Project Manager (NS) (NATO-NCIA)

The Hague, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [C002412 ]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a Serco company, is recruiting a NATO Secret cleared Project Manager, to work on the AAS Project at NATO-NCIA, with work location in The Hague, The Netherlands.



Duties & Role:

  • Manage projects, typically (but not exclusively) involving the development and implementation of business processes to meet identified business needs, acquiring and utilising the necessary
  • resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, scope and quality. Specialization in Enterprise and Service Management
  • Assume full responsibility for the definition, documentation and satisfactory completion of projects, assesses and manages risks to the success of assigned projects
  • Ensure realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and provides regular and accurate reports to stakeholders as appropriate
  • Ensures Quality reviews occur on schedule and according to procedure
  • Manages the change control procedure, and ensures that project deliverables are completed within planned cost, timescale and resource budgets, and achieve successful approval from Project Boards
  • Provides effective leadership to the project team, and takes appropriate action where team performance deviates from agreed tolerances
  • Provide Project Management support and expertise for multiple projects funded by the NATO Security Investment Program (NSIP), including but not limited to the following:
  • initiation of new NCI Agency projects and management of the same in accordance with Agency policy;
  • generation, submission, tracking and defending Requests for Advanced Planning Funds (APF) for new projects;
  • providing support, guidance and management expertise for NSIP projects for task definition, planning and execution, project data entry and tracking using approved Agency methodology (e.g., Microsoft Enterprise Project Management Applications);
  • prepare presentation materials for project reviews;
  • provide project liaison and coordination internally and externally, in meetings and correspondence with Agency directorates and service lines and with NATO HQ International Staff (IS) and International Military Staff;
  • provide quarterly (minimum) status reports on the project finances, schedule, milestones and plans.


Skill, Knowledge & Experience:

  • MANDATORY REQUIREMENT: STRONG NATO NSIP PROJECTS WORKING EXPERIENCE (Please do not submit CVs if this requirement is not met)
  • The candidate must have a currently active NATO SECRET security clearance
  • Minimum of 6 months experience within NATO / NCIA as a Project Manager with at least 3 CIS related projects
  • Experience in performing all aspects of project management functions including: the definition of requirements, project and funding authorisation, acquisition, testing, acceptance, fielding, supporting, training, schedule management, integrated project reviews
  • PRINCE 2 Foundation and Practitioner Certified or other Program Management qualification, such as PMP. The lack of formal qualifications can be compensated by the demonstration of expertise and experience in the domain
  • Experience and knowledge of Managing Successful Programmes
  • Experience and knowledge of Management of Risk principles
  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft EPM
  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Project

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