ISS Operations Management Coordinator

  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Medior
  • Utrecht

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 will operate as ISS Operations Management Coordinator in the Technical Support to Human Space Flight & Exploration Directorate of ESA.


What you will do

Process definition and maintenance:

  • In close cooperation with the team leads, define the utilization and science management processes
  • Document the respective processes
  • Maintain the process definition and documentation
  • Support the relevant reviews
  • Prepare and support the process related audits


Risk Management:

  • Periodically revise the industry Risk Management Plan and the Risk Register to ensure coherency with ESA Risk Management policy and ECSS applicable standards.
  • Ensure reporting and necessary escalation of industrial Risks to ESA ISS Programme management
  • Ensure proper implementation of the agreed ESA- industry risk management process
  • Ensure coordinated risk identification, assessment and handling across involved ESA managerial, technical and supporting administrative functions and services
  • Consolidate and update the Risk Register in coordination with the Industry Risk Manager
  • Monitor the status of risks and the effectiveness of mitigation actions
  • Prepare and facilitate the Risk Management meetings between ESA and Industry management


Contractual tasks:

  • Act as the focal point for all contractual task and activities within the group
  • Coordinate the preparation of SoW / ECRs
  • Compile the supporting documentation (ADs & RDs)
  • Coordinate the proposal evaluation within the group and compile the evaluation reports
  • Support the organization of CCBs and (pre-)TEBs

Columbus on-board Topology:

  • Document the Columbus on-board topology (current and planned)
  • Maintain the topology document.

Providing management support to other areas in particular:

  • Support meetings with external entities (delegations, working groups)
  • Support the generation of reports and presentations
  • Support the generation of concept and strategy papers


What you will bring

  • At least 4 years of experience in handling contractual interface with industrial contractors (eg progress meetings, performance assessment)
  • At least 4 years’ experience with risk management processes
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written
  • Able to work independently
  • Familiarity with ISS
  • Experience dealing with external interfaces
  • Able to coordinate between teams and individuals
  • Open minded working attitude
  • Understanding of contractual documents and processes

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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