Senior Contracting Officer (NATO-NCIA)

Remote, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [C002227]

Field(s) of expertise
Project and Service Management
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting a Senior Contracting Officer to join NATO – NCIA in Mons, Wallonia, Belgium. (Remote)


Under the supervision of the NATO Cyber Security Center (NCSC) Principle Contracting Officer, incumbent will perform at the Senior Contracting Officer Level in both Pre-award and Post Award Functions such as:

  • Planning, drafting, negotiation, award and administration of contracts for goods and services for complex NCSC projects
  • Supports NCSC Project Managers in the role of Business Advisor
  • Leading all contractual matters in the competitive bidding process including issuing Notification of Intent to Invite Bids, establishment of Bidders’ Lists, drafting, coordinating and releasing of the Invitation For Bid, evaluation of contractual content of bids, conduct of pre-award discussions and award of contracts in accordance with the Agency’s procurement procedures
  • Ensuring a sole source justification is obtained for sole source contracts and deviations from prescribed procurement methods, ensuring adequate cost and pricing information is provided and analysed, negotiating a fair and reasonable price and for the establishment of a contract in accordance with Agency procedures
  • Coordinating and liaises with contractors and other Agencies to ensure compliance and timely performance of all contract tasks;
  • Performing contract management and administration tasks including contract changes and amendments, settling claims and termination action


Under the supervision of the ACQ Acquisition Policy Head the IWC will:

  • Execute development of specific Contracting standardization guidance concerning contracting policies and procedures relative to a broad spectrum of procurement issues
  • Provide procurement technical guidance regarding acquisition reform techniques, developing new methods, standard approaches and procedures
  • Draft procurement related policies and procedures, performing research and evaluating alternatives, drawing conclusions and formulating recommendations as necessary


  • The candidate must have a NATO SECRET security clearance
  • In-depth knowledge of vast array of NATO procurement
  • Qualifications: National or International procurement certification (highest level)
  • NATO experience in the role of Contracting Officer for complex projects of high value and long duration

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