The ITER Organization brings together people from all over the world to be part of a thrilling human adventure in southern France—building the ITER Tokamak. We require the best people in every domain.
In a high pressure environment, we offer challenging full time assignments in a wide range of areas and encourage applications from candidates with all levels of experience, from recent graduates to experienced professionals. Applications from under-represented ITER Members and from female candidates are strongly encouraged as the ITER Organization supports diversity and gender equality in the workplace.
Our working environment is truly multi-cultural, with 29 different nationalities represented among staff. The ITER Organization Code of Conduct gives guidance in matters of professional ethics to all staff and serves as reference for the public with regards to the standards of conduct that third parties are entitled to expect when dealing with the ITER Organization.
The south of France is blessed with a very privileged living environment and a mild and sunny climate. The ITER Project is based in Saint Paul-lez-Durance, located between the southern Alps and the Mediterranean Sea—an area offering every conceivable sporting, leisure and cultural opportunity.
ITER VALUES AND COMPETENCIES
Each staff member working at ITER is required to maintain a strong commitment to the implementation and perpetuation of the ITER Safety Program, ITER values (Trust; Loyalty; Integrity; Excellence; Team mind set; Diversity and Inclusiveness) and Code of Conduct.
As a nuclear facility, ITER's core technical competencies of 1) Nuclear safety, environment, radioprotection and pressured equipment 2) Occupational Health, safety and security 3) Quality assurance processes, will be acquired through on-board training at a basic level for all ITER staff members.
The current e-recruitment system will become obsolete on 23 September 2019 and the new one will be put in place soon after. If you have an ongoing application for a current vacancy, there is no need to reapply in the new system.
If you already have an account and/or historic application in the current e-recruitment system, please note that it will NOT be transferred over to the new one.
Therefore, if you would like to use any of this information for future applications, please log in to your account and download your Resume and Cover letter before 15 September 2019:
Go to 'My space' and log in to your account
Go to 'Manage my file': You can copy/ paste the web text of your details to an external word document (Download is not available)
Go to 'Manage my attached documents': You can click to download your Resume and Cover letter
When we go live with our new e-recruitment system, you will be required to create a new profile before applying for a vacancy in this new platform.
During this period of e-recruitment system change and given both the numerous applications received and high number of recruitments in progress, the recruitment process timeframe as specified in the FAQs is only indicative and there may be some delays until the new system is fully in place.
We thank you for your understanding and continuous interest in the ITER Project.
Special notice for IO vacancies: the appointment to a position may be made at a lower grade if the qualifications and professional experience of the selected applicant correspond to that grade; in this case, the duties and responsibilities assigned will be adjusted accordingly. Extensive experience in similar jobs (involving similar work responsibilities) and/or additional training certificates in relevant domains may be considered a reasonable substitute for the required educational degree.
The deadline is 10 minutes before midnight, Central European Time (GMT+1, or GMT+2 from the last Sunday in March until the last Sunday in October).
Please note that for security reasons the timeframe to complete your application, for any given position, is 40 minutes. Should you exceed this time frame, you will be automatically logged out.
Once you have completed your application, please be sure to log out and log back in again to check that your application is properly registered in the system. You should see the jobs which you have applied for in the "My Applications" section.
Further to completing your application correctly, you will receive an automatic e-mail confirming that you applied for a position at ITER Organization. To avoid our email being spammed, which may sometimes happen, please add "email@example.com"e-mail address to your safe sender address list.
Candidates who have applied for positions at ITER and, following the Selection Panel assessment, have not been selected but have been recognised to have the relevant competencies, may be endorsed by the Director General to be part of a Roster Membership and be considered for positions with similar functions that may arise in the future.
The rostered candidate, with reference to a previous application, may then be considered and selected for another position. If the candidate is informed by ITER Organization that they have been nominated to participate in another competition, the candidate should ensure that their profile on the ITER profile space is kept up-to-date. (http://iter.profils.org).
For the purpose of nuclear safety, each staff member will be asked to implement technical checks of the Protection Important Activities, as well as their propagation to the entire supply chain. Relevant details and training will be provided during the on-boarding programs. Depending on the nature of job, some staff members may be required to work outside the ITER Organization's standard working hours, including nights, weekends and public holidays; Depending on the nature of job, some staff members may be requested to be part of any of the project/construction teams and to perform other duties in support of the project schedule.
ITER Staff Testimonials
Check out here what our staff members have to say about their experience working for the ITER Organization