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JOB #R2300390

Power Market Manager (USA Location Flexible)

Power Market Manager – ICF Energy Advisory Consulting Practice

Location: Remote USA or Hybrid any USA ICF Office (Preferred: Fairfax, VA)

ICF is seeking a talented Manager to support our growing team and client base in the area of power markets advisory consulting.  Professionals with 5+ years of experience in US power market analysis/forecasting/economics are ideal candidates for the role. 

As a manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of analysts to develop and defend power price forecasts, power plant proformas and financial projections using grid software models (e.g. PROMOD, PSLF, etc.), issuing detailed market reports, growing our business with new and existing clients, mentoring and developing junior staff, and contributing to ICF’s thought leadership and competitive positioning in the market. 

In this practice area, ICF’s typical client base includes owners and developers of power plants, banks and investors, and occasionally government entities and other stakeholders.  We advise on asset transactions, support siting and financing of new power plants, and provide expert testimony in litigation cases among other work.  Great managers at ICF are both analytically sharp and great communicators and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment.

ICF’s practice covers all major market areas in the US, including: ERCOT, PJM, ISONE, NYISO, MISO, SPP, CAISO, WECC, and SERC, with specialized teams serving each region. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a dedicated team of analysts to perform detailed grid modeling and long-term forecasting efforts for market prices, plant/grid operations, and plant economics.

  • Manage multiple projects with overlapping timelines while ensuring excellent quality, consistency, and client support

  • Review and provide direct feedback to the team on quantitative modeling approaches and results

  • Communicate effectively with a diverse client base as a subject-matter expert in US wholesale power markets

  • Grow ICF’s business by leading interactions with potential clients and developing proposals

  • Mentor and develop junior staff as well as collaborate with ICF senior management on key business decisions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, or a related quantitative-focused field.  Candidates majoring in other fields must clearly demonstrate equivalent quantitative aptitude

  • 5+ years of work experience in North American electric power sector, including market analysis and forecasting

  • Experience with a minimum of one of following: ERCOT, PJM, ISONE, NYISO, MISO, SPP, CAISO, WECC, and SERC

  • Deep familiarity with market modeling approaches and tools (e.g. PROMOD, PSLF, etc.)

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong capabilities in Microsoft Office

  • Experience independently conducting and supervising technical analysis.

Preferred Skills:

  • Master’s degree in any of the aforementioned fields or closely related areas

  • Consulting background preferred.  However, other experience with financial analysis, asset valuation, or power plant development a plus

  • Business development and managerial experience



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:  Know Your Rights 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:

$90,940.00 - $248,982.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

Energy Consulting

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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