Financial Fund Administrator

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.

Duties

Macfadden, now part of PAE, is seeking an Elections and Political Processes Fund (EPP Fund) Administrator to support USAID’s Center for Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance. The EPP Fund supplements USAID Missions’ budgets for elections and other political processes when unanticipated needs arise, when temporary windows of opportunities emerge, and/or or when the Mission seeks to support unique and innovative programming. This position is situated with the Elections and Political Transitions division of USAID’s Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (the DRG Center) within the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA).

The EPP Fund Administrator is key in ensuring that activities supported by the EPP Fund comply with applicable policies, including USAID’s commitments to gender equality and inclusive development, USAID’s Political Party Assistance Policy, and other policies. The EPP Fund Administrator will also work with the other members of the Elections and Political Transitions division to ensure that activities supported by the EPP Fund are consistent with the USAID Strategy on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance and best practices for supporting elections and other political processes.

Occasionally, the EPP Fund Administrator may travel overseas to assist Missions in designing, implementing, or overseeing EPP Fund projects or to evaluate activities.

Qualifications

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

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

At a minimum, the individual must have:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in political science or a related discipline;

Experience: Bachelor's Degree with 8+ years of experience, Master's Degree with 6+ years of experience, less than a Bachelor's Degree with 10+ years of experience.

Skills:

Demonstrated experience managing and/or facilitating the flow of information and correspondence and working with online systems including websites, electronic filing and record-keeping, and databases;
Demonstrated ability to communicate both orally and in writing;
Demonstrated organizational skills showing attention to detail;
Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, Power Point, Access and other database software applications;
Demonstrated experience in working with quantitative information including budgets;
Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, Power Point, and other database software applications and/or Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides ; an
A demonstrated knowledge of, and experience with, gender analysis and its application to the democracy, human rights and governance field is preferred.

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