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.
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What you’ll do: The Humanitarian Assistance (HA) Program Operations Manager is responsible for organizing and coordinating the technical, administrative, logistical and managerial support for Corus project implementation and program development focused on Corus Ukraine Response programming and additional HA programs as needed. This position will serve as a primary liaison between country office(s) and headquarters and is expected to communicate with key internal and external stakeholders including international finance, compliance, country program staff, sub-recipients/contractors, consultants, and donor representatives regularly. The position incumbent will be expected to monitor adherence to contracts, grant agreements, and work with the partner organizations to help them reconcile milestones and impact reporting. The incumbent will participate and represent Corus in relevant UN Clusters and technical groups. The HAPOM works as a member of the HA team and ensures that field needs for program management, development and technical support are met.
Manage strengthened organizational programming quality in emergencies.
Key Result Areas:
The employee will be required to deploy at short notice (given the nature of the humanitarian crises) and should be available and comfortable travelling to fragile, austere and conflict zones (such as Ukraine).
The employee shall maintain all relevant and required vaccination up to date and ensure proper clearance as required by the destination before, during and after the deployment (as needed).
HEAT training will be required as part of the minimum deployment standards, especially for Level 4 State Department defined countries and as further required by Corus.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in international affairs, political science, public health, or related field;. Master’s Degree preferred.
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