Civil-Military ATM Operational Expert

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  • Function title: Civil-Military ATM Operational Expert
  • Reference: NOC-CM-2024-AD/747
  • Location: Brussels
  • The selected candidate must reside either at this location or within a reasonable proximity that allows for the satisfactory execution of their dutiesInformation about living in Brussels
  • Nature of competition: Internal and external competition
  • Applicable regulations: Staff regulations governing officials of the EUROCONTROL Agency
  • Type of post: Administrator
  • Job level: AD6-AD9 – Check salary simulations for the basic grade
  • Generic job title: Expert
  • Number of posts: 1
  • Duration of appointment: 5 Year(s) – extension or conversion of the contract is possible – see “Useful information” section
  • Security clearance: EUROCONTROL, NATO or EU Secret
  • Directorate/Service: CMC/AIO – ATM Innovation & Network Operations Unit
  • Working arrangement: Hybrid work (A blend of onsite and remote work). Please note that EUROCONTROL does not offer full-time remote working arrangements.
  • Competition publication date: 29/02/2024
  • Competition closing date: 28/03/2024 (23:59 Brussels time)
  • Reserve list: Applicable – See details in the “Useful information” section

Your team

The Division Civil-Military Cooperation provides a unique platform for military and civil-military cooperation in aviation, while enhancing airspace capacity, flight efficiency, military mission effectiveness and civil-military interoperability with reduced costs in a secure Single pan-European Sky.

Your role

Your role will be to:

  • Organise the release of operational requirements of the Local and sub-Regional ASM Support System (LARA) and the future interface with iNM.
  • Collaborate with developers to conduct software testing with an operational focus and update accompanying documentation as required.
  • Develop and provide operational training and implementation support for LARA stakeholders.
  • Contribute to Airspace Management Research & Development related activities (e.g. identify, develop and validate functional requirements).
  • Provide support and advice to States for the deployment of Advanced Flexible Use of Airspace.
  • Participate in the Collaborative Decision-Making arrangements of the Network Manager by analysing potential impact on the Military whenever required.
  • Contribute to ICAO activities in the civil-military ATM cooperation domain to promote the Flexible use of Airspace concept (e.g. presentations, workshops).
  • Carry out any other task in line with the main purpose of the job.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Completed university studies of at least 4 years (Master’s degree) in a relevant field such as ATM, Aeronautical Sciences or of 3 years plus 1 year relevant professional experience.
  • Internal candidates can check on the intranet to see what level of in-house experience is considered equivalent to educational qualifications where appropriate.
  • In addition to the above, minimum 3 years’ experience in the Military Service with operational experience in the provision of Military ATS.
  • Experience in the Flexible Use of Airspace Concept, airspace management in Europe and related support systems (ASM Support Systems).
  • Understanding of flight and mission planning.
  • Understanding of ATM data processing chain and related civil-military support systems.
  • Project Management skills.
  • The following would be an advantage:
    • Experience in Military Air Operation planning.
    • Experience in military ATS provision.
    • Experience or ability to deliver training.
    • Experience in AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) mission planning.
  • Analytical thinking: You analyse information and are able to identify relationships.
  • Communication: You are able to foster two-way communication.
  • Planning & Organising: You know how to plan ahead and adapt as required.
  • Networking: You know how to maintain and expand effective networks.
  • Team work: You foster teamwork.
  • Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment.
  • Professional conduct in line with the corporate behaviours of the Agency, i.e. result-driven, readiness to change, customer focus, integrity and team-player approach.
  • The working languages of the Agency are French and English. For this particular job, candidates must be proficient users of English at level C1. The selected candidate will be required to become, at least, a basic user of French at level A1 before the end of the probation period.
    The levels relate to the European-framework-reference Common European Framework of References for languages (CEFR).

Useful information

  • Applications will be accepted from nationals of EUROCONTROL Member States only.
  • The selected candidate will be offered a contract of 5 Year (s) pursuant to the provisions of the Staff Regulations governing officials at EUROCONTROL. The contract may be renewed up to a maximum of 9 years or converted into an undetermined contract. Before being established in the post, the selected candidate will be requested to provide certified copies of their degrees and successfully serve a probationary period of 9 months.
  • Internal candidates
    If selected, the person will keep their current type of appointment duration (undetermined or determined).
    The internal staff member with a determined contract will be offered, in principle, an appointment for 5 Year(s) with a maximum total duration of 9 years.
  • The successful candidate shall be appointed at the grade set out in this vacancy notice, or if a group of grades has been published for a job level, in principle at the basic grade of the published job level.
  • Candidates declared suitable who are not selected for the post will be placed on a reserve list for similar roles. The reserve list will be valid for one year from the closing date of applications.
  • Information on salary and benefits can be found on our Careers site
  • EUROCONTROL is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality and diversity. In the event of equal merit, preference may be given to the applicant from the under-represented diversity characteristics in order to complement diversity of teams and rebalance the workforce.
  • Candidates should go to our Careers site and read the tips on how to apply.
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