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Deputy Program Manager – CDBG-MIT - United States Virgin Islands (USVI)
Solving the world’s most complex challenges. At ICF we make BIG things happen. Let’s work together to help Hurricane survivors and communities recover and re-build for future resilience.
ICF’s Disaster Management Division is seeking a Deputy Program Manager who will support the U.S Virgin Islands to implement projects that better protect the Territory from future disasters. As Deputy Program Manager, you should have experience with and knowledge of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery and/or Mitigation – (CDBG-DR/MIT) program as well as other applicable federal disaster recovery programs.
The Deputy Program Manager will work onsite with the Program Manager, senior ICF staff, subject matter experts, and other staff to assist USVI with project management and successful implementation of infrastructure and resiliency related activities to ensure the smooth performance of the program. As such, this position requires you to maintain a complete understanding of all applicable program policies, requirements, and procedures within the established program guidelines; and work to possess knowledge of regulatory and statutory compliance requirements for HUD funded programs & projects.
- Assist the Program Manager in providing overall leadership to teams responsible for the implementation of HUD-funded mitigation programs related to infrastructure & public facilities, housing, economic development, planning or public services.
- Schedule and assign work, and managing program staff
- Manage resources, assessing and managing risk as it relates to our contractual requirements
- Coordinate various components that contribute to the project to ensure on-time delivery
- Ensure that deadlines are met, and the highest quality deliverables are produced
- Keep all parties informed of progress and any outstanding issues through clear and consistent communication and reporting
- Provide all necessary support in the development, preparation and submission of required deliverables to the client
- Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in planning, engineering, law, economics, business administration, public administration, or related field.
- At least five (5) years of relevant experience, and at least three (3) years of specific experience in federally funded infrastructure and resiliency related programs
- Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, empathy, and a cooperative attitude
- Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
- Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities and to work limited overtime as necessary
- Master's degree in Planning, Public Policy, Government, or a related discipline.
- Knowledge of similar federally funded disaster recovery and mitigation programs
- Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
- Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.
- Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
This job is a Section 3 eligible job opportunity. We encourage applications from individuals that are low income and/or living in Public Housing.
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