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Senior Manager Natural Gas and Fuels Market Planning and Strategy (Remote USA)
Natural Gas and Fuel Market Fundamentals and Planning Senior ManagerICF Climate, Energy and Transportation Division
Remote USA, or Hybrid Any USA ICF Office (Preferred: Fairfax, VA)
ICF Energy Markets and Planning Team has a tremendous opportunity for an experienced and knowledgeable individual to join our consulting team serving the natural gas and LNG industry.
We are seeking self-driven and dynamic individual who has knowledge, understanding and insight of the global gas and energy industry to help grow and develop ICF’s fuels market team. Candidates will have a thorough grounding in the gas, LNG, and gas-to-power sector and be able to discuss and articulate clearly how energy markets are evolving, and how these developments will create opportunities and challenges for various industry participants.
As a Senior Manager with ICF’s Energy Markets and Planning Advisory practice, you will have the opportunity to advance ICF’s gas market fundamentals analytics, and our decarbonization and energy market transition strategy support for industry clients across North America. This will include helping our clients assess clean energy transition opportunities including options for low and zero carbon fuels such as renewable natural gas and hydrogen.
Candidates will need to demonstrate that they have the capability and drive to think through and convey insights about the implications of changes in the industry to near- and long-term markets, policies, and business strategies of our clients.
In this position, you will work on demanding projects for major energy industry players. You will be part of focused, flexible and result-orientated project teams in which commercial, market and management insight powerfully combine to support our clients on some of their most challenging business issues and problems.
Responsibilities for the Senior Manager will include:
Serve as the main point of contact for clients, cultivating the relationship and closely partnering with them to grow their portfolio and exceed their goals and expectations.
Contribute to and lead consulting assignments including delivery of natural gas, LNG and energy transition/decarbonization market insights.
Act as a trusted strategic advisor to clients on important investment questions, policy matters and regulatory issues.
Support project work streams and manage project delivery to ensure high quality, on-time, and on budget deliverables for clients.
Contribute to business development though proposal development and business origination.
Contribute to internal business strategy and planning, and work to implement those plans.
Provide oversight of various internal functions associated with gas market fundamentals data management, analysis and modeling.
Actively engage clients to assess satisfaction and needs.
Track overall portfolio metrics, budgets, performance, and subcontracts and provide guidance for improving on any of these components.
Serve as a people manager, helping to recruit, mentor and develop junior staff.
Report to ICF management on performance, client and business development opportunities, overall growth, and personnel matters.
Coordinate across other ICF business areas.
As a Senior Manager, you will need these important minimum qualifications:
Possess a bachelor's degree in a relevant quantitative or science discipline such as business, economics, finance, statistics, or engineering; MBA or master's is a plus.
10+ years of experience in the natural gas industry, at least 5 of which has been spent in management or financial consulting with a focus on the US natural gas industry.
Considerable experience managing key project work flows and overall coordination of projects in a Project Manager role.
The core competencies for a Senior Manager include:
Communications: Excellent interpersonal and business communication skills.
Growth Mindset: The curiosity to seek out and develop business opportunities.
Issues based focus: Produce and develop innovative and thought-provoking content.
Critical thinking and analytics: the ability to identify the critical questions, problems, and issues related to the project, and to use solid quantitative and qualitative analytics to support recommendations to address those issues .
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.
Working at ICF
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