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 overall guidance of the Director of PACT and the direct supervision of the Section Head PACT Cancer Control Review and Planning Section (SH-PACT CCRPS), the consultant produces specific deliverables related to the planning and implementation of PACT activities in the overall context of the IAEA’s Technical Cooperation Programme.
Functions / Key Results Expected
Prepare and/or finalize reports of capacity and needs assessment reviews (imPACT Reviews) in the area of cancer control.
Conduct capacity and needs assessment reviews (imPACT Reviews) in the area of cancer control in Member States to be identified in consultation with other TC Divisions and partner organisations.
Prepare technical documentation and meetings of experts and partners for the update of the methodology of imPACT Reviews and follow up activities, including development of cancer control strategic documents (e.g NCCPs).
Produce documentation and presentations on ongoing initiatives and projects of key partners in the area of cancer control in Member States to be identified in consultation with other TC Divisions and partner organisations.
Qualifications and Experience
University degree in international development, public health, public/business administration or management (or related field).
Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in programme development and management, preferably in an international setting and with a focus on health sector development.
Previous experience in the development of professional service offerings and/or programme design, monitoring and evaluation highly desirable.
Very good understanding of the context and development needs in low and middle-income countries.
Excellent oral and written command of English with proven record of report writing relevant to this vacancy.
Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset, in particular French and Spanish.