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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.

HR Coordinator Vacancy
An opportunity has arisen within the Human Resources team at the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) for an HR Coordinator. This permanent position will be based in Canary Wharf, London.
Reporting to the HR Manager, your role will be to assist with the delivery of a robust HR function. This would be achieved by providing employee support whilst maintaining legal compliance and operating within industry best practices.
Your key responsibilities will include assisting with the recruitment and selection process for all permanent and seconded staff. You will be the primary contact for seconded staff, including supporting secondees and their families throughout their relocation. You will also have the opportunity to develop wellbeing campaigns and other initiatives as required.

The successful candidate will have experience in working in a busy generalist HR role, up to date knowledge of UK employment law and demonstrable experience in recruitment and selection processes.

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 conscientious with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail, have a proactive and flexible approach and the ability to self-manage, organise and prioritise tasks whilst working under pressure.

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

Desirable Qualifications
• CIPD qualified.

Salary Range: £24,178 - £30,540 per annum

Full details of this exciting opportunity is in this Job Profile.
Please apply by emailing with a completed Application Form and an Equal Opportunities Form.

The closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 12 November 2019 and interviews will be held the week commencing 25 November 2019.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact
Please note that due to expected high volumes of applications only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

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.

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

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 

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