Senior Business Development Manager, Health

Corus International

About the organization

Corus International leads an ensemble of social impact organizations working together in the world’s most fragile settings to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to overcome the interconnected challenges of poverty, health care access and climate change. Corus is a new model in the international space, creating a consortium of specialized non-profit and for-profit entities for greater impact. Additional growth is expected.

Corus combines over 150 years of experience of our non-profit and for-profit subsidiary organizations – Lutheran World Relief, IMA World Health, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing, and LWR Farmers Market. Together, the organizations take a systematic approach to grow rural economies, eliminate extreme poverty, ensure access to quality healthcare, and respond to urgent humanitarian needs in fragile settings.

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As a key member of the Business Development Team, the Senior Business Development Manager, Health serves a leadership role as a proposal lead, capture lead, coordinator, or technical writer for critical, large Health bids. This includes leading capture/pre-bid preparation, proposal development, and transition to the Program staff for implementation.

The Senior Business Development Manager, Health must be familiar with the process of responding to solicitations by U.S. government entities such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Center for Disease Control. Additionally, the Senior Business Development Manager, Health must be familiar with the process for U.K. government entities, such as the Department for International Development (DFID), and the European Union (EU). S/he will become familiar with the global health portfolio, and support development of country-level business development strategies as they relate to critical health bids. S/he will also possess exceptional management, communication, organization, and time-management skills. Additionally, this position will represent the organization externally to cultivate strategic partnerships with peer organizations, institutional donors, foundations, private sector representatives, and international government officials both in the US and in country.


If you are a senior business development professional, with an expertise in health, are well-versed in the business development cycle, from positioning to submission, are comfortable leading Corus' global health pipeline, and have an eye towards the global health donor landscape, we'd love to meet you! Corus is looking for a candidate who is passionate about creating and improving business development processes, and comfortable working across Corus departments to navigate towards solutions to proposal challenges.

Fluency in Spanish or French is preferred.
Willingness to travel internationally, at least 30% of the time to countries where Corus works.

8-10 years of experience in business development with increasing of level of responsibility.
Master's degree in a relevant field (or equivalent job experience), such as Economic Development, International Development or Public Health.
Demonstrated experience in program development; proven and sustained success in raising restricted Health funding from institutional donors.
Demonstrated experience and success in all aspects of business development processes.
Demonstrated leadership, organizational and relationship management skills with excellent writing and computer skills.
Ability to work with flexibility, efficiency, enthusiasm, diplomacy, and cultural sensitivity – both individually and as part of a team – and to adjust to shifting priorities.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Position can be performed in Washington, DC or Baltimore, MD

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