May 30, 2017

GAF is looking for a Project Manager Earth Observation / Copernicus Services (male / female)

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We are looking for a self-driven, results-oriented and highly motivated senior professional with relevant working experience for our multidisciplinary team to support the management and further development of Earth Observation / Copernicus project activities.

Depending on qualification, the following range of activities is envisaged to be taken over by the applicant:

  • Coordination of projects / project tasks implementation in the Earth Observation / Copernicus domain in close cooperation with international partner companies and the customer(s)
  • Technical and organisational interfacing with multi-disciplinary project teams and production units
  • Regular reporting of project results towards the customer by means of progress reports and technical deliverables
  • Support in new acquisition of upcoming Earth Observation / Copernicus opportunities
  • Customer care and opportunity development
  • Ready to travel, also to international destinations


Educational background:

  • MSc. degree (or equivalent) in geography, GIS, remote sensing, or similar
  • More than 5 years relevant international working experience, including project management
  • Proven track experience in remote sensing (optical/SAR), digital image processing/interpretation, GIS applications and cartography
  • Excellent command of English
  • Good command of at least one additional language (French, Spanish)
  • Good reporting and communication skills
  • Autonomous and self-responsible working as well as team working skills
    The following additional skills are an advantage:

  • Relevant experience in Copernicus Land Monitoring / Emergency Mgmt. / Security
  • Working experience with ESA, EC, IFI’s e.g.World Bank
  • Broad previous exposure to other Geo-information services
  • Good command of German
  • Experience in EO-based Product Validation / Thematic accuracy Assessment / geo-statistics


From earliest possible date. 2 years with an initial probation period of 6 months, extension likely.
Please contact: I +49 (0) 89-121528-0

Further details:

Further details: If you are interested in this career opportunity, please send your meaningful application including CV to the email address mentioned above. Please use the keyword “Project Manager Earth Observation / Copernicus Services” in the header of your Email. The submitted personal data will be treated according to the data protection laws of Germany.