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Project Manager - FEMA Public Assistance
ICF's Disaster Management division seeks a Project Manager who will lead disaster recovery efforts consisting of FEMA Public Assistance (PA), Hazard Mitigation, and Resiliency projects in the Pacific Northwest following the recent wildfire and straight-line wind events. Additionally, this individual will manage the Western-region Critical Infrastructure program and staff. The successful candidate will be charged with the flawless execution of wildfire recovery and mitigation 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 onsite with ICF senior and junior staff and subcontractors to deliver program management support to critical infrastructure clients across the Pacific Northwest.
The ideal candidate will be a proven Disaster Project 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 an expert 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.
Manage day-to-day operations of large, complex FEMA-funded programs through the entire delivery process, include management of project staff
Manage multiple clients / projects and staff throughout the Western Region
Serve as the direct interface with client staff, state/local government agencies, as well as senior program staff
Coordinate the Applicant’s recovery priorities and facilitate the accurate delivery of grant funding, including mitigation funds
Lead, coordinate, and evaluate performance of all project staff, including subcontractors
Maintain a complete understanding of all applicable program policies, requirements, procedures, guidelines; and shall possess knowledge of regulatory and statutory compliance requirements for FEMA and similar programs/projects.
Assist in identifying the eligibility of special considerations concerns that could delay grant development.
8+ years of FEMA project management experience including program start-up through implementation and closeout
Experience managing wildfire recovery and mitigation projects
Experience in the critical infrastructure market, specifically the utility sector
Demonstrated success managing complex cross-functional teams to achieve high levels of production, meet tight deadlines, and deliver compliant, quality work products.
Willingness to work in and travel across the Pacific Northwest as necessary
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
Familiarity with emergency planning, mitigation planning and using grants management systems
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. 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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