Senior Project Manager (NATO-NCIA)

Mons, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [AAS-C002034]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting a Senior Project Manager to join NATO – NCIA in Mons, Wallonia, Belgium.


Under the direction of the SATCOM Principal Project Management Officer, the incumbent will perform project duties such as the following:

  • The planning, implementation and management of assigned projects in accordance with the appropriate NATO regulations and NCIA project management policies and procedures
  • Development of procurement strategy, benefit risk analyses, business case to secure sponsor acceptance and funding
  • Execute the necessary Quality Assurance functions essential to the successful delivery of capability and services
  • Take responsibility for understanding client requirements, collecting data, delivering analysis and problem resolution
  • Deliver projects within defined Time, Cost and Quality tolerances
  • Identification, planning and allocation of resources to meet project milestones and/or initiate corrective actions when necessary
  • Supervise (directly or part of a Matrix environment) teams and individuals (project team members)
  • Ensure that realistic project plans are maintained and ensure regular and accurate communication to stakeholders
  • Participate in other project management related activities
  • Undertake relevant technical support activities
  • Deputize for higher grade staff (Principal Project Management Officer)
  • Performs other duties as may be required


  • Required Security Clearance: NATO Secret
  • A minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s degree at a nationally recognised/certified University in a related discipline and 3 years post-related experience
  • Or exceptionally, the lack of a university degree may be compensated by the demonstration of a candidate’s particular abilities
  • or experience that is/are of interest to NCI Agency, that is, at least 10 years extensive and progressive expertise in duties related to the function of the post
  • A recognised formal Project Management qualification, such as PMP
  • The lack of formal qualifications can be compensated by the demonstration of expertise and experience in the domain
  • Recent extensive experience (at least 3 years) in the successful Project Management of C4ISR acquisition and/or development projects for a large organization
  • Experience in planning, design, system engineering and implementation of communication aspects of C4ISR systems
  • Knowledge and experience in state-of-the-art technologies, relevant to the work, i.e. bandwidth management, network design, switched multimedia networks, and familiarity with related international / commercial / industrial standards
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively orally, using tact and diplomacy, and in writing with good briefing skills

Desirable Experience and Education:

  • Proven success as a project team manager/leader in Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) acquisition projects
  • Formal PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification or equivalent
  • ITIL Foundation Level Certification
  • Knowledge of NATO or national governmental acquisition policy and procurement procedures
  • Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements
  • Engineering background and technical leadership experience
  • Project Management automation (Enterprise Project Management (MS)) and work collaboration tools
  • Knowledge of NATO or national governmental acquisition policy and procurement procedures


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