Operations Officer

Vienna, Austria
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:

Operations Officer

← Back to listings


Speak to CTBTO about this role at Global Careers for Women 2018

Grade: P-4

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision the Chief, Policy Planning and Operations Section, On-Site Inspection Division (OSI) the incumbent will carry out, in close cooperation with other On Site Inspection (OSI) Sections, the following duties:

  • Support the ongoing development of the Inspection Team Functionality (ITF) concept of the OSI Inspection Team operations;
  • Integrate and refine the data-flow system comprised of the Integrated Information Management System and the Field Information Management System (GIS) and the supporting information management systems with the ITF concept and other OSI technologies and functions;
  • Review documents and studies related to OSI operations in different environments; analyze current capabilities of the inspection and support equipment, inspection techniques and activities and their usability in different environments, identification of gaps and proposal for required upgrades in equipment and procedures;
  • Develop a plan for future testing of equipment and procedures required for successful conduct of OSIs in different environments
  • Review procedural documents relevant to OSI and draft new ones if required;
  • Be designated as expert coordination point regarding operations;
  • Participate in the design and execution of field and tabletop exercises to test OSI operation concepts;
  • Participate in post-exercise reviews and follow up activities. Contribute to implementation and the evaluation of the effectiveness of the planning, coordination and conduct of an exercise;
  • Contribute text proposal for the OSI Operational Manual, subsidiary documents, handbooks, internal PTS regulations and directives;
  • Participate in the design, curriculum preparation and as a lecturer in OSI division training activities;
  • Participate in eventual CTBTO OSIs, or if necessary, in OSI exercises, including performing OSI duties (preferably related to operations) in remote areas, for lengthy periods, and on short notice;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in engineering, science or a related field; A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree;
  • At least seven years relevant working experience in verification or inspection programmes related to arms control or disarmament preferably part of which should have been in an operational (preferably as part of escort and inspection teams) and/or international environment;
  • Working knowledge of OSI inspection techniques an asset;
  • Working knowledge of Geographic Information System or relational databases an asset;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of other languages is desirable.
In your application please specify that you found out about this opportunity on GCFjobs.com
Veuillez indiquer dans votre candidature que vous avez consulté cette offre sur le site web GCFjobs.com

PLEASE NOTE: These vacancies are not open vacancies, but examples of profiles recruiters will be looking for at the Global Careers for Women event | 1st March. 

View all CTBTO vacancies here


Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) bans nuclear explosions by everyone, everywhere: on the Earth's surface, in the atmosphere, underwater and underground.

All Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) jobs