Implementation Assistant (NE)(G5)
Application deadline in 17 days: Tuesday 19 Dec 2023 at 22:59 UTCOpen application form
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The objective of the Department of Nuclear Energy is to foster the efficient and safe use of nuclear power by supporting interested Member States in improving the performance of nuclear power plants, the nuclear fuel cycle, and the management of nuclear wastes; in catalysing innovation in nuclear power and fuel cycle technologies; in developing indigenous capabilities for national energy planning; in deploying new nuclear power plants; in preserving and disseminating nuclear information and knowledge; and in advancing science and industry through improved operation of research reactors.
The Implementation Assistant manages the office support in the Division, ensuring its smooth functioning, and provides executive assistance to the Director.
Functions / Key Results Expected
Correspondence and Records Management
Receive, review and screen all incoming correspondence and documents, perform preliminary checks for accuracy and completeness, and ensure that correspondence is routed to the appropriate officer or area for action and/or information, retaining items which require the Director's attention, attaching information as needed and maintaining a follow-up system. Compile the Division's responses and reports according to corporate communication guidelines and ensure adherence to deadlines; draft standard and non-routine correspondence, prepare meeting minutes and type reports and documents as required. Ensure the Division’s records of all media are maintained, stored and accessible according to corporate standards. As the Records Office Coordinator (ROC), assign and coordinate Records Office responsibilities, identify and recommend to ARMS (Archives and Records Management Section) process improvements relating to correspondence and records management, liaise with ARMS staff on records management issues, provide information to colleagues on records management standards and practices, facilitate electronic and paper file transfers and retrievals, and monitor records management exit procedures. Identify and recommend related process improvements, utilizing central services and technology.
Meetings and logistics
Coordinate activities and travel — provide logistical support for the Director's activities, such as making travel arrangements, scheduling appointments and meetings and assembling background material required for the above activities. Review travel requests for accuracy and forwarding to the Administrative Assistant. Prepare quarterly travel plans. Administrative activities
Maintain the Time, Attendance and Leave Management System (TAMS) for the Division and manage overall administration of the Director's office (procurement, supplies, equipment, and furniture requests). Maintain, update and monitor some of the Division's costs, such as printing, translation and publications requests. Administer the office space arrangements of the Division and maintain awareness of secure areas. Provide guidance, instruction, and support to other General Service staff throughout the Division/Office, and coordinate such assignments as office coverage. Provide required support and/or backup to staff in executive offices. Provide backup to the Administrative Assistant.
Competencies and Expertise
Core Competencies(Competency Framework)
Name****Definition Planning and OrganizingPlans and organizes his/her own work in support of achieving the team or Section’s priorities. Takes into account potential changes and proposes contingency plans. CommunicationCommunicates orally and in writing in a clear, concise and impartial manner. Takes time to listen to and understand the perspectives of others and proposes solutions. Achieving ResultsTakes initiative in defining realistic outputs and clarifying roles, responsibilities and expected results in the context of the Department/Division’s programme. Evaluates his/her results realistically, drawing conclusions from lessons learned. TeamworkActively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions.Functional Competencies
Name****Definition Analytical thinkingGathers and analyses information, identifying critical relationships and patterns among data and proposes workable solutions. Client orientationEstablishes effective relationships with clients to understand and meet or exceed their needs. Finds ways to ensure client satisfaction. ResilienceAble to remain calm in emotionally charged situations. Accepts constructive feedback in a positive manner and is able to cope with setbacks.Required Expertise
Function****Name****Expertise Description Administrative SupportCorrespondence and Written CommunicationAbility to draft routine correspondence and correct documents in accordance with established standards and requirements Administrative SupportDiscretion and Respect for ConfidentialityAbility to act with tact, diplomacy, discretion and respect for confidentiality Administrative SupportGuidance and TrainingAbility to provide training and guidance to newly recruited office support staff, advising them on the administrative practices and procedures Administrative SupportMS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)Proficiency in MS Office and the ability to use databasesQualifications, Experience and Language skills
High School Diploma -
Minimum of five years of general office support experience, some of which in an international environment.
Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.
The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at EUR 52860 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), 6 weeks' annual vacation, pension plan and health insurance. More information on the conditions of employment can be found at: https://www.iaea.org/about/employment/general-service-staff
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