Consultant - Division for Europe, Vienna, Austria

Organization: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Country: Austria

City: Vienna

Office: IAEA Vienna, Austria

Closing date: Sunday, 24 October 2021


Division for Europe

( TAL-TCEU20211008-001 )

Organization: TCEU-Europe Section 1

Primary Location: Austria-Vienna-Vienna-IAEA Headquarters

Job Posting: 2021-10-13, 9:49:21 AM

Contract Type : Special Service Agreement



6 months

Organizational Setting

The Department of Technical Cooperation (TC) consists of the Office of the Deputy Director General, four regional Divisions (Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean), the Division of Programme Support and Coordination and the Division of the Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT). It provides strategic direction for the IAEA’s technical cooperation programme, and is responsible (in close collaboration with Member States) for the planning, formulation, implementation and monitoring of the programme.

The Division for Europe is responsible for planning, programming, implementing and monitoring the IAEA’s technical cooperation programme in the Europe and Central Asia region, in line with the IAEA Statute, and the guiding principles and policies on technical cooperation, and operational guidelines. The Division responds to developmental priorities in Member States through effective programme management, increased Member State engagement, partnership building and improved coordination in the region.

Main Purpose

The consultant will report to the Section Head and will collaborate with the relevant internal stakeholders in facilitating the activities of the Regional and Interregional projects, in particular those funded by the Peaceful Uses Initiative (PUI) and extra-budgetary (EB) contribution, by providing advice and assistance on the planning, design and implementation of activities to enhance and harmonize the capabilities of nuclear power (advanced reactors including SMRs) in newcomer and expanding countries.

Functions / Key Results Expected

Provide analyses of participants‘ feedback from the previous events and country specific reports and recommendations, and prepare appropriate action plans for on-going INT2021 project.

Collaborate with Member State counterparts highlighting the different tools and specific training services and mechanisms for human resource development, integrated management systems and project management, such as Webex organization, Microsoft Teams and interpefy; Nucleus based data information to share to the participating MSs, PCMF.

Contribute towards the proposals for relevant and qualified international experts for the project INT2021 and INT2023.

Collect, evaluate, consolidate, and disseminate INT 2021 project information among project team members and counterparts to contribute towards the programme final reports.

Qualifications and Experience

University degree in management, social sciences, science and technology, international relations or other relevant field.

Minimum of five years of related experience, including programme planning and implementation, budget management and financial monitoring of cooperation programmes/projects, preferable in the nuclear field. cvuMBeb Dh7qKS

Experience working in radiation safety regulatory activities in the European and Central Asian Region, is an advantage.

Ability to plan, implement and work within a technical project setting in close liaison with team leaders in an international environment.

Solid computer skills, including the use of IAEA standard office software products (Microsoft Office).

Accuracy to ensure correctness and completeness of written reports.

Analytical skills: Ability to analyse the needs of the programmes and translate them into workable solutions.

Communication skills: Excellent communication skills with an aptitude for presenting technical documents.

Proven interpersonal skills: Ability to work in a multicultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and ability to establish and maintain effective partnership with counterparts and staff of the IAEA in large in a customer relationship; good team spirit to work effectively as a team member.

Fluency in spoken and written English. Knowledge of another official IAEA language (i.e. Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) an asset.


The remuneration for this consultancy is a daily fee of up to a maximum of 250, 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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