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C4ISR Industry Relations Consultant - Brussels - NATO

Job Title: C4ISR Industry Relations Consultant - Brussels - NATO
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brussels, Belgium
REF: 2049
Contact Name: Gareth Bird
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Our client are looking for an experienced C4ISR consultant to work full-time at their customer site in Brussels, Belgium on an initial 2 month contract.

As an industry relations consultant you will:

  • Develop strategies, measurable objectives and policy relating to promoting industry participation, cooperation and competition in IT and C4ISR business of the Agency
  • Monitor and analyse IT and C4ISR industry. This includes knowing the companies involved in this market and the key players in each company, knowing trends and issues, and promoting opportunities for partnering and sharing knowledge between Agency and industry;
  • Provide expert advice, recommendations and support regarding lifecycle aspects of industrial cooperation
  • Act as point of contact and interface in NCI Agency for planning and organising industry visits, defence exhibitions, conferences and workshops
  • Ensure close relations with NCI Agency stakeholders on relevant issues
  • Provide or contribute to high-level briefings, presentations and speeches for NCI Agency General Manager

Essential skills:

  • Demonstrated experience (at least ten years) in defence cooperation and industrial policy in either industry or government capacity
  • Excellent knowledge in European and transatlantic defence industrial policy issues
  • Thorough knowledge of C4ISR industry (including small and medium enterprises, start-ups and, not-for-profit bodies), business practices, and issues related to doing business with government organisations
  • Proven ability to organise conferences, workshops and meetings with government and defence industry
  • Track record of high performance in implementing new ideas and strategies particularly as it relates to industry engagement
  • Experience in strengthening existing relationships with private sector and building new ones especially with small business and start-ups
  • Experience issuing management reports on work performed by organisation and explaining and defending details of reports to senior levels
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with very good briefing and speech-writing skills

Due to the nature of this client individuals with a current SC or NATO Secret clearance are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you have any questions regarding the above role do not hesitate to contact me by phone or email (01908 030 130 /