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Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
JOB #R2104983

Deputy Program Manager

To support ICF’s dynamic growth and expanding client base, we are seeking a Deputy Program Manager to work in our Health Science Practice. This group of 70+ science professionals provides toxicology, epidemiology, risk assessment, exposure assessment, environmental modeling, data analysis and management, software and tool development, and related support that addresses the full spectrum of potentially hazardous agents, including chemicals and microbes. We specialize in identifying and quantifying the effects of environmental pollutants on human health and the environment.

The Deputy Program Manager will provide project management and high-level technical leadership in support of federal agencies (such as U.S. EPA and NIEHS) in assessing the human health impacts of pollutants.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide technical direction to multiple projects involving quantitative analyses, toxicological sciences, software design, and database development.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, and within scope.
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Manage the day-to-day work associated with projects, including staffing, scheduling, communicating, and providing technical guidance and quality assurance
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for clients and communicate with clients regularly regarding project status, technical issues, deliverables, and follow-on work.
  • Participate in supervising, mentoring, and developing junior- to mid-level staff.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in one or more technical areas such as toxicology, microbiology, cell biology, cheminformatics health science, computer science, and related fields.
  • Synthesize findings into written reports and scientific articles.
  • Provide strategic leadership related to services delivery and business development.

This position does not involve hands-on laboratory or field work.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Higher Degree in toxicology, pharmacology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or other health or environmental-science related subject
  • Minimum 5 years of experience evaluating toxicology data, reviewing laboratory studies, or related experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with bioinformatics or computational science
  • Experience with government programs (preferably U.S. EPA or NIEHS)
  • Experience with project management and staff leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate and execute technical approaches to solving scientific questions 

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with IT-related programs and projects, such as database development, software design, or other programming and analytics solutions

Professional Skills:

  • Proactive and problem-solving approach to challenges
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills

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.

Durham, NC (NC05)

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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