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    Job Description
    TitleCommercial and High Accuracy Service Manager (TA AD8)
    Job codeGSA/2018/937
    Job posted on13/06/2018
    LocationPrague
    CountryCzech Republic
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typeTemp/contract
    Start datewithin 2 months
    Job Description

    The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is responsible for the operations and service provision for the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) EGNOS and Galileo.

     TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Commercial and High Accuracy Service Manager contributes actively to the fulfilment of the Agency’s responsibilities related to the implementation, supervision, development and evolutions of the Commercial and High Accuracy services.

    His/her main tasks and responsibilities shall in principle include (without limitation):

    i.Coordinate activities transversally across GSA related to the implementation of the high accuracy service:

        - Manage the interface with the stakeholders, notably European Commission (EC) and European Space Agency (ESA)

        - Lead the service implementation process and all related activities (e.g. procurements) from the operational perspective, in close coordination with teams across the agency

         - Contribute to the Service Development, Deployment and Validation Plan from the high accuracy service perspective

         - Coordinate and actively prepare the technical and service documentation for the service, such as service implementation plan

         - Contribute to the management and conduction of service validation activities to ensure Services delivery

         - Define service level commitments and prepare service declaration

          - Foster user segment market matters, needs and adoption incentives projects, in liaison with the Market Development Department

    ii. Activities related to the management of the high accuracy service and to the implementation of the commercial authentication service (from 2019 onwards)

         - Define current and future Galileo high accuracy services levels commitments, ensuring coordination with other GNSS Service Providers

         - Coordinate activities related to provision of the high accuracy service:

         ·  Services security matters and needs

          · Coherency with EGNOS services development activities

           · User segment market matters, needs and adoption incentives projects, in liaison with the Market Development Department

            · Validate regularly the commercial and high accuracy services performance report released by GSA

             · Ensure regular up-to-date maintenance of the high accuracy Service Definition Document (SDD) with evolution of performances

     - Ensure that the high accuracy service delivered to the users is compliant with the targets documented in the respective SDD and manage the deviations

            · Contribute and validate the performance report to EC through the monthly performance reports from Operations and other inputs

            · Contribute to review the monthly KPI reports and cross-check results with other sources

            ·  Perform near-real time impact analysis on the open service in the specific context of service incident

              · Contribute to review the KPI Monitoring and Management Plans, ensuring compliance of GSA with relevant requirements/obligations stemming from SDD

                · Participate as a member to the monthly / quarterly service performance reviews / meetings

            · Organise the Service Exploitation Review in coordination with the other services managers

    - Drive evolutions and improvements of the high accuracy service

          · Maintain the Service Development, Deployment and Validation Plan

           · Define and document the service evolution roadmaps and associated service implementation plans

            · Prepare service declarations for the service evolutions

             · Contribute to the management and conduction of service validation activities to ensure Services delivery

              · Contribute to the definition, procurement and acceptance of evolutions of the Galileo Service Facilities for the scope of the high accuracy service

               · Contribute to the system design review identifying short-coming/weak points and proposing remedial actions

    - Coordinate activities transversally across GSA related to implementation of the commercial service:

                · Manage the interface with the stakeholders, notably EC and ESA

                  · Lead the service implementation process from the operational perspective, in close coordination with teams across the agency

                   ·  Coordinate and actively participate in the production of technical tender documentation

                   ·  Contribute to the Service Development, Deployment and Validation Plan from the commercial service perspective

                   · Prepare all the relevant service documentation, such as service implementation plan

                     · Contribute to the management and conduction of service validation activities to ensure Services delivery

                    ·  Define service level commitments and prepare service declaration

                     · Foster user segment market matters, needs and adoption incentives projects, in liaison with the Market Development Department

    - Participate as representative of the commercial and high accuracy service, to the boards managing Galileo program schedule, risks, services performances

    - Support the Galileo programme in other service management tasks as necessary, e.g. concerning search and rescue service and/or commercial service

    - Contribute to other tasks of the Agency as necessary

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE

    For applications to be considered valid, candidates must submit an email to jobs@gsa.europa.eu with a subject line of ‘SURNAME_Name_Vacancy Reference Number’ which contains the Agency’s approved application form (Download it here: http://www.gsa.europa.eu/gsa/job-opportunities).

    This form must be:

    Completed in English

    Fully completed, pointing out the professional experience relevant to this position (incl. calculation of years, months)

    Printed, signed and clearly scanned (in one single document)

    Named as follows: SURNAME_Name_Vacancy Ref. number (e.g. SPENCER_Marc_GSA.2018.123)

    The application will be rejected if it is not duly completed and signed.

    Web Pagehttp://gsa.europa.eu
    Contact information
    CompanyEuropean GNSS Agency (GSA)
    Contact nameJordi CLIMENT-CAMPINS
    AddressJanovského 438/2
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    170 00
    Emailjobs@gsa.europa.eu
    Web Pagehttp://gsa.europa.eu


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