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Prague, Czech Republic 

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The mission of the European Union Agency in charge of the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) is to support the European Union objectives and achieve the highest return on European GNSS investment, in terms of benefits to users and economic growth and competitiveness.

SNEs can be seconded from Intergovernmental Organisations (IGO) or national, regional or local public administrations of EU Member States or Member States of the European Free Trade Area (EFTA).
2.1 Technical profiles:
- Contribute to the EGNOS and Galileo infrastructure operations, maintenance, protection, on-going improvement and evolutions activities, through associated contracts and/or working arrangements
- Support the management of anomalies observed in operations, from root cause investigation to correction validation
- Support the preparation of documents and the evaluation of proposals for the procurements led by the Agency for the Galileo and EGNOS exploitation phase
- Assess the programmatic impacts (service delivery, costs, schedule, risks) of proposed changes and evolutions
- Support the operational interfaces and service provision to the EGNOS and Galileo users
- Ensure a “technical performance watch” of the potential competing technologies in order to characterise the competitiveness of the proposed EGNOS and Galileo Service evolutions, and supporting the market development activities on user community queries related to these new services.

2.2 Governmental and security profiles:
- Preparation and facilitation of the PRS (Public Regulated Service) exploitation such as service definition, implementation and provision, pilot projects coordination, user segment development
- Providing security engineering expertise for exploitation of EU programmes with respect to security requirements, e.g. follow-up and management of security aspects
- Preparation of service security accreditation files, and proposing solutions for managing cyber security threats for complex Galileo IT systems
- Contributing from a functional and security standpoint to requirements definitions and design of technical infrastructures with a strong emphasis on security and ICT systems
- Support to independent security accreditation activities implementing security assurance, including security documentation review and security risk assessment, support to management of contract activities, support to management of authorisation of bodies to develop and manufacture PRS receivers and security modules, support to independent security assessments

2.3 Market development profile:
- Monitor user satisfaction, market and analyse attractiveness, trends, industry value chain, competing and complementary technology
- Implement market development actions, giving highest priority to those most leveraging EGNSS differentiators for the users
- Contribute to foster application development by managing the R&D applications within the European Commission R&D Horizon 2020 programme
- Cooperate with receiver and chipset manufacturers to integrate EGNSS in their products
- Support application developers and service providers with special focus on Small and medium-sized enterprises
- Support the Market Development team in the preparation of regular reporting.

2.4 Corporate services profiles: 
- Contribute to strategic communication plans in relation to the Agency’s communication priorities
- Contribute to shaping Agency’s campaigns, events and outputs
- Contribute to Agency’s procurement / grant actions implementation
- Support in the drafting of legal framework documents /policies, providing of legal advice to other departments
- Implement GSA processes such as budget and cost management, risk management, schedule management, assets management, configuration and document management, review management, quality management and reporting
- Perform activities in support of provision of operational IT systems and services and in support of facilities and logistics management
- Contribute to the development and implementation of ICT internal improvements on strategies, processes or tools in the field of resource planning, monitoring, control and measurement, in alignment with existing or foreseen tools in the ICT area
 - Contribute to the development and implementation of people management strategies including talent acquisition and talent management, job design and role clarification, succession and career planning; performance management; learning and development programmes; and staff engagement programmes.

Applicants must submit their application via the Permanent Representations, the EFTA Secretariat or the administrations of the IGOs to GSA.
A full job description and further information on the application procedure can be found here:

Job Requirements:

The selection procedure is open to applicants who satisfy the following eligibility criteria, on the date of submission of the application:
- The applicants must have worked for their employer on a permanent or contract basis for at least 12 months and will remain in the service of that employer throughout the period of secondment
- Be a national of a Member State of the European Union or EFTA Member State, except where the Executive Director grants derogation
- Possess at least 3 years of professional experience in the field relevant to the duties to be carried out during the secondment
- 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 their duties

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Full time
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EUSPA (European Union Agency for the Space Programme)

Prague, Czech Republic
Web Site: http://www.euspa.europa.eu/
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