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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.

Performance Analysis Senior Advisors
The WANO London Office (LO) is looking for two new secondees to join the established Performance Analysis programme in the role of Senior Advisors. The initial secondments will be for a period of two years and will be based in London, UK. This is an exciting time to join the LO team as we are at the start of our Action for Excellence: Shaping the Nuclear Future journey; you will play an active part in supporting this project and improve nuclear safety worldwide. 

Reporting to the Performance Analysis Programme Manager, you will assist the Performance Analysis programme by screening WANO event reports, analysing performance data and participating in international workshops and seminars. This work supports the development of high quality operating experience products for WANO members and promptly provides insights into industry trends. Full details of the role can be found in the attached job profile. 

Personal development is an important aspect of any secondment to the LO; carrying out the role of a Performance Analysis Senior Advisor will provide you with the opportunity to develop both your analytical and English skills via interactions with LO colleagues and regional centres. You will develop your knowledge of all reactor technologies by actively participating in the event screening process. Participation in international workshops and seminars will provide a great opportunity to network with peers from the nuclear community to develop your own lifelong support networks. 

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

We would be looking for the secondments to begin on 1 September 2021, however this is negotiable. Remote working from your home country will be supported throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.   

If you would like to apply for the position please complete the following forms and email them to jobs@wano.org
Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be interested in this opportunity, please share the details with them. 

Please note that you must submit a secondment agreement supporting your application for this post. WANO LO cannot accept applications without this secondment agreement form. 

If you have any questions about the role or the secondment process, please contact us at jobs@wano.org. More information regarding secondments can be found on our websites. Thank you for supporting WANO in its mission to improve worldwide nuclear safety. 
 

 
Peer Review Oversight Manager
The WANO London Office (LO) is looking for a new secondee to join the established Peer Review programme in the role of Peer Review Oversight Manager. The initial secondments will be for a period of two years and will be based in London, UK. This is an exciting time to join the LO team as we are at the start of our Action for Excellence: Shaping the Nuclear Future journey; you will play an active part in supporting this project and improve nuclear safety worldwide. 

The Peer Review Oversight Manager is responsible for providing oversight to the WANO Peer Review regional centre leadership teams to ensure consistency and excellence in the execution of all peer review-related activities. Peer Review includes corporate, station, follow-up, and Pre-startup Peer Reviews.

This functional manager will also ensure all applicable governance reflects the highest standards and is adhered to by all regional centres. This role will provide oversight through a variety of means, including both virtual and face-to-face interaction, utilising appropriate tools and analytics in order to accurately measure, track, and challenge regional centre performance. Full details of the role can be found in the attached job profile. 

Personal development is an important aspect of any secondment to the LO; carrying out the role of a Peer Review Oversight Manager will provide you with the opportunity to develop and establish an insightful oversight programme within WANO. This is a fantastic opportunity to expand your multicultural experiences whilst working with WANO on a global level. Successful completion of the role will establish opportunities for similar or higher positions within member utilities or advancement within WANO. This role will bring unparalleled experience within the peer review process adding significant value to any member utility.

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

We would be looking for the secondments to begin on 4 October 2021, however this is negotiable. Remote working from your home country will be supported throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.   

If you would like to apply for the position please complete the following forms and email them to jobs@wano.org Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be interested in this opportunity, please share the details with them. 

Please note that you must submit a secondment agreement supporting your application for this post. WANO LO cannot accept applications without this secondment agreement form. 
The closing date for completed applications is Monday 16 August 2021 and interviews will be held in the weeks commencing 23rd & 30th August 2021.  
If you have any questions about the role or the secondment process, please contact us at jobs@wano.org