Project Controller - temporary

Description Project Controller - temporary

Sapienza Consulting is looking to recruit a Project Controller to work at ESA-ESTEC in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.


Support the planning, preparation, execution and follow-up of projects / programmes activities in terms of schedule, related procurement actions, costs including preparation of CaC as relevant, manpower including support, etc. including:

  • assisting in preparing, developing and maintaining programme level plans
  • Assisting in the definition and in maintaining related work/procurement plans and related execution and contract actions plans using local tools as applicable
  • Monitoring of the implementation of the programmes and of activities, as
    appropriate, and preparation of related reports and provision of management information as required
  • Evaluating the results and main achievements of the programme, elaborating related KPIs, and preparing periodic overview publications

Support to the preparation and follow-up of the Agency’s tender actions in the field of procurements and execution of contracts, including:

  • Support to the preparation and follow-up of the Agency’s tender actions
  • Support to the proposal evaluations as expert for the price and schedule
    verification and analysis
  • Support to the preparation of the financial contract commitment and the data entry of the milestone payment plans in the Agency’s system(s)
  • Contributing to the elaboration, consolidation of related procurement work plans and detailed implementation plans (e.g. Contract Action Plan baseline) and related commitment consumption, cost and disbursement profiles
  • Ensuring that above plans are properly inserted in the appropriate management tools.
  • Following-up of the progress of the procurement actions and contracts, and
    keeping track of status and maintaining the current actual and forecasting in the appropriate ESA tools
  • Creating related objects in ESA-p, maintaining corresponding information in local applications as required and ensuring the correctness and coherence of related information
  • Monitoring and controlling of timely implementation of actions related to
    procurement and contractual matters, including monitoring of financial
    commitments, payment milestones and invoicing
  • Supporting industrial invoicing process and payment verification and control
  • Supporting programme inventory and export control activities, maintain
    relevant inventory databases

Requirements Project Controller - temporary

  • Masters in Engineering or equivalent or MBA or equivalent University degree from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent qualification in Business Administration, with relevant experience
  • At least 4 years of Experience in controlling and/or management of activities and resources in aerospace industry
  • Proficient in the English language, both written and spoken, knowledge of another official ESA language is an asset
  • Highly proficient in the use of modern activities and resource management support
    tools/databases of standard office automation support software packages including in particular advance usage of Excel (Ms-Office and in particular advanced use of Excel)
  • Experience as user of SAP and in particular ECC and SRM modules and familiarity with relevant ESA corporate applications e.g. ESA-p) is an asset
  • Ability to rapidly understand and adapt to ESA specific context and environment
    including ESA corporate IT applications. Past experience with ESA in relevant activities is an asset

Company profile

Sapienza Consulting is a leading supplier of space project control, configuration and risk management, quality and product assurance software and services to the European space industry. Our solutions have helped our customers to:

Reduce cost through improved efficiency
Increase the collaboration between dispersed teams located anywhere in the world
Re-engineer and standardise work practices across multiple projects
Distribute information and data in a secure environment

Offer Project Controller - temporary

A competitive salary with a 6 months contract.



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Project Controller - temporary
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Match criteria
  • English
  • Finance & Accounting
  • South Holland
Salary (gross)
  • To be determined
  • Full-time
Employer type
  • Direct employment/ Company