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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
JOB #R2104378

Account Manager

Account Manager

Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

ICF currently seeks a full-time Account Manager for our office in Chicago, Illinois. This position provides project management support across residential and commercial energy efficiency projects with a specific focus on delivering an exceptional customer experience to multiple program participants. This role involves direct interaction and coordination across local energy efficiency implementation teams, the customer operations team, and client representatives to ensure the client expectations are met or exceeded. The ideal candidate will have experience coordinating project activities, monitoring, and contributing to project deliverables, identifying and supporting process improvements for projects that span multiple functional areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate activities and processes to maximize customer service and application processing performance metrics and production goals
  • Monitor project financial performance to ensure the project is within budget and develop monthly forecasts
  • Coordinate monthly billing review with the Financial Analyst to ensure accuracy and timeliness
  • Evaluation and monitoring of process quality to ensure client and customer expectations are consistently met
  • Lead quality monitoring calibration activities with 3rd party contractors
  • Identify processes and areas of focus to improve quality findings
  • Collaboration with the customer service operations team to promote process improvements that support successful program delivery
  • Active participation within the energy efficiency implementation team to collaborate on program changes and new client requirements that have an impact on the customer experience
  • Development and presentation of weekly and periodic customer experience updates to internal team members as well as to client team members
  • Documentation support for policy and procedures
  • Management of customer or client escalations which may involve root cause analysis and other written responses that will be presented to the client for review  
  • Support training the customer service team by liaising between the energy efficiency technical experts and the customer service training and supervisory team

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Building Construction, Engineering, or other disciplines that would support the responsibilities outlined
  • Experience monitoring and managing quality
  • Aptitude with data manipulation and analysis
  • Solid computer skills with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Others a plus)

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Knowledge of energy efficient building practices and technologies
  • Experience in an operations setting, preferably with a customer or sales focus
  • Prior project management experience within a team environment
  • Familiarity with building principles or energy

Professional Skills/Experience:

  • Good verbal and writing skills
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and respond effectively to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation and outstanding level of professionalism in providing support
  • Problem solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing, or potential problems and recommend solutions
  • Demonstrated experience working independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with management and project staff

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.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

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 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.

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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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