Operational Analyst Support (NATO-NCIA)

The Hague, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [AAS-C002099]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting an Operational Analyst Support to join NATO – NCIA in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands.


The main role for this junior contractor position is to undertake a range of numerical and data related tasks, under the direction and supervision of Operational Analysis (OA) analysts. More specifically this will entail:

  • Producing, under time pressure, accurate (i.e. verified, validated and consistent) data sets using MS Office tools at an expert level
  • Developing Excel spreadsheet models requiring the ability to use and develop VBA Macros to support analyses
  • Carrying out data collection, collation and analysis using a range of tools (predominantly MS Excel and MS Access)
  • Summarising results to be presented in MS PowerPoint presentations and MS Word documents
  • Supporting OA SL staff in the development and update of documentation/reports
  • The work may involve the use of OA techniques such as optimisation and use of GIS, simulation, data analysis and statistical software


Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Expert knowledge of MS Office suite, in particular MS Excel and the use of VBA
  • Ability to develop and apply simple programmes to support analysis
  • Ability to undertake detailed review and analysis of large data sets using commercial and in-house tools (such as MS Excel, MS Access and other data analysis tools (e.g. Power BI)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment providing fit for purpose, rapid analysis under the direction of OA SL staff
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing
  • A degree or certification in computer science or maths/science related areas
  • Some experience in supporting analysts in a military environment


Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Knowledge and ability to develop models and tools using MS Access
  • Working knowledge in at least one of the military components/domains such as aerospace, land, maritime and enabling/logistics
  • Knowledge and ability to create and manipulate SQL databases
  • Previous experience working on the Defence Planning either nationally or for NATO
  • Required Security Clearance: NATO Secret

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