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 that 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 International, 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 International 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.
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What you’ll do: You will provide technical assistance and implementation support to global and country-based projects in the areas of high quality maternal, newborn, child health (MNCH); family planning (FP); reproductive health (RH); and integrated health services. You will work directly with Corus International Country Directors, Project Directors, and Senior Regional Directors, as well as local partners and stakeholders, such as the Ministry of Health and project implementing partners, to manage and support cutting-edge interventions for MNCH among the communities in the projects’ target populations. A high percentage of your time you will provide surge capacity/backstopping to the USAID-funded Momentum Integrated Health Resilience (MIHR) project, as well as backstopping to several Corus projects focusing on MNCH. You must be available for international short-term technical assistance travel and occasional temporary duty deployments of 1-3 months or longer.
Location: Washington, DC
About The Ideal Candidate: You are a recognized leader and manager who is passionate about maternal, newborn, and child health, recognized in your field, and experienced in providing technical and implementation skills capacity building at all levels with various partners, including in fragile contexts. You can champion Corus International’s growth and leadership in MNCH programming.
You have ten years of MNCH work experience, of which three years have been in community-based MNCH project or implementing relevant health-based community development programs.
You have at least 7 years of senior-level project management experience; we strongly prefer that you have USAID-funded project management experience.
You should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in providing technical assistance for implementation of high impact practices to support MNCH, FP, and RH programs in LMICs, with specific experience in conflict, post-conflict, and fragile settings.
You will have proven technical knowledge in the areas of MNCH, FP, and RH, including familiarity with MNCH project indicators, quantitative and qualitative data to monitor overall project performance.
Your demonstrated experience and skills in providing capacity strengthening assistance at individual and organizational levels are coupled with deep knowledge of emerging issues in relation to capacity strengthening in the global health context.
You have excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with donors, host-country counterparts, and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector.
Your excellent oral and written communication skills in English, analytical skills, interpersonal, team management, leadership, and decision-making skills also include the ability to communicate across cultures effectively and respectfully.
You are able to work with a high level of independence, using your own initiative and delivering high quality products on time.
You have experience working with multiple donors, including USAID, FCDO, and others, and you have specific familiarity with USAID’s administrative, management, and reporting procedures and systems.
You are able to travel internationally on technical assistance or deployments that may be short or medium term (up to three months).
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: If you are passionate about contributing to the implementation of technically robust MNCH projects and love collaborating with country, regional, and headquarters teams in alignment with organizational strategy and donor requirements, come help us support the world’s most vulnerable people break the cycle of poverty and lead healthy lives. We are waiting to hear from you!