Staff Officer (Boards and Committees)

NATO - OTAN
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jul 21

Position description

NATO offers you more than a job. It gives you a mission: building peace and security for one billion people in Europe and North America. The NATO Communications & Information Agency is leading NATO’s Digital Endeavour. 

 

We are NATO’s technology and cyber leaders, helping NATO Nations to communicate and work together in smarter ways. Our work is challenging and meaningful, and you will develop and apply your expertise as part of a dynamic international team of civilian and military professionals. 

 

What do we offer?

  • Genuinely meaningful work as part of the most successful alliance in history.

  • 3 year contract with competitive tax-free salary and household and children’s allowances 

  • Privileges for expatriate staff including expatriation and education allowances (where appropriate) and additional home leave

  • Excellent private health insurance scheme

  • Generous annual leave of 30 days plus official holidays

  • Retirement Pension Plan

About the job

Based in Brussels, Belgium you will join the Agency as we embark on a journey to transform our IT services to support NATO’s Digital Endeavour. You will act as Staff Officer (Boards and  Committees) subject matter expert to support the Head of the Agency NATO Liaison Office in monitoring and representing as appropriate NCI Agency interests in Senior Policy, Governance and Resource Committees and Boards.

As the subject matter expert, you will be accountable for the internal coordination and subsequent communication of Agency positions and deliverables to the NATO Committee and Boards, ensuring accuracy and timeliness, challenging Agency colleagues to improve performance where necessary. You will contribute to the planning and execution of the Agency Stakeholder Engagement Plan to build trust with all customers and stakeholders through transparency and clear communication.

Qualifications

About you

We are looking for two talented and knowledgeable Staff Officer (Boards and Committees) professionals with a Bachelor’s degree at a nationally recognised/certified University in a related discipline and 2 years post-related experience.

A different qualification coupled with particularly relevant experience may also be considered.

You need to demonstrate relevant experience in representing your organization in formal meetings, preparing your senior management for the meetings (understanding the expectation of stakeholders and addressing their expectations, etc.). 

Experience in providing relevant reports, analysis and advice to staff and management is a must as well as the ability to influence using multiple actions to persuade, indirect influence or complex influence strategies.

A recognized programme/project management training and experience in programme/project management of major communication and/or command and control/management information system for a large organization, is required.

Knowledge of English, both written and spoken, is essential.

Competencies 

The NCI Agency is looking for individuals have tangible experience and knowledge in the following areas:

 

Adhering to Principles and Values

Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations

Relating and Networking

Deciding and Initiating Action

Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives

Application instructions

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