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Head of Nuclear Decommissioning Unit

Based at the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission's in-house science service in Ispra (Italy), the Nuclear Decommissioning Unit is responsible for the management and decommissioning, including safe conservation, of all nuclear installations and facilities at the Ispra site and for the operation of radioactive waste facilities.

As head of this unit, you will be responsible for the proper management and running of the Unit, ensuring that resources are used in the most efficient, effective and economic manner and that activities are carried out in compliance with the relevant legal obligations, applicable safety and licensing requirements.

These responsibilities call for candidates who are service-minded, have a sense of duty, are proactive and open to change.


You’ll need to be educated to degree level in a relevant subject, such as engineering, physics or chemistry and have a minimum of 15 years' multidisciplinary professional experience in the nuclear operational field, including management of projects and contracts. Five years' experience in the management and coordination of multidisciplinary and multinational technical teams and proven ability in guiding, motivating and mentoring staff are also a must. A good command of both written and spoken Italian is essential, as well as a working knowledge of English, French or German.

Open for applications on: 23 May 2013
Deadline for applications: 25 June 2013, 12.00 (Brussels time)



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