PSC Contracts Unit Lead
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.
Key Internal Interfaces: DCHA/OTI PSC Recruitment
Key External Interfaces: Personal Service Contractors (PSCs), OTI HR and HCTM, OTI Program Teams, USAID OAA/OTI
The Unit Lead manages PSC Contracts Unit in support of USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI). The Unit Lead is highly organized, motivated, detail-oriented, and able to excel in a deadline-driven, customer-driven work environment. The Unit Lead must be able to work closely with a variety of personality types, and possesses exceptional oral and written communication skills. The Unit Lead demonstrates leadership skills and is a team player. The Unit Lead is able to prioritize, assist, and guide the unit to ensure the responsiveness of the team.
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: 3 years of relevant experience and Government contracting experience, including demonstrated understanding of and experience with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and procedures required; Experience with Basic Human Resources personnel intake processes; Work in environments where contracts had to be produced both quickly and accurately with highly demanding clients preferred
Skills: Outstanding customer service, interpersonal, and supervision skills; Reliable, highly organized, and motivated; Must excel in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment while maintaining focus and balance priorities; Excellent attention to detail; Superior oral and written communication skills Superior computer skills (MS Office Suite in a network environment) including the ability to learn new software and databases quickly.
Bachelor’s degree with 8 years of relevant work experience, MS/MA/MB with 6 years of relevant work experience, High school diploma with 10 years of relevant work experience
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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