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Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
JOB #R2103381

Senior Workforce Development Consultant

Workforce Development,  Senior Associate - Newark, NJ

To support our recent growth in the northeast region we are currently seeking a Workforce Development Senior Associate with a focus on staffing, training.  You will bring your expertise and best practices to support the successful delivery of workforce development implementation to clients.

This role provides the opportunity to forge a strong relationship with both the client and project team that will contribute to your growth and development. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in the standardization and implementation of program processes and procedures

  • Maintain a hands-on role to ensure deadlines are met and key deliverables are accurate

  • Ownership of key reporting requirements and performance-based metrics (to include ICF, partners and trade allies) with a keen ability to analyze data

  • Support initiative to ensure all key recruiting and staffing metrics are achieved

  • Drive efforts that integrate diversity, equity and inclusion within recruiting systems and processes

  • Help identify high quality and diverse candidates through the proactive sourcing of candidates via direct channels, job postings, social media, web sourcing, talent mapping, vendors and networking

  • Partner closely with hiring managers, as a trusted partner and valued advisor, building a deep understanding of their business, role requirements and desired candidate profiles while delivering outstanding client service

  • Actively support sourcing strategies to locate and secure candidates with hard-to-find skills sets

  • Promote ICF career opportunities to the professional community via networking, conference attendance, social media and career events

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years in client facing, support roles

  • Extensive experience in deck building and robust PowerPoint skills

  • Proven excellent analytical skills with an impeccable attention to detail

  • Strong knowledge of HR compliance and regulations

  • Demonstrated understanding of workforce operations functions and processes in one or more of the following areas: Corporate Operations, HR Compliance, Employee Relations, Employment Law

  • Experience implementing DEI focused workforce development program reporting 

Preferred Skills/Experience: 

  • Dedicated work ethic with a commitment to client service excellence

  • Ability to succeed in team-based or independent environment

  • Strategic mindset with the ability to establish influential partnerships at all levels

  • Showcased experience implementing continuous improvement and quality assurance applications 

Professional Skills: 

  • Strong client presence with project management, presentation and facilitation experience

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills

  • Well-organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities

  • Team player with the ability to work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

  • Able to work with all levels of internal employees, clients and partners independently as needed

  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism and a cooperative attitude

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

  • Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities simultaneously 




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.

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.

New Jersey Remote Office (NJ99)

Who is ICF?

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

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