Senior Team Lead (PMT)


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


Recruitment, time and attendance, training and orientation, performance, and other administrative requirements for unit staff embedded with client teams;
Communicating regularly with the program manager and deputy program managers, as well as BHA technical POCs, on issues related to administrative, programmatic, or operational support;
Collaborating with technical POCs and staff to develop staffing plans that fulfill client needs while providing growth opportunities for staff;
Conducting regular check-ins with staff and their technical POCs to evaluate staff workload and assess performance;
Creating and regularly updating written guidance and providing support to ensure staff meet contract, BHA, and USAID requirements for travel, training, and other administrative processes;
Responsible for drafting, editing and submitting information for the quarterly reports and other contract-required deliverables;
Occasionally arranging staff coverage across BHA offices or divisions in coordination with technical POC to respond to data calls, filing system updates, and similar requests;
Assists with position descriptions for new positions and updates for existing positions;
Support supervising surge staff brought on for short term assignments;
Provides guidance and direction concerning the resolution of problems;
Assist with procurement actions as requested and special tasks.


Education: Bachelor’s degree with 15 years of experience or Master’s degree and 12 years of experience.

Experience: Minimum 15 years professional experience required. Experience working in a Human Resource, Staff Supervisor or Management role preferred. Relevant experience must include three years of supervisory experience

Skills Required: Excellent written and verbal skills, staff recruitment, orientation and personnel management skills with excellent attention to detail; Possess excellent judgment and are reliable and ethical and proficient in Excel and other MS Office programs. Must be able to multi-task and work under deadlines in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.
Preferred: Familiarity with FAR, ADS, and other relevant government regulations and experience working directly with a government client.

Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government issued Secret clearance for the duration of your employment. One of the requirements for a US Government Secret clearance is US citizenship. Only applicants who currently hold an active Secret or higher-level security clearance or who are eligible to receive a Secret security clearance will be considered for this position.

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