Corus International
  • Operations
  • 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: This is a long-term position within Corus, you will be working with a team of

3 people at Corus HQ.


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


About The Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate comes with experience through procurement

cycle. A self-starter, full of initiative and wish to be creative and bring some new ideas. What

you will do:

  • Work with program and finance departments to ensure all procurements are planned and executed on time
  • Solicit, negotiate, and evaluate quotations from suppliers as required.
  • Chair Evaluation Committee meetings, prepare evaluation memos and PBS
  • Complete purchases below Micro-Purchase Level.
  • Communicate with appropriate partners regarding status of orders.
  • Prepare contracts and purchase orders; maintain procurement files.
  • Develop and establish BPAs with vendors of commonly procured goods and services.
  • Place, Purchase Orders and Contracts; coordinate payments with accounting.
  • Negotiate terms of the Contract, Purchase Order, and BPA.
  • Ensure suppliers' risk assessment.
  • Resolve invoice and accounting problems with vendors.
  • Ensure paperwork is received regarding delivery of product to its destination and closeout the purchase order file.
  • Ensure goods match order; inspect if necessary.
  • Make supplier award recommendations to supervisors.
  • Any other relevant tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Four-year college degree in business, or related field, or equivalent education and experience.
  • Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint, Skype for Business, and Team Meeting.
  • Experience in Commodity Procurement or Supply Chain Management/Logistics, preferably five (5) + years' experience in international procurement.
  • Specialized training and/or experience relating to procurement of commodities funded by government and/or multi-lateral international organizations such as USAID, DFID, Global Fund or World Bank.
  • Minimum of two years of experience with international procurement and delivery of USG restricted goods with focus on pharmaceuticals (HIV/AIDS supplies, including ARVs) with Global Fund, USAID, or World Bank is preferred.
  • English fluency in writing, reading, and speaking. French is desirable but not required.
  • Working knowledge of US Government acquisition contracting procedures, regulations, policies (particularly USAID) i.e. FAR, 2 CFR 200, 22 CFR 228 is preferred.
  • Good organization and communication skills as well as ability to multitask are essential.
  • Capable of managing numerous simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver presentations to colleagues; Strong written and oral communication skills; Strong project management skills.

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




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