European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS)-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO)" Vacancy Notices
The Satellite navigation services for African Region project (SAFIR) under the EU-Africa Common Strategy as well as the Joint EU-Africa Partnership is pleased to announce the start of the 1st recruitment phase for the EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO).
Applications are now invited for the posts of:
• JPO Director
• JPO Deputy Director
• Global Navigation Satellite System Programme Manager
• Certification/Safety Expert
• Legal/Economic Expert
The dates for entry on duty are the 1st of July 2013 for the JPO Director and the 1st of October 2013 for the 4 other posts. The 5 vacancy notices with the application form are posted on the following websites:
The missions of the EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office are to define the baseline and to oversee the subsequent implementation phase for the specification and procurement of the development and deployment of GNSS/EGNOS in Africa. The personnel of the JPO will include ten staff members after a second phase of recruitment of 5 other Experts planned to start later in 2013 for an entry on duty on 1st of February 2014.
All the JPO staff will be trained in Trieste (Italy) before their entry on duty by the sister Project TREGA (Training for EGNOS in Africa) led by UNESCO/ICTP (International Centre for Theoretical Physics). For further information, please contact:
SAFIR Team Leader
Mob: +221 77 528 69 63
+33 6 07 04 52 17