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Consultant - Virtual Learning and Safety Leadership

Vienna (Austria)

  • Organization: IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Location: Vienna (Austria)
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Nuclear Technology
    • Technology, Electronics and Mechanics
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Security and Safety
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: 2020-10-24

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Organizational Setting

The Department of Nuclear Safety and Security (NS) formulates and implements the IAEA's nuclear safety and security programme, which encompasses the IAEA's activities to protect people and the environment from radiation exposure, and responds to the needs of its Member States related to nuclear safety and nuclear security.
The Office of Safety and Security Coordination (NSOC)  is located in the Office of the Deputy Director General, Head of the Department. Its mission is to ensure the technical consistency and effective coordination of the IAEA's activities in the nuclear, radiation, transport and waste safety and nuclear security programmes. NSOC comprises three Sections\: the Programme and Strategy Coordination Section, the Networks Management and Partnership Section and the Safety Standards and Security Guidance Development Section.
The mission of the Programme and Strategy Coordination Section (PSCS) is to ensure the effective development and coordinated implementation of Major Programme 3 and to provide for a common strategic approach to cross cutting areas such as capacity building.

Main Purpose

Under the supervision of the Section Head, Programme and Strategy Coordination Section (PSCS), Office of Safety and Security Coordination (NSOC), and in coordination with relevant staff in the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security,  the consultant will support the development of a virtual  training programme for the IAEA International School of Nuclear and Radiological Leadership for Safety.

Functions / Key Results Expected

  •   Planning, implementation and reporting of the Safety Leadership School.
  •   Propose and develop a "blended or liquid learning" programme for the School (learning path including virtual and face-to face options).
  • Develop the curriculum for a virtual Safety Leadership School, including outline of a wide range of interactive content, including video lectures, infographics, live polls as well as traditional didactic components such as written study guides.
  • Design a system for converting training materials into virtual resources.
  • Design an on-line train the trainers programme in cooperation with the School development team.
  • Edit and prepare outreach materials for the virtual school programme.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Analysis
  • Analytical Writing Skills
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Curriculum Development 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced university degree in project management, information technologies or related field.
  • Experience in knowledge of information technologies, information management, on-line learning, learning management platforms such as CLP4net, e-learning resources.
  • Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.


The remuneration for this consultancy is a daily fee of up to a maximum of € 250, based on qualifications and experience. In case duty travel is required within the assignment, a daily subsistence allowance (DSA) and travel costs are provided. Health coverage and pension fund are the responsibility of the incumbent.


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