Resource Mobilization Coordinator

International Atomic Energy Agency

Vienna, Austria

The objective of the Department of Nuclear Energy 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; in catalysing innovation in nuclear power and fuel cycle technologies; in developing indigenous capabilities for national energy planning; in deploying new nuclear power plants; in preserving and disseminating nuclear information and knowledge; and in advancing science and industry through improved operation of research reactors.

Main Purpose:

Reporting to the Deputy Director General, the Resource Mobilization Coordinator is responsible for the Departmental resource mobilization activities, donor relations with traditional and non-traditional donors, as well as implementation of the fundraising and resource mobilization strategy and plans of action to ensure the continued growth, diversification, and predictability of resources. S/he identifies potential long-term donors, leading outreach and discussions on collaboration and resource mobilisation activities, monitors progress in resource mobilisation and EB implementation and coordinates evaluation and reporting towards donors. The incumbent ensures coherence in forecasting, and leads RM performance monitoring, planning, and coordination of activities related to resource mobilisation activities, including innovative, effective, and efficient donor relations management. S/he liaises with the organizational central resource mobilization focal point(s) to ensure Agency-wide consistency, alignment, and common approaches.


The Resource Mobilization Coordinator is: an advisor to the Deputy Director General and senior managers in the formulation and execution of resource mobilisation strategies a planner, leveraging analysis into concrete proposals fostering cross-divisional work in the area of resource mobilisation planning, implementation and reporting ensuring resource allocation to all programmatic activities;  a coordinator ensuring that the relevant resource mobilization strategy is further strengthened and that relevant activities are coordinated and implemented in the most efficient and effective manner in line with the results-based approach; a fundraiser, conducting outreach and actively seeking EB funding from traditional and non-traditional donors, and a liaison officer with senior officers in the Member States coordinating departmental resource mobilization efforts.

Functions / Key Results Expected:

  • Provide expert advice to the DDG-NE and departmental management on resource planning and implementation for the effective fulfilment of the programme implementation.
  • In close cooperation with other internal stakeholders, and other relevant external stakeholders, establish methodologies and processes for transparent and results-based estimation of resource demands and partnership development in line with the IAEA Strategic Guidelines on Partnership and Resource Mobilization; identify opportunities to promote innovative resource mobilisation approaches; and drive fundraising best practices by creating systems tools and processes.
  • Liaise with Member States, other traditional and non-traditional donors to negotiate financial and in-kind support to Departmental statutory activities.
  • Liaise within the IAEA-wide network for resource mobilization to deliver coherent relationship management across the IAEA, collaborating closely with the organizational central focal point(s) and other internal stakeholders.
  • Support to DDG-NE through providing substantive input in preparation of official documents for the policy making organs, briefs, speeches, presentations, position papers, and in the collection and analysis of information for the preparation of special studies as required.
  • Organize effective fundraising/donor events, such as briefings and presentations, as well as joint events with relevant internal and external partners and stakeholders, as required.

Qualifications, Experience and Language skills:

  • Advanced university degree (Master's Degree or equivalent) in management, business or public administration, finance, law, international relations or any other related field.
  • Minimum ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: resource mobilization, programme/project development, finance and budget, programme performance and management of resources, or related area(s).
  • Proven, hands-on working experience in establishing relationships with different stakeholders, resource mobilization tools and mechanisms and project development, with progressive scope of responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated work experience in a multinational context requiring complex coordination with multiple stakeholders.
  • Proven record of mobilizing resources in private and/or public sectors.
  • Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.