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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.

Peer Review Senior Advisor
The WANO London Office (LO) is looking for a new secondee to join the established Peer Review programme in the role of Senior Advisor. 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. 

Joining a team of three and reporting to the Peer Review Programme Manager, you will be responsible for assisting with evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of the Peer Review programme and recommending improvements where necessary. You will provide oversight of peer reviews in order to support these improvements, ensuring a high quality service is provided to members. This is a great collaborative role, as frequent contact with colleagues and WANO members across the world is essential. Full details of the role can be found in the attached job profile.

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 4 January 2022, 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 

•    Application Form 
•    Equal Opportunities Form 
•    Secondment Agreement Form 

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 29 November 2021 and interviews will be held in the weeks commencing 6th December 2021.  
If you have any questions about the role or the secondment process, please contact us at More information regarding secondments can be found on our websites. Thank you for supporting WANO in its mission to improve worldwide nuclear safety.