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Allied Command Transformation (ACT) Civilian Employment Opportunities


Contact Information
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Phone:
Tel: +1 757 747 4183
Fax: +1 757 747 4022
Mailing Address:
7857 Blandy Road Suite 100
Norfolk, Virginia 23551-2490 USA

Here you can access information relating to vacant NATO civilian positions at Headquarters Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (HQ SACT).

The need to provide continuity and specialist skills not found in the military, coupled with the cost of training military personnel in skills found in commerce, underpin the requirement for international civilian staff as an integral part of NATO's military structure. At HQ SACT, NATO International Civilian Staff work along-side their military colleagues in functions which span the activities of the Headquarters in both operational and supporting roles. These include Operations Research & Analysis, Resource Management (HRM, Finance, Infrastructure), Communications & Information Technology and International Law.

There are three categories of NATO International Civilian staff employed at HQ SACT, which are split between the following grades:

  • A grade staff have professional/management level responsibility and are typically employed in Operations Research & Analysis, Resource Management (HRM, Finance, Infrastructure), Communications & Information Technology and International Law.

    NO "A" GRADE VACANCIES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
     
  • L grade staff are specialist linguistic posts, such as Translator/Reviser positions.

    NO "L" GRADE VACANCIES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
     
  • B grade staff are typically technicians or assistants, such as Information Technology Assistants, Financial Assistants and Administrative Assistants.

    NO "B" GRADE VACANCIES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

The two official languages of NATO are English and French. The work at HQ SACT is mainly conducted in the English Language.


Internship Programme 2018


The HQ SACT Internship Programme 2018 aims to provide a small number of current or recent students with the opportunity to 'intern' with HQ SACT in Norfolk, Virginia, HQ SACT, Staff Element Europe, Mons, Belgium or at the Joint Analysis Lessons Learned Centre (JALLC) in Monsanto, Lisbon, Portugal. Interns will benefit by gaining understanding of an International Organization, while substantiating their Curriculum Vitae.


ACT Recruitment


Nationals of the following Countries are eligible to apply:

Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Applications for civilian employment should be made for a specific vacancy using the official HQ SACT Application For Employment form (Application) and submitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Candidates must answer each question in English or French. Expressions such as: "please see attached résumé (CV)", or "please see annex" or "see attached document" are not acceptable and will cause the application to be rejected.

A maximum of 3 sheets of supporting information may be attached to the application, and should include a copy of the highest qualification demanded of the post.

Serving NATO International Civilian staff will be offered a contract in accordance with the NATO Civilian Personnel Regulations. Newly recruited staff will be offered an initial contract of three years with possibility of renewal. The mandatory retirement age for NATO is 65.

For more information concerning the terms and conditions of employment as a NATO civilian, please click here.


NATO-Wide Recruitment


 Click here for a list of current vacancies for international civilian staff positions available in the various NATO locations world-wide.