|Division:||International Monitoring System Division|
|Section:||Engineering and Development Section|
|Type of Appointment:||Fixed Term Appointment|
|Date of Issuance:||07 December 2020|
|Deadline for Applications:|| |
|Reporting Date:||As soon as possible|
Please note that all candidates should adhere to CTBTO Values of Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity.
Qualified female applicants and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
A roster of suitable candidates may be established for similar positions at the same level as a result of this selection process for a period of two (2) years.
The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization with its headquarters in Vienna is the international organization setting up the global verification system foreseen under the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), which is the treaty banning any nuclear-weapon-test explosion or any other nuclear explosion. The Treaty provides for a global verification regime, including a network of 337 stations worldwide, a communications system, an international data centre and on-site inspections to monitor compliance.
This position is located in the International Monitoring System (IMS) Division that applies engineering and science to develop and operate measurement stations around the world and to receive, process and disseminate the data collected by these stations as well as related analysis products.
Under the supervision of the Chief, Engineering and Development Section:
Manage projects of the Radionuclide Group within the Engineering and Development Section and provide supervision of other members of the Group;
Provide scientific, engineering and technical advice on all matters relating to the establishment and sustainment of the radionuclide component of the IMS;
Liaise with government officials, designated institutions and contractors on all matters related to contractual arrangements and agreements for services required to: a) complete radionuclide station site surveys, b) install and implement radionuclide stations and c) test and maintain radionuclide facilities;
Supervise, coordinate and conduct, whenever necessary, site surveys, site preparation, installation, certification and post-certification support of radionuclide stations and laboratories, including preparing and presenting scientific and technical reports;
Supervise, coordinate and conduct activities to support radionuclide monitoring station operation with emphasis on long term sustainment of high data quality and high data availability:
Supervise and coordinate the IMS related activities within the International Noble Gas Experiment with emphasis on development, testing and evaluation of new noble gas monitoring technologies;
Coordinate, supervise and conduct efforts to develop engineering solutions for monitoring station sustainment and improvement;
Coordinate, supervise and conduct, as required, data quality assessments, data analysis and assessment of other operational metrics;
Coordinate, supervise and participate in scientific, engineering and technical meetings aimed to the further development and improvement of the performance of the radionuclide facilities of the IMS;
Prepare and present scientific material for Working Group B, The Preparatory Commission, IMS training programs as well as for technical workshops and conferences;
Perform other duties as assigned.
CTBTO offers an attractive compensation and benefits package in accordance with the policies of the International Civil Service Commission. For more information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, see link: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salary.htm). The salary offered may be subject to deductions to the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund and Health Insurance Scheme.