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Resource Mobilization Officer(P4)

Vienna (Austria)

  • Organization: IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Location: Vienna (Austria)
  • Grade: P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Nuclear Technology
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
  • Closing Date: 2019-10-24

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Organizational Setting


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.


Main Purpose


Under the overall guidance of DIR-PACT and the direct supervision of the Section Head, PACT Resource Mobilization (SH-PACT RM), the Resource Mobilization Officer designs and implements a strategic, results-oriented and coordinated approach to the mobilization of significant additional resources from non-traditional sources such as private sector organizations, foundations or high net worth individuals in order to enable Member States to introduce, expand and improve their cancer care capacity. Within the context of IAEA's Partnership and Resource Mobilization Policy, he/she develops a coherent resource mobilization plan to address these potential non-traditional donors, actively liaises with internal and external partners in the implementation of this plan and ensures systematic and transparent reporting on fundraising and related communication activities and results.




The Resource Mobilization Officer is\: (a) a project manager, ensuring that all relevant resource mobilization activities are developed, coordinated and implemented in the most efficient and effective manner in line with quality management standards and the results-based approach; (b) a substantive expert contributor, developing customized fundraising strategies and policies, tools and mechanisms for implementation; (c) an adviser to DIR-PACT on resource mobilization and related communication aspects; (d) a focal point to ensure full alignment of resource mobilization activities with internal colleagues and partners; and (e) an advocate, promoting PACT fundraising activities to potential donors and partners in resource mobilization.


Functions / Key Results Expected


With guidance from SH-PACT RM, and in collaboration with other internal and external implementation partners, develop a specific fundraising approach for PACT with the donor community under his/her responsibility (traditional or non-traditional donors) and provide advice and support to SH-PACT RM and relevant staff in the implementation of this strategy.

Establish and broaden relations with traditional or non-traditional donors and financial partners and analyze information on their funding priorities and trends; advise PACT interagency partners on methods to develop bankable projects; explore possible sources of funding and coordinate strategic programme development opportunities with relevant IAEA stakeholders.

Develop PACT's resource mobilization capacity through establishing a sound, methodological, coordinated and long-term approach to resource mobilization.

Organize fundraising activities, such as donor briefings and presentations or joint donor events with the WHO in cooperation with relevant internal stakeholders.

Monitor the provision of transparent, high-quality targeted reports for donors as agreed in the respective agreements.

Consistently monitor systematic, regular and transparent reporting on all fundraising activities and results related to the donor community under his/her responsibility.


Competencies and Expertise


Core Competencies






Planning and Organizing

Plans and organizes his/her own work in support of achieving the team or Section’s priorities. Takes into account potential changes and proposes contingency plans.




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.



Achieving Results

Takes initiative in defining realistic outputs and clarifying roles, responsibilities and expected results in the context of the Department/Division’s programme. Evaluates his/her results realistically, drawing conclusions from lessons learned.




Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions.


Functional Competencies






Client orientation

Helps clients to analyse their needs. Seeks to understand service needs from the client’s perspective and ensure that the client’s standards are met.



Judgement/decision making

Consults with supervisor/manager and takes decisions in full compliance with the Agency’s regulations and rules. Makes decisions reflecting best practice and professional theories and standards.



Partnership building

Identifies and builds partnerships. Develops and maintains long lasting partnerships to strengthen relationships. Delivers programmatic outputs and acquires resources in support of Agency goals.


Required Expertise




Expertise Description




Public Information and External Relations


Ability to make presentations that catch and maintain audience interest.




Management and Programme Analysis

Partnership Development

Ability to develop detailed knowledge and understanding of priorities and the areas of interest of partners whilst sensitizing them to PACT programmatic activities.




Management and Programme Analysis


Ability to coordinate and facilitate timely reporting of results and successes to donors and Member States.




Management and Programme Analysis

Resource Mobilization

Ability to develop fundraising tools and mechanisms, whilst ensuring that the IAEA’s reputation for integrity and its institutional independence are upheld and enhanced.




Qualifications, Experience and Language skills


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in finance, business, public administration, international relations or any other related field.
  • Minimum of seven years of proven, hands-on working experience in fundraising, resource mobilization and project development preferably in the field of international human health, with progressive scope of responsibilities.
  • Several years of work experience in a multinational context requiring complex coordination with multiple stakeholders.
  • Proven record of mobilizing resources in private and public sectors, preferably in the field of human health.
  • 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 $72637 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 29418, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 6 weeks' annual vacation, home leave, pension plan and health insurance



Applications from qualified women and candidates from developing countries are encouraged

Applicants should be aware that IAEA staff members are international civil servants and may not accept instructions from any other authority. The IAEA is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. As part of the United Nations common system, the IAEA subscribes to the following core ethical standards (or values)\:
Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for diversity. Staff members may be assigned to any location. The IAEA retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade or with a different contract type, or to make an appointment with a modified job description or for shorter duration than indicated above. Testing may be part of the recruitment process




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