Senior Grant Manager - Disaster Management - AUSTIN, TEXAS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • ICF
  • Austin, Texas, United States of America
  • Aug 04, 2020
Full time Professional Services

Job Description

Are you interested in opportunities in Disaster Management? Do you have experience in planning, mitigation or grant management? Join our team in Austin, Texas as a Senior Grant Manager!

We are seeking Senior Grant Managers to join our new state program immediately. You will work with subrecipients to manage the mitigation grants awarded to them by GLO. Senior Grant Managers will lead assistance to Sector Leads with financial management & grant details.  Ensure quality, completeness, and on-time delivery of assigned tasks.  Maintain assigned workloads, leads and job assignments.  Track key metrics. 

Position is currently based remote but relocation to Austin, TX will be required in January 2021.

Key Responsibilities:    

  • Lead the support Sub-recipients with application development and implementation. 
  • Monitor status of cases from validation of documentation and tracking progression through closeout. 
  • Coordinate and participate in resolution of grant related issues and concerns. 
  • Address any issues presented by Task Force Leaders. 
  • Optimize procedures and maintain communication and focus. 
  • Maintain and track each case as required from Group Leads in project report management information system. 
  • Measure performance with key metrics. 
  • Keep management team informed on issues, problems & resolutions. 
  • Provide superior customer service skill set including the ability to listen, facilitate and negotiate problems. 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • 5+ years of experience in planning, mitigation, or disaster management 

Preferred Skills: 

  • Experience in grant management experience with FEMA or HUD
  • 5+ years of Grant Management experience 
  • 5+ Years of CDBG - DR experience  

Professional Skills: 

  • Ability to effectively communicate with client regarding issues, needs, and/or priority setting for projects 
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and present complex information in an understandable and compelling manner 
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills paired with a desire to take initiative 
  • Demonstrated experience balancing and prioritizing multiple projects and competing priorities to meet goals, deliverables, and deadlines 
  • Ability to work under pressure, both individually and collaboratively in a team environment 
  • Strong organizational skills and client service focus 

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.

Austin, TX (TX18)