Business Support & Services

The mission of Business Support & Services is to provide the best possible support of daily operations. Business Support & Services has several responsibilities. They handle the policy and its implementation. Within the department we have the following fields of expertise:

  • Finances
  • ICT
  • Communication
  • HR
  • Facility Management
  • Projects

Business Support & Services is a very diverse department. However, all your colleagues have one thing in common and that is an attitude of service to support the other ‘core’ departments.

You work at the department with experienced experts as well as with junior colleagues. We think it is very important to give young talents good opportunities and to help them in their first steps in the field.

The combination of fresh new insights and work experience make the department flexible. Business Support & Services is moving and in this way supports the other core departments optimal. Together, we ensure that we can carry out the mission of ASTRON.

You will be working in one of the above fields. As an employee of Business Support & Services you give advice and you support our two other departments: Astronomy & Operations and Innovation & Systems. You will interact with colleagues from every department.

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Andre Gunst
Group leader

My work at ASTRON is very interesting! Mainly because I can solve many challenging and complex problems. To solve these problems, I use the latest technologies. I think it’s important that I help astronomers to unravel the puzzle of the universe. The most inspiring of my work is that I work together with colleagues from […]

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