Deadline: 17 September 2020
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Resource Mobilization and Grant Officer in Lyons, France. The duration of this post is 24 months.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Resource Mobilization and Grant Officer will perform the following functions:
- Support resource mobilization activities of the Agency
- Provide advice and assistance to relevant staff in the preparation of grant applications and direct contribution proposals.
- Monitor and identifie new funding opportunities for competitive grants.
- Collaboration with the Strategic Engagement and Resource Mobilization Officer in the Director’s Office, engages and maintains relationship with IARC’s existing and potential donors.
- Keep up to date with funder policies and ensure that changes are communicated to concerned colleagues across the Agency in a timely manner.
- Due Diligence
- Perform a due diligence on potential donors and partners in the consortium in line with IARC’s Guide to FENSA.
- Liaise with WHO Office for Partnership and Non-State Actors (PNA) for cases requiring PNA’s review.
- Archive document and information related to due diligence and the decision on engagement by the Director.
- Grant and donor agreement management
- Assist in contract negotiations with potential donors and in finalization of grant agreements.
- Ensure that donor specifications are respected and technical and financial reports to donors are submitted on time.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree in public or business administration, economics, law, or a related fields.
- Training in projection management.
- 2 year’s experience in grant management and/or resource mobilization in an international environment.
- Experience of dealing with very large institutions such as EU and NIH.
- Experience at working in an international, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment.
- Knowledge of office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint).
- Knowledge of the international donor community.
- Knowledge of international public health and issues in science.
- Ability to implement resource mobilization strategies.
- Knowledge of English with a working knowledge of French.
- Knowledge of additional languages would be an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.