C4IR CHANGE MANAGER - SECURITY CLEARED - BELGIUM
Posted on Nov 8, 2019 by LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Under the direction and supervision of the Head TMO of the AMN Sec, the post holder will have the following responsibilities:
*Monitor NCI Agency and TCN AMN-wide changes through the system, ensuring traceability of requirements, checking completeness of release documentation and test procedures, results and associated artefacts.
*Assist AMN TCN to submit Category (CAT) 3 and CAT 4 level changes to the AMN Change Advisory Board, ensuring that all documentation is collated.
*Develop and coordinate the AMN-wide deployment plan (within the AMN Forward Schedule of Change) with the AMN CAB and RSSSG taking into account in-theatre operational requirements.
*Work with the Head TMO on the assessment of the impact of NCI Agency and TCN induced changes to the AMN-wide configuration of services. Where required, engaging with SME in the operating authority of NCI Agency.
*Provide a presence in the AMN Secretariat for TCN representatives to consult on AMN change management issues and general systems engineering issues.
*Assist the Head TMO in the development of AMN-Wide Technical Policies.
*Under guidance of NCI Agency Service Strategy, assist in maintaining the AMN Joining, Membership and Exit Instructions.
*Analyse capability gaps as identified by the AMN Sec Operational Planning Team and to use NCI Agency SMEs to derive/propose federated solutions with the AMN TCN to meet those requirements within required timescales.
*Execute problem management with AMN TCN problem managers and in-theatre RSSSG staff, investigating, diagnosing and providing dynamic responses to issues that cannot be handled in theatre.
*Provide the AMN TCN with a technical POC Embedded in the AMN Sec with immediate access to the Europe and in-theatre (RSSSG) based elements of the Operating Authority of the AMN.
*Participate in working groups, conferences, boards and meetings, as required and as directed by Head TMO.
Skills and Experience
Experience and Qualifications
*It is essential that the consultant has previous experience in change management of complex military C4ISR systems to a deployed military force.
*Although a deep technical understanding of specific RS C4ISR systems is not necessary, a broad understanding of military systems/services and their inter-relationships is essential, as is a good understanding of the support provided by such systems to military business processes.
*Recent experience of RS (formerly ISAF) or a similar deployed NATO operation is strongly desirable.
*Experience with use of Change Management toolsets and IT Service Management suites is highly desirable.
*Qualification or practical experience of ITIL processes in a military context is desirable.
*In lieu of a dedicated change manager, a systems engineer, a requirements engineer, test engineer or military exercise CIS support expert, with previous experience in change management, may also have the required skill sets.
The consultant should possess the personal qualities of tact, judgment and adaptability as well as good political awareness and motivational and listening skills. In addition, a sense of diplomacy and propriety in order to work harmoniously with colleagues and other staff, both civilian and military, from NATO and the NATO nations, as well as with staff from private scientific/industrial organizations is needed.
All of the work of the AMN Sec and the NCI Agency offices at SHAPE is conducted in the English language. Given the nature of the work and the need to produce, staff and present written work in a professional context, the consultant will be expected to have as a minimum a SLP score for English of 43431.
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.
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