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Federal Grants Program Manager

at ICF in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

Job Description

Federal Grants Program Manager

With unprecedented funding to address climate change, EPA’s Clean School Bus Program provides the ability to existing school buses with zero-emission and low-emission models and accelerate supporting infrastructure. The outcome? Cleaner air, reduced health risks, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and energy grid resilience. ICF is seeking a Pro gram Manager to lead EPA’s Clean School Bus Program. This position includes leading a team focused on tracking application s through review and funding processes ; monitoring receipt and accuracy of application documents ; monitoring, evaluating, and resolving application issues ; preparing application closeouts ; and reporting on progress, success, and risks for the program. What you’ll be doing:

+ Lead a team of professionals responsible for tracking, assessing eligibility, and finalizing grant and rebate application s throughout the lifecycle including final payment.

+ Manage workforc e including assessment of resource requirements, ensuring employees are successfully onboarded and trained, and guiding the team to meet program requirements .

+ E valuate processes, identify and recommend process improvements, and work within a collaborative team environment to implement process solutions during program start-up and ongoing delivery.

+ Manage the application process in a manner that meets or exceeds required contractual deliverables, including pipeline management and reporting, application processing timeliness and quality, and pro gram financials .

+ Serve as the client’s primary point of contact for application management programs in the clean energy sector . ?Respond to the client’s questions, concerns, and comments, as well as be proactive in alerting the client to potential contractual or programmatic issues.

+ Provide advisory management support services under contracts and task orders, and work with task order managers to manage the contractual elements of all subcontractors and subcontractor work assignments. Develop and implement quality control measures.

+ Ensure all client key performance indicators are met.

+ Provide reports required by the client Contracting Officer, invoicing and monthly activity reporting, and program management reviews as requested.

+ Work collaboratively with business leads and subject matter experts (SMEs) responsible for technical delivery; work closely with task order managers and SMEs to develop and administer task order budgets, commitments, plans and schedules, staffing, and management requirements.

What you must have:

+ Bachelor’s degree in project management, environmental policy, environmental sciences, business, or related degree.

+ 8+ years of proven experience in pro gram management , stakeholder/customer management, and/or grant management.

+ Experience within a start-up environment where program elements are undefined .

+ A bility to nimbly address unanticipated requirements and/or program changes.

+ Experience managing and leading pro gram teams with high levels of client?satisfaction .

+ Ability to work collaboratively within a matrixed program team , both providing direction to application team and accepting direction /recommendations from SMEs as needed.

+ Experience in fast – paced dynamic environment with ability to be a hands-on problem solver and leader .

+ Operational experience with program metrics tracking and reporting .

What we’d like you to have:

+ MBA, MPP, MS in project management or other related advanced degree .

+ Experience with electric vehicle programs and/or technologies, especially buses .

+ Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification .

+ Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written to include?presentations,?editing?and proofreading skills .

+ Previous?experience?supporting?programs in an array of clean energy fields .

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 (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity) .

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 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 (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated\files/employers/poster\screen\reader\optimized.pdf) and Pay Transparency Statement (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp\English\unformattedESQA508c.pdf) .

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

$91,384.00 – $155,352.00

Virginia Remote Office (VA99)

Need help? We’re here:ICFCareerCenter@icf.com

About ICF

ICF is a global consulting and technology services company with approximately 9,000 employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at icf.com (https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&l=en&o=3731098-1&h=2556622195&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.icf.com%2F&a=icf.com) .

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Job Posting: JC220386552

Posted On: Aug 05, 2022

Updated On: Feb 08, 2023

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