Implementation Assistant

International Atomic Energy Agency

Vienna, Austria

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.

Main Purpose:
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.
Qualifications, 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.