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

WANO 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.

WANO: Global leadership in nuclear safety

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.

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 Member 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.

Head of London Office Corporate Communications (Maternity Cover) Vacancy
The WANO London Office is looking for an experienced communications professional to join the established Corporate Communications programme team in the role of Head of London Office Corporate Communications. This position is a on a fixed-term maternity cover contract basis for 1 year.

The Head of London Office Corporate Communications will be responsible for managing and leading the London Office Corporate Communications team, working across all WANO's communications functions including internal, external and member communications, international events and young generation; while reporting to and working closely with the Corporate Communications Director and the global Communications team in supporting the delivery of the global corporate communications strategy. The role will be primarily based in the London Office, however we will consider remote working solutions dependant on individuals circumstances. Full details of the role can be found in the attached job profile.

It is essential that candidates have a strong command of the English language, both verbal and written; the full person specification can be found in this job profile.

The salary for this position is £46,750 - £65,000 per annum. 

If you know of any suitable candidates for the role, please ask them to apply by completing the following forms and emailing them to

•    Application Form
•    Equal Opportunities Form

The closing date for completed applications is Friday 23 October 2020 and interviews are expected to take place on the week commencing 28 October 2020. 

If you have any questions about the role, please contact the WANO London Office at 

Thank you for supporting WANO in its mission to improve worldwide nuclear safety.