Manpower Administrator

  • Manpower Administrator

    Deadline for applications 09/04/2019

    For our main client, ESA/ESTEC, we are currently recruiting a Manpower Administrator for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Resource Management Section.

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 main client, ESA/ESTEC, we are currently recruiting a Manpower Administrator for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Resource Management Section.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Support in the management of the Directorates resources and technical infrastructure;
  • Support in the implementation of the Directorates overall workforce resource planning, competency evolution and controlling;
  • Implementing and operating uniform procedures and information systems for the management and control of activities , ensuring proper coherence and quality of data;
  • participating in the definition of efficient processes, methods and tools, with particular emphasis on continuous improvement;
  • Monitoring recruitment, functional and integrated support, competency evolution and succession planning;
  • Workload planning and controlling and maintaining interfaces with the corresponding counterparts in other Directorates;
  • Maintaining a detailed view of the workload and workforce evolution at competency level, implementing a pro-active controlling function and performing the necessary analysis to support regular reporting and the related decision-making processes;
  • Controlling the Directorates Analysis Centre;
  • Financial implementation of contracts, controlling and reporting;
  • Compilation and analysis of resource data;
  • Control of the Directorates manpower Analysis Centre- forecast, monitoring, analysis and control of all costs contributing to the Directorates manpower rate;
  • Development and maintenance of ad hoc and monthly reporting and analysis of resource status;
  • Development of reporting dashboards using Tableau software.


  • Masters in Engineering or equivalent or MBA or equivalent University degree from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent qualification in Business Administration, with relevant experience;
  • Proficient in the English language, both written and spoken, knowledge of another official ESA language is an asset;
  • Experience in controlling and/or management of activities and resources in aerospace industry. For some tasks knowledge of Finance/Accounting may be required;
  • Highly proficient in the use of modern activities and resource management support tools/databases of standard office automation support software packages including in particular advance usage of Excel (Ms-Office and in particular advanced use of Excel);
  • Experience as user of SAP and in particular ECC and SRM modules and familiarity with relevant ESA corporate applications e.g. ESA-p) is an asset;
  • Ability to rapidly understand and adapt to ESA specific context and environment including ESA corporate IT applications. Past experience with ESA in relevant activities is an asset;
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills with the ability to manage large complex data sets and have an affinity with manpower control;
  • Excellent communication skills and be client focused;
  • Proven ability to work autonomously, whilst being a cooperative team player;
  • Experience in creation and development of Tableau dashboards;
  • Familiarity with SAP and the agencys cost model would be a distinct advantage.

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.