The Department of Management (MT) provides a platform of services’ that serves as a foundation for the successful delivery of the IAEA’s scientific and technical programmes.
Its mission statement is as follows : MT is a partner and a business enabler that champions change and efficiency, leveraging a common purpose .
Thus, among other support activities, it assists a scientific manager in recruiting the right expert, helps a technical officer coordinate the purchase of radiation equipment, and ensures that all Board documents are translated and distributed on a timely basis to Member States.
The Division of Budget and Finance manages the financial resources essential for full implementation of the IAEA's scientific and technical programmes.
The Division provides financial services and solutions for programme budgeting, treasury, payments, payroll, financial accounting and reporting to support the IAEA's mandate.
The Programme and Budget Section plans, coordinates and supervises the timely and accurate preparation of the IAEA's programme and budget documents, ensuring innovative financial policies and strategies and a results-
based approach, as well as monitoring the day-to-day implementation of the budget so as to promote effective and efficient use of resources.
The Unit Head coordinates, with team members, programme managers and other relevant stakeholders, the timely and accurate preparation of the IAEA's programme and budget proposal (using the results-
based approach) and the regular monitoring of the programme and budget process, from planning to implementation and reporting, providing guidance for an effective and efficient management of financial resources and leading the efforts of continuous process improvement.
a team member participating in guiding and initiating policy development on budget planning and management; and providing training on budget planning and implementation and relevant IT systems.
Functions / Key Results Expected
based on the departmental budget submissions prepare a consolidated proposal with related analysis.
NOTE : The incumbent may be required to work in all or some of the areas mentioned above.
Competencies and Expertise
Planning and Organizing
Sets clearly defined objectives for himself / herself and the team or Section. Identifies and organizes deployment of resources based on assessed needs, taking into account possible changing circumstances.
Monitors team’s performance in meeting the assigned deadlines and milestones.
Encourages open communication and builds consensus. Uses tact and discretion in dealing with sensitive information, and keeps staff informed of decisions and directives as appropriate.
Sets realistic targets for himself / herself and for the team; ensures availability of resources and supports staff members in achieving results.
Monitors progress and performance; evaluates achievements and integrates lessons learned.
Encourages teamwork, builds effective teams and resolves problems by creating a supportive and collaborative team spirit, remaining mindful of the need to collaborate with people outside the immediate area of responsibility.
Applies business analytics to establish programme priorities. Makes rational judgements from the available information and analysis.
Judgement / decision making
Consults with and seeks advice at the appropriate managerial level when making complex decisions. Facilitates dialogue and development of best practice to support judgement / decision making, in full compliance with the Agency’s regulations and rules.
Technical / scientific credibility
Provides guidance and advice in his / her area of expertise on the application of scientific / professional methods, procedures and approaches.
Budget and Financial Management
In-depth knowledge of budget processes and financial resources management.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
Knowledge of and experience with complex financial IT systems, preferably Oracle and Hyperion.
Finance Principles and Practices
Effectiveness in interpreting existing financial policies and in developing new ones.
International Public Sector Accounting Standards
Knowledge of IPSAS (International Public Sector Accounting Standards) or accrual accounting.
Management and Programme Analysis
In-depth knowledge of the results-based management approach.
Qualifications, Experience and Language skills
g. ACCA, A, CPA, CMA) may be accepted in lieu of the Advanced University Degree.
Some experience at the international level is required. Supervisory experience is desirable.
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