Assistant Secretary General - Executive Management

Recruiter
Nato
Location
Brussels (BE)
Salary
Shortlisted candidates will be provided with a simulation of the compensation package for this post
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
03 Apr 2019
Ref
(ref. 190 185, post of ASG/EM)
Responsibilities
Executive Management
Sector
Government, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English, French

Senior Leadership recruitment at NATO Headquarters (Brussels)

The NATO Secretary General is looking to recruit a principal official for his most senior management team to be his primary advisor in the following area:

Executive Management (ref. 190 185, post of ASG/EM)

There are 8 Assistant Secretaries General, all of whom report to the NATO Secretary General and are also accountable to the North Atlantic Council.  As a member of the Secretary General’s senior management team, each Assistant Secretary General is also expected to contribute to overall policy development and delivery, including in areas beyond their direct set of responsibilities.

Candidates for the position of ASG/EM must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A strong background in human and financial resources, preferably with both private and public sector experience, developed through extensive experience;
  • A university degree (Master’s level preferred) in a relevant field;
  • Experience working in a multilateral environment or an environment with a variety of stakeholders from multi-cultural backgrounds;
  • A proven track record of experience in progressively senior posts, recent experience in senior-level leadership positions and significant professional experience in managerial positions;
  • Experience facilitating high-level dialogue and consensus;
  • Experience championing organisation-wide change and revitalisation projects in IT, finance, HR, and/or facilities;
  • The following minimum levels of NATO’s official languages (English/French): VI (“Proficiency”) in one; I (“Beginner”) in the other.

Selection of candidates for NATO posts is based upon the merit principle. Further information concerning the positions and details of how to apply can be found on www.nato.int/recruitment

Closing date for applications: 14 April 2019

Short-listed candidates will be required to undergo an external assessment followed by testing and interview at NATO Headquarters. The selection procedures are expected to take place in the week of 10 June 2019.