The Program Associate provides substantive programmatic, logistical, and administrative support to the QuIL Team. Some international travel may be necessary; otherwise responsibilities are carried out at headquarters in Washington, DC or Baltimore, MD.
1. Develop systems and processes to ensure information flow within QuIL Team
2. Event planning for the team; schedule and coordinate meetings and retreats
3. Develop and circulate meeting minutes and other documents related to good management practice and transparent communication.
4. Support the planning, execution, documentation, and coordination of QuIL Team strategic processes.
5. Support the QuIL Team budgeting process with creation and maintenance of budget formats/pivot tables and running analyses of budgets and spending, as necessary.
6. Coordinate production of QuIL Team
reports for internal and external use.
1. Coordinate with the Business Development Division and provide support to business development as requested;
2. Liaise with other Departments as requested;
3. Liaison with other Divisions in the Programs Department for coordination;
4. Liaise with Executive team on coordination and logistic functions as needed.
5. Function as QuIL liaison with External Relations and Engagement Team on activities related to communications and engagement.
Support to Division Staff
1. Read, sort, and route all incoming correspondence for the QuILTeam. Reply to routine correspondence, and draft responses to correspondence as requested.
2. Maintain meeting schedules and appointments as requested. Support travel logistics for the team as requested.
3. Fill in or backstop for QuIL staff in their absence or at times of heavy workloads
Support to Associate Vice President
1. Support Associate Vice Presidents, QuIL on special projects.
2. Maintain meeting schedules and appointments as requested.
3. Coordinate Associate Vice Presidents travel and submit expense reports.
4. Support Associate Vice Presidents in processing, coding and approval of travel and reimbursements for the QuIL team.
Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, less than 5% of the time, to countries where Corus works. Travel may be to countries that are experiencing political instability and have poor infrastructure including poor road conditions, limited amenities and poor housing accommodations. In addition, the travel may be to countries where infectious diseases or vector-borne diseases are present. Travel may be required to locales that experience extreme temperatures (either hot or cold) and high altitudes.
1. Deep commitment to Corus’ core values; ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners.
2. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or the equivalent experience. A master’s degree in a relevant field of study is desirable.
3. Effective written and verbal communications skills in English. French or Spanish language skills a plus.
4. Knowledge of global public health and/or livelihoods and economic development.
5. Demonstrated experience in office administration.
6. Ability to be accurate and attentive to detail in project tracking and monitoring, writing, editing, typing, and filing.
7. Demonstrated experience in research and issue analysis and experience with grant making and proposal writing preferred.
8. Experience with an international development or relief organization is highly desirable.
9. Ability to prioritize, organize, and carry out multiple tasks efficiently under pressure and with little supervision; ability to accept supervision.
10. Highly proficient in using Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, and web browser software.
11. Good interpersonal skills, ability to be both a team leader and a team player and to work with people of varied backgrounds.
Corus International is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). As such, Corus makes employment decisions and provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an applicant’s or employee’s race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state and local laws. If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please notify Corus’s Human Resources department.