Associate Project Officer (TC)(P2)
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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 and the Caribbean), 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 IAEAâs technical cooperation programme, and is responsible (in close collaboration with Member States) for the planning, formulation, implementation and monitoring of the programme.
The Division for Europe is responsible for planning, programming, implementing and monitoring the IAEAâs technical cooperation programme in the Europe and Central Asia region, in line with the IAEA Statute, and the guiding principles and policies on technical cooperation, and operational guidelines. The Division responds to developmental priorities in Member States through effective programme management, increased Member State engagement, partnership building and improved coordination in the region.
Under the supervision and guidance of a Section Head, the Associate Project Officer (TC) contributes to the management, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the assigned technical cooperation projects.
The Associate Project Officer (TC) is i) a project coordinator , reviewing, and maintaining detailed schedules of project activities, developing and maintaining project tracking tools for resource allocation and status of activities and contributing to the preparation of project reports, consisting of summaries of all activities performed during the course of the programme; ii) an analyst evaluating, extracting, consolidating data from documentation available in-house and obtained from Member States for the purpose of reporting; and iii) a presenter of performance and results.
Functions / Key Results Expected
â¢ Collect, analyse, evaluate and consolidate project information and contribute to development of project monitoring tools and systems, linked to the Agency-wide Information System for Programme Support (AIPS), for planning, forecasting and monitoring the work plans, costs and outcomes of the project components under the regionâs responsibility.
â¢ Liaise with Managers, Technical Officers, Counterparts and Partners to collect and report information.
â¢ Analyse problems arising in the course of project implementation and recommend solutions for issues identified.
â¢ Prepare narrative progress reports and status reports on the allocation and use of resources.
â¢ Evaluate project results against performance indicators, derive the lessons learnt and contribute to the preparation of project reports.
â¢ Participate in working groups/one to one meetings with other organizational groups in the IAEA on issues related to project implementation.
â¢ Liaise with the TC Communication Team on project communication issues.
Competencies and Expertise
Core Competencies(Competency Framework)
|Achieving Results||Takes initiative in defining realistic outputs and clarifying roles, responsibilities and expected results in the context of the Department/Divisionâs programme. Evaluates his/her results realistically, drawing conclusions from lessons learned.|
|Teamwork||Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions.|
|Planning and Organizing||Plans and organizes his/her own work in support of achieving the team or Sectionâs priorities. Takes into account potential changes and proposes contingency plans.|
|Communication||Communicates orally and in writing in a clear, concise and impartial manner. Takes time to listen to and understand the perspectives of others and proposes solutions.|
|Judgement/decision making||Consults with supervisor/manager and makes decisions in full compliance with the Agencyâs regulations and rules.|
|Knowledge sharing and learning||Actively seeks opportunities to learn by formal and informal means; learns from others, adopting and sharing best practice.|
|Partnership building||Develops and maintains partnerships needed for his/her work. Establishes and nurtures positive relations with partners and stakeholders.|
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|Management and Programme Analysis||Analytical Writing Skills||Ability to write technical reports.|
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|Management and Programme Analysis||Information Collection and Analysis||Ability to collect and analyse information.|
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|Management and Programme Analysis||Reporting||Ability to prepare project reports.|
Qualifications, Experience and Language skills
Bachelor's Degree - University degree in management, social sciences, science and technology, international relations or other relevant field.
Minimum of two years of related experience, including programme planning and implementation and budget management experience, preferably in an international environment.
Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.
The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $50377 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 23073, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; Other benefits include 6 weeks' annual leave, home leave travel, pension plan and health insurance. More information on the conditions of employment can be found at\: https\://www.iaea.org/about/employment/professional-staff/conditions
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