Associate Project Officer (CNPP) (P2)

IAEA Careers / Argonne National Laboratory

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As part of a team implementing activities in support of Power Reactor Information System (PRIS), the Associate Project Officer (CNPP) would support the team who focuses on strengthening integrated engineering support and assist in coordination of the country nuclear power profiles (CNPP). This includes maintaining the CNPP website and database, preparing the CNPP annual publication, communicating with authors and contributors from Member States, etc. Additionally, he/she will participate in the development of CNPP guidelines.

The Associate Project Officer (CNPP) is: (1) a team member, supporting the team in planning,
developing and coordinating the CNPP activities; and (2) a communicator, in constant contact with NPES stakeholders in support of outreach and information sharing.


University degree in public policy, economics, physics, nuclear engineering or in a related discipline.
Minimum two years of experience in a relevant field.
Familiarity with nuclear technology and associated engineering terminology.
Good understanding of geopolitical definitions.
Familiarity with nuclear applications for candidates with a degree in scientific disciplines.
Experience programming Macros in Microsoft Excel and Access would be an asset.
Fluency in English. Working knowledge of other official languages of the IAEA (Arabic, Chinese,
French, Russian, Spanish) is advantageous


48,000 after taxes

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