The Department of Nuclear Safety and Security (NS) formulates and implements the IAEA’s nuclear safety and security programme, which encompasses the Agency’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 Division of Nuclear Security (NSNS) is responsible, upon request, for establishing, coordinating and implementing the IAEA’s nuclear security programme to protect against, detect and respond to nuclear security events and threats thereof. NSNS comprises four Sections:
•Information Management Section
•Nuclear Security of Materials Outside of Regulatory Control Section
•Nuclear Security of Materials and Facilities Section
•Programme Development and International Cooperation Section
The Information Management Section (INMA) is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of the mechanisms required to collect, collate and analyse nuclear security related information required for the effective implementation of activities to strengthen the international nuclear security framework. The Section is responsible for managing and maintaining the Incident and Trafficking Database and related information, as well as the system to develop and coordinate the implementation of Integrated Nuclear Security Support Plans. For this purpose, it liaises with other international organizations and Member States to enhance cooperation in and increase the outreach of nuclear security information. The Section is also responsible for managing and maintaining the information technology systems necessary for implementing the work of the Division and providing for information exchange through internal and external information portals. Additionally, the Section is responsible for managing and implementing the programme of activities for raising States’ awareness of the threat of cyber-attacks, and their potential impact on nuclear security. The Section is also respo
nsible for implementing arrangements to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
The purpose of the assignment is to provide support on a large project related to the re-design of the Incident and Trafficking Database (ITDB), which requires special expertise and experience in data analysis (qualitative and quantitative), data quality control and assurance, and technical report writing. The ITDB contains approximately 3000 incidents of which approximately 1500 incidents which require in-depth review and qualitative improvement.
Functions / Key Results Expected
• Create and implement a plan in order to comprehensively review all remaining 1500 incidents in the ITDB that require the information to be correctly recorded in terms of its nuclear security attributes;
• Assess data in terms of its qualitative and quantitative accuracy;
• Provide advice and proposals for assessing and migrating the data, and make the appropriate changes in the stored data;
• Maintain a record in the ITDB of issues for attention, proposed changes and approved changes;
• Regularly report to the Section Head, the attained progress concerning the project;
• Ensure the security of all ITDB data during the process.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Filing and Archiving
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related field;
Experience in data analysis and management;
Experience in processing Excel spread sheets and Records Management;
Fluency in written and spoken English. Working knowledge in Russian and/or Spanish desirable. Knowledge of another official language (Arabic, Chinese, French) an asset.
The remuneration for this consultancy is a daily fee of up to a maximum of € 175, 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.