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The main objective of the Division of Nuclear Security is to prevent, detect and respond to acts and threats of nuclear terrorism. This objective is segmented into numerous areas of focus, and the MAFA section presides over the establishment and sustainability of nuclear security systems for nuclear and other radioactive material in use, storage and during storage, as well as for associated facilities. The Nuclear Material Security Unit, within MAFA, encompasses the development and maintenance of a legal and regulatory framework, physical protection systems and measures, insider threat programme, nuclear material accounting and control (NMAC) system, and physical protection inspections.
To gain knowledge and experience in the implementation of the objectives of the Nuclear Material Security Unit, as well as gain an understanding of how these objectives serve as a component of the overarching objective of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security. Functions / Key Results Expected • Become familiar with a wide range of topical areas within nuclearsecurity in order to update the training materials database
Functions / Key Results Expected
• Become familiar with a wide range of topical areas within nuclearsecurity in order to update the training materials database
• Maintain a network of professional contacts within and outside the Division of Nuclear Security in order to coordinate events, and support planning and communication activities
• Assist Technical Officers (TOs) in the facilitation of events by overseeing clerical and organizational duties
• Analyse the 2022-2025 Nuclear Security Plan and track MAFA’s progress in fulfilling its commitments
• Draft web-stories on NMS events that will be available to the international community
• Serve as a focal point of information from TOs in order to keep current records of NMS activities
• Be prepared to brief supervisor on activities by summarizing supplied content into presentations and written reports
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Skilled in time management with proven record of successful multi-tasking abilities (Required)
• Experience in preparing reports (Required)
• Experience working with technical information (Asset)
• Knowledge of nuclear security (Asset)
• Experience in the use of web-based systems (Asset)
Qualifications and Experience
• University or college degree candidate in International Relations, Physics, General Science or Technology, or an associated engineering subject
• Excellent written and spoken English essential; fluency in any other IAEA official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, Russian) an asset.
• Candidates must be a minimum of 20 years of age and have completed at least three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a first degree.
• Candidates may apply up to one year after the completion of a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree.
• Candidates must not have previously participated in the IAEA’s internship programme.
• Candidates must attach two signed letters of recommendation to their application