Cryptographic Project Coordinator - NATO

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12 months
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  • Likely to be a 1 year+ contract starting with an initial 65 man days

This Cyber Security Project Coordinator will be assigned various demand-driven tasks in support of ACO Crypto Modernisation, which may for instance cover the following activities:

  • Planning and implementation of mitigation measures and assistance in planning and implementation of contingencies
  • Providing reports to inform discussions with Nations and support decisions/recommendations made to the MC
  • Provide support to ACQ on Crypto Modernisation related activities

Cyber Security Project Coordinator - 3 Month Contract - Mons, Belgium

Key Skills:

  • The successful candidate will be an expert in the Cyber Security field with considerable experience.
  • The individual must have been Lead Staff on large and complex Cyber projects or been responsible for significant research work.
  • As the Program of Work focuses on cryptographic capabilities, the individual is expected to have demonstrable extensive working experience with cryptographic mechanisms.
  • We are looking for candidates with a solid project management background and experience. In addition, the candidate needs to have a good overall understanding of cryptographic mechanisms, ie, what they do, how they more or less work and what the impact of shortfalls in cryptographic mechanisms is and how these may be mitigated.
  • Moreover, it would be beneficial (although not required) if you have some working knowledge of NATO's organisational structure.

To work as a contract Cyber Security Project Coordinator, you must (ideally) have as many of the following as possible:

  • Solid project management background and experience
  • Good overall understanding of cryptographic mechanisms
  • PRINCE 2 Foundation and/or Practitioner Certified
  • Experience or knowledge of Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)
  • Experience or knowledge of Management of Risk principles (MoR)
  • Ability to quickly write clear operational and technical reports (in English), suitable for dissemination among senior stakeholders

Essential Certifications:

  • Must have at least current NATO SECRET clearance
  • University degree equivalent to at least Master's degree (preferably in Computer Science and/or Business) - OR extensive commercial knowledge and experience is required


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You will be required to hold a minimum of NATO Secret security clearance. If you do not hold an active NATO Secret security clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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Job Role: Cyber Security Project Coordinator

Location: Mons, Belgium

Type: Contract

Duration: 3 months

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: NATO Secret Clearance