International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Resource Mobilization Associate

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Job Description

  The objective of the Department of Nuclear Energy (NE) is to foster the efficient and safe use of nuclear power by supporting interested Member States in: improving the performance of nuclear power plants, the nuclear fuel cycle, and the management of nuclear wastes; catalysing innovation in nuclear power and fuel cycle technologies; developing indigenous capabilities around the world for national energy planning; deploying new nuclear power plants; preserving and disseminating nuclear information and knowledge; and advancing science and industry through improved operation of research reactors.

The department has a dynamic, participative and interactive operating environment with inputs received from the Board of Governors, the General Conference, policy and decision-makers, and technical counterparts in Member States and the international development community.

Main Purpose

Under the supervision of the Resource Mobilization Coordinator, the Resource Mobilization Associate provides assistance and support to the activities related to mobilization of extrabudgetary resources for NE projects. The Resource Mobilization Associate assists in research and Analysis, review and clearance of various reports, internal documents and correspondence.


The Resource Mobilization Associate is: (i) an Analyst, providing background information through research on relevant issues and interaction with counterparts in house, with Member States' Permanent Missions and international organizations; (ii) a team member, assisting the Departmental Resource Mobilization Coordinator and senior professionals in the O/DDG-NE with decision-making support and in-house Coordination.

Functions / Key Results Expected

  • Assist the Resource Mobilization Coordinator in researching and prioritizing the ongoing pipeline of funding prospects.
  • Track and keep up to date information on current donors, including information on new initiatives.
  • Support Data Analysis and research related to traditional and non-traditional donors, including maintaining databases on Donor Relations management, drafting routine correspondence to donors.
  • Engage with Project Managers to support their efforts in project implementation by regularly preparing financial reports and drafting narrative reports as required.
Competencies and Expertise

Core Competencies Communication Communicates orally and in writing in a clear, concise and impartial manner. Takes time to listen to and understand the perspectives of others and proposes solutions.

Achieving Results Takes initiative in defining realistic outputs and clarifying roles, responsibilities and expected results in the context of the Department/Division’s programme. Evaluates his/her results realistically, drawing conclusions from lessons learned.

Teamwork Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions.

Planning and Organizing Plans and organizes his/her own work in support of achieving the team or Section’s priorities. Takes into account potential changes and proposes contingency plans.

Functional Competencies Client orientation Establishes effective relationships with clients to understand and meet or exceed their needs. Finds ways to ensure client satisfaction.

Commitment to continuous process improvement Identifies opportunities for process, system and structural improvement as well as improving current practices, increasing effectiveness and achieving efficiency gains. Actively supports the application of sound quality management standards and process improvement.

Judgement/decision making Consults with supervisor/manager and makes decisions in full compliance with the Agency’s regulations and rules.

Partnership building Develops and maintains partnerships needed for his/her work. Establishes and nurtures positive relations with partners and stakeholders.

Required Expertise Information Technology Data Analysis High proficiency in the use of spreadsheets, data analysis.

Management and Programme Analysis Project Management Good knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts, methods, approaches and tools relevant to programme and project management.

Management and Programme Analysis Reporting Ability to evaluate programmatic requirements in a dynamic matrix management structure.

Asset Expertise Information Technology Database Management Knowledge of an ERP system and experience in working with databases.Qualifications, Experience and Language skills Bachelor's Degree - University degree in management, business Administration, economics, social sciences, political sciences engineering or a related field.

Minimum 1 years of relevant working experience at the national or international level in providing financial, programmatic, outreach or project support.

Experience in the planning, formulation, monitoring and assessment of programmes and projects in a UN context would be an advantage.

Familiarity with IAEA or UN programming and financial regulations, rules and procedures would be an asset.

Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.

Remuneration The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $38172 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 18971, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 6 weeks' annual vacation, home leave, pension plan and health insurance Applications from qualified women and candidates from developing countries are encouraged Applicants should be aware that IAEA staff members are international Civil Servants and may not accept instructions from any other authority. The IAEA is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. As part of the United Nations common system, the IAEA subscribes to the following core ethical standards (or values): Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for diversity. Staff members may be assigned to any location. The IAEA retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade or with a different contract type, or to make an appointment with a modified job description or for shorter duration than indicated above. Testing may be part of the recruitment process
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