Global Health Supply Chain Indefinite Deliverables/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Director

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 13 November 2019
  • Arlington, Virginia, United States
  • Closing on 13 December 2019
  • Proposal

Job Description

Company Summary

PAE/Macfadden provides innovative solutions that enable our clients to rapidly respond to complex international disasters, develop and maintain critical government financial systems, and safeguard key government information systems. We offer a broad range of technical capabilities to solve complex program requirements – international program management and training, grants administration, geospatial information systems, information technology operations, financial systems, and helpdesk support. We partner with clients to protect the efficiency of America’s food supply, expedite medical breakthroughs, provide humanitarian aid to vulnerable populations around the world, develop and maintain critical government IT financial systems, and safeguard key government information systems. Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, we staff multiple client site operations worldwide.

Proposal Description

PAE/Macfadden is currently recruiting for several positions for an anticipated USAID global health supply chain proposal. The anticipated project will work to improve the capacity of global health supply chains and enhance the ability of in-country supply chains to support end-user delivery. The overarching project goal is to support countries to build resilient and sustainable supply chains that deliver high quality, life-saving pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to support the highest possible level of health and quality of life for all its citizens. If this project is awarded, work is likely to begin in 2020.

Position Summary

PAE/Macfadden seeks a Global Health Supply Chain IDIQ Director. The IDIQ Director will be primarily responsible for the administration and management of the IDIQ and will serve as USAID’s primary point of contact.


  • Lead, manage and oversee all aspects of the IDIQ and task orders, ensuring quality control and timeliness of all deliverables for all aspects of the IDIQ;
  • Supervise and guide Task Order Leaders in the development of IDIQ and task order logistics systems and procedures and ensure they are properly implemented;
  • Inform, monitor and execute logistics operations for each task order;
  • Oversee the preparation of status reports and deliverables, ensuring their timely delivery to all relevant stakeholders;
  • Engage with client representatives, host country institutions, and other donor organizations on global logistics issues;
  • Routinely liaise with field offices to provide guidance and advice on logistics challenges such as clearances and host country regulations;
  • Serve as the liaison to companion USAID project teams and ensure coordination and collaboration with associated activities;
  • Work closely with local and international vendors to ensure logistics operations are well designed, optimized and cost effective;
  • Ensure compliance with all USG rules and regulations, as well as established regulations and Standard Operating Procedures, in the provision of logistics services;
  • Some international travel will be required.


  • A graduate degree in supply chain management, logistics, international development, public health, project management, or related field is required;
  • Project management and/or supply chain management certification (e.g., Project Management Institute or American Production and Inventory Control Society certified) strongly preferred
  • At least 15 years of international development experience in and working with international donors (including USAID) is required;
  • Working knowledge of and/or experience with USG-funded program management, policies, regulations and procedures is required;
  • At least ten years of senior management experience for development projects working at a global scale;
  • Experience representing programs to and engaging with senior government officials (U.S. and foreign), international donors and other key stakeholders;
  • Ten years of experience managing global order fulfillment, logistics, and/or supply chain operations, preferably in the health commodity sector;
  • Private sector experience in supply chain management, procurement, warehousing or logistics highly desirable;
  • Proven record of leadership and demonstrated ability in successful teambuilding including: recruiting, directing, training and managing diverse teams of technical and operational personnel;
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts and continuous improvement efforts,
  • Solution-oriented and results-driven with a strong attention to detail, accuracy, efficiency and ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines;
  • Experience negotiating and executing contracts with third-party logistics providers and/or carriers for global freight and logistics services;
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or procurement/supply chain management software;
  • Experience working on public health or supply chain programs in low-income and middle-income countries is strongly preferred.

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.

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