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    Job Description
    TitleMission Desk Assistant
    Job codeNL21/ESTEC/7792
    Job posted on14/01/2022
    LocationNoordwiijk
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start date>3months
    Job Description

    We have an exciting (and challenging) opening for a Mission Desk Assistant in Noordwijk

    Please, note the position is offered as a fixed-term contract until 30/06/2022.

    Dynamic, Energetic, Entrepreneurial, Highly Motivated, Resilient … If this describes you then we would love to hear from you :) 

    Discover the offer below and click on ‘Apply’ if you know that your skillset and talents are a suitable match for this opportunity.

    Serco – The employer of choice for a career within the Space Sector.

    Serco are a trusted provider of services to National Space Agencies and the European Space Agency (ESA), we have over 40 years’ experience supporting the space sector and providing services for all stages of our customer’s space missions.

    Join our community of space specialists across Europe

    We are proud to support the European institutional Space landscape: Serco boasts an extensive network of Space professionals located at our offices in Darmstadt, Noordwijk, Frascati, Paris and Madrid, all within close proximity of our two largest space sector customers, European Space Agency/European Space Operations Centre (ESA/ESOC) and European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT).

    Supporting Women in Aerospace

    Diversity and Inclusion is extremely important to us. Supporting women's opportunities, development and visibility in the space sector is key and that is why we are proud members and supporters of Women in Aerospace Europe, a dynamic and global network supporting women's careers in Aerospace.

    Women in Aerospace Europe (WIA-E) – Supporting women in STEM (wia-europe.org)

     

    Package Description

    What we offer if you join our amazing team:

    • Competitive Salary 

    • Corporate Benefits Package 

    • Exciting relocation package​ (if applicable) 

    • Company events

     

    Main Responsibilities

    As Mission Desk Assistant you will concentrate your activities on the following:

    Receiving mission claims and checking supporting vouchers and invoices;

    Calculating the settlement of the mission based on the rules of the agency;

    Entering the settlement data into the customer’s database;

    Filing the vouchers, invoices and other supporting documentation;

    Receiving and checking invoices from travel agent and car hire and entering the data into the customer’s database;

    Corporate credit card execution and ticket discrepancies reconciliation;

    Ticket error list rectification and statistical projection;

    Payment list proposals checking and execution;

    Uploading invoices and credit notes in SAP;

    Rectification of SAP-posting error log;

    Providing staff with information about the ESA rules on missions, as well as with explanations concerning settled travel claims;

    Creation of statistics and reports as requested;

    Other ad-hoc tasks as requested by the Service Manager.

     

    Successful Candidate

    Do you think you are the person we are looking for? See below what experience or knowledge you should bring:

    Proficiency in English both oral and written is essential (Dutch or English mother-tongue is not mandatory); knowledge of another member state language is an asset;

    High level of flexibility;

    Highly proficient in SAP, MS office, Lotus Notes and other computer software;

    Ability to acquire proficiency with new software used by the agency;

    Good organisation skills, good communication skills;

    Ability to cope with pressure and work in a team;

    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the team and with the outside world.

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    Important

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

    Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

    Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

    Data Protection:

    When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request.

    You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time.

     

    About The Company

    Why should you join Serco ?

    At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.

    Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.

    A world of opportunity - You’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression

    Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.

    What we offer

    Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector

    A company passionate about diversity and inclusion

    Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.

    About Serco

    At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play when managing complex public services.  

    We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

    By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

     

    Apply

    Please click on the apply button to be taken to our careers website

    Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.  Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

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    https://www.serco.com/eu/careers/careers-in-space

    Web Pagehttps://careershub.serco.eu/members/?j=7792&ATSI=serco&jobboard=SpaceCareers&c=vacancyposter
    Contact information
    CompanySerco Group Plc
    Contact nameAsha Parmar
    AddressSerco Services GmbH
    Lise-Meitner-Str. 10
    Darmstadt
    64293
    EmailVP1113796F.1160@vacancyposter.com


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