The Department of Nuclear Safety and Security (NS) formulates and implements the IAEA's nuclear safety and security programme, which encompasses the IAEA's activities to protect people and the environment from radiation exposure, and responds to the needs of its Member States related to nuclear safety and nuclear security.
The Office of Safety and Security Coordination (NSOC) is located in the Office of the Deputy Director General, Head of the Department.
Its mission is to ensure the technical consistency and effective coordination of the IAEA's activities in the nuclear, radiation, transport and waste safety and nuclear security programmes.
NSOC comprises three Sections : the Programme and Strategy Coordination Section, the Networks Management and Partnership Section and the Safety Standards and Security Guidance Development Section.
The mission of the Programme and Strategy Coordination Section (PSCS) is to ensure the effective development and coordinated implementation of Major Programme 3 (MP3) and to provide for a common strategic approach to cross cutting areas such as capacity building.
Under the general supervision of the Section Head / Programme Coordinator and senior professionals in NSOC, the Coordination Officer provides support and liaison coordination and implementation of MP3.
The Coordination Officer assists in research and analysis, review and clearance of various reports.
and 4) a programme officer, supporting projects extrabudgetary programme in the management of the funds, expediting and coordinating of project implementation, assessing progress and reporting on the achievement of project results.
Functions / Key Results Expected
Competencies and Expertise
Name Definition CommunicationCommunicates orally and in writing in a clear, concise and impartial manner. Takes time to listen to and understand the perspectives of others and proposes solutions.
Achieving ResultsTakes initiative in defining realistic outputs and clarifying roles, responsibilities and expected results in the context of the Department / Division’s programme.
Evaluates his / her results realistically, drawing conclusions from lessons learned.TeamworkActively contributes to achieving team results.
Supports team decisions.Planning and OrganizingPlans and organizes his / her own work in support of achieving the team or Section’s priorities.
Takes into account potential changes and proposes contingency plans.
Name Definition Client orientationHelps clients to analyse their needs. Seeks to understand service needs from the client’s perspective and ensure that the client’s standards are met.
Judgement / decision makingConsults with supervisor / manager and takes decisions in full compliance with the Agency’s regulations and rules.
Makes decisions reflecting best practice and professional theories and standards.Partnership buildingIdentifies and builds partnerships.
Develops and maintains long lasting partnerships to strengthen relationships. Delivers programmatic outputs and acquires resources in support of Agency goals.
Function Name Expertise Description Management and Programme AnalysisInformation Collection and AnalysisProven and extensive ability to gather information, to evaluate, assess and draw conclusions for a most efficient work performance.
Management and Programme AnalysisProgramme ManagementKnowledge of programme and project management techniques.Management and Programme AnalysisReportingAbility to report concisely, accurately and promptly on meetings and matters of relevance to the IAEA.
Qualifications, Experience and Language skills
Bachelor's Degree - University degree in business administration, international relations, political science or a related field.
Minimum of five years of related experience, including coordination experience, in an international environment.
Excellent oral and written command of English and Spanish. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French and / or Russian) is an asset.
6 weeks' annual vacation, home leave, pension plan and health insurance
Applications from qualified women and candidates from developing countries are encouraged
Applicants should be aware that IAEA staff members are international civil servants and may not accept instructions from any other authority.
The IAEA is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. As part of the United Nations common system, the IAEA subscribes to the following core ethical standards (or values) : Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for diversity.
Staff members may be assigned to any location. The IAEA retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade or with a different contract type, or to make an appointment with a modified job description or for shorter duration than indicated above.
Testing may be part of the recruitment process