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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.
 

Communications Specialist Vacancy
The WANO London Office is looking for an experienced communications professional to join the established Corporate Communications team in the role of Communications Specialist. 

The Communications Specialist is responsible for the content management of the WANO member and public websites. They will proactively increase WANO’s online visibility, transparency and relevance to members, staff and external audiences. The role will also support the implementation of all other elements of the Communications Strategy, including media relations, publications, social media, website and events. They will also liaise with and support communications staff within the WANO regional centres (RCs). The Communications specialist will help protect WANO’s image, reputation and credibility in all internal and external messaging. Full details of the role can be found in the job profile on our website.

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 £30,000 - £40,000 per annum.

If you would like to apply for the role, please apply by clicking below or visiting the WANO website and completing the below forms.

•    Application Form
•    Equal Opportunities Form

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 12 April 2021 and interviews are expected to take place on the week commencing 19 April 2021.

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

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



 
Senior Administrator
The WANO London Office is looking for an experienced administrative professional to join the established Governance team in the role of Senior Administrator. 

The Senior Administrator is responsible for supporting the Governance Department, London Office personnel, and managing the smooth running of the London Office and Administration function, alongside another Senior Administrator. 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 £21,957 - £34,098 per annum.

If you would like to apply for the role, please apply by completing the below forms.

•    Application Form
•    Equal Opportunities Form

The closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 25 May 2021 and interviews are expected to take place on the week commencing 31 May 2021.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact the WANO London Office at jobs@wano.org

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



 

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.

Industry Learning & Development Senior Advisor 
The WANO London Office is looking for a new secondee to join the established Industry Learning & Development (IL&D) 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.

The IL&D Senior Advisors’ work assists the Industry Leadership & Development Programme by producing value-added products (including training materials) for regional centre and member use. They promote a systematic approach to training, ensuring member topics are addressed by IL&D activities, following analysis of the results of other WANO programmes.

Full details of the role can be found in the attached job profile.

Please note that the role involves international travel.

Experience/Qualifications/Skills:

•     A minimum of 10 years’ experience in commercial nuclear power including a minimum of five years at a nuclear plant.
•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in management – preferably within the nuclear industry.
•    Experience designing and implementing solutions for performance shortfalls.
•    A high level of knowledge in a minimum of one reactor design type.
•    Excellent command of the English language, both verbally and written. As a minimum, certified English skills at C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (or equivalent) are required.
•    Possess a degree in a technical or educational field.
•    Excellent interpersonal (relationship) skills with a proven ability to communicate with peers at all levels.
•    A proven ability to work effectively with people from different cultures and backgrounds whilst demonstrating sensitivity and respect to differences.
•    A strong commitment to WANO’s mission.
•    The ability to adapt well to changing programme needs.

The full person specification can also be found in the job profile.

If you wish to apply for this role or 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:

Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form
Secondment Agreement Form

Please note that candidates who are currently working for WANO or its member entities and wish to apply for this position as a secondment, 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 17 May 2021 and interviews will be held on the weeks commencing 24 & 31 May 2021. 

If you have any questions about the role, 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.