Corus International
  • International Programs
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Regular Full -Time
  • NorthAmerica

About Corus: Corus International is the parent of a family of world-class organizations working to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to end extreme poverty once and for all. We are a global leader in international development, with 150 years of combined experience across our brands. Our nonprofit and for-profit subsidiaries include IMA World Health and its fundraising brand Corus World Health, Lutheran World Relief, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing, and Farmers Market Brands. Our more than 800 employees around the globe are experts in their fields and dedicated to helping the world's most vulnerable people break the cycle of poverty and lead healthy lives.

At Corus we believe that good only grows stronger and we reflect that belief in our workplace culture. We value every employee's specialized area of expertise and nurture professional growth. We promote an engaging and supportive work environment, where employees feel enabled and driven to innovate, learn and collaborate. And because our subsidiaries often function as partners, our employees have the opportunity to work across our enterprise family.

Corus is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our worldwide workplace, and we believe that social justice and respect for the human dignity of every person are fundamental to all we do as an organization.

Further details about the organization can be found at: https://corusinternational.org

What you'll do: The Senior Technical Advisor for Social and Behavior Change (SBC) is a member of the Health and Nutrition department within the Program Strategy & Technical Excellence (PSTE) Team. The Advisor serves as a technical expert on SBC programming, and provides technical assistance to programs and the field, and support effective design, implementation, and management of projects. The Advisor interacts with a wide range of stakeholders including technical counterparts, policy experts, senior leaders, other donors, multilateral organizations, private sector entities, and implementing partners. The individual must develop a strong working knowledge of USAID, and other high priority donor technical strategies, priorities, policies, and guidelines.

Additionally, the SBC Advisor will also work with and under the supervision of the MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience (MIHR) project's SBC Lead and hand in hand with other members of MIHR's technical team, to provide technical support to multiple MIHR country programs and support the SBC Lead to represent MIHR technically and organizationally at the global level. This technical assistance is focused on SBC, community engagement, provider behavior change, social accountability (SA), capacity strengthening, among other related areas. His/her work will help MIHR both at the core level and among country teams build service delivery and health provider capacity in fragile settings and in the nexus between humanitarian and development assistance.

Location: Washington DC or Baltimore

About The Ideal Candidate: You are passionate about Social Behavior Change (SBC) and eager to bring creative ideas that contributes to measurable improvements in the demand and use of quality FP/RMNCH services. You are enthusiastic in advancing Corus International's SBC technical capacity and programming, including in emergency contexts. You can champion Corus International's growth and leadership in SBC programming.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Social or Behavioral Sciences, Communications, Public Health, or related fields.
  • At least seven (7) years of SBC specific experience in designing, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of SBC strategies and materials as well as related training
  • Experienced in pre-testing and concept testing SBC approaches and content
  • Ability to support implementation of MIHR's SBC/SA portfolio without little guidance/coaching.
  • Strong working knowledge of USG and other international donor funding mechanisms (including grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements) required
  • Proficient writing and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English and preferably French oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple streams of work
  • Ability to work independently as well as in cooperation with a multi-cultural team
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • At least seven years' experience in international health programming with at least 3 years in fragile settings

Why You Should Apply: Corus offers competitive salaries, discretionary bonuses, 100% employer paid Vision insurance, lots of paid leave, generous retirement program, flexible work schedules and so much more!

Call to action: Join our committed and dedicated team to transform behaviors and help the world's most vulnerable people break the cycle of poverty and lead healthy lives

Corus International prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by U.S. or International law.

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