Clouds and Aerosols Competence Area Manager (VN18 66)

  • Company: EUMETSAT
  • Job Location: Darmstadt - Germany
  • Date: September 24, 2018 14:02
  • Employment Type: Any
  • Experience: Any
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Science

Job summary

Could you manage a team of scientists undertaking development, maintenance and validation activities across the Clouds and Aerosols competence area?

Job description

The role

We are seeking an experienced remote sensing expert to lead and coordinate our team of enthusiastic scientists, all experts in their own disciplines within a competence area, covering cloud and lightning detection, cloud physico-optical properties, cloud analysis and other atmospheric products derived from visible and infrared imagery.

You will manage the Clouds and Aerosols Competence Area and its resources, including the development of the scientific knowledge, focussing on EUMETSAT’s next generation satellite systems Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) and EPS-Second Generation (EPS-SG) and the Copernicus missions. In this role you will have the chance to interact with user communities, analysing their feedback on current products and potential new requirements. You will also support the Satellite Application Facilities (SAFs) involved in the extraction of clouds and aerosols products.

What we offer

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a collaborative, international environment offering you a competitive salary and outstanding benefits. We offer the chance to work on exciting satellite programmes - both current and planned. You will play a leading role in the application of remote sensing science; making a difference to our user community and working with people who are experts in their field.

Does this sound like you?

Have a look at our website to find out how you can make a world of difference. We value diversity and seek to recruit nationals from our Member States. The closing date is 21stth October with interviews scheduled for w/c 26th November.