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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
JOB #R2104224

Project Manager

ICF is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving the lives of others and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Difference; we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires dimensions of difference.

@ ICF Next, we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world.

Join our community of mission-driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists to challenge the status quo.

We’re currently hiring for a Project Manager!

You will act as a key liaison between specific agency teams (including finance, sales and marketing, creative, and account teams) from inception of project through final execution phases.

As a Project Manager, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience coordinating activities of the project team and ensure that project tasks are completed by: scheduling and facilitating project-related team meetings (i.e. kick-offs, status, internal/client reviews, etc.), communicating action steps to team, and delivering weekly status reports to project team, the client and management
  • An understanding of the project’s scope and ensure the client and team are on the same page
  • Demonstrated experience meeting deadlines and ensuring the team has what they need to meet theirs
  • Demonstrated experience managing a project to schedule and ensuring the client and team understand what is expected of them
  • The ability to identify and resolve or mitigate areas needing clarification, project dependencies, risks, and issues
  • The ability to be a proactive self-starter, working independently to move projects and tasks forward to completion
  • The ability to work in a collaborative team environment and co-lead projects with other project managers
  • An understanding of project management tools and how to use them consistently and effectively across teams to manage projects

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • 3-5 years of project or account management experience, preferably in an agency environment
  • A demonstrated understanding of project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications and run team meetings
  • A demonstrated ability to manage tight timelines while adhering to budgetary constraints
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders. Be proactive, detail-oriented, solution driven and able to multi-task and stay calm under pressure.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must have a focus on detail and driving result
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required



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 to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

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 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.

Chicago, IL (IL14)

Who is ICF Next?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.
Learn More About ICF Next

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