Senior Implementation Manager (ITM Modernisation)

Location: 

Europa / Europe

Nato clearance: 

YES

Job description: 

LOCATION: Brussels, Belgium
CLIENT: NATO
DURATION: End of this year with possible extensions
CONTRACT: Consultant
SALARY: Negotiable daily rate
CLEARANCE: NATO Secret

TASKS:
• Under the direction of IT the Modernization (ITM) Project Manager (or, his designate), you will perform duties such as the following:
• Coordinateproject/work package technical activities to ensure reaching the strategic objectives of the ITM project,
• Maintain project plan, budget, resource pools, standing project introduction materials,
• Maintain project management repositories (documents, configuration, changes),
• Provide periodic reporting (internal and external) and prepare adhoc reports and assessments,
• Assure timely delivery and high quality of deliverables,
• Maintain communications with internal and external stakeholders,
• Inspect work conducted by the ITM Contractor(s),
• Provide technical advice as needed to the ITM Contractor(s),
• Deputize for the ITM Project Manager,
• Performs other duties as may be required.

REQUIREMENTS:
• You will need to prove at least 3 years of experience as a project manager in major CIS projects.
• Experience in applying multi-discipline engineering and management techniques in the acquisition of complex communication and information systems;
• Experience in managing, planning, design, system engineering and implementation of military or other communication and information systems;
• Knowledge and experience in state-of-the-art technologies, relevant to the work, including information processing and transfer of information;
• Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with good briefing skills;
• High proficiency in planning, simulating, progress tracking and reporting using MS Project/EPM 2010/2013;
• High proficiency in using MS Office 2013/2016 and SharePoint 2013 tools;
• Proactive attitude in seeking and maintaining trust from stakeholders;
• Able to work productively in a pressure environment.

HIGHLY DESIRABLE:
• Recent relevant experience on medium NATO projects in a leadership function
• A minimum of 3 years of experience as a project team leader
• Recent experience in migration& transition of large user communities to new IT solutions
• Domain knowledge in cyber security area in a leadership role
• Domain knowledge in client devices configurations, large rollouts, migration, etc. (also in leadership position)
• Knowledge of international, commercial/industrial standards for information processing and transfer of information;
• Conversant with NATO policy and procurement procedures;
• Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements
• Knowledge of NATO responsibilities and organization, including ACO and ACT.
• M.Sc. in relevant discipline or equivalent demonstrated experience
• Certifications: PRINCE2 (mandatory), Agile (desired), ITIL (nice to have)