Senior Contractor Support for NATO Capability Requirements Management
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4 openings starting May 01, 2023
NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT) is in the process of implementing an improved capability requirements capture process, including the support for traceability, quality assurance, analysis and interoperability standards, to ensure a clear separation between the requirements owner and the solution provider. This process will provide through life traceability and ensure the quality of the requirements using an efficient change management process. ACT will be responsible for tasks such as capability requirements definition, requirements management, systems engineering, architecture development, holistic through life cycle management, capability acceptance, Capability Programme management.
1. Capture, develop, analyze and evaluate capability requirements.
2. Support the elicitation, capture, development, analysis and evaluation of higher and lower level requirements (such as capability targets, operational requirements, system specifications, interoperability requirements, etc.).
3. Support or perform modelling, architecture and design activities to ensure completeness, consistency and clarity of requirements related work.
4. Support Programme and Project planning activities to ensure that the dependencies between requirements and the other elements of the plans are understood and taken into consideration.
5. Coordinate and contribute to the activities of Requirements Management Teams in support of the tasks above.
6. Maintain the requirements in their repositories ensuring version and configuration control.
7. Support to the creation and maintenance of traceability for capability requirements.
8. Provide technical guidance and mentoring to other requirements managers.
9. Support the development, analysis and review of concepts of operation, courses of action and alternatives. 10. Develop, coordinate and monitor the execution of plans in support of all aspects of requirements management.
11. Contribute and participate in the development of policies, directives and process refinement related to requirements.
12. Coordinate DOTMLPFI development and implementation synchronization; support the development of recommended courses of action to resolve issues relating capability development.
13. Organize and participate to workshops, seminars, conferences and meetings in support of the activities above.
14. Collaborate with National and international military and civilian organizations, including Centres of Excellence and academia, in support of the activities above.
15. Identify Lessons and contribute to their Learning within the organization.
16. Support to other requirements management activities across the capability lifecycle.
17. Support to change and configuration management of requirements across the lifecycle.
18. Support the coordination of requirements related products with Management and Governance.
19. Support the Branch Head CR and travel to meetings and conferences both within and outside NATO’s boundaries for up to 30 days per year.
1. 5 years in the last 10 years in the field of requirements engineering to include elicitation, capture, development, analysis and evaluation of requirements at the capability level. Specific experience in elicitation, capture, development, analysis and evaluation of capability requirements.
2. One or more Requirements Management related certifications such as the ones required to support the US JCIDS Process or the equivalent from other Nations, or the ones recognized by leading organizations in the field such as the IIBA or the IREB.
3. A University Degree in engineering, management, information systems, accounting, economics, finance, business administration, public administration, operations research, project management or related disciplines.
4. Demonstrable recent (i.e. in the last 10 years) experience in procurement programs in the defence sector. In particular, experience in participation to Programme/Project boards, development of decision support briefings, studies of best procurement alternatives, and risk management.
5. Demonstrable recent (i.e. in the last 10 years) experience in managing requirements in accordance with formal configuration and change management processes. In particular, participation in change configuration boards, development of engineering change impact analysis, and version control of requirement baselines.
6. Enterprise Architecture related certifications such as TOGAF.
7. Demonstrable recent (i.e. in the last 10 years) experience in development or exploitation of Enterprise or Capability level Architectures in support of defence procurement.
8. Knowledge of project management principles and demonstrated success in applying them to deliver capabilities. In particular, experience in initiation and management of programs and projects, development of exception and routine reports, and management of work breakdown packages. Program and Project Management related certifications such as MSP and PRINCE2, or, preferably, PMP and PgMP.
9. Demonstrable experience working in a multinational organization or NATO Command Structure (NCS) / NATO Force Structure (NFS) and familiarity with NATO agencies’ role in system development. 10. Demonstrable recent (i.e. in the last 10 years) experience working in support of processes that were formally certified in accordance with the ISO 9001 standard.
11. Quality related certifications such as the ones provided by CQI-IRCA.
12. Demonstrable recent (i.e. in the last 10 years) experience in the development and maintenance of interoperability requirements, including interface control documents.
13. Demonstrable recent (i.e. in the last 10 years) experience in applying Operational Research techniques in support of Analysis of Alternatives, trade-off studies and Course of Action comparisons. Experience should include techniques like hypothesis testing, MCDA, experimentation, wargaming and simulation.
Phoenix Group of Virginia is a small business with a flat leadership structure and excellent growth potential.
Phoenix Group of Virginia is service-disabled, veteran-owned small business. It is a professional services company currently working for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, NATO and the U.S. Air Force; competing as a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) under several NAICS codes. We are proud members of the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) program and take an initiative to hire veterans. Our core competencies include program and project management, logistics, operations analysis and experimentation and asset management services. We were founded in 2008 and since our establishment we have been providing cutting edge solutions and support to the services. We understand and provide expert consultation on shipbuilding acquisition programs, maintenance/ modernization programs, and sustainment programs.
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