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    Job Description
    TitleGOVSATCOM Programme Manager
    Job codeGSA/2020/AD/010
    Job posted on16/06/2020 (modified on 30/06/2020)
    LocationPrague
    CountryCzech Republic
    EducationPHD
    Contract typeAny
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    GSA AND OPERATIONS

    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. These European flagship space programmes, which embody what can be achieved when Europe works together, are already bringing real benefits to people and business in Europe and around the world.  The European GNSS infrastructure includes approximately worldwide 30 sites for Galileo and 50 sites for EGNOS.

    With the introduction of the new Space Regulation, expected to enter into force in 2021, it is planned to expand the Agency’s scope of activities beyond Galileo and EGNOS, to other components, such as “Copernicus” for Earth Observation, GOVSATCOM for Governmental Space Communications and Space Situational Awareness (SSA).

     

    TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The GOVSATCOM Programme Manager will manage the planning, budget and execution of GOVSATCOM related activities in compliance with the GOVSATCOM Preparatory Actions Contribution Agreement signed with the European Commission and ensuring the associated interface with European Commission representatives.

    The GOVSATCOM Programme Manager will have the following main tasks and responsibilities:

    Coordinate the implementation of grant agreement with the European Commission and the procurement of GOVSATCOM hubs, including supervising the development of such infrastructure;

    Establish a Network of Users for governmental Satellite Communications, with the aim to achieve a reliable collaboration and coordination between them to agree on common user needs and requirements;

    Participate in the preparation of service implementation concept, the definition of service policies (e.g. security, pricing etc.) and service level targets;

    Support the Commission for the establishment of Implementing Acts;

    Manage the service engineering activities derived from the Service portfolio;

    Contribute to the definition of the GOVSATCOM Infrastructure engineering (requirements, security monitoring concept etc.) and coordinate the operations of the GOVSATCOM infrastructure;

    Implement the service level targets agreed by the European Commission with the Member States as providers of relevant satellite communication capacity and services;

    Contribute to the preparation and engineering of Concept of Operations;

    Manage the activities related to the declaration of service and the GSA contributions to GOVSATCOM expert groups, Technical Task Force and Security Task Force;

    Support the buildup and coordination of a network of GOVSATCOM users, the definition of the future GOVSATCOM user segment technology requirements and the definition of the Security Requirements.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    The selection procedure is open to applicants who satisfy the following eligibility criteria, on the closing date for application:

    A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies attested by a diploma when the normal period of university education is four years or more
    OR
    A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies attested by a diploma and at least one year of appropriate professional experience when the normal period of university education is three years

    In addition to the above, appropriate professional experience of at least nine years after obtaining the required 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.

    Application procedure - In order to consider your application valid, you are required to log in and submit application through the GSA e-recruitment portal https://www.gsa.europa.eu/gsa/jobs-opportunities

    A full job description and further information on the application procedure can be found here

     

    Web Pagehttps://vacancies.gsa.europa.eu/Jobs/VacancyDetails/1445
    Contact information
    CompanyEuropean GNSS Agency (GSA)
    Contact nameGSA Recruitment team
    AddressJanovského 438/2
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    170 00
    Phone+420 234 766 000
    Emailjobs@gsa.europa.eu
    Web Pagehttp://gsa.europa.eu


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