Legal Officer at the International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna, Austria)
The Office of Legal Affairs, which reports directly to the
Director General, provides legal services of the highest possible standards to
the Director General, the Secretariat and to the organs and bodies of the IAEA,
as well as to Member States, regarding the implementation of the IAEA's
The Nuclear and Treaty Law Section provides legal advice and support to the Office of the Director General and the Secretariat in the areas of nuclear safety and security (including civil liability for nuclear damage), nuclear energy, nuclear applications and technical cooperation. It is also responsible for the IAEA's depositary function as well as the IAEA's legislative assistance programme, providing advice and training regarding legislative frameworks governing the safe and peaceful uses of nuclear energy to Member States.
Under the guidance of the Section Head, the Legal Officer assists the Section Head and other officers in the Section in preparing legal instruments and documents and provides legal advice on the application or interpretation of such documents. The Legal Officer is (1) a specialist, providing high quality professional inputs to the legal support provided by the Nuclear and Treaty Law Section and (2) an advisor on the application and interpretation of international legal instruments governing the safe and peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $62120 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 31992, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 6 weeks' annual vacation, home leave, pension plan and health insurance.
Closing Date : 2021-06-29, 12:59:00 AM