Midstream Program Manager and Strategic Advisor - Energy Efficiency Programs - COLUMBIA, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • ICF
  • Columbia, Maryland, United States of America
  • Jul 10, 2020
Full time Professional Services

Job Description

Midstream Program Manager and Strategic Advisor

Columbia, MD

Job Description 

ICF is currently seeking a program manager and HVAC or Lighting technical expert to support our energy efficiency programs in Maryland. Successful candidate will lead the strategy, development and management of residential and commercial midstream program offerings in the Mid-Atlantic. Working closely with the senior portfolio managers, this individual will be responsible for monitoring and supporting the successful delivery of operations across multiple functional areas, including internal operations, client support, and stakeholder management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall management of utility program performance including financial management, contract deliverables, strategic planning, quality assurance, and operational efficiencies
  • Develop and maintain relationships and partnerships with major local and national and regional distributors, suppliers, and manufacturers to support their participation in program
  • Develop and maintain relationships and partnerships with local trade allies to ensure adoption and promotion of program
  • Align marketing, promotional, and merchandising activities for energy efficient products with key utility contracts across the nation
  • Analyze market trends and technologies to enhance deployment opportunities for client utility programs
  • Development and deployment of training and quality assurance protocols for program participants
  • Mentor, lead, and collaborate with program support team members, including one or more direct reports 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • 3+ years of experience developing, designing, and managing successful energy efficiency programs or 5+ years of HVAC or lighting industry experience
  • Experience managing a team (both in-house and virtual) 

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Energy efficiency project and/or program implementation experience
  • Previous experience in working specifically with HVAC distributors, suppliers, and/or manufacturers
  • Demonstrated experience with business and client development and client, with concentration in new opportunity pursuit and capture
  • Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement in quality assurance/control theories, techniques and application
  • Recognized internally and externally for expertise in functional area
  • Firm understanding in procurement best practices and contract administration
  • Industry certifications, professional affiliations, and publications

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task with excellent attention to detail
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal employees, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Able to effectively lead and work with a variety of team members
  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
  • Strong adaptability and project prioritization skills

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.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com 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.

Columbia, MD (MD12)