PRS Common Minimum Standards Implementation Officer – European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA)

The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has set up a selection procedure that aims to establish a reserve list for:

PRS Common Minimum Standards Implementation Officer

(Vacancy Reference Number: GSA/2017/513)

The PRS Common Minimum Standards (CMS) Implementation Officer reports to the Head of Security Department (or his assignee(s)). He/she will contribute to the fulfilment of the Agency’s duties regarding the security of the information and IT systems, particularly regarding all matters related to the PRS.
The CMS are a set of rules to be applied by all actors involved in the PRS service and user segment chain derived from the Decision (EU) N°1104/2011 on the rules for access to the PRS provided by the global navigation satellite system established under the Galileo programme.
The implementation of this Decision has been defined in further arrangements between the European Commission and the GSA.
The rules for the handling of EU Classified Information (EUCI) applicable to the Agency are set in the Commission Decision (EU, Euratom) 2015/444. The PRS CMS
Implementation Officer will carry out his/her tasks in particular regarding the implementati on of the PRS CMS and the handling of PRS information, in close cooperation with the Local Security Officer (LSO) and Registry Control Officer (RCO) of the Agency.
He/she will also act as the main point of contact for the handling of PRS Information
working closely with the European Commission, the GNSS Service Operator for activities related to service exploitation and the relevant Member States authorities
The jobholder’s tasks and responsibilities will in principle include (without limitation) and subject to adjustment by his/her line manager:
1. Development and implementation of processes for handling of PRS information
  • Ensure the definition and implementation of processes and guidelines in compliance with the applicable rules
  • Liaise with stakeholders to ensure that the guidelines respond to the needs of the users and to the Galileo system implementation
  • Manage the relevant need to know for the access to PRS information in cooperation with the LSO
  • Maintain the legal framework for, and organise the transfer of, PRS information needed by the Agency in cooperation with the RCO
  • Check operations and compliance with the provisions of rules for the handling of PRS information
  • Prepare security annexes to industrial contracts related to the handling of EU Classified and PRS Information
  • Ensure the handling of crypto PRS-related material managed by the Agency
  • Manage breaches of security and compromise of PRS information
  • Support the definition and implementation of the GSA Competent PRS Authority
  • Support the definition of frameworks for the support to the CPAs
  • Ensure the support for the management of contracts related to the PRS CMS guidelines elaboration
  • Promote and ensure, through appropriate awareness actions, that all the activities of the GSA comply with the security rules for the handling of PRS Information
  • Contribute to the GSA Risks management
2. Support to the European Commission
  • Ensure the maintenance of the data base of PRS-related reference documents
  • Actively participate to the activities of relevant bodies (e.g.: the GNSS Security Board and subordinate bodies) especially regarding aspects related to the handling of EU Classified and PRS information
  • Support the development of frameworks for the performance of audits to the Competent PRS Authorities
  • Support the organisation of PRS information related meetings and in particular the workshops with the Competent PRS Authorities
  • Support security audits and inspections, especially for what concerns the compliance to the PRS Common Minimum Standards, when required
  • Ensure additional support to the Commission, as required
The position is based in the GSA headquarters in Prague (Czech Republic) and implies travels within Europe and worldwide, in particular regular missions to GSA offices located in France (St Germain en Laye), UK (Swanwick), Spain (Torrejon) or the Netherlands (Noordwijk) are foreseen for this position.
Place of employment: Prague (Czech Republic)
Deadline: 04/09/2017 23:59 hours (CET)
Extended until: 02/10/2017 – 23:59 hours (CET)

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