Administrative Assistant in the Vega Integrated Programme Team (IPT), Vega Exploitation Programme and Vega and Space Rider Development Programmes, Directorate of Space Transportation.
Under the authority of the Vega IPT managers, the Exploitation Programme Manager and the Vega and Space Rider Development Programmes Manager, your duties will include :
Technical competencies State-of-the-art knowledge in area of responsibility at required levelProficiency in the use of the Agency's information systems, tools and applications, including online services on the internetKnowledge of the relevant Agency rules, processes and proceduresKnowledge of administrative processes Behavioural competencies Planning & OrganisationCommunicationProblem SolvingResults OrientationTeamwork Education
Higher-education level (e.g. short cycle university qualification) or equivalent, together with professional administrative experience.
Minimum six years’ experience in administrative and secretarial-related activities.
You must be proficient in MS Office Suite and Lotus Notes.
Experience in communication-related activities and knowledge of Italian are assets.
Direct experience of ESA programmes is considered a major asset.
For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the .
The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required.
Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset.
The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests.
The closing date for applications is 18 December 2019.
If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email .
Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States : Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Canada and Slovenia.
According to the ESA Convention the recruitment of staff must take into account an adequate distribution of posts among nationals of the ESA Member States.
When short-listing for an interview, priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from under-represented Member States.
In accordance with the European Space Agency's security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment.