Corus International
  • International Programs
  • DC, USA
  • Temporary Full-Time
  • NorthAmerica

About Corus: Corus International is the parent of a family of world-class organizations and a global leader in international development, with 150 years of combined experience across our companies. We are an inclusive organization who believes diversity and differences only make us stronger. We are disruptive because by challenging convention, we innovate and maximize the good we can do in the world. We promote interconnectedness because complex problems require comprehensive, integrated solutions. And we are agile, because the world changes rapidly and we move at the speed of change. 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 poverty cycle and lead healthy lives.

At Corus 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 companies 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: This is a temporary position for a maternity leave coverage (about 3 months), you will be working with a team of 6 people at HQ who comprise the East Central and Southern Africa region supporting programing implementation managers, both at headquarters and in countries (DRC, Tanzania and South Sudan primarily).

You will be coordinating and facilitating team meetings, taking notes for record keeping purposes, and serving as liaison between various HQ departments and country teams. More detailed task in the JD attached, will be requested of you. Come with your go getter and self-starter attitude and you will have an amazing experience working with dedicated people to the Corus mission.

Location: preferably Washington DC area or Baltimore, MD (Hybrid work schedule)

About The Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate comes with some experience through Peace Corp or various internships in the international development industry. A self-starter, full of initiative and wish to be creative and bring some new ideas. A bachelor's degree in international development, public health, or relevant field is needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, International Development, or a related field.
  • Advanced knowledge of international health best practices; OR advanced knowledge of livelihoods/agriculture sector.
  • At least 3 years of experience supporting international development program implementation.
  • Excellent English writing skills and analytical abilities.
  • Demonstrated experience in research and issue analysis.
  • Ability to work independently and self-starter attitude.
  • Advanced cross-cultural sensitivity, including experience working with professional and support staff in a multicultural, multi-linguistic environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Why You Should Apply: Corus offers competitive salaries, discretionary bonuses, flexible work schedules and so much more!

Call to action: Apply for immediate consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!






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