Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.


Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • Washington, DC

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Don't miss out on new jobs!

Get the latest Project Manager (Computer and Mathematical) jobs in Washington, DC delivered directly to your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Saved!

Could not save Job Alert!

You have too many Job Alerts!

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

Sign Up

or   Sign In Here
Password Must Contain
8 to 15 characters
1 uppercase letter
1 number or symbol
1 lowercase letter
Create an Account with CareerBuilder to save jobs & unlock these great features
See similar job titles and skills to help you make your next move
Upload a resume and become visible to Hiring Managers and Employers
Compare Salary Information to see where you stand amongst your peers
Easily Quick Apply to jobs with just one click!

Email Send Failed!

JR Technology and Innovation Project Manager

PAE • Washington, DC

Posted 18 hours ago

Job Snapshot

Other Great Industries

Job Competition



How Do You Compare to the Competition?

Get facts about other applicants with a CareerBuilder Account

Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

JR Technology and Innovation Project Manager

Macfadden is providing support services to Food For Peace (FFP). Macfadden is looking for a Technology and Innovation Project Manager to leverage advancements in technology and eliminating one-off developments, siloed data, and antiquated systems. The group tracks and evaluates new and evolving technologies and innovations that have the potential to support and enhance customer decision making and analysis and improve programming.  This includes solutions for management of FFPs prepositioning warehouses, processing grant applications, monitoring and evaluation, data collection, management and analysis, and collaboration tools.  All of these systems are essential for FFP to have more accurate, robust and timely data collection and reporting on key activities.  With the growing importance of technology and innovation for humanitarian response.

The ideal candidate will be a key member of the group, supporting both internal and external information systems along with technology and innovation projects and solutions.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the full lifecycle for a range of projects including, but not limited to, support for data architecture, databases, data analytics, business process analysis, design and evaluation of commercial and custom applications, and evaluation of new technologies relevant to FFP requirements. 

The Specialist will monitor project risks and ensure compliance with all Agency and USG guidelines, policies, and procedures related to system operations, privacy, and data protection.  This includes assisting in completing, submitting and tracking USAID’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Privacy Officer (CPO), and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) submissions and engaging with CIO and CPO program staff to ensure completion of required processes and compliance with CIO and CPO requirements.  The specialist will also stay current with broader USAID, USG and industry information management solutions and strategies and evaluate opportunities to leverage corporate solutions and resources. 

The specialist will participate in projects from initial conception, through design, implementation, testing, final roll-out, training development, and ongoing support.  She/he will support all aspects of the solution transfers process, working with project stakeholders, including award applicants, FFP managers, financial analysts, report writers, activity evaluators, CIO, CPO and CISO, contractor IT support, and FFP management, coordinating and managing the full range of activities required to successfully transition and maintain solutions.  Specific tasks will include, but are not limited to, managing systems requirement definition, technology evaluation, system development, coordination with CIO and CPO staff, coordination with other USAID offices, system security monitoring, training, and user support. 

She/he will serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for her/his assigned projects, supporting internal and external decision making in coordination with the Team Lead.  The position requires a high level of coordination among internal stakeholders with competing needs and priorities; it requires providing guidance and options to management about appropriate solutions.  The specialist will have the skills to coordinate and manage multiple, complex activities professionally, simultaneously. 

The specialist must be able to communicate technical information to FFP stakeholders in clear and simple terms.  He/she must also have the skills necessary to “translate” FFP operational requirements to technical designs and translate final project technical design concepts back to the functional teams. 

FFP is a busy, dynamic, and highly complex office and the successful candidate must be flexible in responding to changing needs and priorities. The ideal candidate will be an independent self-starter with excellent follow through and communication skills, along with a strong attention to detail and accuracy. This person will be responsible for ensuring other staff and contractors complete necessary work assignments on time and accurately. 

Essential Functions:

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Knowledge of, coursework or experience in technology and innovation.
  • Knowledge of, coursework or experience in data management, analytics or visualization.
  • Knowledge of, coursework or experience with technology and innovation, such as Block Chain, Artificial Intelligence, etc.
  • Knowledge of, coursework or experience on private sector engagement.
  • Experience and knowledge of existing USG, USAID and/or FFP structures and processes.
  • Additional education/training in technology and innovation – including both academic and work related courses.


  • Bachelor’s degree with 4 years of relevant experience; or
  • Less than BS/BA with 5 years of relevant experience
  • MS/MA/MB with 3 years of relevant experience
  • JD/ABD with 2.5 years of relevant experience

Required Skills:    

  • Experience working closely with customers to understand requirements and identify and management solutions. 
  • Professional or academic experience managing complex projects including functional and technical requirements development, technical design, software development and testing, and user support. 

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

Physical Requirements

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.    

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Job ID: R0034050
Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.
Don't miss out on new jobs like this
Get the latest jobs delivered to your inbox. Unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Created

Well, this is embarrassing. We are having trouble saving your search. You can try again or come back at a later time.

Maximum Email Alerts

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.