

    Ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads.

     

    Particular importance will be attached to a candidate’s personal scientific ability and credibility amongst their peers, as well as flexibility and adaptability.

    The candidate should be capable of working effectively in a team with minimum supervision and have excellent communication and presentation skills.

    The working languages are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these two languages is required. The knowledge of another member-state language is an asset.

     

    Ideal skills

    Experience with design software such as Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop.

    Familiarity with integrating outreach activity within an ESA member state

    National Curriculum in schools.

    An interest in data visualisation.

    Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

     

    REFERENCE: 00081

    LOCATION: Harwell, Oxfordshire UK

    CONTACT: recruit@moltek.net

    CLOSING DATE: 29th August 2017

    MOLTEK has been serving the space and aerospace industries since 1995, providing international consultancy services for a wide variety of clients from private and public corporations to national and international authorities and agencies.

    For more detailed information about MOLTEK go to:

    www.moltek.com

    Contact information
    CompanyMoltek Consultants Ltd
    Contact nameDavid Baynes
    AddressThe Business Centre
    Green Road
    Horsmonden
    United Kingdom
    TN12 8JS
    Phone+44(0)1892 725000
    Fax+44(0)1892 725001
    Emailrecruit@moltek.net
    Web Pagehttp://www.moltek.com/


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