The Union for International Cancer Control (uicc.org) in Geneva, Switzerland offers a dynamic and professionally rewarding workplace with passionate staff eager to make an impact in the fight against cancer.

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Open position(s)

Learning Community Manager

The Learning Community Manager leads the development and facilitation of ongoing, participatory online learning experiences for professionals from across UICC members and communities. S/he is responsible for driving overall engagement on UICC’s eLearning platform, including informing the online learning’s content strategy, encouraging the creation of relevant content by UICC  and other key stakeholders, and advising on participatory learning techniques and formats. 

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World Cancer Day Campaign Assistant

World Cancer Day takes place every year on 4 February and is the single initiative under which the world can unite to raise the profile of cancer in a positive and inspiring way. The day aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about the disease, pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action.

2022 is the first year of the new World Cancer Day theme “Close the Care Gap”, which aims to highlight the disparities in cancer care in communities all over the world. The 2022 campaign will follow on the back of tremendous success from previous World Cancer Days where nearly 1,000 activities took place in over 100 countries, over 20,000 press articles covered the day, and over 700,000 social media mentions.

We are looking for a World Cancer Day Campaign Assistant to join the UICC Marketing and Communications team in Geneva, Switzerland to provide instrumental support in delivering the 2020 World Cancer Day campaign. This position has been filled.

Human Resources Manager

The Human Resources Manager will be responsible for managing all Human Resources procedures, ensuring the HR-related policies exist and are implemented accordingly to make UICC a competitive employer. This position has been filled.

Volunteer for the World Cancer Congress 

The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is looking to recruit enthusiastic and dynamic volunteers who wish to strengthen their skills in event organisation by joining the team of one of the world’s leading health conferences: the World Cancer Congress. This position has been filled.

Head of Partnership Development

UICC is looking for a Head, Partnership Development who will lead the partnership team, implement the UICC business strategy and take responsibility for the growth and engagement of the UICC partnerships in coming years. UICC has an ambitious workplan which demands the full engagement of others to support, resource and complement the work of a dynamic team.

The Head, Partnership Development will lead, manage and develop a team of 4 managers with responsibilities for a portfolio of multi-sectoral partners and concurrently, develop and implement plans to bring new partners to UICC. The Partnership Development Team is responsible for securing a significant amount of the total operational budget of UICC and therefore the team, and this role, are critical to the annual success of the organisation. The Partnership Development team works closely with all other teams in UICC to ensure that UICC work is funded and the best partners join us to amplify the impact we have.

The Head, Partnership Development will be part of the management team of UICC which drives the organisation forward meeting the ambitions of the Board.  The management team has significant autonomy and works with the President and the Board.  UICC’s governance framework empowers the CEO and their team to implement the plans the Board of Directors agrees on an annual basis. This position has been filled.

Executive Assistant to the CEO

The Executive Assistant will provide high-level administrative support to the CEO and the Management team to successfully conduct the day-to-day management and delivery of all activities. This position has been filled.

Head of Events

The Head of Events translates the long-term strategy of UICC into impactful strategies to deliver successful events that convene the global cancer community. UICC aims at providing platform for member and partner organisations to exchange best practices, forge new partnerships and share new ideas and opportunities. This position has been filled.

Last update: 
Tuesday 29 November 2022