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Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Miami, Florida, United States of America
JOB #R2205587

FEMA Project Manager

ICF's Disaster Management Division seeks a Project Manager who will lead the implementation team for a large FEMA funded recovery in the U.S. gulf coast region. The successful candidate will be charged with the execution of programs, anticipating and meeting client’s needs and strategically positioning the company’s resources and expertise to grow the business. The Project Manager will work with ICF senior and junior staff and subcontractors to deliver program management support to local governments, nonprofit and subrecipients across a state sized region.
 The ideal candidate will be a proven Disaster Manager with a track record of superior execution and growth and will be responsible for ensuring that programs are positioned to optimize disaster grant resource allocation, build strong solutions to impacted areas, and provide strong risk management. This position represents an exceptional opportunity to join a growing, stable, and high-performing team to facilitate change and help make a lasting difference.

 This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences. 

Key Responsibilities:
•    Lead the development, coordination, and operation of various large, complex FEMA Public Assistance programs
•    Serve as the direct interface with state/local client agencies, including high-level elected and appointed officials, as well as senior program staff.
•    Lead coordination and control over execution of all program’s activities, schedule, budget and scope.
•    Lead all necessary high profile, program-wide public presentations and meetings, subrecipient meetings and government or non-government stakeholders’ meetings
•    Lead, coordinate and evaluate performance of all project staff
•    Monitor program performance status and establish necessary tools for control over programs results
•    Maintain a complete understanding of all applicable program policies, requirements, procedures, guidelines; and shall possess knowledge of regulatory and statutory compliance requirements for the FEMA Public Assistance Program as well as other federal and state funding sources. 
•    Ensure all program participants, including subrecipients, vendors, and stakeholders are aware of any policy changes
•    Manage multiple subcontractors simultaneously.•    Serve as the key project interface with ICF leadership, delivering updates on milestones/challenges, and using data-driven reporting and analysis to inform decisions

•    Willingness to travel throughout the United States as needed
Minimum Qualifications: 
•    5+ years of experience leading major disaster grant monitoring process and recovery efforts
•    5+ years of FEMA Grant Programs, project management experience including program start-up through implementation and closeout
•    5+ year experience managing complex cross-functional teams to achieve high levels of production, meet tight deadlines, and deliver compliant, quality work products.
Preferred Skills/Experience:
•    Bachelor’s Degree or higher education in Planning, Engineering, Architecture, Program Management, or similar degree
•    Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)
•    Demonstrated success in program execution, client relationships, and profitability
•    Proven track record of leading a team and accomplishing successful business results
•    Experience with state and local governments, and the types of initiatives necessary to help them rebuild their economy and culture following significant disruptions, such as natural disasters
•    Demonstrated ability to internally monitor all program and project activities to ensure quality control and quality assurance and be prepared for Federal audits of program activities
•    Familiarity with emergency planning, mitigation planning and using grants management systems•    Ability to formulate strategies to create new, creative approaches and profitable solutions

Professional Skills:
•    Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills, emotional intelligence, critical thinking skills, and integrity and ethics
•    Team player with the demonstrated ability to build organizational capability, motivate teaming partners/staff to ensure high levels of engagement, and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project Management Software)


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.

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.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is

$73,324.00 - $124,651.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

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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