ACT INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME (ACT DIR 50-7)
JOB DESCRIPTION FOR POSSIBLE INTERNSHIP 2019
DIVISION: Capability Development
BRANCH/SECTION: BI-Strategic Command Automated Information Services Programme Management Office (Bi-SC AIS PMO)
DETAILS OF PROJECT:
The intern will work in the Programme Management Office (PMO). PMO consists of units from Allied Command Transformation and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (= Bi-SC). A major topic of the PMO is the continuous support of project and programme management levels within NATO on all phases of the lifecycles of complex programmes in the C3 (Consultation, Command and Control) arena. The daily work requires rapid analysis of short-term changes in the dynamic environment of NATO and their impact on C3 programmes. Under the guidance of the sponsor the intern will assist a PMO Subject Matter Expert.
Tasks will include:
- acquiring overview of the high level NATO Resource Process and NATO Defence Planning Process (NDPP) and acquiring knowledge of the NATO Capability Package Process and its relation to both Strategic Commands of NATO (Bi-SC)
- participate in development and implementation of best practice of Programme and Project Management Standards in Bi-SC AIS PMO with tools recognized by ACT. This focuses on Risk Management, Issue Management, Milestones, Stakeholder Analysis, Communication Plan, Change Management, Requirements Management, Monitor implementation, Quality Assurance)
- involvement in improvement and updating of Programme and Project Management tools and techniques in Bi-SC AIS PMO as a result of analyzing (lessons learned) from fast changes of requirements
- support of data preparation of Bi-SC AIS PMO for decision makers in Bi-SC; this focuses on data of different core NATO contents on Bi-SC Programme/Project Steering Board.
Monthly Status Report to ACT leader of Bi-SC AIS PMO.
TYPE OF BACKGROUND/EDUCATION PREFERRED:
Current or recently graduated Postgraduate student in disciplines of engineering studies, management, politics and science.