Emergency Preparedness Officer – IAEA – Vienna

Location:
Vienna, Austria
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:
Contract
Salary:
Competitive

Emergency Preparedness Officer – IAEA – Vienna

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Emergency Preparedness Officer – IAEA – Vienna

Functions / Key Results Expected

  • Develop Safety Standards, technical guidance and tools on EPR to provide adequate reference to Member States for development, and continuous improvement of robust EPR arrangements.
  • Develop training materials and other pedagogical tools to implement the Safety Standards, technical guidance and tools and provide advice to ensure consistency and state-of-the art techniques in the delivery of training.
  • Design and deliver training activities to support Member States in developing effective arrangements for preparedness and response to nuclear or radiological incidents and emergencies fully utilizing state-of-the art educational techniques.
  • Participate in Peer Review Missions on emergency preparedness arrangements, develop guidelines and training materials for external experts participating in these missions and coordinate the delivery of these missions.
  • Provide technical advice and input, as well as develop Safety Standards and technical guidance documents and tools on EPR to provide reference to Member States to implement and maintain appropriate EPR arrangements.
  • Provide support and relevant expertise to the IAEA’s Incident and Emergency System (IES) and participate in response activities, training and exercises within IES.

Requirements

Required Expertise
  • Proven knowledge and experience in planning for response to nuclear and radiological emergencies
  • Proven knowledge and experience in various aspects of EPR, including in addressing functional and infrastructure requirements of EPR
  • Knowledge of health physics in application to the area of emergency preparedness and response
  • Proven knowledge and experience in deriving criteria for decision making in an emergency, including operational intervention
  • Proven knowledge of radiation protection aspects of emergency exposure situations
Qualifications, Experience and Language skills
  • Master’s Degree – Advanced University degree in science, nuclear engineering, emergency management or other related fields.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in preparedness and response to nuclear or radiological incidents and emergencies or in radiation protection of which three years of experience in development of Safety Standards, technical guidelines and tools in the area of emergency preparedness and response to nuclear and radiological incidents and emergencies at the national and international levels and implementation of capacity building activities.
  • Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.
Closing date for applications 21 March 2020 before midnight.

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