Corus International
  • Finance and Administration - 00ACCT
  • Washington, DC - Baltimore, MD
  • Salary
  • Regular Full -Time
  • NorthAmerica

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!

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.

Corus International is actively seeking a Senior Manager, Compliance to join its Legal and Compliance Department. This role reports directly to the Senior Director, Compliance. and is an active member on the Legal and Compliance leadership team.

NOTE: This position offers a hybrid remote working arrangement and can be based at one of the Corus International offices located in Washington, DC or Baltimore, MD. Consideration will be given to a fully remote work arrangement for candidates based at other locations globally.

The Senior Manager, Compliance is responsible for management and administration of the Compliance Program for the organization. The Senior Manager, Compliance manages the systems and processes for Corporate and Donor's compliance with guidelines, policies and procedures required by the organization, donors and governments. He/she effectively manages operational compliance practices, through effective systems, tools, policies and procedures that enhance organization-wide compliance. In addition, she Senior Manager, Compliance is responsible for the Subaward compliance management functions under the Corus portfolio of active awards in coordination with the proposal and project implementation teams.



  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the organizational Compliance Program. Develop and maintain relevant corporate and donor compliance matrixes and compliance tracking reports.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining organizational compliance systems and act as a subject matter expert on the related databases. In collaboration with the relevant departments, manages the process of utilizing compliance related data from organization's systems into reports to effectively document and monitor compliance issues.
  • Draft, modify and implement systems and processes required for the Corporate Governance and Transparency sound management and administration, e.g. vetting, due diligence, procurement regulations.
  • Responsible for Government and Donor filing and reporting and maintaining the compliance central filing system.

Subaward Compliance

  • Work closely with the Grants and Contracts team on efficient and effective Subaward management to ensure subawardees regulatory compliance, assessing and mitigating business risks, and enforcing Corus's policies and procedures.
  • Partner with Business Development to play a key role in the proposal development process in relation to the Subawards. Support the Subaward identification and selection process, including the development of subaward solicitations, which are consistent with prime solicitation instructions as well as internal business strategies and relevant policies and procedures.
  • Work with the Grants and Contracts team on the development and maintenance of Subaward related templates, policies, procedures, manuals, guidance documents, trainings, as needed.
  • S/he will also serve as the in-house expert on all Subaward compliance processes, and in interpreting donor rules and regulations in relation to Subawards.
  • Manage Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) reporting for subawards to USAID in collaboration with country offices and the Grants and Contracts team. Coordinates subawardee's annual audit reporting, where applicable.
  • Work with Internal Audit on remediation follow ups.
  • Responsible for creating relevant training materials and delivering compliance related trainings.
  • Responsible for creating metrics dashboards, spreadsheets, PowerPoints and other reporting and data analysis tools.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments within or outside of the organization as well as evolving best practices in compliance control.
  • Prepare reports for executive management and external regulatory bodies, as appropriate.
  • Actively participate in the achievement of the department's goals, departmental meetings and working groups.




Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree required in the areas of finance, business administration, law, or related field.
  • Minimum seven years progressive and current experience in international development grants, contracts and compliance management.
  • Experience with organization-wide compliance and risk assessment tools and other enterprise risk management systems and procedures.
  • Knowledge of risk management methods and analytical techniques. Proven experience in developing systems, tools, and internal control procedures required to mitigate compliance risks.
  • Knowledge of U.S. Government, U.K. Government (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office- FCDO) and other international donor's rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and compliance issues associated with those requirements.
  • Experience working with international finance, contract and grants, programs, cost and pricing and business development functions.
  • Superior skills in Excel, Salesforce platforms, relevant software and database packages (e.g., Salesforce, Excel, Adobe).
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff at all levels.
  • Organized, detail-oriented with strong quantitative and analytical skills. Ability to prioritize workload, assume responsibility for work, and follow through to completion meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work in challenging and changing environments, and to see through challenges to find creative solutions.
  • Commitment to Corus core values and ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners.

Other Duties:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities for the position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All positions are required to perform any additional tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Working Conditions, Travel and Environment:

  • Corus has a hybrid work policy, allowing work to be done remotely; 2-3 days/week minimum in the office is required. The employee must be available to work outside normal office hours or on the weekends as required.
  • This position must be able to travel as required for standard domestic and international business purposes. While performing the duties of this job in different locations, the employee may be exposed to precarious settings under high security risks and/or very basic living conditions and outside weather conditions, as well as to infectious diseases.
  • Willingness to travel internationally up to 10% per year.

Corus International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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