SGAC is Looking to Recruit a Web & Data Team Co-Lead

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The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) is looking to recruit a web & data team co-lead. The successful candidate will, together with the current lead, coordinate the Web & Data Team, from developing and maintaining SGAC’s web capabilities to help capture, analyse and protect SGAC data across all SGAC teams and activities, supporting a better understanding of SGAC needs and a better decision making. The web & data team co-lead position is a voluntary role for a two-year term.

The successful candidate will report to the operations manager, web & data co-leads and will receive relevant training from the current web & data team. In addition, the successful candidate will is expected to shape the SGAC website and cooperate with all SGAC teams and regions to establish best practices and strategies to help the organisation grow and have a professional website and IT services in place.

Responsibilities

  • Lead, direct, and guide the activities of the Web & Data Team, monitoring and coordinating the response to emails and requests regarding Web & Data issues in a timely manner, assigning tasks to team members and following up on requests.
  • Assist in the development of new capabilities on our website.
  • Help liaise with all the team members across SGAC to support their events, projects or goals through our website and web applications.
  • Work closely and communicate with all relevant SGAC teams and members in regards to data capture, analysis, maintenance and protection to support the data flow and storage throughout the entire SGAC organisation.
  • Be the focal point to the SGAC Server Host on the management of the website server.
  • Identify areas of improvement throughout the SGAC Web Infrastructure.
  • Support the SGAC performance evaluation (such as KPI) to support understanding and decision-making with SGAC.
  • Ensure industry standards in data security and protection is maintained throughout the organisation.
  • Work with the Operations Manager to ensure that SGAC maintains compliance with relevant data protection and privacy policies and legislations.
  • Coordinate with the Operations Manager to ensure that Web & Data Team activities are properly reported to the SGAC Executive Committee. 
  • Support the work of the Operations Manager in establishing fact-based common strategies, practices and procedures across all the SGAC activities and teams.

Estimated time commitment

The web & data team co-lead will be expected to work 10 hours a week on average. The ability to effectively coordinate the team to respond to issues around-the-clock is highly preferred. The successful candidate will be able to arrange with the co-lead for downtime from the role during exams, vacations, or time for other personal needs.

Qualifications

Responsibilities

  • SGAC membership: registration on the SGAC website and 33 years of age or less at the moment of the application
  • Interest in the space sector
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, quick turnaround international environment and meet deadlines without compromising the quality of work
  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork experience
  • Strong Management capabilities
  • Professional fluency (speaking, reading, and writing) in English
  • High degree of self-organisation
  • Cross-Cultural and Communication Awareness: Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with people from various international and cultural backgrounds
  • Experience with data management and databases.
  • Experience working with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP or other programming experience in website or web application development is highly preferred.
  • Experience with WordPress CMS (Content Management Systems), themes and plugins is a must.  
  • Experience with Google Workspace and Google Marketing Platform (Analytics, Data Studio). 
  • Familiarity with Linux servers and server management.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Familiarity with the SGAC mission and its objectives
  • Customer service mentality

Benefits

The web & data team co-lead will have the opportunity to network with space industry professionals, academics, and organisations. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to enhance his/her leadership, business development and management skills, and grow his/her skill sets to work with an international, interdisciplinary, and multicultural team.

Benefits of this position include:

  • Meeting and working with young space sector leaders from around the world
  • Building leadership skills and other skills that are directly translatable to your career
  • Shaping the strategies, practices and procedures of an international organization
  • Having a significant impact on SGAC’s image on the international stage
  • Contributing to the growth and sustainability of the organisation

How to Apply

Qualified and interested applicants should complete the vacancy application form here latest by 15 July 2022. Applicants should include a CV, a letter of intent (no more than a one-page document), and list three past experiences and how they have prepared him/her for the role (maximum 1 page).

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