The Department of Technical Cooperation (TC) consists of the Office of the Deputy Director General, four regional Divisions (Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and Latin America), the Division of Programme Support and Coordination and the Division of the Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT). It provides strategic direction for the IAEA's technical cooperation programme and is responsible (in close collaboration with Member States) for the planning, formulation, implementation and monitoring of the programme.
The objective of PACT is to assist Member States, within the IAEA's one-house approach to cancer control and working closely with regional Divisions in the Department of Technical Cooperation as well as other relevant Departments and Offices, to introduce, expand and improve their cancer care capacity by integrating radiotherapy into a comprehensive cancer control programme that maximizes its therapeutic effectiveness and public health impact. The Division of PACT is headed by the Director PACT, who reports to the Deputy Director General of the Department of Technical Cooperation.
Under the supervision and guidance of the Director, Division of Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT), the Strategic Partnerships Officer (TCCT) manages the strategic, need-driven, results- oriented and coordinated approach to the establishment and strengthening of partnerships and outreach initiatives to enhance the programmatic efficiency and effectiveness of PACT within the broader TC Programme.
The Strategic Partnerships Officer (TCCT) is: i) a substantive contributor, leading the implementation of key PACT partnerships in coordination with other IAEA departments; ii) an analyst, conducting research and assessment of opportunities for synergies with other IAEA technical cooperation
Position and Grade:
Strategic Partnerships Officer (TCCT) (P3)
Organizational Unit: TCCT-Division of Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy Department of Technical Cooperation
Type/Duration of Cost-Free Expert (CFE), 2 years Appointment:
activities and partner organizations; iii) an advocate, leveraging analysis into developing concrete communication materials and outreach activities for partners and donors.
The Strategic Partnerships Officer (TCCT) establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with colleagues in the Division of PACT, relevant Divisions within the Department of Technical Cooperation, the Division of Human Health, and other areas of the IAEA at large. He/she engages with the TC Communication Team to ensure alignment with the larger Technical Cooperation (TC) communication strategy. Externally, he/she engages with counterparts and other relevant stakeholders active in the Global Health arena and builds stable long-term relationships with the donor community assigned to him/her.
Functions / Key Results Expected
Participate in the implementation of key PACT partnerships, in coordination with other departments as necessary, to enhance the programmatic efficiency and effectiveness of PACT within the broader TC Programme.
Support in the development and management of new partnerships for IAEA cancer-related initiatives such as Rays of Hope.
Initiate and manage regular efforts for donor cultivation and stewardship, showcasing PACT programme achievements, including the conceptualization of events and creation of tailored communications.
Conduct research and assessment of opportunities for synergies with other IAEA technical cooperation activities and with activities of partner organizations.
Conceptualize and develop materials for partners and donors (one pagers, briefs, brochures) for IAEA projects and initiatives, including but not limited to Rays of Hope.
Support the creation and coordination of communication materials relating to PACT, ensuring alignment with the larger Technical Cooperation (TC) communication strategy and with Divisional priorities.
Lead the preparation for PACT participation in external advocacy and outreach events.
Act as focal point for drafting and coordination of inputs for reporting efforts.
Education, Experience and Language Skills
University degree in international development, international relations, social sciences, public/business administration, or a related field.
Advanced university degree in international development, international relations, social sciences, public/business administration, or a related field.
Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in strategic communications and stakeholder management, preferably with a focus on health development in support of low- and middle-income countries.
Experience in working directly with donor/Member States in an international context required.
Experience in partnership development and management required.
Experience developing and coordinating reporting efforts required.
Prior experience working at an international organization desirable.
Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of any other official IAEA language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) desirable.
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