Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.
Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking a Program Manager for our Houston, Texas office with direct experience in FEMA hazard mitigation housing and infrastructure grant programs and the National Flood Insurance Program.
The selected candidates responsibilities will:
Lead the implementation of a program of projects and organizational efforts to ensure timely, cost effective delivery of high quality products for grant applications and program implementation.
Work with clients to identify innovative mitigation strategies that could be implemented following a disaster through State, FEMA and HUD funding
Collaborate with the Director, Deputy Director and Program Managers to define and monitor staffing requirements associated with mitigation and resilience programs
Support Tetra Techs business development initiatives
Prepare project work plans, schedules, cost estimates and other planning documents to meet client objectives and requirements this will include oversight of efforts of assigned staff to ensure they carry out project-specific activities and meet project objectives.
Monitor project execution to ensure conformance with corporate procedures.
Monitor project execution to ensure compliance with all laws, regulation, and policies pertaining to FEMA or HUD programs
Negotiate plans, schedules and estimates within the financial limits of a project.
Responsible for baseline management of projects, implementing all change management aspects.
Maintain communication with clients and customer representatives to ensure satisfaction and to monitor supplemental work requirements.
Present technical papers at professional society or industry trade meetings.
Perform various other duties as assigned.
Maintain knowledge of FEMA grant programs in order to interact with clients (grantees and sub-grantees), federal agency representatives, peers, managers and project staff. Exercise normal supervisory responsibility with respect to subordinates, including those associated with performance appraisals, selection, and delegation of authority, work assignment and definition of areas of responsibility.
Responsible for the training and development of employees under his/her direction in order to increase their proficiency in satisfying current job requirements, and enhance their potential for advancement to more responsible positions.
Provide leadership and direction setting for project staff to work as a cohesive team.
Ensure a positive and non-hostile work environment exist at all project sites.
Maintain knowledge of FEMA grant programs in order to interact with clients (grantees and sub-grantees), federal agency representatives, peers, managers and project staff.
The ideal candidate will have/is required to have:
Masters degree from an accredited institution (preferred but not required)
5+ years experience in FEMA hazard mitigation housing and infrastructure grant programs and the National Flood Insurance Program
Working knowledge of federal grant programs, specifically FEMA grant programs, including related statutes, regulations, policies and processes. A combination of industry experience and degree may be substituted
Prior supervisory experience preferred.
PC, Microsoft Office Suite knowledge required (specifically strong Excel skills)
Ability to learn project-specific computer systems as needed (specifically SharePoint and proprietary computer systems).
Individuals in this position are expected to maintain a professional demeanor, have strong analytical skills, excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively interact with individuals from various cultures and backgrounds. Individuals in this position must also have the ability to work independently, as well as lead teams of consultants.
For more information on our company, please visit our website at http://www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at http://www.tetratech.com/careers.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.
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