Assistant Controller

  • Assistant Controller

    Deadline for applications: 18-12-2018

    For one of our main customers, ESA/ESTEC, we are currently looking for an Assistant Project Controller giving support to the Business Control and Administration Manager within the Electrical Department, on site at ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

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 one of our main customers, ESA/ESTEC, we are currently looking for an Assistant Project Controller giving support to the Business Control and Administration Manager within the Electrical Department, on site at ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Support to the processes related to the main resources of the organizational entity (i.e. budgets, manpower, staffing), including planning, execution and follow-up of the activities and resources (budgets, manpower, missions, recharges) of the Business Unit;
  • Support to the planning, preparation, execution and follow-up of activities and related procurement actions as relevant managed by the Business Unit and of associated progress in terms of output / schedule / resources;
  • Assessment and monitoring of the status of the procurement actions (using ESA Corporate and local IT Tools) including activity progress, maintenance of payment plans, correctness of financial charging, invoicing and payment;
  • Implementing all administrative actions related to procurement and contractual matters, including data entry in ESA Corporate (e.g. SAP) and local application as appropriate and monitoring of financial commitments and payment milestones, invoicing, etc.;
  • Maintaining up to date the related data, performing data analysis, identifying deviations w.r.t. plans/targets and production of associated reports to the responsible management and to the concerned customers;
  • Assisting in the definition, preparation, implementation and maintenance of management support tools to ensure efficient execution of the related tasks;
  • Liaison with Contract, Budget and Payment Officers to ensure the coherence of the internal and external administrative data;
  • Contribution to the definition of new and improvement of existing related processes and tools and production of related documents;
  • Support to the risk management processes (e.g. maintenance of risk register, monitoring of status of risk mitigation/reduction actions) for the Business Unit;
  • Support to the inventory and asset management processes for the Business Unit (BU), including coordination of the proper registration of inventory items and assets, valuation of assets, in accordance with applicable procedures and instructions and the use of required tools;
  • Support to the maintenance of industrial return databases for the BU, periodic verification of the BU data against ESA system for consistency, monitoring and forecasting of industrial return values for the procurements of the BU with respect to agreed targets, etc.Support assets and inventories management (including technical databases);
  • Support BU for worked time activities processes with applicable procedures and instructions and the use of the required tool;
  • Support BU for travel management processes with applicable procedures and instructions and the use of the required tool.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree and a minimum of 2 years experience in relevant field.;
  • Good command of English written and oral;
  • Quick learner, diligent and accurate;
  • Able to work autonomously and with initiative whilst remaining a team playerlService orientated;
  • Familiarity with SAP and good proficiency in MS Excel is highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of Inventory Management is desired.

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.