For a well known client operating in the United Arab Emirates we are currently looking for an Authorized Derivative Classifier (ADC) to work within the Security Department. The client is offering a 12 months contract, with a possibility for extension.

Role description

The ADC will review and examine approximately 9000 documents averaging 30 pages per document annually containing Business and Possible Classified Information in reference to the Operation, Emergency Operations, Plant Protection, Maintenance and Engineering but not to exclude any other areas of nuclear power plant facility. ADC will provide classified information review and assistance for the Facility Security Officer in addressing document issues, logging and inventory as required.


  • Extracting, or summarizing classified information, or applying a classification decision derived from the source document, or as directed by the classification guide;
  • Assisting the originator of documents to determine prior to generating a document if the content could be classified according to the Classification Guide;
  • Assisting and consulting the originator document with classification level determinations after a document has been produced;
  • Assisting and consulting document custodian with any marking concerns or for complex documents such as those with appendix, attachments etc;
  • Reporting any loss or potential loss of classified documents to the Facility Security Officer (FSO);
  • Other duties assigned by the FSO, Information & Cyber Director, Head of Information Protection or Head of Information Security;
  • Provide assistance for the Facility security Office in administrating ENEC document issuing, logging and inventory management as required;
  • Review, update and develop policies, procedures and guidelines related to the information protection program;
  • Copy or extract classified information from another document, or reproduce or translate entire documents, shall be responsible for marking the new document or copy with same classification marking as applied to the information or document from which the new document or copy was prepared;
  • Commensurate with their involvement, personnel who have access to classified information shall be provided with security classification guide and should seek advice of an ADC for declassification decisions;
  • Make classification determinations utilizing the classification guide;
  • Identify the applicable reference of the Classification Guide used for the classification of material.

Essential skills

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree Preferred Master Degree in relevant field
  • Professional certification in relevant field
  • Training courses in relevant field
  • Minimum 7 years of working on similar position
  • Work experience in nuclear power industry
  • Technical Competency
  • Reviewing documents and classify them utilizing classification guide
  • Classification decisions based on information protection program operating manual
  • Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures and guidelines related to Information Protection Program
  • Writing reports related to documents review and any potential loss of classified documents to the FSO


Desired skills

  • Candidate must have a good knowledge of nuclear safeguard information and classified information categorization
  • Preference is given to candidates with more than 3 years’ experience in the Nuclear industry


Published by Thomas Thor

Thomas Thor Associates is a consulting and recruitment organisation providing services to the global nuclear sector. We represent nuclear industry experts and provide nuclear jobs to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.

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