• Management Consulting
  • 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 Documentalist in The Support to Business Management & Administration Directorate 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

  • Collecting documents from the Spacecraft Industrial Consortium, PLATO Mission Consortium, Ground Segment, Technical Officers. ESA Project team and in-house experts
  • Document registration, distribution and archiving, as well as provision of reproduction services as needed
  • Handling confidential and export controlled information (e.g. ITAR) and access rights of users with respect to these deliverables
  • Provide assistance in documentation handling to the partners of the PLATO Mission Consortium and support users in retrieving documents from sources like Eclipse, FTPs…
  • Build up and maintenance of the Project document registration/filing system, acting as a point of contact for all the Project interfaces for documentation/administrative tools (e.g. Eclipse and other Eclipse modules)
  • Create all review platforms in Eclipse (e.g. PDRs, CDRs…) for space and ground segments, controlling ESA and contractor access
  • Coordinate the setup of various internal and external file exchanging platforms (e.g. FTP)
  • Support the PA manager in the handling of RfDs, RfWs, NCRs in Eclipse and providing access rights
  • Support the processing of DCRs, DCNs, CCNs keeping track of them and providing overviews
  • Support enhancements of the document management system and concepts, and future improvements
  • Provision of various logistic and administrative support to the Project, e.g. shared calendar, information platforms, meetings organisation, visitors registration, missions management.
  • Manage project manager's calendar
  • Preparation of memo’s and letters in support to the Project

What you will bring

The ideal candidate has:

  • Deep knowledge and demonstrated sound experience with the Eclipse documentation management system, the setup of project reviews and the set up of the documentation exchange system between multiple entities (ESA, industry, scientific institutions…)
  • The candidate shall have experience in the implementation phases of a mission; experience in a Scientific mission is a definite asset
  • Some experience in the administration and documentation management matters for launch campaign would be an asset
  • The candidate shall some experience in handling confidential and export controlled documentation;
  • The candidate shall have also experience in the support of the logistics and administration of a Space Project
  • Proficiency in MS Office packages
  • The candidate shall be highly organised, with attention to details and be able to efficiently work under pressure and stringent schedule
  • The candidate shall demonstrate excellent communication skills, have customer focus and be a strong team player
  • Proficiency in the Dutch languages is a requirement

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

For more information about this opportunity please contact Sara Sacco at or +39 3426673399


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