Logistics 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 Logistics Manager for the anticipated USAID/Philippines Logistics Support for Mindanao Activity. Under the oversight of the Deputy Chief of Party/Financial Manager, the Logistics Manager will have the primary responsibility of managing an effective and efficient systems for all the logistical needs for delivering a high-quality activity. 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.

***This position is contingent upon award.***


Desired Qualifications

Bachelors’ degree in management, engineering with training in logistics, or related fields.
At least five years of progressive experience in managing logistics support services for international organizations or local organizations with international donor funding, preferably in conflict environments.
Experience in managing a fleet of vehicles is desirable.
Demonstrated knowledge in and use of office software (MS Word and/or MS Excel) necessary for budget preparation, office management, and correct formats for documentation.
Familiarity in working in high stress/high risk areas where there may be occasion for on-site visitor to encounter hostile fire, requiring split second evacuation to identified “safe havens.”
Ability to pass a security clearance: and
Demonstrated English communication skills (written and oral) are required. Command of languages/dialects used in locations of USAID assistance is desirable.

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