Macfadden, a PAE company, is seeking Junior Grant Specialists to support USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA). BHA leads and coordinates the U.S. Government’s humanitarian assistance efforts overseas in response to natural disasters and protracted crises. The bureau also supports early recovery efforts that restore and protect basic systems and services and invests in risk reduction programs that prevent or reduce risks associated with chronic and recurrent hazards. The majority of grants and cooperative agreements are non-competitive in order to meet the need for rapid humanitarian assistance to global disasters and emergencies. Macfadden serves as an Institutional Support Contractor to USAID.
The Junior Grant Specialist will support BHA’s award making processes by preparing non-complex award documentation for USAID/BHA Agreement Officer approval and obligation. The incumbent will focus mainly on unfunded award modifications for non-governmental (NGO) and new awards to public international organizations (PIOs). The incumbent will coordinate with BHA’s program teams to obtain all necessary documentation in accordance with BHA’s guidelines and standard operating procedures and will be responsible for entering appropriate grants information into client’s assistance planning and financial systems and for maintaining and reconciling database containing grant award information, status and ownership.
The Junior Grants Specialist is an entry level position for those who would like to gain the experience and skills sets required to become a Grants Specialist.
Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions
Education, Experience and Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government issued Facilities Access or Secret clearance for the duration of your employment. 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.
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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Macfadden, a PAE company, is seeking Junior Grant Specialists to support USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA). BHA leads and coordinates the U.S. Government’s humanitarian assistance efforts overseas in response to natural…