- Lead and manage an effective team of professionals and staff, promoting internal and external collaboration, and ensuring through learning opportunities, work assignments and recruitment an effective balance of skills and resources.
- Formulate and manage the strategic plan for the Section;
- Oversee the Section’s work plans, Human Resources requirements, budget and quality management objectives;
- Provide specialist advice on archive and records management matters relating to, inter alia, the documents of the Policy-making Bodies including the IAEA Statute, General Conference documents including decisions, all programme and management related regulations and rules, official publications, and agreements and relationships with Member States and with the host country, the United Nations, cooperating institutions and other international organizations.
- Review and approve archives and records management policies and systems, and ensure the successful implementation of approved policies.
- Supervise the operation of the archives and records management systems.
- Oversee the development of best-practice and standards, as well as innovations in archives and records management and ensure their efficacy and consistent application throughout the organization; promote, and actively pursue cross-cutting collaboration to enable acceptance and integration of related plans and policies, as well as the broader goals and strategies of the Agency.
- Establish and implement procedures related to the functions to be performed with concrete objectives, milestones and performance indicators, and review effectiveness and the focus on priorities in line with the results based framework.
- Advanced University degree in the field directly related to archives and reconds management.
- A degree or extended course work in Management and/or Information Sciences is highly desirable.
- Minimum of seven years of relevant professional experience.
- Fully conversant with state of the art digital technology.
- Proven experience in leading the transition to migration to Electronic Records/Documents Management Systems.
- Demonstrated high ethical standards and competencies and support to IAEA values.
- Knowledge of management principles and proven ability to competently lead a multicultural staff and foster an environment promoting excellent performance, integrity, ethical behaviour and innovation.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently manage financial, human, information and knowledge resources, including effective teambuilding.
- Demonstrated independent, mature judgment and initiative.
- Proven problem-solving skills.
- Track record of planning and organizational skills, and ability to work under pressure.
- Ability to communicate in a clear manner.
- Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.
Applications from qualified women and candidates from developing countries are encouraged
Applicants should be aware that IAEA staff members are international civil servants and may not accept instructions from any other authority. The IAEA is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. As part of the United Nations common system, the IAEA subscribes to the following core ethical standards (or values): Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for diversity. Staff members may be assigned to any location. The IAEA retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade or with a different contract type, or to make an appointment with a modified job description or for shorter duration than indicated above. Testing may be part of the recruitment process