Legal Officer (Nuclear and Treaty Law)(P4)

IAEA Programs at Argonne


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Main Purpose
Under the guidance of the Head of Section and the Senior Legal Officer, the primary function of the incumbent will be to advise Member States on the implementation of international legal instruments adopted under IAEA auspices and to assist Member States in drafting corresponding national legislation.

The incumbent is an active member of a team of six lawyers and four support staff within the Nuclear and Treaty Law Section and provides high quality professional input in developing further and implementing OLA's projects in all areas of nuclear law and the IAEA's legislative assistance programme.

The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $73516 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 33744*, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 6 weeks' annual vacation, home leave, pension plan and health insurance.


Master's Degree - Advanced law degree with good academic record.
Minimum of seven years of relevant experience, including several years at the international level.
Proven experience in preparing legal drafts.
Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.



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