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Multidisciplinary Project Coordinator (32h) Posted Jun 24
Octagon , Noordwijk, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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Octagon Professionals is currently seeking a Project Coordinator to join the European Space Agency in Noordwijk. Are you a seasoned professional with experience in project cost control? Do you have outstanding planning and organizational skills and a talent for negotiating and problem solving? We are looking for you!

Don't miss out on this opportunity and apply now!

In this role, the Multidisciplinary Project Coordinator will set up projects involving mainly electrical, mechanical and civil fields of expertise. You will first proceed to the procurement according to the ESA procedures and rules.


Preparation of technical description of the work to be performed in coordination with the facilities users (offices, laboratories, and/or Test Centre);

Launching the procurement process via tender or purchase in collaboration with the Procurement Department of ESA;

Support to evaluation of the bids and negotiation with the recommended contractor;

The project coordinator shall the be responsible for the implementation phase:

Organisation, monitoring and follow-up of the work;

Cost control of the projects according to ESA budgets;

Delivery of the project according to ESA Acceptance Procedures.

Provide ESA/ESTEC with warnings of serious deviations or variations that may compromise project results.


Master Degree in Engineering or related field;

At least 4 years of experience with similar tasks, with proven record in ensuring project cost control;

Fluency in English;

Good knowledge of ESTEC Site and Infrastructure needed to perform activities in satellite tests and laboratories, and a good planning and organisational skills, team spirit and ability to work in an international environment;

Ability to work with the following software packages: MicroSoft XP operating system, CIFM based on Archibus software, MS Word, Access, Excel and Projects, Lotus Notes;

Good interpersonal and communication skills and a talent for negotiating and problem solving. Proven ability to work effectively to meet deadlines under demanding circumstances in an environment of diverse cultures;

Experience of ESA tender rules & procedures and international procurement technology would be an asset.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let's get in touch!

Octagon Professionals International is a full-service recruitment and HR services firm with 30 years of experience in the European and international market. Our large network of professionals across multiple functional areas, and multi-national team provide flexible solutions customized to individual client needs.

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time