Mid-Level Travel Specialist
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 International Travel Specialist supporting the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA). The Travel Specialist supports the office with travel support, including travel authorizations, country clearance, reservations, and vouchers.
Coordinate travel arrangements for personnel.
Ensure that all travel arrangements, documents and document processes are compliant.
Strong sense of responsibility and a high customer service standard. Have a subject matter expert level of knowledge of the USAID travel regulations.
Have a working knowledge of OFDA and USAID Financial system.
Possess sound judgment and excellent interpersonal skills.
Subject matter expert understanding of USAID Travel Regulations
Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Experience: Minimum of eight years of experience required with a Bachelor’s Degree or minimum of six years of experience with a Master’s Degree..
Position requires the ability to work in high pressure situations occasionally exceeding normal business hours.
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to work independently or in a team environment.
Proficient in Excel and other MS Office programs.
Excellent critical thinking and organizational skills
Excellent understanding of US Government (USAID, State Department) travel policy and guidelines
Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.
U.S. Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored clearance.
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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