Assistant Resource Controller

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Medior
  • Den Haag

Altran is the global leader in Engineering and R&D services. Altran works alongside its clients, from initial concept through industrialization, to invent the products and services of tomorrow. Altran is an established supplier of skilled manpower to ESA and in particular at ESTEC.

The candidate we are looking for will operate as Assistant Resource Controller in the Support to Business Management & Administration of ESA. His/Her duty station will be the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) based in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.


What you will do

  • Elaboration of recharge rates for the Cost Centres of the BU, controlling of their overall financial balance, contribution to the recharging process;
  • Monitoring and controlling of the financial resources versus plans, identifying deviations w.r.t. plans/targets and producing related reports to the responsible management, etc;
  • Maintaining related master data for the BU such as WBS, Analysis/Cost Centres;
  • Contributing to the overall efficiency of related processes and tools, and to coherence and quality of related data;
  • Implementing all administrative actions related to procurement and contractual matters, including data entry in ESA Corporate (sap) and local application as appropriate and monitoring of financial commitments and payment milestones, invoicing, etc.;
  • Supporting the Business Unit Control (BUC) Office during the financial interim and year-end closure and for any other processes as required;
  • Supporting the BUC Office in the implementation of the overall workforce resource planning including the writing of the Service Level Agreements with the internal clients and obtaining their signatures
  • Collecting, consolidating and implementing (internal EXCEL database and dedicated SAP module Timesheet Accounting System (TAS)) the required adjustments of the Service Level Agreements, necessary for the manpower rate calculation of the Business Unit concerned;
  • Supporting the administrative implementation and monitoring of the manpower capacity in TAS for the domains under her/his direct responsibility;
  • To act as Local Configurator of Timesheet system;
  • Acting as Cost Centre Controller for some designated BU of a Department;
  • Supporting the implementation and monitoring of the designated BU EsaNow IT Policy;
  • Liaising with the ESTEC Frame contract / procurement team for the issuing of Requests for Tender and subsequent implementation in THREAD for contractor workforce management;


What you will bring

  • University degree (Bachelor) from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent qualification in Business Administration (with an understanding of finance processes), with relevant experience;
  • Ability to liaise directly and independently with the Contracts and Purchase Office to follow up all relevant activities related to Shopping Carts, RFX, TEB nominations etc;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office tools is a necessity as well as financial and related systems (SAP);
  • The ability to work effectively under pressure both within a team and autonomously;
  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a requirement.
  • Detailed knowledge of the ESA’s Working and Procurement procedures is highly desirable;


What we will offer

  • A permanent contract with a competitive salary
  • Flexible secondary conditions
  • Extensive training programs through our Altran Academy

About Altran

As global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting, we work side by side with our clients in the creation and development of new products and services. We are on the cutting edge of technology and have established ourselves as the go-to partner for technical innovation and process improvement. Altran is proud to be the leader in its field




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