Program Manager


About the organization

Macfadden, A PAE Company was 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.



-All aspects of personnel management – Recruitment, onboarding, orientation, staffing, and
performance reviews, etc.
-Ensure all documentation for timesheets, invoices, subcontractors, vendors and procurements are
properly prepared and compliant.
-Provide staff oversight and ensure staff are compliant and adhering to government rules and
-Maintain good communication and professional relationships with all colleagues and clients.
-Deliver services as stated in the assigned task order(s).


-Program Management Responsibilities:
-Provide management oversight of staff that range from junior to senior in administrative and
technical positions directly supporting OTI including team leads.
-Oversight and management of the onsite, day-to-day activities of the assigned task order(s)
under the HASC contract.
-Manage client expectations and provide leadership to the cross-functional implementation team.
-Personnel management, task management, technical performance, and customer satisfaction.
-Oversight of facility and logistics for large teams.
-Maintain and develop organizational culture, values, and reputation with all staff, customers,
suppliers, partners and regulatory/official bodies.
-Maintain commitment to Company values.
-Meet regularly with USAID government program managers to ensure issues are promptly
resolved and to enhance communications.



Education: Relevant Master’s degree and/or equivalent experience. Certification in Contract Management and/or PMP preferred.


-Minimum twelve years of experience plus Master’s degree, or minimum of fifteen years of
experience plus Bachelor’s degree
-Significant experience in program management of large government projects. Demonstrated
experience in the government support contracting environment.
-Experience with managing USAID support contracts preferred, as well as familiarity with USAID
systems and humanitarian assistance. Previous experience with USAID/OTI preferred.

Key Skills:

-Leadership: Ability to work with senior-level government and corporate personnel and provide
leadership to a large cross-functional implementation team of diverse staff.
-Management: Strong management skills and a demonstrated ability to organize and manage
multiple priorities.
-Financial Management: Proven budget and financial management ability.
-Contract Management: Proven experience of government contracting regulations (FAR, ADS, and
-Planning: Strong strategic planning skills to plan over a 1-2 year time period.
-Problem Solving: Ability to analyze and problem solve at both a strategic and functional level.
-Ability to remain flexible and solution-oriented in a fast-paced environment.

An active US Secret security clearance or above is required to qualify for this position.

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