EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency - monitoring the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
We are currently looking for an experienced Programme Management Engineer to join our international team of young and inspiring engineers and industry professionals, tasked with driving innovation within the Space, Satellite and Earth Observation sector.
This role is rooted in EUMETSAT’s commitment to the European Union's Copernicus Earth observation programme and will provide the opportunity to work with leading IT, Space and Earth Observation organisations and domain experts to make a positive impact on society!
Building on its multi-mission infrastructure and synergies with its own missions, EUMETSAT is the operator of those Copernicus missions dedicated to ocean (Jason-3, Sentinel-3) and atmospheric composition (Sentinel-4 and Sentinel-5) monitoring.
Through its Copernicus Mission Development Division (CMD), EUMETSAT also cooperates with European Space Agency in the design and development of future and next generation Sentinel satellite systems, focusing on system-level and Ground Segment activities.
Reporting to the Head of CMD Division the Programme Support Engineer provides Programme/Project Management support to programmes and projects under preparation or development.
This includes programme planning and scheduling and supervising the contracted CMD programme planning and scheduling service, action management, progress tracking, analysis & reporting and programmatic support to technical, cost, schedule and risk assessments.
EUMETSAT’s role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.
EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provide data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users.
As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT can recruit nationals only from the 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom).