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Portland, Oregon, United States of America
JOB #R2003573

Project Manager - FEMA Public Assistance

ICF's Disaster Management division seeks a Project Manager who will lead FEMA Public Assistance (PA) and Hazard Mitigation projects in Oregon following the recent wildfire and straight-line wind events. The successful candidate will be charged with the flawless execution of programs, anticipating and meeting client’s needs and strategically positioning the company’s resources and expertise to grow the business. The Project Manager will work onsite with ICF senior and junior staff and subcontractors to deliver program management support critical infrastructure clients across Oregon.

The ideal candidate will be a proven Disaster Project Manager with a track record of superior execution and growth and will be responsible for ensuring that programs are positioned to optimize disaster grant resource allocation, build strong solutions to impacted areas, and provide strong risk management. This position represents an exceptional opportunity to join an expert team to facilitate change and help make a lasting difference.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of large, complex FEMA-funded programs through the entire delivery process, from the Exploratory Call to the Recovery Transition Meeting

  • Serve as the direct interface with client staff, state/local government agencies, as well as senior program staff

  • Coordinate the Applicant’s recovery priorities and facilitate the accurate delivery of grant funding

  • Lead, coordinate, and evaluate performance of all project staff, including subcontractors

  • Maintain a complete understanding of all applicable program policies, requirements, procedures, guidelines; and shall possess knowledge of regulatory and statutory compliance requirements for FEMA and similar programs/projects.

  • Assist in identifying the eligibility of special considerations concerns that could delay grant development.


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 8+ years of FEMA project management experience including program start-up through implementation and closeout

  • Experience in the critical infrastructure market, specifically the utility sector

  • Demonstrated success managing complex cross-functional teams to achieve high levels of production, meet tight deadlines, and deliver compliant, quality work products.

  • Willingness to work in and travel across Oregon as necessary

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Demonstrated success in program execution, client relationships, and profitability

  • Proven track record of leading a team and accomplishing successful business results

  • Familiarity with emergency planning, mitigation planning and using grants management systems

Professional Skills:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, emotional intelligence, critical thinking skills, and integrity and ethics

  • Team player with the demonstrated ability to build organizational capability, motivate teaming partners/staff to ensure high levels of engagement, and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project Management Software)


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 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 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)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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