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Reston, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2300877

Senior Manager, Housing and Community Development (REMOTE ROLE)

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 differenceDiversity & Inclusion, is simply who we are and what we do.

Senior Manager, Housing and Community Development

ICF seeks a self-motivated Senior Manager, Housing and Community Development, to be an integral member of our technical assistance team leading and supporting capacity building efforts for U.S. Housing and Urban Development, including Thriving Communities and Community Compass, and U.S. Department of Transportation.

You must be a pro-active, team player able to work in a fast-paced environment who will be responsible for supporting a wide range of technical assistance engagements, providing direct guidance to grantees or federal partners, and developing products and training materials designed to help support the coordination and integration of transportation and housing in infrastructure planning and implementation. You will be charged with the execution of training and technical assistance assignments, providing outstanding advisory services, and anticipating and meeting client’s needs across the United States. We are seeking a team member with a commitment to addressing racial disparities through inclusive and equitable system and program design.

We are open to supporting 100% remote work anywhere within the US.

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Primary Responsibilities

In supporting communities receiving federally-sponsored technical assistance in the areas of affordable housing and community and economic development, you will be:

  • Leading and coordinating components of small and large technical assistance and training engagements assisting cities, counties, territories, and tribes, including scoping the work, developing budgets, forming teams, assigning subject matter experts’ roles and responsibilities.
  • Leading and managing teams, budgets, project deliverables, communication with the TA recipient, and relations with HUD, subcontractors, and other consultants.
  • Facilitating engagements with the federal client, local officials and program staff, as well as subcontractors and technical assistance team members.
  • Providing subject matter and operations expertise amongst the following possible topics:
    • creating location-efficient housing
    • regulations, policies, and planning that inform housing and transportation investments, and
    • coordinating with state and regional planning bodies, transit authorities, and quasi- and non-governmental partners.
  • Ensuring that the technical assistance and training provided by project teams address community-level needs.
  • Tracking priorities to ensure the completion of projects in an accurate, timely and cost-efficient manner.
  • Performing quality control on products and tools to ensure compliance with regulations and ensure consistency and accuracy.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Policy, Government, or related discipline.
  • 12+ years of experience working in, or with, communities on affordable housing, land use planning and/or community development.

Additional Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of how land use planning efforts inform investments in affordable housing and infrastructure, including the integration of transportation and housing planning and implementation.
  • Understanding of HUD priorities and programs (e.g., HOME, CDBG) and cross-cutting requirements (e.g., fair housing) preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advance equitable development in disadvantaged communities.
  • Experience in developing and implementing project/team processes.
  • Project and personnel management skills and experience.
  • Willingness to travel on occasion.

    Professional Skills

    • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
    • Leader and team player with the demonstrated ability to motivate teaming partners/staff to ensure high levels of engagement, and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and consultants.
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, emotional intelligence, critical thinking skills, and integrity and ethics.
    • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Teams).
    • Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Comfort with a remote team environment



    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:

    $82,673.00 - $140,544.00

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