An outgoing individual with significant experience in the use of Earth Observation data and systems and strong organisational skills.
To lead projects delivering to European satellite and climate programmes, working with data and technology experts (in-house and commercial partners). This role will also support bidding for and winning new work
Responsibilities / Duties
Duties will include but are not limited to:
Engage with technical activities as appropriate
Interaction with instrument scientists, engineering teams, software developers, subcontractors and Customers (including ESA and commercial organisations).
Travel to European customer sites
Contribute to bid activities
Qualifications / Experience
Leadership of engineering / science-focused teams
Project Management (experience in Earth Observation data-handling projects/ services)
Degree or equivalent experience in relevant technical subject (e.g. Physics, Remote Sensing, Information Technology, Climate Science)
Understanding of Earth Observation principles and Space systems
Knowledge & experience of AATSR or similar AO Instruments
Good organisational skills & Planning (inc. budget control)
General IT skills for standard office use
Good written and verbal communication
Customer relationship management / negotiation
Technical knowledge of Earth Observation data and instruments, particularly ESA / EU programmes
Familiarity with current IT technologies relevant to EO / Climate data systems (e.g. OGC standards; Web services; Virtualization)
Positive, “can-do” approach
Willingness to take on responsibility for delivery
Self-motivated and inquisitive
Professional, systematic and thorough
Comfortable working in an international environment
Flexible and willing to work on a range of activities, to meet business needs
Good team worker
All roles within Telespazio VEGA have a defined closing date, however if a successful candidate is found before the advert expires the role will be closed early. We would therefore advise any candidate to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Closing Date for applications is 23rd November 2018.
Location of the position is Luton, UK.
To apply : Please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
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In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.