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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2201280

Corporate Strategy Associate

ICF is a growth-oriented global consulting and technology services company with revenues of $1.5B and a mission to build a more prosperous and resilient world for all.

We are currently seeking a Corporate Strategy Associate to provide leadership and support to strategy development initiatives both at the Corporate and Group levels. You will be part of a small four-person team that partners with other corporate teams including Corporate Development/M&A, Investor Relations, Corporate Growth, and Finance, in addition to interacting with the company’s four Operating Groups.

This role provides an opportunity to learn about the totality of the company’s business as you demonstrate and hone your research, data and business analysis, and communication skills while interacting with senior-level leaders across the company.

This position reports to the VP of Corporate Strategy, who is based in our Fairfax, VA headquarters office. Candidates located in close proximity to our headquarters office are preferred. We are also open to a hybrid work arrangement.

Responsibilities:

  • Under the overall guidance of the VP of Corporate Strategy, provide support to strategy development initiatives both at the Corporate and Group levels.

  • Build understanding of and report upon market/consumer intelligence, competitive analysis, and metrics.

  • Work with Group-level strategy and marketing leaders in strategic planning and analysis.

  • Support implementation of specific strategy initiatives.

  • Create communications materials to support C-suite communications efforts surrounding strategy and organizational alignment.

  • Team with the M&A department to assist with financial analysis and due diligence for new acquisitions.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Experience in strategic market analysis

  • 2+ years of experience working as an Associate in a management consulting firm and/or 2+ years working in a business unit level Strategy/Development function for a Fortune 1000 firm

  • Experience in developing corporate and managerial communications

  • Experience in project structuring

  • Basic knowledge of corporate finance preferred

  • Familiarity with one or more of ICF's major markets preferred: health, energy, federal IT, marketing services, government services

  • Ability to travel occasionally (10-20%) once it is safe to do so

Professional Skills:

  • Positive, pragmatic and collaborative style, with an ability to generate enthusiasm, take initiative, and be innovative in accomplishing goals in a large, complex, multi-cultural and matrix environment

  • Exceptional organizational skills, written and oral communications, and personal presence

  • Strong business and financial acumen

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 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.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

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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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