Ebola Technical Advisor

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.


Macfadden, now part of PAE, is seeking an Ebola Technical Advisor to support USAID’s Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance in a surge or temporary capacity. This position is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with travel required to areas in the region. The Ebola Technical Advisor will provide technical support to the Ebola response in the DRC on OFDA’s behalf. This position includes immediate deployment within seven days with forward deployment to other areas in the DRC as requested, with the requirement to move about the region to evolving hotspots.

Location: DRC, Goma with forward deployment to additional areas in the DRC such as Beni, Mambasa, Kinshasa, and others

A US secret security clearance or above is required to qualify for this position.



12 plus years of related experience with a Master's degree, 15 plus years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree, or 20 plus years without a degree
Strong technical background in infectious disease that includes Ebola response experience
Previous humanitarian coordination experience, particularly Health or WASH clusters
Some epidemiology background (previous outbreak response)
US Secret Clearance
Fluent French Language skills required

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