Reporting to the Director of Operations and Services to Users (OPS), the Head of Flight Operations Division (FLO) has overall responsibility for flight operations of the fleet of satellites operated by EUMETSAT including operations of the ground systems used for flight operations.
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 A5/A6 on the EUMETSAT salary scales. The minimum basic salary for this post is EURO 9 319 per month (net of internal tax) 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.