The European Space Agency is ATGs biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium.
ESA is Europes gateway to Space!
For our client, the European Space Agency (ESA), we are looking for an Assistant Security Officer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Health, Safety and Security Section.
The post covers support in the field of Security Management under the responsibility of the Head of the ESTEC Health, Safety Security Section.
As such it involves oversight of security operations and ensuring that security management procedures and physical security measures are properly applied at ESTEC.
Tasks & Responsibilities
Oversight of the security contractor that provides guarding, monitoring, reporting, fire prevention, emergency response and firefighting services;
Ensuring the physical security of the ESTEC site, buildings, activities and events on site;
Ensuring that appropriate preparations for accidents, incidents, calamities or security infringement are effectively in place;
Executing investigations into security incidents;
Monitoring of and reporting on security practices on site;
Maintaining up to date documentation in respect of security procedures and compliance with relevant policies and standards;
Analyse data and reports to form proposals for improvements;
Support the ESTEC Head Health, Safety Security Section;
Represent the Security and Safety Section in meetings requiring security input and coordination.
A technical Degree (Bsc., Diploma or equivalent) from a recognized institution or equivalent is required;
Applicants for this post should have in depth previous experience in the field of security supported by formal training.
Experience in conducting investigations is essential;
The applicant should be able to establish effective interfaces. Tact and good communication skills are required;
The applicant must be willing and able to hold a Personal Security Clearance (PSC) while in post;
Proven record of working experience in international and multicultural context like ESTEC;
Ability to write (technical) documentation (reports, procedures) in the English language;
The official languages of the agency are English and French. A good knowledge of English and Dutch is essential;
The incumbent must have excellent communications skills and the ability to work under demanding conditions;
His / her ability to swiftly grasp and gain knowledge of the ESA-ESTEC site and (operational) procedures is essential.
What do we offer
ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth.
If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.