• Organization: SGOB-Section OB1
  • Primary Location: Austria-Vienna-Vienna-IAEA Headquarters
  • Job Posting: 2017-09-27, 3:27:32 PM
  • Closing Date: 2017-10-25, 11:59:00 PM
  • Duration in Months: 36
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term - Regular
  • Probation Period: 1 Year

Organizational Setting

The Department of Safeguards (SG) is the organizational hub for the implementation of IAEA safeguards. The IAEA implements nuclear verification activities for some 180 States in accordance with their safeguards agreements. The safeguards activities are undertaken within a dynamic and technically challenging environment including advanced nuclear fuel cycle facilities and complemented by the political diversity of the countries.

The Department of Safeguards consists of six Divisions: three Operations Divisions: A, B and C, for the implementation of verification activities around the world; three Technical Divisions: Division of Concepts and Planning, Division of Information Management, and Division of Technical and Scientific Services; as well as three Offices: the Office for Verification in Iran, the Office of Safeguards Analytical Services and the Office of Information and Communication Services.

The primary focus of each Division of Operations is to perform and document safeguards verification activities and to conduct analysis and evaluations aimed at providing assurances that States comply with their nuclear safeguards commitments. The Divisions implement a broad range of measures, including information analysis and in-field verification, to draw soundly based safeguards conclusions for States.

Main Purpose

Reporting to the Section Head and acting as a team member, the Implementation Assistant supports several Professionals in the Section, carries out a variety of tasks to manage complex technical documentation required for the preparation of safeguards inspection activities and the documentation following the inspections.


Functions / Key Results Expected

  • Ensure information is updated on inspection data such as briefing and debriefing notes and monitoring follow-up actions, including drafting, editing and filing of these documents and providing timely and relevant statistics.
  • Carry out quality control and dispatch of 90(a), 90(b) statements. Support the inspectors in the preparation of Inspection Documentation Packages (IDPs) and Design Information Verification Packages (DIVPs).
  • Collect and compile information to prepare initial drafts of the various major reports and documents for the Section, including the consolidation of input to the Safeguards Implementation Report (SIR).
  • Manage the workflow for seals distribution to inspectors: collect seals from central repository; distribute and record seals to inspectors prior to verification activities; follow-up on verification results; review input, and monitor required data.
  • Identify, raise or recommend issues affecting efficient process delivery.
  • Act as team member providing back-up, guidance and support to other assistants as required and/or instructed by the Senior Inspector or Section Head.

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