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National Product Manager
** This position may be worked remotely in the US**
To support and accelerate our growth, we are currently seeking an Energy Program Manager for our Commercial Energy division to help transform and scale ICF’s utility programs at a national level. Reporting to the Vice President, who serves as the Director of Offerings, you will lead the design and development of a national program offering and collaborate with local teams across all regions in the US and Canada to drive sales and delivery. Additionally, you will ensure standardized approaches and best practices are implemented resulting in optimized delivery and cost effectiveness of the program offering. Ideal candidates will have interest, knowledge and/or experience with energy efficiency, distributed energy resources, decarbonization, demand response and/or beneficial electrification programs.
Serve as the primary contact and become the recognized expert, internally and externally, for the offering
Lead and own the initial offering design, its strategic direction and ongoing evolution; including all supporting marketing, sales and implementation materials
As dictated by scale, build and lead a team at the national level to provide oversight and support for the offering
Educate local teams on the offering and how to bring it to existing clients
Develop and manage pipeline in partnership with local teams to drive capture and sales of offering for new and existing clients; including leading go/no go decisions on opportunities
Work in partnership with local teams on submitting proposal responses; including, market research, savings projections, budget development and drafting proposal text. Responsible for reviewing final proposals and pricing prior to submission
Support local teams with the start-up and implementation of the offering through oversight, shared resources, regular communications, and national activities (MOU management, relationships with manufacturers, etc.)
Ensure standardized approaches and best practices are implemented resulting in optimized delivery and cost effectiveness of program offering
Coordinate with other Energy Program Managers to identify opportunities for utilizing common systems, procedures and staff across multiple offers
Conduct competitor research and collaborate nationally and locally on business development
Responsible for helping sell and oversee $25M+ in programs across North America
Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred)
10+ years of experience in program management and/or product development, or related experience
Strategic mindset with the ability to identify new opportunities and assess competition
Demonstrated experience with business development and client development
Ability to establish influential partnerships at all levels
Demonstrated ability to manage a cross functional team (both in-house and virtual)
Experience developing, designing and administering successful energy efficiency, distributed energy resource, decarbonization, demand reduction and/or beneficial electrification programs
5+ years of experience managing consulting projects or products
Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement and quality assurance/control theories, techniques and application
Industry certifications, professional affiliations, and publications
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
Ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment with excellent attention to detail
Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to hit deadlines
Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
Ability to work with all levels of internal employees, as well as outside clients and vendors
Ability to effectively lead and work with a variety of team members
Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude
Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Project)
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. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
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