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General Service Staff At IAEA

General Service Career Fields

The IAEA normally hires General Service staff members with relevant experience in the following fields:

Laboratory Technician:

The main duty of a laboratory technician is to provide assistance to senior laboratory staff. This could include:

  • Assisting and supporting research in activities;
  • Management of experimental data; and
  • Quality assurance and research analysis.

Qualified candidates should have:

  • Completed secondary education, post-secondary education/training in the relevant field;
  • Average of 5 years of relevant laboratory working experience;
  • Skills such as: judgement to undertake laboratory activities, ability to carry out assigned tasks in a timely manner under minimal supervision, high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

Secretary:

The main duty of a secretary is to provide administrative and secretarial support to one or more senior staff. This could include:

  • Handling of mail and drafting of correspondence;
  • Scheduling appointments and making travel arrangements;
  • Administering absence/travel plans for staff; and
  • Preparing presentations.

Qualified candidates should have:

  • Completed secondary education;
  • Average of 5 years of relevant secretarial/clerical working experience, preferably in an international environment;
  • Knowledge of MS Office 2003; and
  • Skills such as: good communication skills, cooperation and teamwork skills, high level of tact and diplomacy, and excellent organizational skills.

Programme Management Assistant:

The main duty of a majority of assistant positions is to provide administrative support in the implementation of programmes. This could include:

  • Processing actions related to one project component, such as training courses;
  • Placement of fellows and recruitment of experts;
  • Liaising with counterpart institutions in Member States; and
  • Preparing contractual, travel and financial arrangements.

Qualified candidates should have:

  • Completed secondary education;
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant administrative working experience, preferably in an international environment;
  • Knowledge of MS Office 2003; and
  • Skills such as: good communication abilities and customer service orientation, cooperation and teamwork skills, organization and coordination of implementation processes, and excellent organizational skills.

Administrative Support Staff:

The majority of administrative support staff positions include both administrative and financial support to one or more senior staff. This could include:

  • Handling of travel documents;
  • Assisting in the monitoring of budget funds;
  • Processing of procurement requests;
  • Preparing reports, statistical data and presentations; and
  • Assisting in the organization of various Agency meetings.

Qualified candidates should have:

  • Completed secondary education;
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant administrative experience, preferably in an international environment;
  • Knowledge of Automated Travel System, Financial Tracking System, and MS Office 2003; and
  • Skills such as: good communication skills and strong customer service orientation, cooperation and teamwork skills, organizational skills and ability to deal with a large volume of work under time pressure with a high level of accuracy.

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