Job Title: Director, Members and Partners Development
Reports to: CEO
Start date: As soon as possible
The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is a non-government organisation based in Geneva which serves an international and diverse population of cancer organisations to unite the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity and to ensure cancer continues to be a priority in the world health and development agenda. We have achieved this by building a membership base of over a thousand organisations and engaging in partnerships with more than 60 organisations across the United Nations, academia, health and private sector. UICC convenes members and partners to encourage collaboration and new thinking through keystone events (World Cancer Congress, World Cancer Leaders’ Summit and World Cancer Day). Through our capacity building activities, UICC supports its members do a better job tomorrow than they do today and increase their impact by scaling up their relevance, reach and sustainability in their own settings. With our members and partners, we drive forward the key advocacy priorities building upon key international agreements (the Sustainable Development Goals, the Global Action Plan on NCDs and the 2017 Cancer Resolution at the World Health Assembly) to ensure that these global goals and targets are translated into national action. UICC has a team of 40 people based predominantly in Geneva, Switzerland led by a CEO, reporting to a Board of Directors. It has an annual income of approximately $10m and has plans to grow significantly in the coming years. The UICC works in new offices in Geneva situated close to the United Nations and the World Health Organisation, with whom it has formal relations. In recent years, UICC has received international awards for its Congress, Summit, use of social media, website and membership engagement. We consider ourselves to be a top-level NGO which aspires to deliver excellence at all times.UICC conducts monthly staff engagement surveys which show that the organisation is a very good employer benchmarked to other organisations in the sector. In addition, UICC offers its staff a range of benefits which includes:
• A competitive salary
• an excellent pension plan (2/3 contributions from UICC)
• accident insurance, business travel insurance and loss of income insurance premiums 100% paid by UICC
• excellent office facilities equipped with new technology.
UICC is a membership organisation which believes in having a deep relationship with those who sign up to be members. We also believe in a partnership approach to address the key challenges faced in cancer control. Hence, the Members and Partners Development team is critical to the success of the organisation. 2 UICC is seeking to strengthen its Executive team and is looking for a Director, Members and Partners Development who will lead the membership and partnership strategy and will take responsibility for the growth and engagement of the membership and partnerships it currently has, bringing more in overtime. The Director, Members and Partners Development will lead, manage and develop a team of eight highly qualified and motivated individuals who have a track record of delivery. The Members and Partners Development Team is responsible for generating 2/3rds of the total operational budget of UICC, raise the funds for the programmatic activities and engaging with its membership base around the world. The Director, Members and Partners Development will be part of the management team of UICC which has the responsibility to drive the organisation forward meeting the ambitions of the Board. The management team has significant autonomy and works with the Board in a positive way. UICC’s governance framework is clear that the CEO and his team have large responsibilities and that the Board provides direction and oversight.
Send your CV and motivation letter explaining how you think your skills and experience make you a strong candidate for this position to email@example.com. Deadline for applications: 30 November 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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