Space Downstream Entrepreneurship Officer
Space Careers
Prague, Czech Republic
před 4 dny

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.

europa.eu / gsa / jobs-opportunities

ABOUT THE JOB :

The Agency is looking to recruit a Space Downstream Entrepreneurship Officer who will design and implement actions of a new entrepreneurship initiative targeting EU start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across all space programme components.

He / she will also be responsible of implementing the related budget.

For more information on the GSA and the European satellite navigation programmes, click here.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

The main tasks and responsibilities will include :

  • Identify opportunities and barriers to the space data use at start-up level, and develop tools for application developers which could overcome such barriers;
  • Contribute to matchmaking of start-ups and new ventures with large potential customers in the private and public sector, providing first opportunities for the innovations to be deployed in a commercial set up;
  • Analyse the access to finance opportunities for start-ups and design a specific network of financing actors (e.g. network of Venture Capitalists) focused on the EU space downstream applications, leveraging private and public financial instruments, including EU initiatives;
  • Implement an acceleration program targeting the generation of new innovative solutions and business models, and the creation of new start-ups leveraging space data;
  • Implement the future entrepreneurship strategy for EUSPA, defining clear scope and milestones of the start-ups’ support on an annual basis, as well as metrics for monitoring the results;
  • Coordinating hackathons and calls for innovation prizes and other actions related to the ideation phase, building awareness of the EU Space programs among innovators and entrepreneurs;
  • Manage a mentoring program, matchmaking investors with industrial partnerships, including the coordination of private investors, targeting the scale up of SMEs and start-ups.
  • Furthermore, the Space Downstream Entrepreneurship Officer will contribute to other tasks of the Department as deemed necessary and to the overall Agency processes such as quality management and reporting.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

    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
  • APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  • In order to consider your application valid, you are required to log in and submit application through the GSA e-recruitment portal https : / / www.
  • gsa.europa.eu / gsa / jobs-opportunities

    A full job description and further information on the application procedure can be found here : https : / / vacancies.gsa.

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