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Antonella Corso

Administrator in the Management Support Office - Administration Area - European Space Agency

Education

20062008

MASTER’S DEGREE IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Università di Pisa, Italy
19932000

DEGREE IN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SCIENCES,

Università degli Studi del Molise, Italy

Work History

mid 2014now

Administrator in the Management Support Office

European Space Agency - Paris (France) 

Conduct employer branding and HR marketing. Perform internal communication plan including the preparation of company newsletters, Intranet, lunch lectures, jam sessions, and webinars. Apply the 7 Quality Management Systems principles to communication activities, and execute communication campaign for ESA Grand Challenges, Small and Medium Entreprises, and Space Economy communication strategy on the industry portal. Direct the  Industry portal webpage as Content Manager, which involves promoting events with the ESA external platform, coordinating visuals and content, and acting as an advisor to other departments’ webpages. Participate in various projects including paperless committee, new search engine, and electronic workflow approval.

Selected Contributions:

  • Redesigned industry website with new layout, content, and key visuals, which increased monthly views from 3,000 to 16,000.
  • Spearheaded action plan follow-up, and closed 2015 and 2016 with 75% and 90% of actions raised and closed respectively.
  • Launched a corporate newsletter, which improved internal communication and resulted in a 97.5% positive reaction via a workforce survey (50% of population participated).
  • Design quality presentations for directors including content reformulation and smart-art graphic solutions.
2009mid 2014

Business Unit Control and Management Support Officer

European Space Agency - Paris (France)

Oversaw financial resources planning and controlling. Managed timesheets and SAP reporting (SRM, FI, CO) monthly. Led project controllership including assets management and served as main point of contact. Accurately monitored assets management, financial year closure, and end-to-end procurement process in ESA.

Selected Contributions:

Participated in several working groups to design, simplify, and update internal corporate applications including timesheets, internal mission settlements, and SAP approval flow.

20062009

Income Planning Officer

European Space Agency - Paris (France)

Prepared ESA Member States’ Financial contributions reporting. Served as main point of contact for member states delegation for questions related to financial matters, preparation of tutorial material, and the final check of published material.

20032006

Payment Officer in Finance Department

European Space Agency - Paris (France)

Applied staff rules and regulatory framework to payments of mission settlements to staff. Reconciled accounts including tickets, Directors’ AMEX statements, and car rentals. Rebooked corrections when necessary. Participated in the development tool for mission settlements.

 

Languages

10
Italian

native speaker

10
English

Excellent

10
French

Excellent

8
Spanish

Good

4
Dutch

Basic