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New York, New York, United States of America
JOB #R2302042

Sr. Program Manager- Decarbonization

Sr. Program Manager- DecarbonizationNew York, NY (or the ability to occasionally commute to our NYC office)

Ready to make a difference?To support our growth in the New York City region, we are seeking a  Sr. Program Manager to lead a portfolio of large building decarbonization programs in our New York City practiceYou will lead the development and execution of detailed project plans for a portfolio that spans across the commercial, industrial and multifamily building sectorsYou will maintain and build relationships with existing/new program participants and partners, oversee a team inclusive of multiple subcontractors, mentor staff and design/implement project strategies and plans to deliver on the scoped goals of the overall portfolio. You will be the main point of contact with the client and be responsible for the day-to-day program operations.  

Why you will love working here:

  • Quality of life: Flexible workplace arrangements, work-life balance

  • Investment of the community: Donation matching, volunteer opportunities

  • Investment in you: Tuition reimbursement, access to professional development resources, 401k matching, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • And many, many more (Ask your recruiter for more details!)

What you will be doing:

  • Develop strategy and execute successful delivery for the portfolio per the scope of work  

  • Execute project plans that include resource/labor, financials, communication, implementation, project and quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) 

  • Maintain comprehensive and detailed project tracking for the portfolio to be incorporated into internal ICF and external client reporting.  

  • Manage project forecasts and key performance indicators (KPIs) to meet all internal and external reporting requirements and to meet scoped goals  

  • Coordinate program delivery with other Program Managers across the program portfolio, functional ICF teams and external partners 

  • Recruit, develop and manage direct reports responsible for executing on client projects  

  • Build and maintain excellent client and partnership relationships while driving toward successful project execution 

What we need you to have (minimum qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Business, or related field with 8+ years’ experience developing, designing, and managing successful energy projects and/or programs 


  •  Master’s Degree with 6+ years of experience developing, designing, and managing successful energy projects and/or programs. 

  • 3 + years of experience managing a multifunctional team (both in-house and external) 

  • 5+ years of experience managing consulting projects, including reporting to clients, being responsible for deliverables and staff responsibilities.   

 What we would like you to have:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing outreach efforts to decision makers and stakeholders to identify energy efficiency, solar, and other decarbonization opportunities in residential or commercial buildings.  

  • Time spent advancing clean energy/energy efficiency, with specific expertise in energy efficiency technologies, products, and issues in both existing and new construction buildings (commercial, industrial and  multifamily). 

  • Experience and existing relationships within the New York City real estate management, development, construction and energy sectors desirable. 

  • Knowledge of integrated or whole building systems, building science principles, sustainable building practices and technologies is highly desirable.  

  • Experience with the energy efficiency program market in the Northeast, especially New York.   

  • Knowledge of New York City local laws and energy efficiency policies/programs for multifamily energy efficiency at the federal, and local level 

  • Demonstrated experience managing complex energy projects/energy efficiency program execution  

  • Extensive knowledge of energy efficiency policy and local laws governing NYC energy efficiency/decarbonization implementation including state and federal policies  

  • Demonstrated experience managing an outreach team, project pipeline and meeting program goals  

  • Ability to establish influential partnerships at all levels 

  • Strategic mindset with the ability to identify new opportunities  

  • Demonstrated experience with business development and client development 

  • Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement and quality assurance/control theories, techniques and application  

  • Industry certifications, professional affiliations, and publications  

  • Experience in the NYC real estate industry or experience with a similar market with large C&I and multifamily properties  



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 committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. Learn more about what we do and our commitment to inclusion

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:

$125,443.00 - $213,252.00

New York Remote Office (NY99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting and technology services company with approximately 9,000 employees, but we are not your typical consultants.

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