Training Administrator (w/m/d)

Referenz: J21127
Ort / Standort: Cologne \ Germany
Anmeldeschluss für Bewerbungen: 31.10.2021 23:59 CET
Kategorie: Operations & Engineering Services

Telespazio Germany GmbH is the first choice European aerospace company for ICT and engineering solutions and services. We combine 40 years of experience in high-technology markets, where trust and quality are essential. With more than 400 employees in Germany, we shape the future of aerospace together – and beyond. Our staff play a key role in determining our success through their qualifications, motivation, enthusiasm, different cultural backgrounds and their sense of teamwork.


The Position

We are passionate about human spaceflight operations onboard the International Space Station (ISS) and space exploration beyond low earth orbit. Our motivated Engineers perform crew training and support, as well as on-orbit operations and ground segment activities at the ESA European Astronaut Centre (EAC), along with ISS and exploration mission payload operations at the adjacent DLR MUSC operations centre.

We are looking to strengthen our team with a Training Administrator. This position is within the Training Administration service which includes the complete end to end administration of the EAC training activities of astronauts and Ground Support Personnel (GSP). This position is minimum 75% of full-time and is based at ESA-EAC, Cologne. The expected starting date will be 01 January 2022 or as soon as possible after.


We are looking forward to meeting you!



The Training Administrator will work within the Training Administration Service as the service lead, supported by a Training Administration Assistant ensuring provision of a continuous Training Administration service. The responsibilities of this service include the following:

  • Prepare/Publish/Maintain training schedules and integrated overview of ESA organized training sessions for crew and GSP as well as booking training facilities.
  • Request nominations for training events and ensure scheduling and web information transfer to trainees.
  • Maintain email distribution lists of multilateral working groups and training responsibles.
  • Collect/Archive crew and GSP training records including assessment results, and any other associated documentation.
  • Records-keeping of lesson/instructor certification in the ESA training database (so called ATD), along with hard copy filing.
  • Track/Monitor training requirements and progress
  • Support EAC training management in adherence to and evolution of processes and data exchanges.
  • Provide feedback and requirements for ATD development.
  • Prepare standard and ad-hoc reports upon request.
  • Generate clips from the EAC video recording system upon request.
  • Maintain a list of education and outreach activities.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Engineering or Science.
  • One to four years’ experience in documentation management or previous training administration role.
  • At least one year working experience in an international organization, preferably in Europe

Essential Skills

  • Good English language skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with focus on schedule and deadlines.
  • Good teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Readiness to take on responsibility, work under pressure.

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of ISS domain.
  • Knowledge of crew/team training domain.
  • Familiarisation with the use of Learning Management Systems and/or other Training
  • German language skills is an asset

Your Benefits of joining us

  • Work-life balance: Flexible working hours, home office, sabbatical (time off for travelling around the world, extended parental leave, further education, etc.), option to work part time;
  • Financial benefits: Company pension plan, net wage optimisation programme including IT / bicycle leasing, discounted annual ticket for public transport, employer loans, etc.;
  • Employee recommendation scheme: We are grateful when our employees support us in finding new recruits. You will receive a bonus of 1,500 EUR to 3,000 EUR per successful recommendation;
  • Relocation support: We offer our newcomers a relocation lump sum and support you in finding a suitable new home as well as in finding a school or nursery for your children and much more. Should need be, this can even include support in the search for a job for your partner.
  • Career development: For us, further education and training are an essential part of people management, because this is the only way we can achieve our goal, namely a long-term and successful work relationship with you. Would you like to change your professional focus and work on other projects or change geographically? We will support you here as well.
  • Company event and activities: We have BBQs, Christmas parties and TGIF (Thank God It's Friday) events. On top of that, we organise team-building events and events internal to departments to promote team spirit. Let us know if you have creative ideas for corporate events or new initiatives that you would like to introduce to our company culture, no matter whether they are of artistic or technical nature. 


Are you equally inspired by our visions and dreams? Get in touch with us today and send us your application! 

Your HR Contact for this position is Melanie Giesche.


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