Programme/Project Controller

  • Programme/Project Controller

    Deadline for applications 25/07/2019

    For our client, the European Space Agency (ESA), we are looking for a Programme/Project Controller for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, for their Project Control and Management Support Office.

Job overview

The European Space Agency is ATGs biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europes gateway to Space!

For our client, the European Space Agency (ESA), we are looking for a Programme/Project Controller for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, for their Project Control and Management Support Office.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • The post holder will report to the Head of the Project Control and Management Support Office (EOP-PM) and will be supporting Project Control and Administration activities in the area of the Manpower Frame Contracts, Time Accounting System (TAS) and Earth Observation Projects Department missions;
  • Managing the day-to-day running of the EOP-P Frame Contracts;
  • Performing financial analysis, identification of potential problem areas proposing remedial actions and preparation of reports as required;
  • Preparing and implementing contract documents e.g. Shopping Carts, Implementation Contracts, CCNs;
  • Liaising with Procurement concerning all contractual aspects;
  • Maintaining the contractor master data in THREAD concerning arrivals, departures and internal movements;
  • Monitoring THREAD for correct TCAR (Thread Cost Accrual Report) calculations and correct corresponding confirmations;
  • Preparing, administrating and monitoring procurement actions (Contracts, Purchase Orders, etc.) within the ESA SAP system (esa-p) or other tools as required;
  • Support to preparing, maintaining and reporting on the overall programmatic aspects (KPIs, finance, industrial return, progress control as well as general project administration) of one or more EOP-P missions, utilising established procedures and information systems;
  • Monitoring activity contracts and interfacing with Industry on all financial and administrative matters to ensure their compliance with established formal requirements for management, costs, and industrial return;
  • Support the EOP-P Department in the management of the corporate TAS and the time recording of all EOP-P staff and contractors;
  • Monitoring release and approval of time sheets;
  • Verifying correct charging of timesheets to WBS;
  • Monthly reporting of staff/contractor numbers to the BUC Office.

Requirements

  • Experience in the Administration and Control of projects, in the use of planning and project control tools, and in budget and accounting SAP software and databases is required. Good knowledge of Excel is essential;
  • Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellent planning and organisation skills, attention to detail and be able to work effectively in a team environment. They must possess good judgment, integrity and good communications skills;
  • Applicants should have a university master degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant field together with a strong background in business administration and controlling. A good knowledge of management and controlling-related information systems is required and familiarity with modern corporate information systems, including SAP;
  • Working language is English.

What do we offer

ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.