The Senior Associate provides substantive administrative support to the International Programs Division. This position will be based in one of our two mid-Atlantic offices in Washington, DC or Baltimore, MD. Corus International is currently under work-from-home status, with no date for reopening offices. This position will be expected to work from home until such time as Corus offices reopen.
- Develop systems and processes to ensure information flow within International Program Division and between Divisions of the Department.
- Event planning for the Division; schedule and coordinate meetings and retreats
- Develop and circulate meeting minutes and other documents related to good management practice and transparent communication.
- Support the planning, execution, documentation, and coordination of International Programs Division strategic processes.
- Support the International Programs Division budgeting process with creation and maintenance of budget formats/pivot tables and running analyses of budgets and spending, as necessary.
- Coordinate production of International Programs Division reports for internal and external use.
Support to the VP, International Programs
- Maintain meeting schedules and appointments as requested.
- Support travel logistics for VP and Senior Management Team, ensuring travel compliance with donor requirements.
- Support coding and processing in Anybill and Suntrust for reimbursement processing.
- Manage procurement processes for consultants and non-HR procurement
- Other administration tasks as requested
- Function as International Program Division liaison with HR on personnel actions as requested
- Coordinate with the Business Development Team and provide support to business development as requested;
- Liaise with International Finance Team on issues related to program management as requested;
- Liaise with Executive team on coordination and logistic functions as needed.
- Function as Program Team liaison with External Relations and Engagement Team on activities related to communications and engagement.
- Deep commitment to Corus International’s core values; ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners.
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or a minimum of 3 years of equivalent experience.
- Effective written and verbal communications skills in English.
- Demonstrated experience in office administration, including travel and event planning. Knowledge of US Government rules and regulations desired.
- Ability to be accurate and attentive to detail in task-tracking and monitoring, writing, editing, typing, and filing.
- Experience with an international development or relief organization is highly desirable.
- Ability to prioritize, organize, and carry out multiple tasks efficiently under pressure and with little supervision; ability and willingness to accept supervision.
- Highly proficient in using Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, and web browser software.
- Good interpersonal skills, ability to be both a team leader and a team player and to work with people of varied backgrounds.
- Ability to maintain courteousness, responsiveness, humor, and service-oriented attitude in the face of demanding short-fuse situations is essential.
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.