Project and Service Management Officer, M/F CA IV

Project and Service Management Officer, M/F CA IV

ECHA - European Chemicals Agency

Helsinki, Finland

1. The Job

The Project and Service Management Officer will work in the Information Systems Directorate of the Agency.

The purpose of the Information Systems Directorate is to contribute to the achievement of the goals and operational objectives of the Agency by ensuring that all Directorates have the ICT infrastructure, the information systems and the support services that are appropriate to carry out their function.

The Officer, depending on the organisational needs, will work in one of the units of the Directorate with the following tasks:

  • Define, plan and coordinate the execution of projects by effectively applying relevant project management procedures and the IT Governance of the Agency;
  • Define, set-up and contribute to the delivery of IT services as service manager, change manager or service expert applying relevant ITIL processes and the IT Governance of the Agency;
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external contractors to define project/service deliverables based on adequately understood and defined requirements;
  • Validate the quality of the project/service deliverables and ensure that acceptance procedures are in place and conform to the contractual provisions for acceptance and payment of deliverables;
  • Manage the contracts and the financial resources allocated to projects/services by preparing cost estimates, applying the budget management recommended practices of the Agencies, monitoring expenditures and ensuring timely and effective procurement of necessary services;
  • Contribute to procurements – establishment of framework contracts, and specific contracts – as part of the tender preparation, act as member of evaluation panels, contribute to contract preparation, and to negotiation of offers;
  • Manage security aspects of the project/service in coordination with the IT security function of the Agency;
  • Provide input to the financial budget preparation of the Directorate based on the needs in the area of responsibility;
  • Other related tasks.

The candidate should be ready to move flexibly between project-focused and service-focused assignments, work with a strong customer focus attitude and cooperate smoothly with a number of IT and Business teams in the Agency.

The role entails IT security competence and the ability to embed security in project and service definition.

2. Minimum Qualifications

To qualify for this profile, you must have completed university studies of at least three (3) years attested by a diploma and appropriate professional experience of at least one (1) year.

Only qualifications issued by EU Member State authorities or EEA authorities and qualifications recognised as equivalent by the relevant EU or EEA Member State authorities will be accepted.

3. Selection criteria

If you meet the eligibility criteria set out in section 2, you will be assessed on the basis of the following selection criteria. The candidates who are judged to be the most suitable on the basis of the selection criteria will be invited to undergo a written test prior to the interview.

  • Your academic and professional qualifications and their relevance to the main areas of work listed in section 1. Preference will be given to qualifications obtained in the following fields:
    • Informatics, scientific/business disciplines covering informatics or information systems as a significant part of the formal education syllabus.
  • Your professional experience: the range of fields covered; the type and level of work done and its relevance to the areas of work listed in section 1.

The following will be considered as assets:

  • Documented studies and experience in IT security;
  • Project Management professional qualification demonstrated by formal accreditation/ certification (e.g. Prince2, PMI, SCRUM);
  • ITIL professional qualification demonstrated by formal accreditation/certification;
  • Work experience gained in a similar multicultural environment. Preference will be given to work experience abroad.

The academic and professional qualifications, professional experience and experience considered as an asset must be described as precisely as possible in your application.

4. How to Apply

You can submit your application and find more information (complete vacancy notice and application form) on ECHA website http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/about-us/jobs/open-positions.

The deadline to fill in the application form is 13 June 2019 at noon 12:00, Helsinki time (11:00 a.m. CET).

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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