Senior Mitigation Project Manager (Austin, TX
Company: Tetra Tech
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Senior
Mitigation Project Manager to work in Austin, TX. Are you ready to
take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful
work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work
with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their
expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water,
environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and
international development. The selected candidate will be
responsible for grant management of Community Development Block
Grant - Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funded projects for two counties in
Texas, overseeing additional application processes for these
clients, and administration of resulting funding. Working with
subconsultant team, this will include financial compliance review
including requests for reimbursement, tracking of grant management
costs, time extensions, change requests, and appeals support;
compliance with 2 CFR 200; labor standards monitoring, Davis Bacon
and Section 3 compliance; and waste, fraud and abuse prevention.
Responsible for identifying and leading pursuit of opportunities
related to CDBG - Disaster Recovery, MIT and/or Covid (CDBG-DR,
MIT, CV). Such pursuit may include support or leadership in
preparation of RFP proposal including staff and subcontracting team
composition, teaming agreements, scope preparation, organization,
budget preparation, and overall positioning of submittal.
Individual will be responsible for managing client relationship,
budget, project schedule and deliverables for development of Action
Plans, grant applications, and/or post-award CDBG grant management.
Responsibilities may include, depending on contracted services,
creation of Action Plan, organizational capacity assessment,
program design and establishment of parameters, process flows,
policies and procedures, staff training, federal compliance,
reporting, audit support, and closeout. Individual will be
responsible for grant monitoring activities including time
extensions, change requests, and appeals support; compliance with 2
CFR 200; financial compliance review including requests for
reimbursement, and tracking of grant management costs. Candidate
will oversee and mentor project and task managers and maintain
client relations. Job Requirements: The ideal candidate will have
5+ years' experience working with CDBG funding, ideally in disaster
recovery context. Must have participated in CDBG-DR, MIT and/or CV
long-term recovery grant management and advisory services
engagements with state, county or local clients. Knowledge of other
funding sources and grant administration such as US Economic
Development Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, US
Department of Agriculture, or others a plus. The successful
candidate must demonstrate the following characteristics: --- B.A.
degree in urban planning, city planning, or architecture; or Master
of Public Administration or Public Policy preferred.
--- Understanding of the emergency management and homeland security
environment within the public sector and private sector.
--- Strong team player displaying enthusiasm and a true commitment
to personal and team growth and development.
--- Interest and ability to work in a collaborative manner
functioning as an active participant.
--- Individual must demonstrate strong leadership, business
development, and communication, technical and organizational
--- Ability to create and foster relationships and opportunities
within the internal Tetra Tech network.
--- Ability to interface with outside clients on projects,
representing Tetra Tech well while fostering the relationship and
identifying new opportunities.
--- Works as a problem solver.
--- Flexibility and ability to adapt to ever-changing
--- Excellent constructive communicator, both written and
--- Demonstrated ability to successfully support complex and
time-sensitive projects, manage time and client requests and
resolve issues in a timely manner.
--- Strong attention to detail.
--- Demonstrated accomplishments in selling and completing
--- Experience preparing successful RFP response proposals, writing
persuasively, and managing complexities of proposal preparation in
detailed manner according to RFP requirements.
--- Experience as a seller/doer preferred.
--- Must be highly motivated, customer focused, and work well in a
--- Strong leadership, business development, oral communication,
and technical writing skills required.--
--- Strong working knowledge of of HUD CDBG, CDBG-DR, MIT and CV
rules, Federal Register notices, Housing and Community Development
Act, and 2 CFR 200.-- The successful candidate must also have:
--- Ability to manage time well and work on tasks as part of a
larger project team.
--- Possess a flexible style and ability to quickly adapt to
changing priorities and ability to multi-task.
--- Ability to thoroughly and correctly deliver client-requested
tasks under expedited time constraints.
--- Direct experience with technical writing for reports and other
project deliverables is preferred.
--- Strong attention to detail.
--- Familiarity with social media platforms and public outreach
--- Familiarity with programmatic applications and platforms to
develop and manage grants.
--- Interest and ability to mentor those you manage as well as
junior staff.-- This position requires you to drive on a regular
basis and will require passing a motor vehicle record (MVR)
background check.-- The work environment consists of participating
with both driving and walking site tours throughout communities
that may involve different types of terrain and conditions. Work
and travel to client locations may be required. Some work in the
evenings and weekend may be required. Generally, the consultant
will work in a remote-office environment and use computer and
telephone to conduct business. Some travel to the Tetra Tech office
and client offices may be required.
-- About Tetra Tech: --
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and
engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the
resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local,
client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the
world. We are Leading with Science-- to provide sustainable and
resilient solutions for our clients. --
At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports
individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to
offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting
http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits . 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. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No
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