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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.
 

Systems Administrator Vacancy
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Information Systems team at the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) for a Systems Administrator. This permanent position will be based in Canary Wharf, London.

The Systems Administrator will work closely with the Head of Infrastructure and is responsible for the support and operation of information technology (IT) infrastructures within WANO London, which includes data centre, network and server, telephony, service monitoring, user support/helpdesk, workstation management, servers, storage and related software. This is a hands-on role responsible for ensuring the availability, integrity and security of all IT systems and infrastructure. There is potential for travel to the other WANO regional centres.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in working within an IT infrastructure environment, experience using core Microsoft technologies and should be proficient in in Cisco firewall and networking administration. Full details of the role can be found in the job profile.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent inter-personal skills with a proven ability to communicate with peers at all levels and work effectively with people from different cultures and backgrounds. You will be well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute with an organised and logical approach to work and problem-solving.

Essential Qualifications
Educated up to GCSE Level or equivalent
Excellent command of the English language, both verbally and written.

Desirable Qualifications
BSc in Information Technology, Computer Science or related discipline/professional certifications (MCSA etc.)

Salary Range: £21,600 - £35,000 per annum

Full details of this exciting opportunity is in this Job Profile.

Please apply by emailing jobs@wano.org with a completed Application Form and an Equal Opportunities Form.

The closing date for completed applications is Friday 10 January 2020 and interviews will be held the week commencing 20 January 2020.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact jobs@wano.org

Please note that due to expected high volumes of applications only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
 

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

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.

Please note that the role involves international travel.

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 the job profile.

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

Please note that candidates must submit a secondment agreement supporting their application for this post. WANO London Office cannot accept applicants who do not submit this secondment agreement with their application.

The closing date for completed applications is Friday 3 January 2020 and interviews will be held the week commencing 13 January 2020.

If you have any questions about the role or the secondment process, please contact the WANO London Office at jobs@wano.org 

Thank you for supporting WANO in its mission to improve worldwide nuclear safety.
 
Performance Indicator Programme Coordinator Vacancy
The WANO London Office is looking for a new secondee to join the established Performance Analysis programme team in the role of Performance Indicator Programme Coordinator. 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.
 
Reporting to the Performance Analysis Programme Director, you will ensure that the Performance Indicator (PI) sub-programme achieves its intended goals by coordinating the smooth running of all activities, collaborating with the WANO regional centres and WANO Information Systems staff to ensure correct functionality of PI-related software tools, and effectively supporting other Performance Analysis activities.
 
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.
 
If you know of any suitable candidates for the role, please ask them to apply by completing the following forms and emailing them to jobs@wano.org:
 
Please note that candidates must submit a secondment agreement supporting their application for this post. WANO London Office cannot accept applicants who do not submit this secondment agreement with their application.
 
The closing date for completed applications is Friday 17 January 2020 and interviews will be held the week commencing 3 February 2020.
 
If you have any questions about the role or the secondment process, please contact the WANO London Office at jobs@wano.org. More information regarding secondments to the LO can be found on our member and public websites.
 
Thank you for supporting WANO in its mission to improve worldwide nuclear safety.
 
 
Young Generation Coordinator Vacancy
The WANO London Office is looking for a new secondee to join the established Corporate Communications team in the role of Young Generation (YG) Coordinator. 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.

Reporting to the Corporate Communications Programme Director, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of guidelines and strategy for the WANO YG initiative. The YG coordinator deploys governance and oversight of the activities performed at the WANO regional centres in the framework of the YG initiative. They coordinate the WANO scholarship programme for the World Nuclear University and manage relationships with other YG organisations.

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 the job profile.

This position is to support the development of an individual in their career and is a part time role for 18.5 hours per week and we would expect the incumbent to work remotely from their home station. On this basis, WANO is not able to reimburse the incumbents Parent Company for employment costs associated with this secondment but would cover all WANO business travel costs.

If you know of any suitable candidates for the role, please ask them to read this job profile and apply by completing the following forms and emailing them to jobs@wano.org:

Please note that candidates must submit a secondment agreement supporting their application for this post. WANO London Office cannot accept applicants who do not submit this secondment agreement with their application.

The closing date for completed applications is Friday 24 January 2020.

Interview dates are to be confirmed.

If you have any questions about the role or the secondment process, please contact the WANO London Office at jobs@wano.org. More information regarding secondments to the LO can be found on our member and public websites.
 
Thank you for supporting WANO in its mission to improve worldwide nuclear safety.
 
 
Performance Analysis Senior Advisor Vacancy x 2
The WANO London Office is looking for two new secondees to join the established Performance Analysis programme team in the role of Senior Advisors. 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.
 
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 workshops and seminars, to ensure high quality operating experience products are generated for WANO members and insights into industry trends are promptly identified. Full details of the role can be found in this 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 the job profile.
 
If you know of any suitable candidates for the role, please ask them to apply by completing the following forms and emailing them to jobs@wano.org:

Please note that candidates must submit a secondment agreement supporting their application for this post. WANO London Office cannot accept applicants who do not submit this secondment agreement with their application.

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 10 February 2020 and interviews will be held the week commencing 17 February 2020.

If you have any questions about the role or the secondment process, please contact the WANO London Office at jobs@wano.org More information regarding secondments to the LO can be found on our member and public websites.

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