Technical Application Owner (ATM: Flow Management or Flight Management) Job at EUROCONTROL – Supporting European Aviation – in Brussel

Function title: Technical Application Owner (ATM: Flow Management or Flight Management)

Reference: NOC-NM-2022-AD/441

Location: Brussels – Information about living in Brussels

Nature of competition: Internal and external competition

Applicable regulations: Staff regulations governing officials of the EUROCONTROL Agency

Grades for publication: AD7-8 – Check salary simulations for the basic grade

Type of post: Administrator (AD5-AD12 )

Duration of appointment: 5 Year (s)

Security clearance: None required

Directorate/Service: NMD/TEC/DAD – Development and Delivery Unit

Competition publication date: 21/04/2022

Competition closing date: 19/05/2022 (23:59 Brussels time)

Reserve list: Applicable – See details in the “Useful information” section

Your team

Within the Network Management Directorate , the “Development & Delivery” service ensures the execution of all IT projects (application & infrastructure projects). The service addresses areas such as programme/project management, software development and maintenance, and release management at corporate level.

Your role

Your role will be to:
Participate to the definition and follow-up of the product roadmap implementation and support the product lifecycle.

Ensure that the deliverables fulfil the business needs and are compliant with safety, security and quality standards and regulations.

Participate to the review, analysis and translation of the business requirements into technical specifications for internal and/or external development teams.

Monitor the product delivery progress; ensure compliance with development processes, identify risks, obstacles, solve product related problems, conduct trade-off analyses, review priorities, take decisions and coordinate with relevant teams.

Manage the development teams (internal or external) and their deliverables in an agile environment and according to the development and delivery processes.

Drive the maintenance and evolution of the digital products to ensure a very high level of availability, reliability and quality.

Contribute to or lead workshops, share expertise, participate to internal and external working groups, projects, fora, etc.

Carry out any other task in line with the main purpose of the job.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

University studies of at least 4 years (e.g. Master’s degree) or university studies of at least 3 years plus one year relevant professional experience.

Internal candidates should check on the intranet to see what level of in-house experience is considered equivalent to educational qualifications where appropriate.

A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in a similar function.

Experience in:
Managing SW development and delivery teams.

Contributing to product roadmaps.

Writing functional and technical specifications.

Systems and applications architecture.

Stakeholder management.

Impactful presentation style.

Understanding of Agile processes and principles.

Technical drafting skills (English).

Besides the generic competencies applicable to all Technical Application Owners (listed above), candidates will have, in addition, to demonstrate the following:

Experience in Air Traffic Flow Management (Flight Plan Management, 4D trajectory, Airspace capacity).

Analytical thinking: Applies methodical approach to complex information.

Communication: Fosters two-way communication.

Result focus: Ensures achievement of shared goals.

Decision-making: Takes decisions based on balanced arguments.

Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment.

Professional conduct in line with the corporate behaviours of the Agency, i.e. result-driven, readiness to change, customer focus, integrity and team-player approach.

The working languages of the Agency are English and French. For this particular job, candidates must be proficient users of English at level C1. The selected candidate will have to acquire at least a basic knowledge of French at level A1 by the end of the probation period.

The levels relate to the Common European Framework of References for languages (CEFR).

Useful information

Applications will be accepted from nationals of EUROCONTROL Member States only.

Duration of appointment: This is an appointment for a determined period of 5 Year (s). It could be extended up to a maximum of 9 years or converted into an undetermined contract.

Internal candidates

If selected, the person will keep their current type of appointment duration (undetermined or determined).

The internal staff member with a determined contract will be offered, in principle, an appointment for 5 Year (s) with a maximum total duration of 9 years.

The successful candidate shall be appointed at the grade in the function group and to the type of post indicated in the vacancy notice, or, if a group of grades has been published, in principle at the basic grade.

In case of reserve list: Suitable candidates, however not selected to fill the post, will be placed on a reserve list for similar functions. The period of validity of reserve list is 1 year from the closing date of applications .

Information on salary and benefits can be found on the web page: https://www.eurocontrol.int/careers

EUROCONTROL is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunities. In the event of equal merit, preference may be given to the applicant from the under-represented diversity characteristics in order to complement diversity of teams and rebalance the workforce.

Candidates should read the tips on how to apply. Item 1 includes information on the EUROCONTROL competency models (technical & behavioural) – Candidates should refer to the behavioural competency model to know the behaviours expected for the different levels.

About the Company

Company: EUROCONTROL – Supporting European Aviation –

Company Location:  Brussel

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