Consultant – Control of Radiation Sources Unit, Vienna, Austria - Tenders Global

Consultant – Control of Radiation Sources Unit, Vienna, Austria

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

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 Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety develops and maintains standards for radiation protection, radioactive waste safety, and safety in the transport of radioactive material that enable the beneficial uses of radiation to be exploited while ensuring appropriate protection of workers, the public, patients and the environment. It also assists Member States in the implementation of these standards and provides related services.
The Regulatory Infrastructure and Transport Safety Section (RIT) is responsible for providing Member States with safety standards, guidance and tools to foster regulatory infrastructure for radiation safety, for the safe transport of radioactive material and for managing information to identify the needs of Member States with a view to improving radiation, transport and waste safety.
The Control of Radiation Sources Unit is responsible for the development of standards for regulatory infrastructure for radiation safety, and for providing for the application of these standards in Member States. It organizes Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) and Advisory Missions related to regulatory infrastructure in the various fields of radiation safety. It is also responsible for the Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources and the associated import/export guidance.

Main Purpose

To provide information technology technical expertise to design, develop and administer e-leaning/on-line training courses for regulators on radiation safety and associated electronic platforms and learning material.

Functions / Key Results Expected

• Provide technical expertise to CRS in designing and implementing innovative solutions to enhance the electronic portals of the School of Drafting Regulations in the IAEA’s Moodle-based Learning Management System (LMS) and the SharePoint-based Global Nuclear Safety and Security Network.
• Provide training for staff and participants in the use of the eLearning material.
• Develop state-of-the-art e-learning material translating complex, technical topics into engaging and accessible online content through user interfaces, graphics, illustrations, animations, video, and/or simulations for e-learning courseware and technical workshops.
• Provide information technology advice to operate the information management systems used by the Division to assist regulatory bodies to implement IAEA safety standards on radiation safety.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in science, engineering, management, or computer sciences.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in information technology, information management systems and user support.
  • Experience in designing and developing engaging, learner-centred eLearning courses utilizing Articulate Storyline and Rise, among other content authoring tools.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), which is IAEA’s standard and in using graphic, audio and video editing tools.
  • Knowledge of Moodle (Learning Management System) or similar for operating electronic collaboration spaces is an asset.
  • Knowledge of IAEA’s information technology platforms and associated software is an asset for the position.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) an asset.


The remuneration for this consultancy is a daily fee of up to a maximum of € 200, 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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