The Department of Managementâs Division of General Services (MTGS) provides support functions to the IAEA through its five Sections, namely the Facilities Management Section (FMS), the Seibersdorf Laboratories Services Section (SLSS), the Archives and Records Section (ARMS), the Commissary Management Section (CMS) and the Transport and General Support Section (TGSS). Main Purpose Reporting to the Deputy Director General for Management, the Director provides strategic guidance for and ensures the transparent, efficient and cost-effective operations of MTGS which include: facilities, technical, engineering and property management; archives, records and mail management; transport, shipping, travel, visa, customs and privileges and housing services; the commissary (duty free shop) and insurance. Role The Director is: (1) a leader, providing strategic direction, while inspiring the implementation of the innovative solutions and best practices that address the IAEA's priorities; (2) a manager of the human and financial resources of the Division; (3) an adviser to the Deputy Director General for Management and other senior management on all matters relating to Facilities Management and General Services; and (4) a coordinator with senior general services managers of other Vienna International Centre (VIC) based organizations (VBOs) on issues related to common services, facilities, infrastructure and buildings management. Partnership The Director builds and maintains strong partnerships and alliances with internal and external stakeholders, including senior management of the IAEA, site operators at the Seibersdorf Laboratories site, counterparts in the other VBOs, Host Government and Municipal Authorities, representatives of the other UN and International Organizations. The Director represents the IAEA in UN wide bodies. Functions / Key Results ExpectedApply Now
- Lead the Division of General Services, providing direction and guidance to staff, and promoting the development of knowledge and relevant skills within the team.
- Ensure the timely provision of efficient, effective, economical, innovative and customer-focused technical and support services and operations.
- Provide guidance on all aspects of infrastructure planning, development, operational support and maintenance, ensuring the proper integrated management of the Seibersdorf site.
- Provide advice to senior management on all issues related to facilities management, infrastructure, buildings, technical, engineering and property management; archives, records and mail management; transport, shipping, travel, visa, customs and privileges and housing services; the commissary (duty free shop); insurance and management of Agency's share of the operating costs for the common services at the VIC and Seibersdorf.
- Serve and/or represent the IAEA in various VIC and UN inter-agency general services bodies such as the Infrastructure Committee (IC), Committee on Common Services (CCS), Major Repair and Refurbishment Fund (MRRF), Commissary Advisory Committee (CAC) and advise senior management on financial and facilities management implications.
- Representing the IAEA in negotiations on matters related to general services with the Austrian Government and municipal authorities and other international organizations.
- As the Agency Insurance Officer, manage the provision and administration of insurance coverage for IAEA personnel, premises, property, assets and equipment.
- Advanced university degree in civil and structural engineering, building construction management, facilities management, public and business management, or other relevant discipline. A first level degree in civil and structural engineering, building construction management, facilities management, public and business management, or other relevant discipline, with additional 5 years of relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- Minimum of 15 years of relevant professional experience, including several years of senior level experience in an international or national public or private sector organization of comparable complexity.
- Proven experience in management of complex and diverse facilities, including experience in construction management, strategic project and budget planning, negotiation and problem resolution is required.
- Experience in managing scientific laboratories or similar technical operations would be desirable.
- Proven track record of excellent leadership and experience in managing staff and financial resources.
- Demonstrated ability to lead effectively and to motivate large work teams in diverse workforce and a multicultural environment is an asset.
- Demonstrated experience in applying management principles and practices, change management and promoting open communication and collaboration, self-development, innovation and high performance.
- Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.