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Cost Engineering Support

  • Prague, Praha, Hlavní město, Czechia

Job description

We are looking for multiple engineers in support to Cost Engineering on behalf of and in support to our client for multiple locations in Europe: Prague, Saint-Germain-en-Laye (France), Madrid (Spain), Noordwijk (the Netherlands), Oberpfaffenhoffen (Germany), Fucino (Italy) and Toulouse (France). The selected candidate should show integrity and professionalism. Please note that the start date would be the beginning of April 2024 and that the engagement will be in two consecutive phases (within and after October 2024).

The activities below will include frequent access to classified security areas and systems. They may entail meetings in the other client's premises in Europe, EC premises in Brussels, ESA premises in Noordwijk – ESTEC (The Netherlands) or other European centres, Galileo Control Centres in Fucino (Italy) and Oberpfaffenhoffen (Germany) or other space programme sites across the world (for a few tasks).

Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe (or one of its subsidiaries). Furthermore, upon selection, they will be subject to a general security screening performed by an external provider (further information will be provided at interview stage).

The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

  • Support for Cost Estimation and modelling;
    • Support to System engineering and financial data analysis in order to build possible data sets and reports; analysis, identification and checking the data in order to find possible cost drivers (elements and factors which, when changing value, make or cause a variation of the cost);
    • Contribute to the building of Cost Models (Systems and Services), understanding and knowledge of parametric modelling and support in their definition and deployment;
    • Support for the creation of a WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) for a project/procurement and the estimation of the several node elements; Contribute to the creation of an Estimate Report;
    • Support and contribution on the Cost Estimation process and workflow, knowledge of the different methods for cost estimation;
  • Support for Financial evaluation: Cost sheets and Cost Repository system;
    • Understanding and improving the EUSPA cost sheets template (excel file) which is used to collect and represent the tenderer’s financial proposal. Contribute to the data filling and compile the several cost sheets forms such ass A1, A2, A4, A8 etc; Understanding of cost categories, profit and overheads elements;
    • Data loading of the financial proposals data, stored through EUSPA cost sheets, in the Cost Engineering database; Basic knowledge of Extraction, Transformation and loading (ETL) processes, knowledge of MS Excel, Access DB and Anaplan User interface;
    • Reporting and data analysis creating statistics and graphics chart and diagram also for benchmarks purposes, contribute in the transforming of data to exploitable information;
    • Comparing financial data based and formatted on cost sheets.
  • Support to BISY and ANAPLAN ;
    • Contribute to the implementation of new business processes and already created models in the Anaplan platform (project management and technical support);
    • Continuously help the improvement of all the implemented models in Anaplan, through gathering feedback from end users, analyzing it and making impactful recommendations;
    • Be EUSPA subject matter expert for Anaplan platform, train colleagues and be the key interface between EUSPA and Anaplan support services provider;
    • Maintain the standard maintenance actions calendar and execute it accordingly as per the EUSPA Anaplan Technical Documentation requirements;
    • Provide Level 1 customer support services to the Anaplan users for live model(s) taking into consideration the approach to the different Anaplan modules roll-out schedule. Standard tool support and “how to” questions may include the following requests (but not limited to);
      • Add/remove new user accounts and update existing accounts (e.g. assign roles);
      • Create ad hoc system administration reports;
      • Support users to overcome technical issues with their access or support them to navigate through the tool effectively;
      • Ad hoc knowledge transfer requests;
      • Delete/amend back end data in the system after authorization is received by the assigned EUSPA Anaplan Product Owner;
  • Support to IPlan – procurement planning;
    • Implementing and managing the procurement planning process and related tool at a corporate level;
    • Coordinating EUSPA POCs, POs and internal stakeholders for the IPlan procurement planning related activities; EUSPA OPS POCs and internal IPlan stakeholder support and training;
    • Contribute to the planning process and related IPlan tool maintenance and enhancements, support the collection of inputs from all the stakeholders, auditing of historical data, content checking, support to review meetings, consolidation and analysis (e.g. Procurement Scope, Planned Budget, Schedule Milestones);
    • Preparation of the Procurement and Budget Implementation status analysis for the management (e.g. IPlan HoDs Board, EUSPA Review). Preparation of next year Baseline ( e.g. 2024).

Job requirements

  • Master degree in Engineering or relevant field; Possibly Bachelor with solid experience as a fall back option;
  • Between 2 and 10 years of relevant working experience in security engineering for classified environments / defence;
  • Exposed to ISO27001 / 27002 certified environments and COMSEC information;
  • One or more of the fields of expertise are required:
    • Security Governance and risk management;
    • Security Audit and implementation;
    • Service and facility management;
    • Handling of classified documentation (EU, NATO);
    • Security accreditation;
    • Business development.
  • ISO27001 audit experience is an asset;
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
  • Eligibility to work and live in the EU;
  • Eligibility for EU Personal Security Clearance is mandatory.

Please submit your application in English via the apply button below. Applications submitted in other languages will not be considered.


  • Prague, Czechia


What do we offer?

In ATG Europe (or our subsidiaries) you will have the chance to work on the most interesting and technologically advanced projects in the space, big-science, and high-tech domains. You will enjoy the focused yet relaxed spirit and culture of our teams and the excellent working conditions our company provides. We firmly believe that development and growth perspectives are crucial to everyone’s career, and we therefore provide you with a personal development plan, regular assessment checkpoints and a dedicated training and education budget to support you, not only in your current work, but also paving the road to your next professional steps.

For those relocating in order to embrace a new career with us, we offer international relocation assistance in settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children and a relocation budget that is applicable to all ATG staff.

About ATG Europe

Today, ATG Europe is recognized as a leading provider of specialized engineering, scientific and technical services to the European Space, Big-Science, and high-tech industry. Our headquarters are located in Noordwijk, the Netherlands and we have subsidiaries in Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, and the UK. Besides these countries, ATG also operates in France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, and Belgium.