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​​​​​​WANO is a global organisation with over 400 staff working to improve nuclear safety around the world  

WANO Secondment flyerWANO recognises the value of knowledgeable, experienced and dedicated individuals to help us meet the challenges facing today's nuclear industry. Working at WANO gives staff the opportunity to immerse themselves in a new culture and learn about nuclear safety on an international scale.

Permanent positions

If you would like to make a more permanent move, WANO offers the opportunity to support the nuclear industry on a global scale. Permanent staff members receive a competitive salary, several training opportunities as well as the opportunity for global travel with the organisation. Due to the high volume of applications, unfortunately we cannot reply to all personally. Applications received after the closing date of the vacancy will not be considered.

Current permanent vacancies

No current vacancies


Secondee positions

​Secondees are provided to WANO from members and stay for anywhere from two to three years. Depending on the department, they can gain an in-depth knowledge of different reactor types, event trends, communications and business management. Each secondee brings back substantial awareness of the importance of safety in a nuclear environment and close connections with other members of the industry. As part of their role, secondees will travel in accordance with tasks related to their assigned WANO programme (Peer Reviews, Technical Support Missions or event investigation teams) and have the opportunity to interact with and learn from nuclear professionals around the world. Current vacancies are for positions in the London Office, giving successful applicants the chance to become immersed in one of the most multi-cultural and dynamic cities in the world.

Current secondee vacancies 

Programme Manager, Peer Review Programme

WANO Peer Review Programme Manager.pdf

The WANO London Office (LO) is looking for a new secondee to join the established Peer Review (PR) Team in the role of Programme Manager. The initial secondment will be for a period of two years; however, this may be extended on agreement of all parties to meet business needs.

You will be joining a team of three and your work will ensure the smooth running of the Peer Review Programmes. It will involve developing integrated action plans to improve the Peer Review programme across the regional centres, and periodically observing Peer Review teams to ensure adherence to established governance and to identify the most important safety gaps to international standards. This is a great collaboration role, as frequent contact with colleagues in regional centres and with members is essential. Full details of the role can be found in the attached job profile.

Please complete an Application Form and an Equal Opportunities Form and submit both to by the specified closing date.

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

The closing date for completed applications is 30 April 2017.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 29 May 2017. The selected candidate must be available to travel to London for the week of 20 November 2017 to complete their search for accommodation. The secondment will begin on 1 January 2018, however this date is negotiable.