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ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Deputy Infrastructure Lead – HUD_ Disaster Recovery in United States

Solving the world’s most complex challenges. At ICF we make BIG things happen. Let’s work together to help Hurricane survivors and communities recover and rebuild for future resilience.

ICF is seeking a Deputy Infrastructure Lead who will support government agencies in Puerto Rico on projects that aim to reduce the island’s future disaster risk. As a Deputy Housing Lead, you should have experience with and knowledge of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Mitigation – (CDBG-MIT) and/or Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) programs as well as FEMA and other applicable federal disaster recovery and mitigation programs.

The Deputy Infrastructure Lead will work onsite with the Program Manager, senior ICF staff, subject matter experts, and others to assist the client with project management and implementation of infrastructure, housing, economic development, public service and resilience related activities to ensure smooth project performance. As such, this position requires you to maintain a complete understanding of all applicable program policies, requirements, and procedures within the established project guidelines and to know the regulatory and statutory compliance requirements for HUD-funded programs.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Provide subject matter and operations expertise in disaster recovery program design and implementation, as well as pre-disaster risk mitigation measures.

  • Work as part of a team providing expert services to support disaster recovery and mitigation efforts with a focus on infrastructure and cross cutting federal regulations to include Davis Bacon, Section 3, URA, and NEPA requirements.

  • Assist with development or refining program procedures and processes for implementation.

  • Manage the day-to-day operation of all infrastructure related activities including managing subcontractors, engineers, logistics, and a grant management team..

  • Develop and implement training for staff, subrecipients and grantee at various locations.

  • Develop written products and tools for grantee policies and procedures, program implementation, and design.

  • Other tasks, as assigned.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Policy, Government, or a related discipline .

  • 3+ years direct experience in providing training and technical assistance in the field of housing, economic development, infrastructure, and/or community development.

  • 3+ years of in-depth and hands-on knowledge of the CDBG/CDBG-DR programs, regulations, and implementation.

  • Advanced knowledge in MS Excel including use of advanced formulas, charts, and formatting to create polished and “client ready” deliverables

  • Ability to work on several projects or tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to work independently or as a team.

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Professional Skills: 

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

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

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Master's degree in Planning, Public Policy, Government, or a related discipline.

  • Experience working in a consulting firm, development organization, or public agency preferred.

  • Experience delivering training and technical assistance to state and local government agencies.

  • Business development, sales, fundraising, and/or proposal experience.

This job is a Section 3 eligible job opportunity. We encourage applications from individuals that are low income and/or living in Public Housing. 

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 to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

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About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full and part-time 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