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Nagra, the Swiss National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste, is responsible for planning and implementing the safe disposal of radioactive waste generated in Switzerland. Nagra’s experience in the field of radioactive waste management is also recognised abroad where it is applied in international programmes and areas outside the nuclear field.

The International Services and Projects (ISP) Division was established in 1997 as an integral part of Nagra and is responsible for projects with funding sources outside the Swiss national programme, as well as for the Grimsel Test Site. The activities cover a wide spectrum – strategic programme planning, specification of waste inventories, site selection, site characterisation and evaluation, repository design, safety case development, safety analyses, public communication, training and know-how build-up. The geographic range of Nagra’s activities extends from Europe to Asia and North America and is continuously expanding.

Due to the upcoming retirement of the current Division Head we are looking for a successor to assume the position of

Division Head International Services and Projects (ISP)

In this key position, you are a member of the management team and will be responsible for the development and delivery of state-of-the-art solutions for our partner organisations, effectively using the expertise of the 15-member ISP team and all other in-house departments as well as that of our well-established network of experts.

You are an experienced leader with an advanced degree in natural sciences or engineering. You have been actively involved in the field of radioactive waste disposal for several years and, ideally, you have already established contacts with implementing agencies across the globe, relevant research laboratories and/or international organisations. You are a strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability to acquire projects and lead multidisciplinary teams and with proven social competence skills that enable you to master the cultural specificities of international cooperation. You have a high degree of flexibility and are willing to travel internationally.

Fluency in English, the working language of ISP, and German are essential.

We offer modern, progressive working conditions and a varied, stimulating working environment in a multidisciplinary team.

For technical information, please contact Dr. Stratis Vomvoris ( Please forward your application to Ms. Gabriele Löhnert, Human Resources (, Job-ID 24465.

National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste

Hardstrasse 73
Postfach 280
5430 Wettingen

Tel: +41 56 437 11 11
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