EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency - monitoring the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
We are currently looking for a Competence Area Manager with a focus on Atmospheric Chemistry to join our international team of dynamic and inspiring engineers and industry professionals based in Darmstadt, Germany, tasked with driving innovation within the Space, Satellite and Earth Observation sector.
This role is rooted in the mission of EUMETSAT and will provide the opportunity to work with leading IT, Space and Earth Observation organisations and domain experts to make a positive impact on society!
The Remote Sensing and Products (RSP) division in EUMETSAT provides science support to the development and operations of end-to-end satellite systems for EUMETSAT’s own purpose and on behalf of the European Commission’s Copernicus Programme, focusing on the development, implementation and validation of operational observational products and processing chains.
The Competence Area Manager – Atmospheric Chemistry (ACh CAM) manages a team of scientists and has the scientific lead for all EUMETSAT activities related to atmospheric chemistry. In addition, the post holder provides the overall coordination of scientific activities in support of the EUMETSAT trace gas retrievals from Ultraviolet/Visible/Near-infrared (UV/Vis/NIR) instrumentation, including the GOME-2 series, the Copernicus Sentinels-4 and -5, and CO2M missions, and the improvements of current products and development of new products as agreed by EUMETSAT Member States.
As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT can recruit nationals only from the 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).