We are looking for a Facility Management Officer who will join the Octagon Professionals projects team at the European Space Agency in Noordwijk (ESTEC). If you are passionate about the Space industry and would like to join an international environment, read more and apply today!

Please, be aware that the successful candidate will be employed by Octagon Professionals.


The holder of this post will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Oversee services within the soft facilities management domain, such as catering, cleaning, landscaping, etc.
  • Facilities management support to ESA projects
  • Contact point for public transport, overseeing agreements/contracts with taxi and bus providers
  • Coordination and monitoring of transport and storage activities, including goods’ inwards
  • Liaison with Customs (e.g. import/export) and other official entities in the host country and in ESA (e.g. legal department)
  • Coordination in the organisation of conferences and special events (e.g. open day, team day) in Estec
  • For the activities of competence:
    • ensure adherence to procedures in relation to health and safety
    • preparation of contractual documents, surveys and reports
    • facilitate and draft minutes of meetings
    • prepare implementation plans and schedules, including budget planning and execution monitoring
    • evaluate and make recommendations for improvement


  • Master degree
  • 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficient in the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Knowledge of Dutch language
  • Experience in facility management or service management
  • Experience in customs procedure and/or import/export matters is an
  • Willingness to follow training on the subject to keep abreast of changes in regulations.
  • Strong customer focus
  • Good and proven organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills

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: BBBH2576_1712143878
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Aerospace / Aviation
Job Locations: The Hague area
Job Types: Permanent

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