Functional Competencies



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.

Commitment to continuous process improvement

Plans and executes activities in the context of quality and risk management and identifies opportunities for process, system and structural improvement, as well as improving current practices. Analyses processes and procedures, and proposes improvements.

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



Expertise Description

Management and Programme Analysis

Project Management

Good knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts, methods, approaches and tools relevant to programme and project management.

Management and Programme Analysis


Ability to evaluate programmatic requirements in a dynamic matrix management structure

Qualifications, Experience and Language skills

Bachelor’s Degree - University degree in management, business administration, science, engineering or a related field.

At least 5 years of relevant working experience in programme and project support, of which at least 3 years at the international level, preferably in an UN agency. Experience in the planning, formulation, monitoring and assessment of programmes and projects in a UN context.

Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.


The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $60233 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 26442*, 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 encouragedApplicants 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 -

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