Job Title: C/Can 2025 City Manager, Porto Alegre
Report To: C/Can 2025 Latin America Regional Director
Location: Remote from Porto Alegre, Brazil
Availability: From September, 2018
In January 2017, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) launched an ambitious new initiative C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge, to support cities to design, plan and implement cancer treatment solutions that meet the needs of their citizens and the national priorities for cancer control. Our ambition is to build a collective movement of cities supported by a network of global and local partners to deliver quality, equitable and sustainable cancer treatment solutions.
C/Can 2025 began implementing activities in four “Key Learning Cities” across the globe -- Asunción, Cali, Yangon and Kumasi -- providing them with extensive support and technical assistance, learning how best to work with cities, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Based on this learning, C/Can 2025 is developing a model that can be scaled up to a larger group of “Challenge Cities” with 1+ million populations and the capacity to implement the C/Can 2025 process with a model adapted from the Key Learning Cities. In this model, city stakeholders take additional reposnibility for managing and supporting the initiative. In May 2018, C/Can 2025 formally launched this next phase of the initiative, with the announcement of Porto Alegre, Brazil as the first Challenge City. The city of Porto Alegre was among those to respond to UICC’s call to action in November 2017, inviting cities that are committed to improving access to quality cancer treatment and care to apply to become C/Can 2025 Challenge Cities. As a Challenge City, over a two year period, Porto Alegre will:
UICC is seeking a consultant to manage and coordinate activities in our first “Challenge City”, Porto Alegre, Brazil. This position will support city-level implementation of C/Can 2025 by providing on-site administrative and logistical support to key city stakeholders participating in the C/Can 2025 initiative in Porto Alegre. The consultant will serve as primary liaison between Porto Alegre stakeholders and the C/Can 2025 regional and global team. This position reports to Latin America Regional Director as primary supervisor. The incumbent will also receive direction and guidance from senior members of the C/Can 2025 global team in specific areas of activity where appropriate.
The C/Can 2025 City Manager, Porto Alegre will:
Logistical and administrative support
Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting
Applicants must be eligible to work in Brazil. Preference will be given to those based in Porto Alegre.
Send your CV and motivation letter explaining how you think your skills and experience make you a strong candidate for this position and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for applications: 31 July 2018
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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