Consultant – Nuclear Safety Knowledge Management

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    negotiable / YEAR
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Innovation and Knowledge Management, Nuclear Sciences
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Organizational Setting

The Department of Nuclear Safety and Security (NS) formulates and implements the IAEA’s nuclear safety and security programme, which encompasses the IAEA’s activities to protect people and the environment from radiation exposure, and responds to the needs of its Member States related to nuclear safety and nuclear security.

The Office of Safety and Security Coordination (NSOC)  is located in the Office of the Deputy Director General, Head of the Department. Its mission is to ensure the technical consistency and effective coordination of the IAEA’s activities in the nuclear, radiation, transport and waste safety and nuclear security programmes. NSOC comprises three Sections: the Programme and Strategy Coordination Section, the Networks Management and Partnership Section and the Safety Standards and Security Guidance Development Section.

The mission of the Network Management and Partnership Section (NMPS) is to ensure the further development of the Global Nuclear Safety and Security Framework by facilitating knowledge management, knowledge networks and capacity building. The section will also act as a focal point of contact for extrabudgetary projects with donors, partners and IAEA internal organizational units and will provide for a departmental level monitoring and evaluation of all extra budgetary projects, by ensuring compliance with donor requirements and  IAEA internal rules and guidelines.


Main Purpose

Under the guidance of the Section Head, the consultant will provide technical expertise and advice to the Networks Management and Partnership Section with regards to the development of the methodology and self-assessment for capacity building and a model workshop of nuclear safety knowledge management and providing technical input  to implement the networks activities.

Functions / Key Results Expected

• Review and complete the safety report on the methodology and self-assessment tool for capacity building.
• Develop and conduct the model workshop on nuclear safety knowledge management.
• Organize the networks activities, provide the presentations and prepare the final reports;
• Organize and conduct consultancy and technical meetings to prepare and introduce the new concept to member states, including the agenda, review the member states presentations and preparation of meeting reports.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Skills and Expertise

  •    International Nuclear Safety Issues and Trends
  •    Analytical Writing Skills
  •    Data and Information Analysis and Reporting

Language Skills

  •    English

Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced university degree in nuclear science or a related field.
  • Experience in assisting Member States in the field of radiation and nuclear safety.
  • Knowledge of the IAEA’s structure and functioning would be an asset.
  • Experience in the organization of technical meetings and consultancy meetings is an asset.
  • Excellent command of oral and written English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.


The remuneration for this consultancy is a daily fee of up to a maximum of € 200, based on qualifications and experience. In case duty travel is required within the assignment, a daily subsistence allowance (DSA) and travel costs are provided. Health coverage and pension fund are the responsibility of the incumbent.


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