The Human Resources Division is responsible for the definition and implementation of employee policies and for the management of HR processes, including planning and financial aspects and supports the entire employee life-cycle including recruitment, learning and development, performance and reward management and employee relations for approx. 650 employees.
Within the HR Division, the team of Human Resources Business Partners (HR BP) ensures the delivery of harmonised HR business processes, services and advice to the managers and staff of all EUMETSAT departments, and provides support to the management on HR projects, formulation of HR policies and cross-organisational HR activities.
Reporting to the HR Business Partner Manager, the Human Resources Coordinator provides administrative support to the HR Business Partner team, while also having an active role in many operational HR business processes such as recruitment, learning and development, sickness and worktime management and contributing to various HR projects. The successful candidate will closely interact with other teams within the HR Division to ensure that HR business processes are implemented in accordance with established rules and procedures.
Full secondary education with subsequent professional qualifications in the field of HR (e.g. CIPD or similar qualification).
The official languages of EUMETSAT are English and French. Candidates must be able to work effectively in English and have some knowledge of French. Working knowledge of German would be an advantage.
26 April 2023
The initial contract will be of 4 years’ duration, with subsequent 5 year contracts being awarded thereafter, subject to individual performance and organisation requirements. There is no limit to the amount of follow-up contracts a staff member can receive up to the EUMETSAT retirement age of 63 and there are certainly opportunities to establish a long career perspective at EUMETSAT.
This post is graded B3/B5 on the EUMETSAT salary scales. The minimum basic salary for this post is EURO 4597 per month (net of internal tax but excluding pension contribution and insurances) which may be negotiable on the basis of skills and experience. The salary scale provides for increments on the anniversary of taking up employment, and scales are reviewed by the EUMETSAT Council with effect from 1 January each year. In addition to basic salary, EUMETSAT offers attractive benefits. Further information, including salary details, is available on the EUMETSAT web site.
EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women.
Please note that only nationals of EUMETSAT Member States may apply. The EUMETSAT Convention requires that Staff shall be recruited on the basis of their qualifications, account being taken of the international character of EUMETSAT.
EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency. Its role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation’s Member States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.
EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provide data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users.
As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT has 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.)