The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is recruting a « Project Management Officer »

CIRCThe International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), is the cancer agency of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and is based in Lyon, France.

The role of the Section of Support to Research (SSR) is to support the achievement of IARC’s scientific objectives through efficient and effective management of the Agency’s resources and provision of administrative services, ensuring accountable risk mitigation and implementing strategies to strengthen capacities and maximize IARC’s impact.

The Finance Office is a unit within the Budget and Finance Office (BFO), Section of Support to Research (SSR), responsible for providing supports to various programmes and activities of IARC in respect of financial services.

In view of the growing number of complex grants managed at IARC, it is planned to strengthen and expand its support to the Scientific Branches both at the pre-submission level as well as at the implementation phase of projects with the addition of a Project Management Officer who will perform project management support which includes portfolio maintenance, project development, progress monitoring, methodology compliance, financial compliance verification, action item tracking, risk log tracking and support for report preparations.  The incumbent will work with other professionals, to ensure a global and consistent approach to project planning, review and monitoring. The incumbent will provide project management support expertise and services to project managers/business leads in IARC’s Scientific Branches.

Closing Date: Nov 3, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

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