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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

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.
     
  • L grade staff are specialist linguistic posts, such as Translator/Reviser positions.
  • B grade staff are typically technicians or assistants, such as Information Technology Assistants, Financial Assistants and Administrative Assistants.

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

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, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Please note that the recruitment process for NATO International Civilian vacancies at HQ SACT has changed. Applicants should follow this link and then identify the vacancy for the relevant post and follow the instructions given. The old type application form & processes are no longer in effect. All the vacancies below are available at the above-mentioned link.

The link above opens the new Taleo recruiting system. For an exhaustive list of current NATO International Civilian vacancies, click here.

Current vacancies

Post title: Section Head (C2, CIS and Core Services Requirements) /Deputy Branch Head
Post Number: 180882
NATO Grade: A-4
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Principal Requirements Manager (Core Enterprise Services)/Deputy Branch Head
Post Number: 180879
NATO Grade: A-4
Post Location: HQ SACT, Staff Element Europe (HQ SACTSEE), Mons, Belgium
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Section Head (Principal Requirements Traceability Analyst)
Post Number:180880
NATO Grade: A-4
Post Location: : HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: DP Programme Manager
Post Number: 180890
NATO Grade: A-4
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Section Head (Strategy) / Senior Strategy Officer
Post Number: 180891
NATO Grade: A-4
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Senior AirC2/IAMD Capability Engineer
Post Number: 180853
NATO Grade: A-3
Post Location: HQ SACT, Staff Element Europe (HQ SACTSEE), Mons, Belgium
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Project Coordinator (AirC2 Capability) / Senior AirC2 System Engineer
Post Number: 180855
NATO Grade: A-3
Post Location: HQ SACT, Staff Element Europe (HQ SACTSEE), Mons, Belgium
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Project Coordinator (ACCS Capability) / Senior ACCS Systems Engineer
Post Number: 180857
NATO Grade: A-3
Post Location: HQ SACT, Staff Element Europe (HQ SACTSEE), Mons, Belgium
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Project Coordinator (BMD Capability) / Senior BMD Systems Engineer
Post Number: 180876
NATO Grade: A-3
Post Location: HQ SACT, Staff Element Europe (HQ SACTSEE), Mons, Belgium
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Section Head (Risk Analysis) / Senior Operations Research Analyst
Post Number: 180878
NATO Grade: A-3
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Staff Officer (Allied Joint Doctrine Campaign Plan Manager)
Post Number: 180892
NATO Grade: A-2
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: AirC2/IAMD Capability Architect
Post Number: 180854
NATO Grade: A-2
Post Location: HQ SACT, Staff Element Europe (HQ SACTSEE), Mons, Belgium
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Requirements Quality Assurance Analyst
Post Number: 180881
NATO Grade: A-2
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Senior Integrator / Architect Joint Effects Capabilities
Post Number: 180872
NATO Grade: A-2
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Enterprise Policy SME
Post Number: 180842
NATO Grade: A-2
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Cyberspace Federation & Partnership SME
Post Number: 180844
NATO Grade: A-2
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Senior Integrator / Architect Space Capabilities
Post Number: 180874
NATO Grade: A-2
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Operational C2 Capabilities Architect A-2
Post Number: 180843
NATO Grade: A-2
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Staff Officer (M&S Technical SME / Advisor)
Post Number: 180893
NATO Grade: A-2
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Strategic Analyst (Concept Development)
Post Number: 180894
NATO Grade: A-2
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

Post title: Staff Assistant (Animation & Social Media)
Post Number: 180884
NATO Grade: B-5
Post Location: HQ SACT, Norfolk, VA, USA
Closing date: Initial closing date of 12 December 2018 has been extended to 6 January 2019.

What do we offer?


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.


Internship Programme


The HQ SACT Internship Programme 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.

The closing date for the submissions of applications for the HQ SACT Internship Programme 2019 has now passed. Details of the 2020 Internship Programme will appear here in early 2019.