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Data Specialists

ICF's Disaster Management division seeks Data Specialists who will support FEMA Public Assistance (PA) and Hazard Mitigation projects in Oregon following the recent wildfire and straight-line wind events.

In this role, you will work with our team and our client to assess, define, and implement improved business processes to ensure that the client’s recovery efforts are compliant with state and federal reporting requirements. You should be able to synthesize quantitative information from a variety of sources, juggle multiple tasks, and interact effectively with clients and colleagues. Ideally, you will should have an understanding of federal, state, and grant funding sources; experience with data management of basic and complex datasets from multiple sources and in multiple formats; the ability to interpret and communicate complex fiscal and administrative concepts to operational staff; and a sense of ownership and accountability as well as a willingness and commitment to adding value to the project.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop a strong understanding of the client’s processes and procedures to provide meaningful reports and analyses that focus on operational and financial performance

  • Work closely with internal and external cross-functional teams on improving systems and reporting functionality, design, and user experience, and endorsing a culture where high-quality data is at the forefront

  • Generate high quality dashboard and report mock-ups to support requirements gathering and reporting requirements. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information science, math, statistics, accounting, finance, or business administration

  • 5+ years’ experience working with data related to federal grant reporting, financial analysis, public sector accounting, public policy analysis, grant management, and/or budgetary planning/management

  • 5+ years working with advance Excel features (pivot tables, formulas, vlookup, graphics).

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal regulations, policies, and guidance within the FEMA Public Assistance Program

  • Experience with project management and agile development

  • Experience managing the full data product lifecycle encompassing opportunity identification, requirements gathering, design, development, execution and sunsetting

Professional Skills:

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills paired with a desire to take initiative

  • Demonstrated experience balancing and prioritizing multiple projects and competing priorities to meet goals, deliverables, and deadlines

  • Ability to work under pressure, both individually and collaboratively in a team environment

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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. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities 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.

Portland, OR (OR08)

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