Within the Network Management Directorate, the Network Manager keeps the network operating as smoothly and efficiently as possible, working closely to support industry actors by providing services, functions, deliverables and training. The Network Manger delivers ATM performance for the pan-European network in the areas of safety, capacity, environment/flight efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
We are looking for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to provide sound leadership in all technical aspects of the Network Manager (NM) activities and in supporting IT solutions and IT services used in the Agency (excluding our Upper Area Control Centre in Maastricht, NL) and by stakeholders. S/He will address areas such as architecture, software development, ICT infrastructure, and technical operations. S/he will cooperate with staff, stakeholders and customers to ensure that NM technologies meet stakeholder requirements. The CTO will manage large ICT teams (up to 300 staff including contractors) in an international context together with large sourcing deals (above 100 M€ multi-year) and important ICT transformations. S/he will be accountable for major ICT programs with CAPEX above 100 M€. The CTO has to be well-versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business or organisational concepts.
The CTO reports directly to the Director Network Management.