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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.

Current Permanent Vacancies

No current vacancies

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.

Current Secondee Vacancies

Member Support - New Unit Assistance and WANO Representative Lead

The WANO London Office (LO) is looking for a new secondee to join the established Member Support team in the role of New Unit Assistance and WANO Representative Lead. 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.

You will be joining a team of three and you will be responsible for developing the New Unit Assistance (NUA) and WANO Representative (WANO Rep) programmes and implementing the activities related to it across all regions. It will involve leading regional centres’ NUA remote teams and their activities, and reviewing the current practices of WANO Reps to identify and implement best practices to enable improved engagement with all members. This is a great collaboration role, as frequent contact with colleagues in regional centres and with members is essential. Full details of the role can be found in the job profile below.

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

If you know of any suitable candidates for the role, please ask them to apply by emailing jobs@wano.org with a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form. Please find links below.

Job Profile
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form


The closing date for completed applications is Friday 13 July 2018.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 22 July 2018. The selected candidate must be available to travel to London to complete their search for accommodation prior to the start of their secondment. Once this role has been established there is the potential for the candidate to return to their home country and work remotely. The secondment will begin in September however this is negotiable.

If you have any questions about the role or the secondment process, please do not hesitate to contact Ellie Carnegie who is the Human Resources Manager at WANO LO (ellie.carnegie@wano.org). More information regarding secondments to the LO can be found on our member and public websites.

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

Young Generation Coordinator

The WANO London Office (LO) is looking for a new secondee in the role of Young Generation Coordinator. The secondment will be for a period of 18 months; however, this may be extended on agreement of all parties to meet business needs.

You will be responsible for developing and implementing guidelines and strategy for the WANO Young Generation (YG) initiative. It will involve governing and overseeing activities performed at regional centre levels in the framework of the YG initiative and coordinating the WANO scholarship programme. Full details of the role can be found in the job profile below.

It is expected that there will be a significant amount of business travel required for this role, making it a great opportunity for the selected candidate to build relationships and connections throughout the nuclear industry.

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

If you know of any suitable candidates for the role, please ask them to apply by emailing jobs@wano.org with a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form. Please find links below.

Job Profile
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form


The closing date for completed applications is Friday 13 July 2018.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 29 July 2018. The secondment will begin in late September however this is negotiable. There is potential for the chosen candidate to work from their parent company as it is not envisaged that this position will require a permanent presence within the LO. We are asking members to fully fund this position, with no reimbursement being available from WANO. The LO would of course cover the costs of any WANO related business travel.

If you have any questions about the role or the secondment process, please do not hesitate to contact Ellie Carnegie who is the Human Resources Manager at WANO LO (ellie.carnegie@wano.org). More information regarding secondments to the LO can be found on our member and public websites.

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

Peer Review Senior Advisor

The WANO London Office (LO) is looking for a new secondee to join the established Peer Review (PR) programme 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.

You will be joining a team of three and you will be responsible for assisting with evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of the Peer Review programme and recommending improvements where necessary. You will lead workshops, seminars and provide oversight of peer reviews in order to support these improvements, ensuring a high quality service is provided to members. This is a great collaboration role, as frequent contact with colleagues in regional centres and with members is essential. Full details of the role can be found in the attached 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 emailing jobs@wano.org with a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form. Please find links below.

Job Profile
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 30 July 2018.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 13 August 2018. The selected candidate must be available to travel to London to complete their search for accommodation prior to the start of their secondment. The secondment will begin in late September however this is negotiable.

If you have any questions about the role or the secondment process, please do not hesitate to contact Ellie Carnegie who is the Human Resources Manager at the WANO London Office (ellie.carnegie@wano.org). More information regarding secondments to the London Office can be found on our member and public websites.

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