PURPOSE OF THE TALENT POOL
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), is the cancer research agency of the World Health Organization (WHO) and is based in Lyon France.
The purpose of this talent pool is for short term temporary and consultant contracts:
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
DATA MANAGEMENT AND DATA PROTECTION & PRIVACY MATTERS.
In view of (i) IARC’s scientific activities which entail the receipt, transfer, use and/or processing of data; (ii) IARC’s new scientific computing platform which will enhance the management of central data repositories and processing of scientific data, requiring design and implementation of revised data governance mechanisms; and (iii) the rapidly evolving legal and regulatory frameworks in relation to data protection and privacy worldwide; we are looking for mid-career professionals for the following tasks:
ASSISTANCE IN GENERAL ADMINISTRATION & LEGAL MATTERS:
Ideally a paralegal assistant (part-time), preferably English mother tongue (advanced) who could:
Essential: Various levels of qualifications depending on assignment, in the fields of law, intellectual property, data protection and privacy, public administration law or related fields.
Essential: Experience working in an international context. Various levels of relevant professional experience depending on assignment, e.g., experience in drafting, reviewing, negotiating contracts; experience in the area of data management, data protection and privacy matters and associated legal frameworks such as GDPR.
Desirable: Experience working in Intergovernmental Organizations, UN Common System or similar organizations, and/or experience working in a scientific research environment.
USE OF LANGUAGE SKILLS
Essential: Advanced/MotherTongue English Desirable: French (various levels)
Specific skills required: Excellent IT literacy skills in Microsoft Office 365 applications, SharePoint
Various levels of remuneration, depending on the level of work matter and specific assignment.
Some contractual modalities are subject to income tax.
WHO/IARC has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco