Deputy Chief of Party/ Finance Manager
Macfadden, Now Part of PAE
About the organization
Macfadden is now part of PAE. Founded over 30 years ago, Macfadden has provided federal agencies with critical on-the-ground support to U.S. government humanitarian missions around the world as well as financial and IT system support. Through program management, human resources services, financial management systems support, information technology solutions, knowledge management, travel coordination and communications support, Macfadden enables effective U.S. government humanitarian response to international disasters. Macfadden’s workforce includes approximately 300 employees primarily located in the Washington, D.C. area.
USAID/Philippines is expecting to release a five-year Logistics Services in Mindanao (LSM) Activity. The purpose of LSM is to advance USAID's high standards of program design and management by providing demand-driven logistics services in difficult, restricted or non-permissive environments in Mindanao. The activity will provide security risk management and transportation services for short-term visits to Mindanao of USAID and USG officials and staff and USG visitors to appraise status of USG programs, and design and/or launch new activities. The activity will also provide all necessary logistical and support services for effective workshops, meetings, and high-level events for USG personnel. The LSM Activity is expected to start in April 2020.
Summary of Position:
Macfadden/PAE is seeking qualified candidates to fill the role of Deputy Chief of Party/Finance Manager (DCOP/FM) for the anticipated USAID/Philippines Logistics Support for Mindanao Activity. Working under the overall direction of the Chief of Party (COP), the DCOP/FM will have the primary responsibility of assisting the COP in Activity implementation through supervision of financial, administrative, compliance, procurement, implementation oversight, and communications. The activity headquarters will be in Zamboanga City with sub-offices in Cagayan de Oro and Davao. The ideal candidate must be willing to live in Zamboanga City, Philippines and travel throughout the country or region as needed.
Advanced degree (i.e., a postgraduate degree, especially a masters degree or a doctorate) with at least five year of experience, or a bachelors degree with at least eight years of experience in a field relevant to the proposed position.
Experience with USAID-funded projects
Understanding of USAID policies and procedures and compliance
Experience managing grants under contract preferred
Financial experience supporting USAID and the commercial sector
Professional financial experience in international development programs
Strong communication and facilitator skills are required
Proficient with personal computers and capable of using Microsoft Office products such as Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, and Excel
Ability to use Costpoint or other financial systems
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal/diplomatic skills and cultural/political sensitivity
Strong institutional analytical and development skills
Equal Opportunity Employment
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