Disaster Management Project Manager - Puerto Rico
The ICF Disaster Management division works with government agencies and communities to design and implement recovery programs and deliver increased resilience after a disaster strikes. Our functional expertise is in program management and operations, planning and preparedness, technical assistance and training, strategic communications and outreach, compliance and monitoring, implementation, and performance measurement and evaluation. Clients include states and localities administering HUD and FEMA funded disaster recovery and mitigation programs. We often work in close collaboration with ICF experts across the firm on related issues such as energy efficiency and green building, infrastructure, financial literacy, sustainable community development, and workforce development. All our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals to pursue their passions and generate results.
We seek a Disaster Management Project Manager to lead a diverse team of professionals who will provide program management services for CDBG-DR Infrastructure Programs implemented by local governments and non-profits (subrecipients) across Puerto Rico. You will utilize your experience delivering similar programs to help subrecipients compliantly complete their varied resilient infrastructure recovery projects, from project initiation through project closeout.
• Support ICF leadership in daily operation and identified responsibilities at the project level.
• Act as main point of contact between program and subrecipient team members for day to day project development and implementation.
• Coordinate all pre-application submissions from subrecipients including the evaluation of the pre-application until the selection of projects is fully developed.
• Prepare recommendation notifications and reports to communicate which projects will be funded and those that are not eligible for funding.
• Oversee and track executed subrecipients agreements.
• Coordinate all necessary reporting activities to communicate the status of all executed subrecipient agreements.
• Track and report status and performance of each subrecipient project.
• Provide and/or manage daily technical assistance to subrecipient team.
• Monitor, Identify, report, and recommend solutions to resolve, issues related to, but not limited to, CDBG-DR Infrastructure Programs compliance, schedule, scope, and budget.
• Coordinate and lead all subrecipient and potential subrecipient meetings.
• Review, provide comments, and recommend approval of subrecipient pre-applications, applications, draw requests, change orders, subrecipient agreement amendments, budget revisions, and closeout documentation package.
• Review and recommend certifications for payment and construction change orders.• Establish direct communications with subrecipients points of contacts during the pre-application and full application evaluation and implementation of projects under CDBG-DR programs.
• Bachelor’s degree or higher education in Engineering, Architecture, Project Management, or similar degree.
• Professional licenses and/or certifications valid in Puerto Rico.
• Previous project management experience with federally funded infrastructure projects within the last five (5) years.• Bi-lingual in English and Spanish fluency or literacy preferred
• Excellent communication and customer service skills and exhibit a high level of professionalism in all communications
• Knowledge of customer service principles and practices• Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities and to work limited overtime as necessary
This job is a Section 3 eligible job opportunity. We encourage applications from individuals that are low income and/or living in Public Housing.
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Puerto Rico (PR01)