Octagon is looking to hire a Service Manager to provide Administrative Secretarial Support to the Navigations Directorate at ESTEC (Noordwijk, NL) and CST (Toulouse, France). In this position you will be located in Noordwijk, NL

The person selected as Service Manager will have a direct report located at the CST (Space Centre Toulouse), in France.


Secretarial support:

  • Organising agendas and meetings;
  • Follow-up of meetings actions;
  • Handling of inbox, correspondence and phone lines;
  • Handling/verification of missions;
  • Handling of leave/timesheet management;
  • Conference planning according to request and applicable documents;
  • Managing office supplies and maintaining office stationery etc.

Administrative support:

  • Participation and support in the organisation of events/workshops;
  • Preparation of PowerPoint presentations and reports – Requests from NAVIGATION Heads of Programmes Department to format and maintain templates and different documents.

Documentation support:

  • Support to Documentation Management, registration and distribution (at ESTEC) and support to Configuration Management (at CST).
  • Editing and maintaining documents such as instructions, guidelines and monthly reports, as requested by the NAVIGATION Heads of Programmes Department.

Specific Competence requirements:

  • More than 10 years of experience working in a project oriented/delivery organisation.
  • Strong organisation and multitasking skills including time management with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Master in the use of electronic office tools (MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, videoconferencing tools, Share Point etc).
  • Experience in using finance and financial tools (preferably SAP) and documentation management systems.
  • Proficient in the English language, written and spoken. French is considered a key asset for this position.

We offer:

  • Attractive remuneration package.
  • Up to 30 vacation days & additional 12 public holidays based on the 40h working week.
  • Advice from our Learning & Development Specialist on most suitable training/courses.
  • Extra budget and up to 5 extra days off for your professional development.
  • Pension contribution to a tailor-made pension scheme.
  • Yearly subscription to the ESTEC gym facilities and a swimming pool.
  • Assistance with relocation in case you are moving to The Netherlands from abroad.

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

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Job Information

Job Reference: BBBH2592_1716984290
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Aerospace / Aviation
Job Locations: The Hague area
Job Types: Permanent

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