Program Officer, Niger
- Posted: over a month ago
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 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: Corus International is seeking a Program Officer to support the activities of MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience (MIHR) in Niger. MIHR works to improve access to and availability of high-quality, respectful, and person-centered maternal, newborn, and child health; family planning and reproductive health; nutrition; and WASH services in fragile and conflict-affected settings. The Program Officer provides programmatic backstopping and general management oversight to Niger and is its primary point of contact at MIHR. This individual must understand the country context, technical design, day-to-day implementation, and results of the program and be able to provide information on these at any given time. The Program Officer coordinates all consortium partners working on Niger, manages the Country Support Team (CST), and coordinates responses to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) questions and issues regarding the implementation of the program. S/he is in regular contact with the Chief of Party (COP), Country Support Lead and other program and technical staff.
Location: Washington, DC (hybrid work schedule)
- Masters in Public Health or related field preferred with at least 5 years of relevant experience.
- Fluency in written and spoken English.
- Proficiency in written and spoken French required.
- Experience supporting programs funded by USAID.
- Experience working in a developing country and coordinating with international field offices.
- Advanced cross-cultural sensitivity, including experience working with professional and support staff in a multicultural, multi-linguistic environment.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
- Ability and willingness to travel to fragile countries.
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 excited about becoming a pivotal member of the MIHR team supporting a dynamic country program in Niger, then apply for immediate consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!
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