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Macfadden is an employee-owned, international professional services corporation that applies integrated information technology solutions and program/project management expertise to help solve critical issues impacting the health, safety and security of the world around us. Since 1986, federal agencies have relied on Macfadden for mission critical support in the areas of international disaster coordination and humanitarian assistance, geographic information systems, compliance and monitoring support, –knowledge management, and systems engineering and integration.
Macfadden is proud of our long term partnerships with our clients and our goal is to always exceed their expectations. From rapid delivery of personnel and funds to the scene of a humanitarian crisis to the development of sustainable economic infrastructure; from compliance support to maintaining critical IT financial systems, Macfadden delivers results. We provide responsive, flexible and innovative approaches and technologies to help our clients succeed in their critical missions. With more than 200 employees, Macfadden is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland with multiple client site operations worldwide.
When you become a Macfadden employee-owner, you will be working with a team of competent, experienced professional who care deeply about your success. That's what sets us apart and drives our commitment to our customers.
Key Internal Interfaces: Program Manager, Strategic Communications Team Lead, HPGE Team
Key External Interfaces: Public, interagency
The Inter Agency Specialist will be responsible for providing support to the Team Leader for interagency and Strategic Engagement within the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA). The Inter Agency Specialist will be a member of the Humanitarian Policy and Global Engagement Division.
Education: B.A. in International Studies, Public Administration or related field. Advanced Degree Preferred.
· 6-8 years of professional experience, with experience working for a federal agency.
· Must have experience working on international humanitarian and disaster relief issues, U.S. Government agencies, and strategic messaging.
· Experience working on interagency coordination.
Preferred: Proficiency in a foreign language, international experience
This individual will work closely with other members of the interagency team to assist in the drafting and development of plans for interagency coordination and to assist in the development of training.
Other duties as required.
In order to be considered for this position applicants must provide a cover letter explaining why they would be a good addition to the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, referencing OFDA's mandate, and how this position fits into their career development.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.
This position description reflects Macfadden's assignment of essential functions; nothing in this job description restricts the Company's latitude to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
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