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[Met-jobs] Industrial Sector Lead - Earth Observation Programmes, UK

From Roger Brugge <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
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Date Fri, 3 Mar 2017 09:51:01 +0000

Industrial Sector Lead - Earth Observation Programmes
UK Space Agency
Closing date: 24 Mar 2017

Job description
An exciting opportunity to join the UK Space Agency, Earth Observation team 
just as the UK is taking the leading role in ESA's EO programmes. You will have 
responsibilities within the Agency, with international partners and with UK 
industry and academia to shape the earth observation technology and industrial 
strategy. 

You will join a dynamic team and have the opportunity to help formulate the 
UK’s approach to future EO programmes, particularly within the context of our 
engagement with ESA and international partnerships, in addition to serving as 
the focal point for some technical aspects of these programmes. This will 
involve working closely with new and established EO experts, satellite 
manufacturers and others to identify and develop future trends and business 
opportunities. 

UKSA is seeking a motivated, self-starter who can work creatively to identify 
opportunities, anticipate problems and take a proactive approach to the work. 
The candidate must be a team player and be capable of building consensus on 
challenging issues across multiple teams. The role will necessarily evolve, 
creating new opportunities for professional development and career advancement 
as the Government implements its EO policy. 

Ideally the candidate will have experience of EO or the space sector more 
broadly, however, the EO Team invites motivated applicants from other sectors 
with skills and experience that is transferable to this fast-paced, innovative 
technology sector. 

The reference number is  1531791 on www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk

This is an exciting opportunity to join the UK Space Agency Earth Observation 
team just as the UK is taking the leading role in ESA's EO programmes. You will 
have responsibilities within the Agency, with international partners and with 
UK industry and academia to shape the earth observation technology and 
industrial strategy. Please see link for job description and if motivated 
please contact  beth.greenaway@ukspaceagency.bis.gsi.gov.uk




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