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Job Introduction

Come and join talented diverse Serco team at the European Organisation for the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) based in Darmstadt, Germany. 

Serco is among the leading Space Industry and Services Companies. Serco’s space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies - We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, our employees have been providing everyday their technical, scientific and management skills to support the full range of European cornerstone space missions.  

This is a part-time position: 20h/week. 


Role Responsibility

As an Administrator you will concentrate your activities on the following:

Support Procurement related activities for the Lifecycle of software licenses, such as:

  • triggering renewals
  • registering Purchase Orders
  • managing accounts in vendors’ portals
  • maintaining the suppliers’ database
  • chairing the monthly Service Lifecycle meeting


Maintain and validate financial data; Provide support to Controlling and Accounting activities, including Cost Centre Management:

  • maintaining the procurement database
  • preparing the Cost Centre reviews/annual forecast
  • compiling reports for the customer


Maintain and perform consistency checks of Configuration Database:

  • performing monthly audit
  • updating configuration items entries

Successful Candidate

Do you think you are the person we are looking for? See below what experience or knowledge you should bring:

Applicants should have a good educational background together with a successful proven experience in a secretarial or administrative assistant role

The position requires a proactive person with excellent organizational skills, a meticulous attention to detail, and a hands-on mentality.

As the position is within a small team, being a good team player is essential. Good communication skills and an open personality are also required including the ability to establish pleasant working interfaces both internally and externally.

Computer literacy and good MS Excel and Word skills are required for the position. As the service provided by the team to the customer is in an IT environment, basic IT knowledge would be a plus.

Fluency in English is a prerequisite for the position as the work is performed in English.


The job is currently being performed from home and will move to a mix of onsite / home working.



Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

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Package Description

What we offer if you join our amazing team:

• Competitive Salary 

• Corporate Benefits Package 

• Exciting relocation package​ (if applicable) 

• Company events

About the Company

Why should you join Serco ?

At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.

Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.

A world of opportunity - You’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression

Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.

What we offer

  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play when managing complex public services.  

We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.  Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

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