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IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency : Nuclear Safety Expert, Vienna, Austria 0 IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency vom 29.04.2021, 00:00 Uhr Organization: IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency Country: Austria Grade: P-4 Nuclear Safety Expert(P4) ( 2021/0182 (221208) ) Organization: NSNI-External Events Safety Section Job Posting: 2021-03-26, 2:20:18 PM Contract Type : Fixed Term Extrabudgetary Organizational Setting The Department of Nuclear Safety and Security (NS) formulates and implements the IAEA’s nuclear safety and security programme, which encompasses the Agency’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 security. The objective of the Division of Nuclear Installation Safety (NSNI) is to achieve and maintain a high level of safety of nuclear installations worldwide that are under design or construction or in operation. 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Tags civil servants emergency preparedness human resources human resources management information exchange information systems nuclear power nuclear power plants nuclear safety power plants radioactive materials research and development safety and security safety regulations safety standards technical cooperation Provide advice and assistance to Member State and industry association reviews of operating organization management systems, safety culture, human resources management and scientific and technical capacity including participation as an expert advisor and technical expert on Member State and industry association review missions. Organize and manage capacity building projects, including education, training and exercises at the national, regional and international levels to address all the nuclear safety related areas, including safe operation, emergency preparedness and response, and regulatory effectiveness. Provide expert technical input and maintain/operate nuclear safety information systems such as the Incident Reporting System (IRS), and Incident Reporting System for Research Reactors (IRSRR) and Fuel Incident Notification and Analysis System (FINAS); provide support and relevant expertise for the Incident Emergency System (IES); and participate in associated training events and exercises. The incumbent may perform his/her work in areas involving exposure to radioactive materials. Therefore, as an Occupationally Exposed Worker, he/she must be medically cleared by VIC Medical Service and is subject to an appropriate radiation and health monitoring programme, in accordance with the IAEA’s Radiation Safety Regulations. Competencies and Expertise Core Competencies NameDefinition Achieving Results Takes 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. Teamwork Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions. Planning and Organizing Plans 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. Communication Communicates 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. NameDefinition Judgement/decision making Consults 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 building Identifies and builds partnerships. Develops and maintains long lasting partnerships to strengthen relationships. Delivers programmatic outputs and acquires resources in support of Agency goals. 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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 UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Project Officer, Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe : Project Officer, Vienna, Austria 0 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) vom 12.03.2021, 00:00 Uhr Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Country: Austria The majority of positions in OSCE field operations are filled by secondment, which means that individuals are nominated by their respective OSCE participating State. In addition, a limited number of seconded positions are available at the OSCE Secretariat and the institutions. Issued by OSCE Secretariat Vacancy number VNSECP01618 Vacancy type International Contracted Field of expertise General Staff / Monitoring Functions Grade P3 Number of posts 1 Duty station Vienna Date of issue 10 March 2021 Deadline for application 31 March 2021 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST) Background Please note that this position is funded under an Extra-Budgetary (ExB) Project which runs until 31 January 2022. Further extension is subject to continuation of the Structured Dialogue process and funding availability. The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, combating human trafficking, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis. The OSCE Secretariat in Vienna assists the Chairmanship in its activities, and provides operational and administrative support to the field operations, and, as appropriate, to other institutions. The Conflict Prevention Centre (CPC) plays a key role in supporting and co-ordinating the OSCE’s activities in the field, in providing analysis and policy advice to the Secretary General (SG) and the Chairmanship, in leading work on all aspects of the conflict cycle, and in supporting the various formats dealing with protracted conflicts. The CPC also serves as the focal point in the Secretariat for co-ordinating and developing the OSCE’s role in the politico-military dimension. The Forum for Security Co-operation (FSC) is the main OSCE body dealing with the politico-military aspects of security and provides a forum for political dialogue for OSCE participating States. The FSC Support section within the Conflict Prevention Centre at the OSCE Secretariat supports the work of the FSC by providing technical support and expertise. In this respect, the Section acts as a focal point and prepares reports and overviews on military information exchanged by participating States. The Section also fosters implementation of Confidence and Security-building Measures (CSBMs) and develops assistance projects with regard to Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) and Conventional Ammunition. Tasks and Responsibilities Under the direct the supervision of Senior FSC Support Officer, support the Chair of the Informal Working Group and the Coordinator on the Structured Dialogue, the Project Officer (Structured Dialogue) will perform the following tasks: Providing advice to the Chair of the IWG on issues related to Structured Dialogue at Ambassadorial level;Analysing food-for-thought papers and conducting academic research to produce policy papers/proposals related to the meetings of the Structured Dialogue;Drafting speeches/policy papers/draft agendas/concepts/substantive reports and analysis for the Chair of the IWG and OSCE senior management;Ensuring proper branding and visibility of Structured Dialogue among various target audiences, including participating States, academia, IOs and NGOs and the wider public;Serving as liaison between the Chair of the IWG and the Secretariat on issues related to Structured Dialogue;Making necessary administrative arrangements for conducting meetings of the IWG on Structured Dialogue, including venue, interpretation, catering, travel;Making presentations in security-related seminars held by other international organizations, academic institutions or participating States; and taking part in events related to CSBMs and military aspects of security;Performing other duties as assigned. First-level university degree in international relations, security and peace studies, political science; At least 6 years of professional experience at the international level with issues related to military aspects of security, conventional arms control and CSBMs; Knowledge of the Structured Dialogue process is an asset; Professional fluency in the English language including excellent drafting skills; knowledge of another OSCE language is desirable; Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national, cultural and professional backgrounds, whilst remaining impartial and objective; Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications. Core values Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions Tags conflict prevention democratization gender perspective human rights international relations military aspects political science salw small arms staff rotation Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work Core competencies Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities) Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities Remuneration Package Monthly remuneration is approximately EUR 6,470, depending on post adjustment and family status. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System. Please note that appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. How To Apply If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted. Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization. Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation, therefore the maximum period of service in this post is 7 years. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process. UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Senior Nuclear Safety Officer (P5), Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) : Senior Nuclear Safety Officer (P5), Vienna, Austria 0 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) vom 07.01.2021, 00:00 Uhr Senior Nuclear Safety Officer (P5), Vienna, Austria Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Country: Austria Closing date: Wednesday, 27 January 2021 Senior Nuclear Safety Officer (P5) ( 2020/0554 (015978) ) Organization: NSNI-Operational Safety Section Job Posting: 2020-12-30, 2:41:14 PM Contract Type : Fixed Term Regular This vacancy notice may be used to fill two positions - one with a focus on long-term operation and ageing management and one with a focus on operational safety review. Organizational Setting The Department of Nuclear Safety and Security (NS) formulates and implements the IAEA’s nuclear safety and security programme, which encompasses the Agency’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 security. The objective of the Division of Nuclear Installation Safety (NSNI) is to achieve and maintain a high level of safety of nuclear installations worldwide that are under design or construction or in operation. The Division does this by establishing standards of safety for the protection of health, including standards for nuclear power plants and other nuclear installations and facilities, and by providing for the application of these standards through, among other things, support for the IAEA’s Technical Cooperation programme, the rendering of safety review services, the promotion of education and training, the fostering of information exchange and the coordination of research and development. In addition, the Division helps ensure safety at nuclear installations by promulgating international safety instruments such as the Convention on Nuclear Safety and the Code of Conduct on the Safety of Research Reactors. NSNI comprises five Sections: External Events Safety Section Operational Safety Section Safety Assessment Section Regulatory Activities Section Research Reactor Safety Section The main aim of the Operational Safety Section (OSS) is to enhance Member States‘ capabilities to improve the operational safety of nuclear power plants through operational safety review services, the use of IAEA safety standards and continuous self-assessment. Its activities include assessment of operational safety performance, long-term operation and operating experience; promotion of management for safety and safety culture; and maintaining the international reporting system database for nuclear power plants. Main Purpose Reporting to the Section Head, the Senior Nuclear Safety Officer contributes to programme plans, integrates projects, and coordinates an integrated portfolio of projects to support a wide variety of Divisional programmes and services aimed at strengthening the safety of nuclear installation through proper site selection, installation design, systems design; and regulatory and operating policies and practices. Role The Senior Nuclear Safety Officer is: (1) a programme planner and project integrator, planning, developing and implementing activities aimed promoting the Divisional programmatic objectives; (2) a scientific secretary and subject matter expert, planning and leading complex Technical Meetings and consultancies; (3) a mission leader, planning and leading complex technical safety reviews and follow-up missions; and (4) a technical officer, developing evaluation strategies and managing integrated project teams to implement and evaluate large and complex technical cooperation and extra-budgetary operational projects and coordinated research projects. Functions / Key Results Expected Depending on the Section focus, functions may include to: Organize and lead teams of internal and external experts to strengthen safety standards and improve their implementation, including to specify the way that standards are developed, implemented and evaluated. Lead the development of methodologies to assess safety vulnerabilities and for conducting national nuclear safety assessments including consideration of external hazards, safety margins, plant vulnerabilities, and severe accident management plans. Coordinate Agency activities related to strengthening the nuclear safety effectiveness of operating organizations with Member State regulatory bodies and industry associations. Consult with Member States with nuclear power programmes and those planning to embark on such a programme to identify and plan initiatives to assist them to strengthen, develop, maintain and implement their capacity building programs, including education, training and exercises at the national, regional and international levels Tags civil servants emergency preparedness information exchange information systems nuclear power nuclear power plants nuclear safety power plants radiation protection radioactive materials research and development safety and security safety regulations safety standards subject matter expert technical cooperation Identify evolving information requirements and guide the development and management of nuclear safety information systems such as the Incident Reporting System (IRS), Incident Reporting System for Research Reactors (IRSRR), and Fuel Incident Notification and Analysis System (FINAS); provide support and relevant expertise for the Incident Emergency System (IES); and participate in associated training events and exercises Participate as an active member and IAEA representative in professional meetings, conferences and projects. The incumbent may perform his/her work in areas involving exposure to radioactive materials. Therefore, as an Occupationally Exposed Worker, he/she must be medically cleared by VIC Medical Service and is subject to an appropriate radiation and health monitoring programme, in accordance with the IAEA’s Radiation Safety Regulations. Competencies and Expertise Core Competencies NameDefinition Planning and Organizing Plans 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. Communication Communicates 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 Results Takes 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. Teamwork Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions. NameDefinition Judgement/decision making Consults 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 building Identifies and builds partnerships. Develops and maintains long lasting partnerships to strengthen relationships. Delivers programmatic outputs and acquires resources in support of Agency goals. Technical/scientific credibility Ensures that work is in compliance with internationally accepted professional standards and scientific methods. Provides scientifically/technically accepted information that is credible and reliable. Required Expertise Nuclear Safety NPP Conduct of Operations Experience in the conduct of operation of nuclear power plants, including operation, maintenance, operating experience, radiation protection, operating experience feedback, accident management and emergency preparedness and response. Nuclear Safety NPP Nuclear Oversight OR Ageing Management and Long-term Opertaion of Nuclear Power Plants Practical experience in performing nuclear oversight in nuclear power plants OR Thorough knowledge and practical experience in aging management and long-term operation of nuclear power plants, including experience in using relevant IAEA safety standards in these areas at international level Nuclear Safety Expertise in aspects of safety of nuclear installations, including commissioning and operation. Nuclear Safety Operational Safety Assessment Practical experience in conducting operational safety assessments in nuclear power plants, including these at international level. Qualifications, Experience and Language skills Master’s Degree Advanced university degree in engineering/physical/nuclear/chemical/mathematical/behavioural science/social psychology or a related field. Minimum of ten years of relevant experience, including five years of senior level experience, and at least four years at the international level. Experience with the application of nuclear safety principles, standards, procedures, and guidelines, judging their appropriateness and determining the necessity for adapting them. Proven experience in NPP nuclear oversight OR ageing management and long-term operation of nuclear power plants. Experience organizing and leading Technical Meetings, capacity building missions, and other expert and advisory missions. Experience conducting and managing multiple simultaneous projects. Experience in international projects an asset, particularly with developing countries. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and the ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset. Remuneration The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $88162 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 46373, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 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 UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Chief, FSC Support Unit, Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe : Chief, FSC Support Unit, Vienna, Austria 0 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) vom 16.02.2021, 00:00 Uhr Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Country: Austria Closing date: Wednesday, 24 February 2021 Issued by: OSCE Secretariat Vacancy number: VNSECP01588 Vacancy type: International Contracted Field of expertise: Military Affairs Grade: P4 Number of posts: 1 Duty station: Vienna Date of issue: 13 January 2021 Deadline for application: 24 February 2021 - 23: 59 Central European Time (CET/CEST) Background The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, combating human trafficking, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis. The OSCE Secretariat in Vienna assists the Chairpersonship in its activities, and provides operational and administrative support to the field operations, and, as appropriate, to other OSCE institutions. The Conflict Prevention Centre (CPC) plays a key role in supporting and co-ordinating the OSCE’s activities in the field, in providing analysis and policy advice to the Secretary General (SG) and the Chairmanship, in leading work on all aspects of the conflict cycle, and in supporting the various formats dealing with protracted conflicts. The CPC also serves as the focal point in the Secretariat for co-ordinating and developing the OSCE’s role in the politico-military dimension. The Forum for Security Co-operation (FSC) is the main OSCE body dealing with the politico-military aspects of security and provides a forum for political dialogue for OSCE participating States. The FSC Support Unit within the Conflict Prevention Centre supports the work of the FSC by providing technical support and expertise. In this respect, the Unit acts as a focal point and prepares reports and overviews on military information exchanged by participating States. The Unit also fosters implementation of confidence- and security-building measures (CSBMs) and develops assistance projects with regard to small arms and light weapons (SALW) and stockpiles of conventional ammunition (SCA). The OSCE is committed to further increasing the number of female staff in all areas of the OSCE’s work. Currently women are underrepresented in the Conflict Prevention Centre, especially in management roles. Female candidates are encouraged to apply for this management opportunity. Tasks and Responsibilities Under the general guidance of the Director, Conflict Prevention Centre (D/CPC), the Chief, FSC Support Unit carries out the following functions: Managing the work of the unit in direct support of the Forum for Security Co-operation (FSC), FSC Chairpersons, and delegations of participating States; Preparing, developing, and recommending strategies to the Forum for Security Co-operation, the Chairperson-in-Office and the SG on a wide variety of politico-military issues; Advising and reporting to OSCE decision-making bodies on implementation of CSBMs and other OSCE agreements in the politico-military dimension; Acting as Programme Manager for the FSC Support programme; Representing the SG, D/CPC, and FSC Support Unit to delegations, international organizations, academic institutions, NGOs, and other agencies; Initiating, developing strategies for, planning, organizing, and conducting practical projects and activities for the benefit of participating States on a wide variety of politico-military commitments; Performing other duties as assigned. Second-level university degree in international relations, political or military science; a first-level university degree in combination with two years of additional qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the second-level university degree; Eight years of progressively responsible management experience in a national government or international organization, including supervising personnel and managing large budgetary programmes; Experience in implementation of international arms control policies, preferably in a national verification centre; Knowledge of the OSCE and its area of operation; Wide-ranging and in-depth knowledge of international military affairs; Proven experience in project planning, implementation, management and evaluation, preferably in an international organization; Understanding of of project/programme activity in the fields of conflict prevention, SALW and SCA in countries of transition; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, initiative, maturity of judgement and team spirit; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national, cultural and professional backgrounds, whilst remaining impartial and objective; Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities; Professional fluency in English; knowledge of another OSCE official language desirable; Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications. Core values Tags conflict prevention democratization gender perspective human rights information exchange international relations military affairs military science salw small arms staff rotation Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work Core competencies Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities) Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities Remuneration Package Monthly remuneration is approximately EUR 7,825 depending on post adjustment and family status. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System. Please note that appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization. The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation, therefore the maximum period of service in this post is 7 years. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process. UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Section Head (Facilities Management), Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) : Section Head (Facilities Management), Vienna, Austria 0 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) vom 30.01.2021, 00:00 Uhr Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Country: Austria Grade: P-4 Closing date: Wednesday, 10 February 2021 Section Head (Facilities Management)(P4) ( 2020/0536 (218635) ) Organization: MTGS-Facilities Management Section Job Posting: 2021-01-27, 8:07:44 AM Contract Type : Temporary Assistance Regular This is a re-opening of the vacancy. Candidates who already applied do not need to re-submit an application. Organizational Setting The Department of Management’s Division of General Services (MTGS) provides support functions to the IAEA through its five Sections, namely the Archives and Records Section (ARMS), the Commissary Management Section (CMS), the Facilities Management Section (FMS), the Transport and General Support Section (TGSS), and the Seibersdorf Laboratories Services Section (SLSS). The Facilities Management Section provides technical advice and has overall responsibility for the implementation of major facilities management specific projects and administrative services including property management and multi-media services for the IAEA. The Section comprises of two Units, namely the Facilities and Property Management Unit and the Project and Technical Support Services Unit. Main Purpose Reporting to the Director of General Services, the Section Head plans, coordinates and supervises all matters related to strategy and the implementation of programmatic objectives for effective response to a wide range of projects, including building and engineering services, property control and inventory services and technical support for the IAEA’s conferences and meetings. The Section also provides professional services to off-site IAEA representations, such as the Monaco Laboratories and regional offices. The Section Head plans, coordinates and manages the activities of the Facilities Management Section consisting of the (i) Facilities and Property Management Unit and the (ii) Project and Technical Support Services. Role The Section Head is: (1) an adviser to the Division Director (DIR-MTGS) on matters of policy, strategy, and complex facilities management issues and operational services; (2) a team leader, ensuring prompt and efficient service delivery, and effective results; (3) a manager, responsible for effective human and financial resources management, and supporting staff development; and (4) an engineer and substantive expert, professionally overseeing and coordinating engineering and facilities management services. Functions / Key Results Expected Ensure strategic integration of the outputs: lead the collaborative planning of the programme of the Section, identify and encourage linkages with related work units, internal and external stakeholders, and integrate the medium-term strategy to business requirements. Establish concrete objectives, milestones and performance indicators, and review effectiveness and the focus on priorities in line with the results based framework. Provide leadership and structure: develop the annual work and budgetary plans in line with the Programme and Budget. Lead and manage an innovative and effective team of professional and support staff, promote internal and external collaboration, and ensure, through learning opportunities, work assignments and recruitment, an effective balance of skills, competence and resources. Guide the development of best-practices, policies and standard operating procedures framework in the area of the facilities management and administrative support services and ensure their effectiveness and consistent application throughout the organization. Promote, and actively pursue cross-cutting collaboration to enable integration with related plans and policies, as well as the broader goals and strategies of the IAEA. Manage IAEA facilities and related activities, including supervision of general architectural and engineering design and detailed planning of work, the preparation of specifications, cost estimates and time schedules for all new construction, additions and alterations for IAEA Headquarters in the VIC, the laboratories Seibersdorf and Monaco, the premises in Toronto and Tokyo, and the offices in New York and Geneva. Review proposals, work and activities for technical soundness, compliance with applicable industry standards and norms, and safety requirements. Plan logistics, supervise and review the work of vendors, consultants, contractors and BMS/UNIDO prior to confirming payment for provided goods and services. Assist DIR-MTGS in formulating the requirements and position of the IAEA in interactions with the counterparts in other Vienna Based Organizations (VBOs) and the Host Country Authorities (IAKW) on various issues, such as common services, joint activities, major structural changes to premises, and other infrastructure matters. Develop and implement policies related to office space allocation, and expendable and non-expendable property. Act as Secretary to the Property Survey Board. Manage the Headquarters administrative support services for a wide range of various departmental requirements, including specialised service contracts and space for the pharmacy, office cleaning services and dry-cleaning services. Competencies and Expertise Core Competencies NameDefinition Planning and Organizing Sets clearly defined objectives for himself/herself and the team or Section. Identifies and organizes deployment of resources based on assessed needs, taking into account possible changing circumstances. Monitors team’s performance in meeting the assigned deadlines and milestones. Communication Encourages open communication and builds consensus. Uses tact and discretion in dealing with sensitive information, and keeps staff informed of decisions and directives as appropriate. Achieving Results Sets realistic targets for himself/herself and for the team; ensures availability of resources and supports staff members in achieving results. Monitors progress and performance; evaluates achievements and integrates lessons learned. Teamwork Encourages teamwork, builds effective teams and resolves problems by creating a supportive and collaborative team spirit, remaining mindful of the need to collaborate with people outside the immediate area of responsibility. NameDefinition Analytical thinking Applies business analytics to establish programme priorities. Makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis. Client orientation Examines client plans and develops services and options to support ongoing relationships. Develops solutions that add value to the Agency’s programmes and operations. Judgement/decision making Consults with and seeks advice at the appropriate managerial level when making complex decisions. Facilitates dialogue and development of best practice to support judgement/decision making, in full compliance with the Agency’s regulations and rules. Required Expertise Management and Programme Analysis Business Acumen Ability to evaluate business solutions and to develop long term strategic plans. Administrative Support Discretion and Respect for Confidentiality Ability to deal with sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy. Administrative Support MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) Proficiency in Windows/Office applications is indispensable, and in overall information and communication technologies desirable. Management and Programme Analysis Project Management Ability to lead projects, to analyze and re-engineer business processes. Procurement Services Purchasing and Contracting Ability to establish and manage commercial contracts. Qualifications, Experience and Language skills Advanced university degree in architecture, engineering, facilities management or other related field. A first level university degree in architecture, engineering, facilities management or other related field, with 3 additional years of relevent experience will be considered in lieu of the advanced university degree. Minimum of seven years of relevant professional experience in facilities management, general services and engineering project management or other relevant area, including at least 5 years of experience in an international organization. Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset. Remuneration The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $73516 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 38669, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 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 UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Nuclear Engineer (Heavy Water Reactors), Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) : Nuclear Engineer (Heavy Water Reactors), Vienna, Austria 0 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) vom 30.01.2021, 00:00 Uhr Nuclear Engineer (Heavy Water Reactors), Vienna, Austria Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Country: Austria Grade: P-4 Closing date: Thursday, 18 February 2021 Nuclear Engineer (Heavy Water Reactors)(P4) ( 2020/0357 (005931) ) Job Posting: 2021-01-28, 9:52:16 AM Contract Type : Fixed Term Regular This is a re-opening of the vacancy. Candidates who already applied do not need to re-submit an application. Organizational Setting The objective of the Department of Nuclear Energy (NE) is to foster the efficient and safe use of nuclear power by supporting interested Member States in: improving the performance of nuclear power plants, the nuclear fuel cycle, and the management of nuclear wastes; catalysing innovation in nuclear power and fuel cycle technologies; developing indigenous capabilities around the world for national energy planning; deploying new nuclear power plants; preserving and disseminating nuclear information and knowledge; and advancing science and industry through improved operation of research reactors. The department has a dynamic, participative and interactive operating environment with inputs received from the Board of Governors, the General Conference, policy and decision-makers, and technical counterparts in Member States and the international development community. The Division of Nuclear Power comprises the Nuclear Power Engineering Section, the Nuclear Power Technology Development Section, the Nuclear Infrastructure Development Section and the INPRO (International Project on Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles) Section. The Division provides core engineering, technological, human resource development and management support to interested Member States in the field of nuclear power. The Nuclear Power Technology Development Section assists Member States in developing safe, environmentally benign, economically viable, proliferation resistant and sustainable innovative solutions for all civil reactor technologies, including water-cooled reactors, gas-cooled reactors, fast neutron systems (both critical and sub-critical) as well as small and medium-sized reactors. The section fosters international collaboration on technology development for reactor plants and for non-electric uses of nuclear power by facilitating coordinated research projects, technical meetings, and training courses. The section also maintains the Advanced Reactor Information System (ARIS) and Thermophysical Properties of Nuclear Materials (THERPRO) databases. Main Purpose Within the Nuclear Power Technology Development Section led by the Section Head, and as a member of the project Technology Development for Advanced Water Cooled Reactor, the Nuclear Engineer (HWR) formulates, develops, organizes and implements IAEA’s activities on: technology development,, simulation and modelling methods, and design aspects for advanced water cooled reactors with the focus on heavy water reactors (HWRs), as well as cross-cutting technical issues for all large advanced water cooled reactor designs. Role The Nuclear Engineer (HWR) is an expert in water cooled reactor technologies with the extensive knowledge of HWRs. He/she is a facilitator, encouraging cooperative design and development through communication with members of the Technical Working Group on Advanced Technologies for HWRs and other similar groups and international organizations working on cross-cutting technical issues for all large advanced water-cooled reactors. Functions / Key Results Expected As scientific secretary, plans, coordinates and reports on the activities of the Department of Nuclear Energy’s Technical Working Group on Advanced Technologies for HWRs. Maintain current knowledge of the status of advanced large water cooled reactor technology programmes focused on HWR technology and related development programmes. Coordinate and encourage cooperative research in advanced large water cooled reactor technologies focused on HWR technologies and cross-cutting issues. Contribute to the planning and implementation of joint activities between the HWR and LWR (light water reactor) Technical Working Groups. Tags civil servants electrical engineer electrical engineering energy planning engineering section nuclear energy nuclear fuel cycle nuclear materials nuclear power nuclear power plants nuclear reactors power plants project management technical cooperation technical writing Work on the development of nuclear reactor simulators and eLearning modules for educational purposes and conduct the training workshops and courses. Work with colleagues in the Section on joint issues related to other reactor designs and technologies. Organize and conduct technical meetings, consultants meetings, symposia, Technical Cooperation events and other IAEA meetings. Work on technical documents and technical reports. Maintain liaison with national and international organizations with regard to the above responsibilities. In agreement with the overall activities in the Section, represent IAEA at international meetings and at meetings with other international organizations. Collaborate with members of the Section, Division and other divisions on matters related to the above responsibilities. Competencies and Expertise Core Competencies NameDefinition Planning and Organizing Plans 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. Communication Communicates 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 Results Takes 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. Teamwork Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions. NameDefinition Judgement/decision making Consults 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 building Identifies and builds partnerships. Develops and maintains long lasting partnerships to strengthen relationships. Delivers programmatic outputs and acquires resources in support of Agency goals. Technical/scientific credibility Ensures that work is in compliance with internationally accepted professional standards and scientific methods. Provides scientifically/technically accepted information that is credible and reliable. Required Expertise Expertise in advanced technologies for HWRs including design aspects for heavy water reactors (HWRs). Nuclear Engineering and Technology Expertise related to advanced construction technologies/commissioning procedures and maintenance/inspection for operating nuclear power plants. Project Management Good knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts, methods, approaches and tools relevant to programme and project management. Qualifications, Experience and Language skills Master’s Degree Advanced university degree in the field of nuclear, chemical, mechanical, and/or electrical engineering. At least seven years of working experience in a relevant field. Experience of working in a national/international nuclear organization or institute desirable. In-depth knowledge of and experience in the scientific/technical principles and developments relating to the field of the advanced water cooled reactor technologies of operating and near term deployable nuclear power plants. Experience in technical writing in English for producing and reviewing documents related to advanced water cooled reactor technologies. Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset. Remuneration The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $73516 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 33744, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 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 UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Section Head (Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy), Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) : Section Head (Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy), Vienna, Austria 0 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) vom 04.03.2021, 00:00 Uhr Section Head (Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy), Vienna, Austria Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Country: Austria Section Head (Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy) (P5) ( 2020/0511 (004345) ) Organization: NAHU-Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy Section Job Posting: 2021-02-25, 7:48:04 AM Contract Type : Fixed Term Regular Organizational Setting The Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications implements the IAEA’s Major Programme 2, "Nuclear Techniques for Development and Environmental Protection". This Major Programme comprises individual programmes on food and agriculture, human health, water resources, environment and radiation technologies. These programmes are supported by laboratories in Seibersdorf, Monaco and Vienna. The Major Programme’s objective is to enhance the capacity of Member States to meet basic human needs and to assess and manage the marine and terrestrial environments through the use of nuclear and isotopic techniques in sustainable development programmes. The Division of Human Health is organized into four Sections whose objectives are to enhance the capabilities of Member States to address needs related to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of health problems through the development and application of nuclear techniques within a framework of quality assurance.The Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications implements the IAEA’s Major Programme 2, "Nuclear Techniques for Development and Environmental Protection". This Major Programme comprises individual programmes on food and agriculture, human health, water resources, environment and radiation technologies. These programmes are supported by laboratories in Seibersdorf, Monaco and Vienna. The Major Programme’s objective is to enhance the capacity of Member States to meet basic human needs and to assess and manage the marine and terrestrial environments through the use of nuclear and isotopic techniques in sustainable development programmes. The Division of Human Health is organized into four Sections whose objectives are to enhance the capabilities of Member States to address needs related to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of health problems through the development and application of nuclear techniques within a framework of quality assurance. The Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy Section’s primary objective is to enhance Member States‘ capabilities to establish sound policies concerning radiotherapy and cancer treatment, and to ensure the effective and efficient utilization of current and future advanced cancer radiotherapy treatment technologies. Main Purpose As a team leader reporting to the Director of the Division of Human Health, the Section Head (Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy) initiates, manages, coordinates and supervises IAEA projects in Human Health in the field of radiation oncology and cancer treatment, in line with the strategic goals of the Division, through efficient management of human and financial resources. Role The Section Head (Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy) is: (1) a team leader and manager of a group of approximately 6 staff members (radiation oncologists and a radiobiologist), ensuring the efficient and effective development and implementation of the Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy Section’s activities; (2) an adviser to the Director on programmatic, scientific, and technical issues in the relevant fields, (3) a coordinator of the Section’s technical support to the IAEA’s Coordinated Research Programme as well as the technical cooperation programme in the relevant fields; and; (4) a facilitator of inter- and intra-Agency cooperation with other scientific and medical organizations and with other Divisions/Departments in the IAEA within the programmatic responsibilities in question. Functions / Key Results Expected Plan, develop, and implement the subprogramme on radiation oncology and cancer treatment in line with the strategic goals of the Division, the results-based framework, and the expressed needs of Member States, including identifying Member States‘ needs, developing programme and budget proposals, coordinating staff activities, and monitoring and assessing programme performance. Coordinate and provide technical support to coordinated research projects and technical cooperation projects in the subject area, with the aim of establishing a wide outreach and practical implementation of the IAEA’s programme in Member States. Manage the Section’s coordinated technical inputs to the PACT programme and coordinate activities with medical physics and nuclear medicine/diagnostic imaging sections for an integrated approach. Broaden and deepen the field of knowledge by organizing scientific meetings, prepare scientific programmes and serve as scientific secretary for such meetings, and prepare and/or edit/review reports, manuals, proceedings and other scientific publications. Represent the IAEA at international meetings and conferences and coordinate the activities of the Section with other international organizations, committees and scientific societies. Initiate and implement research and development projects and provide technical guidance to Member States with respect to improving the quality of radiation therapy. Competencies and Expertise Core Competencies NameDefinition Planning and Organizing Sets clearly defined objectives for himself/herself and the team or Section. Identifies and organizes deployment of resources based on assessed needs, taking into account possible changing circumstances. Monitors team’s performance in meeting the assigned deadlines and milestones. Communication Encourages open communication and builds consensus. Uses tact and discretion in dealing with sensitive information, and keeps staff informed of decisions and directives as appropriate. Achieving Results Sets realistic targets for himself/herself and for the team; ensures availability of resources and supports staff members in achieving results. Monitors progress and performance; evaluates achievements and integrates lessons learned. Teamwork Encourages teamwork, builds effective teams and resolves problems by creating a supportive and collaborative team spirit, remaining mindful of the need to collaborate with people outside the immediate area of responsibility. NameDefinition Analytical thinking Applies business analytics to establish programme priorities. Makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis. Partnership building Identifies interests and goals common to the Agency’s partners and its stakeholders to foster partnership building. Promotes collaboration with partners, colleagues across teams and stakeholders. Technical/scientific credibility Provides guidance and advice in his/her area of expertise on the application of scientific/professional methods, procedures and approaches. Required Expertise Clinical and Radiation Oncology Thorough knowledge of clinical elements of the practice of radiation oncology. Ability to analyse current evidence and to adapt to limited resource settings. Ability to develop educational and training material in clinical/ radiation oncology. Quality Management Thorough knowledge of the elements of a quality management system. Understanding of the link between quality management and patient safety. Radiation Biology Profound understanding of the effects of ionizing radiation in human cells, tissues and organs. Understanding of biological basis of fractionation in radiation therapy. Profound understanding of the elements of clinical research. Ability to develop research protocols adapted to LMICs. Knowledge of the needs of LMICs in clinical research. Medical Physics Radiotherapy Physics Profound understanding of physical basis of treatment using EBRT and BT. Qualifications, Experience and Language skills Tags civil servants development projects environmental protection financial resources global health ionizing radiation nuclear medicine nuclear science programme priorities quality management research and development scientific societies sustainable development technical cooperation water resources Higher Degree Medicine, specializing in radiation oncology (radiotherapy). Other PhD in medical science is an asset. At least 10 years‘ experience after specialization, including working in a cancer centre or department. Experience in staff supervision, leadership and team building, as well as in managing and budgeting scientific projects or clinical activities. Experience in and affinity with clinical radiobiology and medical oncology (chemotherapy). Experience in participative management. Recognized scientific status, demonstrable through recent international refereed publications and invited presentations at international radiation oncology events. Experience in clinical trial research and Global health organization an asset. Excellent oral and written command of English. Remuneration The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $88162 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 44434, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 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 UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Energy Systems Analyst (P4), Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) : Energy Systems Analyst (P4), Vienna, Austria 0 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) vom 17.04.2021, 00:00 Uhr Energy Systems Analyst (P4), Vienna, Austria Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Country: Austria ( 2021/0160 (127754) ) Organization: NEPIK-Planning and Capacity Building Unit Job Posting: 2021-03-16, 1:15:40 PM Contract Type : Fixed Term Regular Organizational Setting The objective of the Department of Nuclear Energy (NE) is to foster the efficient and safe use of nuclear power by supporting interested Member States in: improving the performance of nuclear power plants, the nuclear fuel cycle, and the management of nuclear wastes; catalysing innovation in nuclear power and fuel cycle technologies; developing indigenous capabilities around the world for national energy planning; deploying new nuclear power plants; preserving and disseminating nuclear information and knowledge; and advancing science and industry through improved operation of research reactors. The department has a dynamic, participative and interactive operating environment with inputs received from the Board of Governors, the General Conference, policy and decision-makers, and technical counterparts in Member States and the international development community. The Division of Energy Planning and Nuclear Information and Knowledge comprises the Planning and Economic Studies Section, Nuclear Knowledge Management Section and the Nuclear Information Section. The Division is responsible for strengthening capacities in energy and nuclear power planning, building capacities to manage nuclear knowledge and provide knowledge management services to interested member states, and to procure and provide printed and electronic information in the area of nuclear science and technology. The Planning and Economic Studies Section has two objectives. One objective is to enhance the capacity of Member States to perform their own analyses related to electricity and energy system development, energy investment planning and energy-environment policy formulation and to understand the associated economic implications. The other objective is to improve understanding of the potential role of nuclear energy in the context of mitigating climate change and contributing to sustainable energy development. Main Purpose To assist Member States in developing sustainable energy strategies by building local capacities in comprehensive energy planning; i) to conduct technical, economic and environmental assessments of energy options and the potential role of different technology options, including nuclear power; and ii) to enhance and update IAEA’s analytical energy system planning tools to address emerging energy issues. Role The Energy Systems Analyst is: (1) an expert contributor: developing, and providing to Member States, analytical tools (energy planning models), training on how to use these tools, and information on energy systems issues including nuclear power; (2) an educator: capacity building in Member States in the area of energy system modelling, analysis and planning; (3) an adviser: providing current, authoritative information to Member States and international organizations on the role of nuclear power as part of a sustainable energy system; (4) a scientific secretary: supporting workshops and international meetings, preparing trainings on the IAEA computer tools, contributing to peer-reviewed papers and brochures and (5) a team member: working collaboratively on studies and analyses, maintaining and developing analysis tools, preparing periodic reviews of programme implementation, maintaining and updating performance indicators, and planning future programmes. Functions / Key Results Expected Provide technical support to Member States for capacity building for sustainable energy development and for conducting national energy studies using IAEA’s energy models. Develop, enhance and maintain analytical tools/software and information resources for energy power planning; oversee maintenance and upgrade of computer codes and user interfaces; update documentation, manuals, users‘ guides and related training materials as well as provide technical support to end-users. Tags civil servants climate change energy planning energy technology environmental assessment feasibility studies knowledge management management services mathematical analysis nuclear energy nuclear fuel cycle nuclear power nuclear power plants nuclear science operations research power plants programme implementation science and technology sustainable development sustainable energy technology assessment trainings user interface Implement specific energy, electricity and nuclear power planning and project feasibility studies. This includes designing new innovative approaches to capacity building and training methodologies, and participation in training courses and missions in developing Member States under the IAEA’s Technical Co-operation Programme. Lead expert energy and electricity supply-demand analyses, evaluation of energy technologies including the potential role for nuclear power for sustainable energy development, and coordination and data compilation of annual nuclear power growth projections. Prepare reports, country case studies and background papers; and make presentations on special topics related to energy, electricity and nuclear power. Act as Scientific Secretary for symposia, seminars, workshops and other technical meetings (technical meetings, consultancy meetings, training) conducted by the IAEA in connection with the above activities. Competencies and Expertise Core Competencies Name Definition Planning and Organizing Plans 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. Communication Communicates 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 Results Takes 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. Teamwork Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions. Name Definition Analytical thinking Analyses information to identify cause and effect relationships and correlations. Identifies critical elements and assesses consequences of different courses of action and proposes solutions. Client orientation Helps 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 making Consults 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. Required Expertise Nuclear Energy System Assessment Methods Ability to perform multi-objective analysis (technical, economic and environmental) of energy options and evaluate different energy mixes. Nuclear Energy System Modelling and Analysis Skills in modelling and analysis of energy systems and evaluation of energy technologies, energy modelling, energy technology/innovation. Proven expertise in modelling and analysing sustainable energy options, including greenhouse gas mitigation strategies. Training Training Design Ability to design and deploy new training approaches for capacity building including electronic learning. Asset Expertise Statistics Advanced Statistical Methods Proven expertise in using advanced statistical methods and mathematical analysis Qualifications, Experience and Language skills Master’s Degree Advanced University degree in (nuclear) energy engineering, energy economics, industrial economics, operations research, or a related field of study of direct relevance to nuclear energy analysis and economics. Minimum of 7 years in energy system planning at national and/or international level, preferably with emphasis on energy-modelling, energy technology/innovation in a national laboratory, research institute, an electrical utility organization or university environment; or in international development organizations with emphasis on energy and sustainable development issues, emission control or energy technology assessment. Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset. Remuneration The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $74913 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 39704, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 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 UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Senior Nuclear Safety Officer, Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency : Senior Nuclear Safety Officer, Vienna, Austria 0 IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency vom 09.06.2021, 00:00 Uhr Senior Nuclear Safety Officer, Vienna, Austria Organization: IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency Country: Austria Grade: P-5 Closing date: Friday, 2 July 2021 Senior Nuclear Safety Officer(P5) ( 2021/0328 (015978) ) Organization: NSNI-Operational Safety Section Job Posting: 2021-06-04, 8:26:49 AM Contract Type : Fixed Term Regular This vacancy may be used to fill multiple positions Organizational Setting The Department of Nuclear Safety and Security (NS) formulates and implements the IAEA’s nuclear safety and security programme, which encompasses the Agency’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 security. The objective of the Division of Nuclear Installation Safety (NSNI) is to achieve and maintain a high level of safety of nuclear installations worldwide that are under design or construction or in operation. The Division does this by establishing standards of safety for the protection of health, including standards for nuclear power plants and other nuclear installations and facilities, and by providing for the application of these standards through, among other things, support for the IAEA’s Technical Cooperation programme, the rendering of safety review services, the promotion of education and training, the fostering of information exchange and the coordination of research and development. In addition, the Division helps ensure safety at nuclear installations by promulgating international safety instruments such as the Convention on Nuclear Safety and the Code of Conduct on the Safety of Research Reactors. NSNI comprises of five Sections: External Events Safety Section Tags civil servants emergency preparedness information exchange information systems nuclear power nuclear power plants nuclear safety power plants radiation protection radioactive materials research and development safety and security safety regulations safety standards subject matter expert technical cooperation Operational Safety Section Safety Assessment Section Regulatory Activities Section Research Reactor Safety Section The main aim of the Operational Safety Section (OSS) is to enhance Member States‘ capabilities to improve the operational safety of nuclear power plants through operational safety review services, the use of IAEA safety standards and continuous self-assessment. Its activities include assessment of operational safety performance, long-term operation and operating experience; promotion of management for safety and safety culture; and maintaining the international reporting system database for nuclear power plants. Main Purpose Reporting to the Section Head, the Senior Nuclear Safety Officer contributes to programme plans, integrates projects, and coordinates an integrated portfolio of projects to support a wide variety of Divisional programmes and services aimed at strengthening the safety of nuclear installation through proper site selection, installation design, systems design; and regulatory and operating policies and practices. Role The Senior Nuclear Safety Officer is: (1) a programme planner and project integrator, planning, developing and implementing activities aimed promoting the Divisional programmatic objectives; (2) a scientific secretary and subject matter expert, planning and leading complex Technical Meetings and consultancies; (3) a mission leader, planning and leading complex technical safety reviews and follow-up missions; and (4) a technical officer, developing evaluation strategies and managing integrated project teams to implement and evaluate large and complex technical cooperation and extra-budgetary operational projects and coordinated research projects. Functions / Key Results Expected Depending on the Section focus, functions may include to: Organize and lead teams of internal and external experts to strengthen safety standards and improve their implementation, including to specify the way that standards are developed, implemented and evaluated. Lead the development of methodologies to assess safety vulnerabilities and for conducting national nuclear safety assessments including consideration of external hazards, safety margins, plant vulnerabilities, and severe accident management plans. Coordinate Agency activities related to strengthening the nuclear safety effectiveness of operating organizations with Member State regulatory bodies and industry associations. Consult with Member States with nuclear power programmes and those planning to embark on such a programme to identify and plan initiatives to assist them to strengthen, develop, maintain and implement their capacity building programs, including education, training and exercises at the national, regional and international levels. Identify evolving information requirements and guide the development and management of nuclear safety information systems such as the Incident Reporting System (IRS), Incident Reporting System for Research Reactors (IRSRR), and Fuel Incident Notification and Analysis System (FINAS); provide support and relevant expertise for the Incident Emergency System (IES); and participate in associated training events and exercises. Participate as an active member and IAEA representative in professional meetings, conferences and projects. The incumbent may perform his/her work in areas involving exposure to radioactive materials. Therefore, as an Occupationally Exposed Worker, he/she must be medically cleared by VIC Medical Service and is subject to an appropriate radiation and health monitoring programme, in accordance with the IAEA’s Radiation Safety Regulations. Competencies and Expertise Core Competencies Name Definition Planning and Organizing Plans 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. Communication Communicates 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 Results Takes 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. Teamwork Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions. Name Definition Judgement/decision making Consults 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 building Identifies and builds partnerships. Develops and maintains long lasting partnerships to strengthen relationships. Delivers programmatic outputs and acquires resources in support of Agency goals. Technical/scientific credibility Ensures that work is in compliance with internationally accepted professional standards and scientific methods. Provides scientifically/technically accepted information that is credible and reliable. Required Expertise Nuclear Safety NPP Conduct of Operations Experience in the conduct of operation of nuclear power plants, including operation, maintenance, operating experience, radiation protection, operating experience feedback, accident management and emergency preparedness and response. Nuclear Safety NPP Nuclear Oversight Practical experience in performing nuclear oversight in nuclear power plants. Nuclear Safety Expertise in aspects of safety of nuclear installations, including commissioning and operation. Nuclear Safety Operational Safety Assessment Practical experience in conducting operational safety assessments in nuclear power plants, including these at international level. Qualifications, Experience and Language skills Master’s Degree Advanced university degree in engineering/physical/nuclear/chemical/mathematical/behavioural science/social psychology or a related field. A first level university degree in engineering/physical/nuclear/chemical/mathematical/behavioural science/social psychology or a related field with an additional 4 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree. Minimum of ten years of relevant experience, including five years of senior level experience, and at least four years at the international level. Experience with the application of nuclear safety principles, standards, procedures, and guidelines, judging their appropriateness and determining the necessity for adapting them. Experience organizing and leading Technical Meetings, capacity building missions, and other expert and advisory missions. Experience conducting and managing multiple simultaneous projects. Experience in international projects an asset, particularly with developing countries. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and the ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset. Remuneration The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $89837 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 47164, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 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 UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Project Assistant, Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe : Project Assistant, Vienna, Austria 0 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) vom 09.03.2021, 00:00 Uhr Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Country: Austria The majority of positions in OSCE field operations are filled by secondment, which means that individuals are nominated by their respective OSCE participating State. In addition, a limited number of seconded positions are available at the OSCE Secretariat and the institutions. Issued by OSCE Secretariat Vacancy number VNSECG01616 Vacancy type Local Contracted Field of expertise General Staff / Monitoring Functions Grade G5 Number of posts 1 Duty station Vienna Date of issue 5 March 2021 Deadline for application 1 April 2021 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST) Background Please note that this position is extra-budgetary (ExB) funded and the projected duration of the contract is from 01 June 2021 until 28 February 2022. The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, combating human trafficking, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis. The OSCE Secretariat in Vienna assists the Chairmanship in its activities, and provides operational and administrative support to the field operations, and, as appropriate, to other institutions. The Transnational Threats Department of the OSCE Secretariat ensures better co-ordination, strengthened coherence and more efficient use of OSCE resources to address transnational threats to security in the areas of countering terrorism, enhancing Border Security and Management, policing matters as well as enhancing cyber/ICT security. A key function of the TNT Departments‘ Co-ordination Cell (TNTD/CC) through its Cyber Security Officer is to act as focal point for cyber/ICT security related issues for all 57 participating States, the Secretary General, OSCE executive structures as well as the Chairmanship in Office and the Chair of the Informal Working Group (IWG) set up pursuant to PC.DEC/1039. A particular focus is the implementation of Confidence-Building Measures (CBMs) to reduce the risks of conflict stemming from the use of Information and Communication Technologies contained in PC.DEC/1106 and PC.DEC/1202, as expressed through MC.DEC/5/16 and 5/17. To this end, a dedicated ExB project has been set up to support the implementation of CBM 3 and CBM 15, specifically on crisis communication procedures, crisis management and the classification of information communication technology (ICT) incidents in terms of the scale and seriousness of the incident. Additionally, it aims to raise the implementation rate of the OSCE cyber/ICT CBMs as well as raise State’s capacities to deal with significant cyber/ICT incidents in an effective way through providing support in developing national cyber incident severity scales (NCISS). Recognizing the increasing complexity of cyber/ICT security incidents and the need for advancing crisis management procedures and expanding the classification of ICT incidents in terms of the scale and seriousness of the incident, the goal of this project is to promote, assist and foster the use of national cyber incident severity scales (NCISS). This will be achieved through a 1) combination of best practice analysis; 2) the development of an implementation framework; 3) sub-regional best-practice exchange workshops among OSCE participating States (pS) on NCISS usage, development and inter-agency collaboration; and 4) country specific NCISS development and implementation workshops. Tasks and Responsibilities If you are selected for this post, you will be responsible for assisting in the implementation of all project-related modalities and activities under the supervision of the Cyber Security Officer, the Project Manager. More specifically, you will be tasked with: Assisting to ensure the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the capacity-building project on cyber incident severity scales and its related activities, including defining implementation modalities, conducting independent research on cyber incident severity scale modalities, developing analytical baselines for proper customization of cyber incident severity scales, overseeing implementation support of NCISS through the project activities throughout the project life cycle, determining forecast expenditures and drawing up project budgets; communicating with implementing partners; identifying problems and issues and taking the necessary corrective actions; monitoring and evaluating the project, regularly reporting to the Project Manager on the developments of the project;Working with the Project Clerk and Consultants, including on guiding the logistical and administrative tasks, assigning tasks related to project implementation, checking the validity of the research conducted by the Consultants and other output produced;Monitoring project progress in close co-ordination with the Project Manager, writing and developing correspondence and documents including procurement documents, project progress reports, other narrative and financial reports on the implementation of the ExB project;Performing other related tasks as assigned. For more detailed information on the structure and work of the Department of Transnational Threats, please see: www.osce.org/secretariat Necessary Qualifications Completed secondary education, with additional formal trainings in administration, project management, international relations, and/or cyber/ICT security; A minimum of 4 years of work experience in administration or project management preferably in an international environment; Proven knowledge of global and regional cyber/ICT security developments; Demonstrated organisational, analytical and administrative skills as well as resourcefulness, initiative, maturity of judgement; Previous experience in conducting and/or supervising academic research is an asset; Previous experience with research on topics related to cyber/ICT security and international relations in the OSCE area is an asset; Professional fluency in English, both oral and written; knowledge of other OSCE official languages is an asset; Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities; Proven interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective and constructive working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds while maintaining impartiality and objectivity; Ability to operate standard computer applications including practical experience with Microsoft package. Core values Tags communication technology computer applications crisis management cyber security democratization gender perspective human rights international relations procurement project implementation project management project manager security officer trainings Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work Core competencies Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities) Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities Remuneration Package Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deduction, is EUR 3,952 per month. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Please note that appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization. Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/our-competency-model . Please note that for this position the OSCE does not reimburse expenses such as travel in connection with interviews, tests, visas and relocation. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process. UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Senior Nuclear Safety Officer (P5), Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) : Senior Nuclear Safety Officer (P5), Vienna, Austria 0 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) vom 06.07.2021, 00:00 Uhr Senior Nuclear Safety Officer (P5), Vienna, Austria Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Country: Austria Closing date: Thursday, 22 July 2021 Senior Nuclear Safety Officer(P5) ( 2021/0328 (015978) ) Organization: NSNI-Operational Safety Section Job Posting: 2021-06-04, 8:26:49 AM Contract Type : Fixed Term Regular This vacancy may be used to fill multiple positions Organizational Setting The Department of Nuclear Safety and Security (NS) formulates and implements the IAEA’s nuclear safety and security programme, which encompasses the Agency’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 security. The objective of the Division of Nuclear Installation Safety (NSNI) is to achieve and maintain a high level of safety of nuclear installations worldwide that are under design or construction or in operation. The Division does this by establishing standards of safety for the protection of health, including standards for nuclear power plants and other nuclear installations and facilities, and by providing for the application of these standards through, among other things, support for the IAEA’s Technical Cooperation programme, the rendering of safety review services, the promotion of education and training, the fostering of information exchange and the coordination of research and development. In addition, the Division helps ensure safety at nuclear installations by promulgating international safety instruments such as the Convention on Nuclear Safety and the Code of Conduct on the Safety of Research Reactors. NSNI comprises of five Sections: External Events Safety Section Tags civil servants emergency preparedness information exchange information systems nuclear power nuclear power plants nuclear safety power plants radiation protection radioactive materials research and development safety and security safety regulations safety standards subject matter expert technical cooperation Operational Safety Section Safety Assessment Section Regulatory Activities Section Research Reactor Safety Section The main aim of the Operational Safety Section (OSS) is to enhance Member States‘ capabilities to improve the operational safety of nuclear power plants through operational safety review services, the use of IAEA safety standards and continuous self-assessment. Its activities include assessment of operational safety performance, long-term operation and operating experience; promotion of management for safety and safety culture; and maintaining the international reporting system database for nuclear power plants. Main Purpose Reporting to the Section Head, the Senior Nuclear Safety Officer contributes to programme plans, integrates projects, and coordinates an integrated portfolio of projects to support a wide variety of Divisional programmes and services aimed at strengthening the safety of nuclear installation through proper site selection, installation design, systems design; and regulatory and operating policies and practices. Role The Senior Nuclear Safety Officer is: (1) a programme planner and project integrator, planning, developing and implementing activities aimed promoting the Divisional programmatic objectives; (2) a scientific secretary and subject matter expert, planning and leading complex Technical Meetings and consultancies; (3) a mission leader, planning and leading complex technical safety reviews and follow-up missions; and (4) a technical officer, developing evaluation strategies and managing integrated project teams to implement and evaluate large and complex technical cooperation and extra-budgetary operational projects and coordinated research projects. Functions / Key Results Expected Depending on the Section focus, functions may include to: Organize and lead teams of internal and external experts to strengthen safety standards and improve their implementation, including to specify the way that standards are developed, implemented and evaluated. Lead the development of methodologies to assess safety vulnerabilities and for conducting national nuclear safety assessments including consideration of external hazards, safety margins, plant vulnerabilities, and severe accident management plans. Coordinate Agency activities related to strengthening the nuclear safety effectiveness of operating organizations with Member State regulatory bodies and industry associations. Consult with Member States with nuclear power programmes and those planning to embark on such a programme to identify and plan initiatives to assist them to strengthen, develop, maintain and implement their capacity building programs, including education, training and exercises at the national, regional and international levels. Identify evolving information requirements and guide the development and management of nuclear safety information systems such as the Incident Reporting System (IRS), Incident Reporting System for Research Reactors (IRSRR), and Fuel Incident Notification and Analysis System (FINAS); provide support and relevant expertise for the Incident Emergency System (IES); and participate in associated training events and exercises. Participate as an active member and IAEA representative in professional meetings, conferences and projects. The incumbent may perform his/her work in areas involving exposure to radioactive materials. Therefore, as an Occupationally Exposed Worker, he/she must be medically cleared by VIC Medical Service and is subject to an appropriate radiation and health monitoring programme, in accordance with the IAEA’s Radiation Safety Regulations. Competencies and Expertise Core Competencies Name Definition Planning and Organizing Plans 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. Communication Communicates 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 Results Takes 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. Teamwork Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions. Name Definition Judgement/decision making Consults 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 building Identifies and builds partnerships. Develops and maintains long lasting partnerships to strengthen relationships. Delivers programmatic outputs and acquires resources in support of Agency goals. Technical/scientific credibility Ensures that work is in compliance with internationally accepted professional standards and scientific methods. Provides scientifically/technically accepted information that is credible and reliable. Required Expertise Nuclear Safety NPP Conduct of Operations Experience in the conduct of operation of nuclear power plants, including operation, maintenance, operating experience, radiation protection, operating experience feedback, accident management and emergency preparedness and response. Nuclear Safety NPP Nuclear Oversight Practical experience in performing nuclear oversight in nuclear power plants. Nuclear Safety Expertise in aspects of safety of nuclear installations, including commissioning and operation. Nuclear Safety Operational Safety Assessment Practical experience in conducting operational safety assessments in nuclear power plants, including these at international level. Qualifications, Experience and Language skills Master’s Degree Advanced university degree in engineering/physical/nuclear/chemical/mathematical/behavioural science/social psychology or a related field. A first level university degree in engineering/physical/nuclear/chemical/mathematical/behavioural science/social psychology or a related field with an additional 4 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree. Minimum of ten years of relevant experience, including five years of senior level experience, and at least four years at the international level. Experience with the application of nuclear safety principles, standards, procedures, and guidelines, judging their appropriateness and determining the necessity for adapting them. Experience organizing and leading Technical Meetings, capacity building missions, and other expert and advisory missions. Experience conducting and managing multiple simultaneous projects. Experience in international projects an asset, particularly with developing countries. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and the ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset. Remuneration The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $89837 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 47164, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 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 UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Consultant - Knowledge Management, Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe : Consultant - Knowledge Management, Vienna, Austria 0 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) vom 18.05.2021, 00:00 Uhr Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Country: Austria The majority of positions in OSCE field operations are filled by secondment, which means that individuals are nominated by their respective OSCE participating State. In addition, a limited number of seconded positions are available at the OSCE Secretariat and the institutions. Issued by OSCE Secretariat Vacancy number VNSECC01646 Vacancy type Experts/Consultants Field of expertise Human Rights Number of posts 1 Duty station Vienna Date of issue 10 May 2021 Deadline for application 24 May 2021 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST) Background Please note that this is a consultancy assignment of a temporary nature, with an expected duration of approximately 20 working days. The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, combating human trafficking, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States (pS) enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis. The OSCE Secretariat in Vienna assists the Chairmanship in its activities, and provides operational and administrative support to the field operations, and, as appropriate, to other institutions. The Gender Section of the Office of the Secretary General (OSG) supports the efforts of the OSCE Secretary General to promote a continuous and sustainable gender mainstreaming process across the Organization and the full implementation of the 2004 Action Plan for the Promotion of Gender Equality, as well as other gender-related commitments undertaken by the OSCE participating States. It assists and advises the OSCE structures in the implementation of the Action Plan by providing technical assistance for the mainstreaming of gender in all activities, policies, programmes and projects. The WIN project aims to accelerate the implementation of the OSCE 2004 Action Plan by developing sustainable capacity in the area of gender equality and comprehensive security in selected pS in a close coordination and cooperation with OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and other Executive Structures. Furthermore, it will contribute to; strengthening networks of women and men supporting gender equality, and empowering women to participate in a number of areas, such as conflict prevention. The Gender Section is looking for a Consultant to map and analyze mentoring programmes, internal and external to the organization, aimed at reinforcing women’s leadership skills and gender equality in the areas of law enforcement, economic participation, water management, police, border security, digital participation, anticorruption and gender-based violence (GBV). The selected Consultant should document lessons learned and good practices and draft the Terms of References (ToRs) for a call to service providers to design new mentoring programmes for the WIN project. The Consultant will work under overall supervision of the Senior Gender Adviser of the Gender Section and the direct guidance of the interim-project manager of the WIN Project and in close consultation with Senior Co-ordination Adviser and Gender Advisers. Regular exchanges with WIN project’s Communications and Knowledge Management consultants will be an integral part of this consultancy. The Consultant will conduct interviews and consultations (remotely) with selected key informants for the development of the deliverables listed for this assignment. More specifically, the Consultant will be tasked with the following: Mapping existing mentoring programmes/initiatives, both internal and external of the OSCE, aimed at strengthening women’s leadership skills and fostering gender equality in the areas of law enforcement, economic participation, water management, police, border security, digital participation, anticorruption and gender-based violence (GBV);Interviewing key coordinators/implementers/business owners of the mentoring projects in order to document good practices, including about the design, implementation and evaluation methodologies, as well as the techniques, pairing strategies and performance indicators used;Consulting selected beneficiaries to identify where and how OSCE and external mentoring projects/initiatives made a difference on them and their communities and/or networks;Assessing the types of training and learning materials that were used in the mentoring programmes and how these could be improved;Identifying how the WIN project could add value, fill gaps and opportunities and bring comparative advantage to the OSCE vis-à-vis mentoring programmes from other entities;Documenting good practices and lessons learned from the OSCE experiences, which could be further developed into a publishable story or any other format. Final Report of lessons learned and good practices in OSCE’s and external mentoring programs following consultations with main business owners and beneficiaries. The report should include a list of training and learning resources from existing programmes and propose recommendations for the mentoring programmes for the WIN project.Text/story of a good practice mentoring programme and lessons learned by OSCE executive structures that should be further pursued by the WIN project as its knowledge product.Terms of Reference (ToRs) for a service provider to design and implement the mentoring programme for the WIN project based on good practices and lessons learned documented as part of this assignment. The ToRs should include: format and methodology of the mentoring programmes, key deliverables, a risk assessment and mitigation strategy and an indicative Monitoring an Evaluation results framework. Necessary Qualifications Second-level university degree in gender studies, social or political sciences or related field; At least six years of professional experience in the area of knowledge management, evaluation or mentoring, with demonstrated experience in the area of gender equality; Proven experience in conducting impact assessments and desk reviews; Good knowledge of existing practices and tools in the field of mentoring and gender equality; Professional fluency in English, including excellent drafting and editing skills; Working knowledge in another language from the OSCE-region would be a significant asset. Experience working with international or regional organizations, experience with the OSCE would be an asset; Knowledge/Experience with working in South East Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia would be an asset; Good communication and analytical skills, initiative-taking and problem solving skills; Computer literacy with knowledge of the Microsoft Office package; Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities; Tags central asia civil servants democratization gender based violence gender mainstreaming gender perspective good practices human rights impact assessment knowledge management law enforcement risk assessment water management Ability to establish and maintain effective and constructive working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds while maintaining impartiality and objectivity. Core values Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work Core competencies Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities) Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities Remuneration Package Remuneration will be based on the applicable fee scale that applies to the delivery of consultancy services by individual contractors, and shall depend on the complexity of the tasks and deliverables. How To Apply If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under If you are not a national of a participating State, you must apply by submitting an offline application form which can be found under The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted. Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization. Applicants should be aware that OSCE staff/mission members are international civil servants and may not accept instructions from any other authority. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. The OSCE subscribes to the following core ethical standards or values: integrity, diversity, commitment and accountability. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process. UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Director for Human Resources, Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe : Director for Human Resources, Vienna, Austria 0 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) vom 18.05.2021, 00:00 Uhr Director for Human Resources, Vienna, Austria Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Country: Austria Closing date: Wednesday, 2 June 2021 The majority of positions in OSCE field operations are filled by secondment, which means that individuals are nominated by their respective OSCE participating State. In addition, a limited number of seconded positions are available at the OSCE Secretariat and the institutions. Issued by OSCE Secretariat Vacancy number VNSECP01640 Vacancy type International Contracted Field of expertise Human Resources Management Grade D1 Number of posts 1 Duty station Vienna Date of issue 28 April 2021 Deadline for application 2 June 2021 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST) Background The OSCE has co-operative and comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human dimension aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, freedom of media, protection of national minorities, democratization, rule of law, policing strategies, border management, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis. The OSCE Secretariat in Vienna assists the Chairpersonship in its activities, and provides operational and administrative support to the field operations, and, as appropriate, to other institutions. The OSCE is committed to gender equality. This is a senior management role and females are currently underrepresented in senior management grades. Female candidates are therefore encouraged to apply. The Department of Human Resources (DHR) ensures that the OSCE benefits from a capable and committed workforce that delivers on the security priorities of participating States. DHR provides a range of Human Resources services throughout the OSCE and is responsible for the development and review of human resources policies. Setting People Strategy: Provide strategic direction and drive all aspects of HR. Position the organization to proactively anticipate, plan, and meet workforce needs in a dynamic environment; advocate and build awareness within the organization of the strategic importance of effective human resource management. Apply the highest standards of ethics, using result-based management skills and tools to support the Organization in implementing its strategic objectives in order to serve all stakeholders of the Organization. Execution: Direct the delivery of comprehensive human resource management services in its key areas including Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Policy Development, Benefits and Entitlements, Employee Relations, Workforce Planning, Performance Management, etc. Influence, facilitate and lead organizational change and development using best practice human resource approaches and change management strategies. Team leadership: Lead a group of 40 HR professionals in the OSCE Secretariat to deliver the OSCE’s HR strategy, effectively manage performance across DHR, develop staff to ensure modern HR approaches are employed in their work. Core responsibilities As part of the senior leadership team, and reporting to the Secretary General, the Director for Human Resources is responsible for: Providing leadership, guidance and reliable advice on human resources-related matters to senior leadership, managers and staff across the OSCE, providing reliable and timely advice to the Secretary General on the establishment of policies covering all aspects of human resources management;Promoting the effective and efficient delivery of client focused, human resources services to all areas of the Organization, ensuring that human resource services and administration across the OSCE are delivered in compliance with the Human Resources regulatory framework;Liaising closely with the Chairmanship, participating States and the OSCE governing bodies in relation to Human Resources and Management matters, advocating for support towards the effectiveness of the Organization;Leading the work of DHR, ensuring strategic cohesion across Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, HR Services, Policy and Employee Relations and Payroll & HR Analytics. Administratively overseeing the OSCE Medical Office and the OSCE Ethics Co-ordinator;Ensuring cohesive and consistent Human Resources support and advice across OSCE executive structures by fostering collaboration amongst human resources staff outside the OSCE SecretariatEnsuring that key themes are incorporated in the planning and delivery of Human Resources policies, support and advice, such as gender equality, duty of care and the promotion of an inclusive, enabling workplace culture; Performing other related tasks as required. Core Values: Commitment; Diversity; Integrity; Accountability; Core Competencies: Leadership; Strategic Thinking; Creative Problem Solving; Effective Communication; Inclusive Collaboration; Functional Competencies: Proven ability in conceptualizing and developing HR strategies and policies to meet the needs of large multicultural organizations. Solid knowledge and experience in effective human resources management, including application of best practices in recruitment, strategic staffing, change management, succession planning, performance management and learning. Demonstrated effectiveness in using competency-based tools and processes in the core HR functions of recruitment and selection, performance management, staff development and career management. Demonstrated experience leading/facilitating change management process. Second-level university degree in human resources, business administration, management, public administration, law or a related field, a first-level university degree in combination with two years of additional qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the second-level university degree; A minimum of twelve years of progressively responsible professional experience in human resources management, including a significant part of this period at a managerial level, preferably within an international organization; Thorough understanding and proven experience in people management in a similar setting; knowledge of human resources management theory and general management concepts; Tags border management change management democratization ethics gender perspective human resource management human resources human resources management human rights organizational change payroll performance management public administration rule of law staff rotation talent acquisition Ability to provide leadership and motivation; and to plan the work and manage organizational units involved in diverse human resources functions; Political sensitivity and judgement, including strong analytical and negotiation skills; Professional fluency in English; knowledge of other OSCE working languages would be an asset; Excellent communication and presentation skills; Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds whilst maintaining impartiality and objectivity. OSCE Core values Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work OSCE Core competencies Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances OSCE Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities) Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities Remuneration Package Monthly remuneration is EUR 10,729 depending on post adjustment and family status. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System. Appointments are made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. How To Apply If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted. Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization. Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation, therefore the maximum period of service in this post is 4 years. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process. UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Internal Communications Officer, Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe : Internal Communications Officer, Vienna, Austria 0 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) vom 06.03.2021, 00:00 Uhr Internal Communications Officer, Vienna, Austria Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Country: Austria The majority of positions in OSCE field operations are filled by secondment, which means that individuals are nominated by their respective OSCE participating State. In addition, a limited number of seconded positions are available at the OSCE Secretariat and the institutions. Issued by OSCE Secretariat Vacancy number VNSECS01614 Vacancy type International Seconded Field of expertise Media Affairs Grade S Number of posts 1 Duty station Vienna Date of issue 4 March 2021 Deadline for application 5 April 2021 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST) Background The selection for this post is subject to the approval of the OSCE 2021 Unified Budget. This position is open for secondment only and participating States are kindly reminded that all costs in relation to an assignment at the Secretariat must be borne by their authorities. Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered. Seconded staff members in the OSCE Secretariat and Institutions are not entitled to a Board and Lodging Allowance payable by the Organization. The Office of the Secretary General (OSG) plays a key role in supporting the Secretary General in the effective implementation of his/her mandate and specific tasks given to him/her by the OSCE participating States. This includes primarily assisting the Secretary General in his activities, serving as a focal point for liaison and support to the Chairperson-in-Office, and co-ordinating tasks across the Secretariat. It groups horizontal services such as Executive Management, Communications and Media Relations, Legal Services, External Co-operation, Security Management, Gender Affairs, Conference and Language Services, Central Records Management, and oversees the OSCE Document Centre in Prague (DCiP). The OSG ensures effective co-ordination of policy advice provided to the Secretary General and the Chairmanship, and management decisions taken by the Secretary General. The OSG is led by a Director who also functions as the Head of Executive Management. The Communication and Media Relations Section (COMMS) supports and advises the Secretary General and the OSCE Chairmanship on media and public relations activities and informs the public about the work of the OSCE. COMMS also serves as the focal point for public statements and other communication material from OSCE Institutions and field operations. COMMS produces and disseminates press releases, information materials and regular publications, maintains the public website, the Organizations social media presence and promotes the OSCEs values, principles and work. Tasks and Responsibilities Within COMMS, the Media Relations Unit provides expertise and support on a wide of tasks from preparing internal communication materials and advising on how to improve internal communications practices, to assisting senior leadership on improving their social media engagements and assisting with media engagements. The incumbent will also draft communications materials, edit news items and draft talking points, as well develop engaging digital content to more effectively promote the OSCE. The Unit interacts on a daily basis with stakeholders from the entire organisation. Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Media Relations Unit, the successful candidate will be tasked with the following duties: Acting as an internal communications adviser, planning internal communications events, co-ordinating internal messages and sharing them via appropriate means;Supporting senior leadership with social media;Drafting and developing texts, stories and messages and distributing across a broad range of channels traditional, multimedia, social media;Serving as back up to communications officers for media and public enquiries;Creating and delivering communication plans according to priorities;Providing quantitative and qualitative evaluation of projects to ensure continued improvement in OSCE communications practice, and;Performing other related duties as requested, including participating in a duty roster. First-level university degree in journalism, communications, political science, international affairs, or another related field; A minimum six years of progressively responsible professional experience in communications (including social media, digital communications, media relations, public relations and advocacy), preferably in an international organisation or non-governmental organization; Experience using political judgement and analytical skills and convincingly presenting the activities and achievements of the Organisation to media representatives; Tags journalism language services media relations public relations security management Experience identifying and analysing problems and proposing solutions; Experience drafting communications material, and editing material prepared by others, preparing and revising substantive content, and producing polished finished documents for disseminations; Experience providing presentations at meetings and workshops; Computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft applications; Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English. Knowledge of another OSCE official language is desired. The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds. Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/our-competency-model . Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process. Please apply to your relevant authorities well in advance of the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered. The OSCE can only process Secondment applications that have been nominated by participating States. For queries relating to your application, please refer to the respective delegation as listed here: https://www.osce.org/contacts/delegations . UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Director for Human Resources, Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe : Director for Human Resources, Vienna, Austria 0 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) vom 11.05.2021, 00:00 Uhr Director for Human Resources, Vienna, Austria Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Country: Austria Closing date: Wednesday, 2 June 2021 The majority of positions in OSCE field operations are filled by secondment, which means that individuals are nominated by their respective OSCE participating State. In addition, a limited number of seconded positions are available at the OSCE Secretariat and the institutions. Issued by OSCE Secretariat Vacancy number VNSECP01640 Vacancy type International Contracted Field of expertise Human Resources Management Grade D1 Number of posts 1 Duty station Vienna Date of issue 28 April 2021 Deadline for application 2 June 2021 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST) Background The OSCE has co-operative and comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human dimension aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, freedom of media, protection of national minorities, democratization, rule of law, policing strategies, border management, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis. The OSCE Secretariat in Vienna assists the Chairpersonship in its activities, and provides operational and administrative support to the field operations, and, as appropriate, to other institutions. The OSCE is committed to gender equality. This is a senior management role and females are currently underrepresented in senior management grades. Female candidates are therefore encouraged to apply. The Department of Human Resources (DHR) ensures that the OSCE benefits from a capable and committed workforce that delivers on the security priorities of participating States. DHR provides a range of Human Resources services throughout the OSCE and is responsible for the development and review of human resources policies. Setting People Strategy: Provide strategic direction and drive all aspects of HR. Position the organization to proactively anticipate, plan, and meet workforce needs in a dynamic environment; advocate and build awareness within the organization of the strategic importance of effective human resource management. Apply the highest standards of ethics, using result-based management skills and tools to support the Organization in implementing its strategic objectives in order to serve all stakeholders of the Organization. Execution: Direct the delivery of comprehensive human resource management services in its key areas including Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Policy Development, Benefits and Entitlements, Employee Relations, Workforce Planning, Performance Management, etc. Influence, facilitate and lead organizational change and development using best practice human resource approaches and change management strategies. Team leadership: Lead a group of 40 HR professionals in the OSCE Secretariat to deliver the OSCE’s HR strategy, effectively manage performance across DHR, develop staff to ensure modern HR approaches are employed in their work. Core responsibilities As part of the senior leadership team, and reporting to the Secretary General, the Director for Human Resources is responsible for: Providing leadership, guidance and reliable advice on human resources-related matters to senior leadership, managers and staff across the OSCE, providing reliable and timely advice to the Secretary General on the establishment of policies covering all aspects of human resources management;Promoting the effective and efficient delivery of client focused, human resources services to all areas of the Organization, ensuring that human resource services and administration across the OSCE are delivered in compliance with the Human Resources regulatory framework;Liaising closely with the Chairmanship, participating States and the OSCE governing bodies in relation to Human Resources and Management matters, advocating for support towards the effectiveness of the Organization;Leading the work of DHR, ensuring strategic cohesion across Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, HR Services, Policy and Employee Relations and Payroll & HR Analytics. Administratively overseeing the OSCE Medical Office and the OSCE Ethics Co-ordinator;Ensuring cohesive and consistent Human Resources support and advice across OSCE executive structures by fostering collaboration amongst human resources staff outside the OSCE SecretariatEnsuring that key themes are incorporated in the planning and delivery of Human Resources policies, support and advice, such as gender equality, duty of care and the promotion of an inclusive, enabling workplace culture; Performing other related tasks as required. Core Values: Commitment; Diversity; Integrity; Accountability; Core Competencies: Leadership; Strategic Thinking; Creative Problem Solving; Effective Communication; Inclusive Collaboration; Functional Competencies: Proven ability in conceptualizing and developing HR strategies and policies to meet the needs of large multicultural organizations. Solid knowledge and experience in effective human resources management, including application of best practices in recruitment, strategic staffing, change management, succession planning, performance management and learning. Demonstrated effectiveness in using competency-based tools and processes in the core HR functions of recruitment and selection, performance management, staff development and career management. Demonstrated experience leading/facilitating change management process. Second-level university degree in human resources, business administration, management, public administration, law or a related field, a first-level university degree in combination with two years of additional qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the second-level university degree; A minimum of twelve years of progressively responsible professional experience in human resources management, including a significant part of this period at a managerial level, preferably within an international organization; Thorough understanding and proven experience in people management in a similar setting; knowledge of human resources management theory and general management concepts; Ability to provide leadership and motivation; and to plan the work and manage organizational units involved in diverse human resources functions; Political sensitivity and judgement, including strong analytical and negotiation skills; Professional fluency in English; knowledge of other OSCE working languages would be an asset; Excellent communication and presentation skills; Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds whilst maintaining impartiality and objectivity. OSCE Core values Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work OSCE Core competencies Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances OSCE Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities) Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities Remuneration Package Monthly remuneration is EUR 10,729 depending on post adjustment and family status. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System. Appointments are made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. How To Apply If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted. Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization. Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation, therefore the maximum period of service in this post is 4 years. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process. UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Energy Systems Analyst, Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) : Energy Systems Analyst, Vienna, Austria 0 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) vom 19.03.2021, 00:00 Uhr Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Country: Austria Grade: P-4 ( 2021/0160 (127754) ) Organization: NEPIK-Planning and Capacity Building Unit Job Posting: 2021-03-16, 1:15:40 PM Contract Type : Fixed Term Regular Organizational Setting The objective of the Department of Nuclear Energy (NE) is to foster the efficient and safe use of nuclear power by supporting interested Member States in: improving the performance of nuclear power plants, the nuclear fuel cycle, and the management of nuclear wastes; catalysing innovation in nuclear power and fuel cycle technologies; developing indigenous capabilities around the world for national energy planning; deploying new nuclear power plants; preserving and disseminating nuclear information and knowledge; and advancing science and industry through improved operation of research reactors. The department has a dynamic, participative and interactive operating environment with inputs received from the Board of Governors, the General Conference, policy and decision-makers, and technical counterparts in Member States and the international development community. The Division of Energy Planning and Nuclear Information and Knowledge comprises the Planning and Economic Studies Section, Nuclear Knowledge Management Section and the Nuclear Information Section. The Division is responsible for strengthening capacities in energy and nuclear power planning, building capacities to manage nuclear knowledge and provide knowledge management services to interested member states, and to procure and provide printed and electronic information in the area of nuclear science and technology. The Planning and Economic Studies Section has two objectives. One objective is to enhance the capacity of Member States to perform their own analyses related to electricity and energy system development, energy investment planning and energy-environment policy formulation and to understand the associated economic implications. The other objective is to improve understanding of the potential role of nuclear energy in the context of mitigating climate change and contributing to sustainable energy development. Main Purpose To assist Member States in developing sustainable energy strategies by building local capacities in comprehensive energy planning; i) to conduct technical, economic and environmental assessments of energy options and the potential role of different technology options, including nuclear power; and ii) to enhance and update IAEA’s analytical energy system planning tools to address emerging energy issues. Role The Energy Systems Analyst is: (1) an expert contributor: developing, and providing to Member States, analytical tools (energy planning models), training on how to use these tools, and information on energy systems issues including nuclear power; (2) an educator: capacity building in Member States in the area of energy system modelling, analysis and planning; (3) an adviser: providing current, authoritative information to Member States and international organizations on the role of nuclear power as part of a sustainable energy system; (4) a scientific secretary: supporting workshops and international meetings, preparing trainings on the IAEA computer tools, contributing to peer-reviewed papers and brochures and (5) a team member: working collaboratively on studies and analyses, maintaining and developing analysis tools, preparing periodic reviews of programme implementation, maintaining and updating performance indicators, and planning future programmes. Functions / Key Results Expected Provide technical support to Member States for capacity building for sustainable energy development and for conducting national energy studies using IAEA’s energy models. Develop, enhance and maintain analytical tools/software and information resources for energy power planning; oversee maintenance and upgrade of computer codes and user interfaces; update documentation, manuals, users‘ guides and related training materials as well as provide technical support to end-users. Tags civil servants climate change energy planning energy technology environmental assessment feasibility studies knowledge management management services mathematical analysis nuclear energy nuclear fuel cycle nuclear power nuclear power plants nuclear science operations research power plants programme implementation science and technology sustainable development sustainable energy technology assessment trainings user interface Implement specific energy, electricity and nuclear power planning and project feasibility studies. This includes designing new innovative approaches to capacity building and training methodologies, and participation in training courses and missions in developing Member States under the IAEA’s Technical Co-operation Programme. Lead expert energy and electricity supply-demand analyses, evaluation of energy technologies including the potential role for nuclear power for sustainable energy development, and coordination and data compilation of annual nuclear power growth projections. Prepare reports, country case studies and background papers; and make presentations on special topics related to energy, electricity and nuclear power. Act as Scientific Secretary for symposia, seminars, workshops and other technical meetings (technical meetings, consultancy meetings, training) conducted by the IAEA in connection with the above activities. Competencies and Expertise Core Competencies Name Definition Planning and Organizing Plans 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. Communication Communicates 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 Results Takes 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. Teamwork Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions. Name Definition Analytical thinking Analyses information to identify cause and effect relationships and correlations. Identifies critical elements and assesses consequences of different courses of action and proposes solutions. Client orientation Helps 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 making Consults 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. Required Expertise Nuclear Energy System Assessment Methods Ability to perform multi-objective analysis (technical, economic and environmental) of energy options and evaluate different energy mixes. Nuclear Energy System Modelling and Analysis Skills in modelling and analysis of energy systems and evaluation of energy technologies, energy modelling, energy technology/innovation. Proven expertise in modelling and analysing sustainable energy options, including greenhouse gas mitigation strategies. Training Training Design Ability to design and deploy new training approaches for capacity building including electronic learning. Asset Expertise Statistics Advanced Statistical Methods Proven expertise in using advanced statistical methods and mathematical analysis Qualifications, Experience and Language skills Master’s Degree Advanced University degree in (nuclear) energy engineering, energy economics, industrial economics, operations research, or a related field of study of direct relevance to nuclear energy analysis and economics. Minimum of 7 years in energy system planning at national and/or international level, preferably with emphasis on energy-modelling, energy technology/innovation in a national laboratory, research institute, an electrical utility organization or university environment; or in international development organizations with emphasis on energy and sustainable development issues, emission control or energy technology assessment. Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset. Remuneration The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $74913 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 39704, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 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 UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Internal Communications Officer, Vienna, Austria
Wienerzeitung, Wien
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe : Internal Communications Officer, Vienna, Austria 0 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) vom 16.03.2021, 00:00 Uhr Internal Communications Officer, Vienna, Austria Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Country: Austria The majority of positions in OSCE field operations are filled by secondment, which means that individuals are nominated by their respective OSCE participating State. In addition, a limited number of seconded positions are available at the OSCE Secretariat and the institutions. Issued by OSCE Secretariat Vacancy number VNSECS01614 Vacancy type International Seconded Field of expertise Media Affairs Grade S Number of posts 1 Duty station Vienna Date of issue 4 March 2021 Deadline for application 5 April 2021 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST) Background The selection for this post is subject to the approval of the OSCE 2021 Unified Budget. This position is open for secondment only and participating States are kindly reminded that all costs in relation to an assignment at the Secretariat must be borne by their authorities. Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered. Seconded staff members in the OSCE Secretariat and Institutions are not entitled to a Board and Lodging Allowance payable by the Organization. The Office of the Secretary General (OSG) plays a key role in supporting the Secretary General in the effective implementation of his/her mandate and specific tasks given to him/her by the OSCE participating States. This includes primarily assisting the Secretary General in his activities, serving as a focal point for liaison and support to the Chairperson-in-Office, and co-ordinating tasks across the Secretariat. It groups horizontal services such as Executive Management, Communications and Media Relations, Legal Services, External Co-operation, Security Management, Gender Affairs, Conference and Language Services, Central Records Management, and oversees the OSCE Document Centre in Prague (DCiP). The OSG ensures effective co-ordination of policy advice provided to the Secretary General and the Chairmanship, and management decisions taken by the Secretary General. The OSG is led by a Director who also functions as the Head of Executive Management. The Communication and Media Relations Section (COMMS) supports and advises the Secretary General and the OSCE Chairmanship on media and public relations activities and informs the public about the work of the OSCE. COMMS also serves as the focal point for public statements and other communication material from OSCE Institutions and field operations. COMMS produces and disseminates press releases, information materials and regular publications, maintains the public website, the Organizations social media presence and promotes the OSCEs values, principles and work. Tasks and Responsibilities Within COMMS, the Media Relations Unit provides expertise and support on a wide of tasks from preparing internal communication materials and advising on how to improve internal communications practices, to assisting senior leadership on improving their social media engagements and assisting with media engagements. The incumbent will also draft communications materials, edit news items and draft talking points, as well develop engaging digital content to more effectively promote the OSCE. The Unit interacts on a daily basis with stakeholders from the entire organisation. Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Media Relations Unit, the successful candidate will be tasked with the following duties: Acting as an internal communications adviser, planning internal communications events, co-ordinating internal messages and sharing them via appropriate means;Supporting senior leadership with social media;Drafting and developing texts, stories and messages and distributing across a broad range of channels traditional, multimedia, social media;Serving as back up to communications officers for media and public enquiries;Creating and delivering communication plans according to priorities;Providing quantitative and qualitative evaluation of projects to ensure continued improvement in OSCE communications practice, and;Performing other related duties as requested, including participating in a duty roster. First-level university degree in journalism, communications, political science, international affairs, or another related field; A minimum six years of progressively responsible professional experience in communications (including social media, digital communications, media relations, public relations and advocacy), preferably in an international organisation or non-governmental organization; Experience using political judgement and analytical skills and convincingly presenting the activities and achievements of the Organisation to media representatives; Experience identifying and analysing problems and proposing solutions; Experience drafting communications material, and editing material prepared by others, preparing and revising substantive content, and producing polished finished documents for disseminations; Experience providing presentations at meetings and workshops; Computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft applications; Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English. Knowledge of another OSCE official language is desired. If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted. Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds. Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process. Please apply to your relevant authorities well in advance of the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered. The OSCE can only process Secondment applications that have been nominated by participating States. For queries relating to your application, please refer to the respective delegation as listed here: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na