Allied Command Transformation (ACT) Civilian Employment Opportunities
Tel: +1 757 747 4183
7857 Blandy Road Suite 100
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 The old type application form & processes are no longer in effect.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.
Post Title – ACT Auditor
Post Title – Senior Analyst (Science & Technology)
Post Title – Senior Staff Officer (Defence Planning Analysis)
Post title – Staff Officer (Portfolio, Programme & Project Management)
Post title – Analyst (Senior Operational Research)
Post title – RM Resource Manager
Post title – Analyst (Research)
Post Title – Communications Services SME
Post Title – Global Commercial Supply Chain SME
Post Title – Cyberspace Capability Development Engineer
Post Title – Staff Officer (Implementation Management)
Post Title – Staff Officer (Comprehensive Approach)
Post Title – Staff Officer (Strategic Outreach Coordinator)
Post Title – Operations Research Analyst (Capability Requirements)
Post Title – Operations Research Analyst (Risk Analysis)
Post title – Staff Assistant (Administration)
Post Title – Requirements Management (System Manager/Trainer)
Post Title – Staff Assistant (Technical Administrator)
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.
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 2020 has now passed. Details of the 2021 Internship Programme will appear here in early 2020.