The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is responsible for the operations and service provision for the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) EGNOS and Galileo. By developing a new generation of GNSS, Europe is laying the foundation for new high-technology industry development, leading to job creation and economic growth. In this context, the Security Department proactively contributes to the fulfilment of GSA missions by providing the security expertise and support in order to (1) achieve successful security accreditation of the systems, (2) secure programmes’ implementation and exploitation and (3) ensure a wide, secure and sustainable use of the Public Regulated Service (PRS).
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Local Security Officer (LSO) will actively contribute to the protection of EU Classified Information (EUCI) in compliance with the relevant legislation by managing the overall GSA security including physical, document and personnel security. His/her tasks and responsibilities will include the following non-exhaustive list:
-Being responsible for the security training/awareness briefings: ensuring the provision of regular briefings to staff and newcomers, updating the briefings according to the development of the security environments
-Updating the security standards throughout the GSA and its sites to ensure the development of a secure environment
-Contributing to the establishment, maintenance and execution follow-up of the security procedures
-Developing and maintaining GSA Security Operating Procedures
-Coordinating Deputy LSOs at all GSA sites and unifying the approach to security aspects
-Managing security incidents (and relevant registers), related to breaches of security and compromise of EUCI
-A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma
-Be a national of a Member State of the European Union
-Be entitled to his or her full rights as citizen
-Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service
-Meet the character requirements for the duties involved
-Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union to the extent necessary for the performance of his/her duties
-Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post
For applications to be considered valid, candidates must submit an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line ‘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 (in one single document)
Further supporting documents showing evidence of the information given in the application will be requested at a later stage.
 Only study titles that have been awarded in EU Member States or that are subject to the equivalence certificates issued by the authorities in the said Member States shall be taken into consideration.
 Prior to the appointment, the successful candidate will be asked to provide a Police certificate confirming the absence of any criminal record.
 The languages of the EU are: Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish.
 Before a successful candidate can be appointed, s/he will be medically examined by a selected medical service so that the Agency will be satisfied that s/he fulfils the requirement of Article 28(e) of the Staff Regulation of Officials of the European Communities.