Project Manager (NATO-NCIA)

The Hague, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [C002413 ]

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, NL.


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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