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Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2204751

2022 Grad Career Opportunity: Program Implementation Assistant for Federal Energy Efficiency Programs (Arlington, VA)

ICF is seeking a detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated candidate to help clients implement their energy-efficiency decarbonization, and sustainability programs. Successful candidate of this entry-level position will support important program administration and assurance initiatives to facilitate stakeholder engagement, build brand integrity, and assure efficient implementation of an important federal public private partnership. This role is open to be immediately filled and we are focused on considering candidates that have earned their bachelor's degree in 2021-2022.

Key Responsibilities:

• Respond to client and industry stakeholder questions and requests and manage designated program email accounts

• Manage, analyze, and report on high volumes of program data contained in databases, websites, and other lists and contribute suggestions for data gathering mechanisms

• Develop and review high-quality written products, such as reports that analyze industry trends, summarize stakeholder compliance with program requirements, and identify opportunities for energy savings

• Communicate with internal subject matter experts via written materials and meetings to promote knowledge sharing, consistency of approach, and cross-collaboration

• Develop and implement compliance and brand integrity strategies, initiatives, and tools in a rapidly changing environment

• Create and edit partner outreach materials such as reporting forms, applications, and targeted stakeholder correspondence

• Facilitate the dissemination of clear, compelling messaging to communicate with a wide variety of audiences about program initiatives, data trends, or implementations progress

• Identify and implement creative opportunities to streamline administrative processes

• Establish and contribute to task schedules to ensure contract deliverable requirements are met on time and within budget

• Collaborate with government clients to facilitate successful and efficient program implementation

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area of study such as Communications/Marketing, Business Administration, Environmental Policy, Public Policy, Politics, or Physical/Natural Sciences

Additional Skills:

• Verbal and written communication skills that will enable effective interactions with clients, market actors, and program stakeholders

• Demonstrated track record of successful task management

• Demonstrated experience analyzing data

• High level of proficiency in MS Office Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

• Openness to learning new systems, including but not limited to database systems and mass mailing distribution systems

Preferred Skills/Experience:

• Methodical/logical thinker with a good ability on grasping bigger picture

• Experience with stakeholder outreach and management

• Experience working with internal or external clients

• Experience designing or implementing quality control or quality assurance programs

• Interest in energy efficiency and environmental programs

Professional Skills:

• Careful attention to detail and superior quality control

• Demonstrated customer service orientation and outstanding level of professionalism

• Excellent problem solving-skills and decision-making capabilities; adept at analyzing situations, identifying existing or potential problems, anticipating potential outcomes, and recommending solutions • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills

• Exceptional research and writing skills, including editing and proofreading

• Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities

• Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

• Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors

• Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Arlington, VA (VA31)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.
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