Please submit your application by 18 / 05 / 2021 11 : 59 (Prague time)
The only means of submitting an application for this vacancy is through the GSA e-recruitment portal https : / / www.gsa.
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ABOUT THE JOB :
The Agency is looking for a Space Downstream Market Officer who will be responsible for developing new markets for Copernicus earth observation data and products, as well as for enlarging the existing ones.
The job holder will focus on so called Copernicus other users , especially on commercial and business users who have not been the primary target of Copernicus so far, and on specific priority market segments.
The job holder will work in close cooperation with the Market Development team experts and other external stakeholders, such as the Copernicus Entrusted Entities.
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TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
The main tasks and responsibilities will include :
Identify and analyse the market and the user needs of commercial / business users of satellite imaging, earth observation, remote sensing, and nourishing the technology and market monitoring process;
Ensure an in-depth technical understanding of how the Copernicus services, products and data can be translated in end-to-end solutions, including data management and related technologies;
Design and implement roadmaps for uptake by industrial ecosystem / market segment, creating synergies with European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (EGNSS) and other EU Space Programme Components;
Help business and commercial users to understand how Copernicus based solutions (in synergy with EGNSS) will enable them achieve their strategic and financial goals;
Support prospective users to justify their investment, via testing, pilots, Cost Benefit Analyses (CBAs), etc.;
Identify champions and quick wins in the most promising new markets, and build a solid partnership towards the adoption;
Develop innovative business cases and financial models aimed at accelerating the uptake in new markets;
Advise the team market segment managers on the value proposition of Copernicus in their domain;
Manage Research and Innovation downstream projects in the field of innovative applications and user technology, leveraging them for the final goal of fostering the Copernicus uptake;
Furthermore, the Space Downstream market officer will contribute to other tasks of the Department as deemed necessary, and to the overall GSA processes such as quality management and reporting.
The selection procedure is open to applicants who satisfy the following eligibility criteria, on the closing date for application :
Have a level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma
Appropriate professional experience of at least three years after having obtained the required diploma
Be a national of a Member State of the European Union or Norway
Be entitled to his or her full rights as citizen
Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service
Meet the character requirements for the duties involved
Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union to the extent necessary for the performance of his / her duties
Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post
In order to consider your application valid, you are required to log in and submit application through the GSA e-recruitment portal https : / / www.
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