Job title: Capacity Building Coordinator
Reports to: Senior Manager, Capacity Building
Contract type: Fixed-term contract: 18 months
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Availability: As soon as possible
The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is the largest global membership organisation dedicated to the fight against cancer. Founded in Geneva in 1933, UICC has over 1170 member organisations in 172 countries. UICC’s mission is to both unite and support the cancer community in its efforts to reduce the global cancer burden, promote greater equity and ensure that cancer control remains a priority on the global health and development agenda. UICC has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and has official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO) and partnerships with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). UICC is committed to working in partnership, and engages over 58 partners, including associations, companies and foundations, to amplify and extend its collective impact. UICC is a founding member of the NCD Alliance, the McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer, the International Cancer Control Partnership (ICCP) and established the City Cancer Challenge Foundation in January 2019.
Capacity Building is one of the three core pillars of UICC’s work, alongside Advocacy and Convening. Through the development of specific capacity building initiatives and programmes, UICC aims to foster an influential cancer community with the skills, knowledge, networks and resources to deliver effective cancer prevention and control. The Capacity Building programmes and opportunities offer a wide variety of support to UICC members and the cancer community, leveraging online learning, grants, fellowships, mentoring and convening opportunities across many topics, such as patient engagement, leadership development, cancer control advocacy.
The Capacity Building Coordinator, Women’s Cancers will be responsible for providing administrative and coordination support to UICC’s activities within the thematic area of women’s cancers, assisting and working under the supervision of the Senior Manager, Women’s Cancers.
Duties and responsibilities of the Coordinator include, but are not necessarily limited to:
Send your CV, work certificates, and a motivation letter explaining how you think your skills and experience make you a strong candidate for this position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for applications: 20 August 2021.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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