PSC Procurement Associate

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 a PSC Procurement Associate to support USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (USAID/OTI) in Washington, DC. The PSC Procurement Associate provides support to USAID offices in the contracting of political transition and stabilization response personnel worldwide. This position plays a pivotal role supporting USAID offices in fast-paced, dynamic environments and is critical to the successful implementation of USAID/OTI’s programs and fulfillment of USAID/OTI’s mandate. The PSC Procurement Associate supports the process and actions necessary to select staff under the flexible staffing mechanism used by USAID/OTI to implement its rapid response strategy.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Serve as a primary point of contact and manage communication with current and potential offerors, as well as the general public.
Provide administrative support from preparing and posting job requisitions, to collecting and reviewing offer materials.
Assist the PSC Recruitment team with facilitating the USAID Personal Services Contractors (PSC) requisition process: drafting and posting solicitations, responding to offerors, scheduling interviews and meetings.
Responsible for administrative tasks related to PSC recruiting including maintaining files, answering contract questions for candidates, and reporting on ongoing requisitions.
Additional responsibilities can be found on full online application.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Education/Experience:

High School Diploma, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with 1-2 years of work experience;
Skills:

Qualified candidates should be reliable, highly organized, motivated, and committed to customer service.
Candidates must excel in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment and be able to effectively shift priorities and multi-task while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail.
Candidates must be proficient in basic Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) or equivalent and possess professional-level skills in both oral and written communication.
Previous recruiting and procurement experience is a plus, but not a requirement.

U.S. Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored clearance.

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