Description

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General Qualifications

  • University degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience.
  • Thorough training in procurement methods and price analysis.
  • Sound experience in contract operations in the procurement division of a sizeable organisation.
  • Ability to facilitate/present persuasively and negotiate effectively to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Ability to manage time and work effectively under pressure while producing quality products under shortnotice deadlines.
  • Ability to develop resourceful and effective solutions to problems , ability to focus team on performance goals and expectations, to track metrics and measure performance, and to engage problems early to mitigate risk and redirect performance.
  • Knowledge of information systems at end-user level with experience in using personal computers and software packages.

Specific Qualifications

  • Demonstrated skill in team leadership, management and supervision of a dedicated team of procurement personnel varying in number.

LANGUAGE QUALIFICATIONS

  • NATO’s two official languages are English and French. The work of this post is mainly conducted in English, therefore fluency in that language is essential and working knowledge of French is desirable.

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

  • Multicultural environment
  • Initial three year contract with competitive monthly tax-free salary (subject to Article 19 of the Ottawa agreement on exemption of Taxation)
  • Additional benefits for expatriate staff including expatriation and education allowances (where applicable) and additional home leave
  • Excellent health coverage
  • Great work/life balance
  • Generous annual leave of 30 days plus official holidays
  • Pension Scheme

POST DETAILS

  • Basic monthly salary:EUR 9.083,62, tax free.

This post is deployable. The incumbent of this post may be required to deploy or may be assigned to a remote location, to perform duties (inside or outside a theatre/deployment location) in support of Council approved operations/missions or in support of national or multinational operations/missions authorized by the Agency Supervisory Board of NSPO.

HOW TO APPLY?

All candidates (internal and external) should refer to the FAQs before applying.

NSPA internal candidates must submit additionally their latest completed performance report.

NSPA staff members of the same grade can submit a transfer request till 03-04- 2024.

Applications sent via e-mail will be automatically rejected.

IMPORTANT NOTES

Qualified redundant NATO civilian candidates of the same grade will be considered in priority.

Interviews are expected to be held approximately six weeks after the application closing date. The Talent Acquisition and Development Office shall let you know in due course the outcome of the screening process.

Moreover, due to the broad interest in NSPA and the large number of potential candidates, telephone or email enquiries cannot be dealt with.

The Agency would appreciate it if addressee countries could provide their support by submitting candidates whose security clearance can be effected (or confirmed) rapidly and who could report for duty as soon as possible after selection.
NSPA as an employer values diverse backgrounds and perspectives and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce. NSPA welcomes applications of nationals from all Member States and strongly encourages women to apply.

NSPA COVID MEASURES:
All deployable vacancy announcements include the requirement to be fully vaccinated at the time of receiving the offer of employment. No offer of employment shall be made to deployable candidates who refuse to be vaccinated.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Your application should be submitted in one go and you will not be able to modify your data once submitted.

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