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San Juan, Puerto Rico
JOB #R2202400

Acquisition & Relocation Coordinator

ICF’s disaster recovery teams in Puerto Rico are growing and currently seeking a Acquisition & Relocation Coordinator to promote recovery using U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds. In this role you will support ICF in the implementation of a variety of recovery projects requiring real-property acquisition and temporary or permanent relocation of tenants.  

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, willing to travel to project site and or Municipality, detail-oriented, and able to quickly adapt to meet ambitious timelines and changing requirements. Bilingual in English and Spanish required. Puerto Rico resident, or returning resident, highly preferred.

This is a full-time hybrid position located in Guaynabo, PR.

Key Responsibilities:
· Master policies and procedures governing acquisition and relocation in federally-funded recovery programs.
· Establish and maintain written policies, procedures, job aides, checklists and other tools necessary to oversee and implement acquisition and relocation services
· Engage in acquisition and relocation advisory services and technical assistance to subrecipients including one on one and group training to a variety of persons and firms assisting in implementation of the recovery programs
· Provide assistance as required under the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Properties Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (URA).
· Gather, scan, and store required documentation and other required information in electronic databases and systems, and ensure required notices were or are provided and documented in program files.
· Provide advisory services, identify comparable housing units, negotiate and oversee lease payments to landlords, and calculate assistance payments.
· Prepare letters to owners, applicants and landlords, as well as other required program documents
· Ensure all hard copy and automated files are updated and maintained in strict accordance with established policies and procedures
· Interact with project assistants to coordinate acquisition and relocation efforts.· Provide tracking and reporting information on acquisition and relocation activity.

Basic Qualifications:
· Bachelor's degree in business or similar degree  
· 4+ of experience in federally funded projects or programs  
· Familiarity with all Uniform Relocation Act (URA) requirements
- Knowledge in the implementation of Property Acquisition thru the Puerto Rico General Court of Justice Eminent Domain (expropiacion forzoza) process
- Basic understanding of survey drawings, and appraisal reports and title studies
· Advanced Excel and database proficiency
· Intermediate accounting or financial proficiency
· Excellent understanding of and ability to interpret residential lease terms, rental history, housing inspections and other program-related documents
· Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, guidelines issued by HUD and other related agencies related to disaster recovery, housing and building at a level sufficient to manage the area-wide implementation of disaster recovery policies, programs, and procedures.· Written and verbal competency in both English and Spanish

Preferred Skills/Experience:
· Experience in URA program administration, facilitating client application to public benefit programs· Experience in disaster recovery, infrastructure, economic development and/or housing support services or programs

Professional Skills:
· Exceptional ability to articulate details in a manner understandable to variety of individuals in person and over the phone· Skilled in multi-tasking, organizing and prioritizing work in a fast-paced environment

This job is a Section 3 eligible job opportunity. We encourage applications from individuals who are low income and/or living in Public Housing. 

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.

Guaynabo, PR (PR01)

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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