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Deputy Portfolio Lead
Deputy Portfolio Lead
Energy Efficiency Residential ProgramsNew Jersey
To support our recent growth in the northeast region we are currently seeking a Deputy Portfolio Lead to support ICF’s work implementing a large residential energy efficiency portfolio from our Newark, NJ office. You will support the development and management of multiple energy efficiency programs and build relationships with our utility client/partners as you work with them to design and implement program strategies. You will work directly with the Portfolio Lead to provide day-to-day management/leadership support and mentor current ICF energy efficiency professionals, bringing your expertise, best practices, and resources from across our business and industry, to promote their development and support their success in the delivery of important programs, projects, and tasks for our client(s).
Coordinate various functions associated with a large portfolio of residential energy efficiency programs including IT, marketing, customer service, operations, invoicing, and program implementation staff, ensuring collaboration and coordination is ongoing
Track overall portfolio/KPI metrics, budgets, performance, and subcontracts and provide recommendations for improving on any of these components when risk is present
Project manage, coordinate, and track various activities underway, planned and/or yet to be determined to enhance the delivery of each of the programs
Prepare plans, proposals, and presentations to support client requests
Guide portfolio Program Managers and subcontractors during monthly forecasting process; ensuring proper planning and inputs/assumptions are considered to establish accurate forecasts
Support Portfolio Lead as backup point of contact for executive and senior leadership with client(s) across multiple existing and future initiatives related to energy efficiency, distributed energy resources, advisory services, and other relevant utility interests
Day-to-day management and mentoring of Program Managers
Report on portfolio performance, business development opportunities, and overall strategy for division growth
Bachelor’s degree (concentrations in Environmental Studies, Energy Resources, Policy, Engineering, Marketing, Project Management or Business Management are preferred )
10+ years of experience in an energy or energy related field (experience developing, designing, and managing successful energy efficiency and/or demand reduction programs for the residential and/or business market segments a plus)
5+ years of experience leading projects
Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies, Energy Resources, Policy, Engineering, Marketing, Project Management or Business Management
Demonstrated experience leading a team (both in-house and virtual)
Ability to establish influential partnerships at all levels
Strategic mindset with the ability to identify new opportunities
Demonstrated experience with business development and client development
Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement and quality assurance/control theories, techniques, and application
Recognized internally and externally for expertise in functional area
Firm understanding in procurement best practices and contract administration
Industry certifications, professional affiliations, and publications
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