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Guidehouse Disaster Recovery Specialist, Senior Consultant in Albany, New York

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

The Disaster Recovery Specialist should have thorough knowledge of disaster recovery strategy, planning, implementation, compliance, monitoring, and closeout and have significant experience managing and overseeing HUD Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), FEMA Public Assistance, and other federal disaster recovery grant funding sources.

Qualifications

Required:

• Minimum Years of Experience: 4+ • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree • Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree • Certification(s) Preferred: PMP

• Minimum of two (2) years of experience working on disaster recovery projects funded by HUD CDBG-DR (or FEMA PA) • Experience in disaster recovery, federal procurement, and grants management with ability to work on current large-scale disaster recovery efforts • Thorough knowledge of federal grant program regulations • Strong analytical skills, ability to research, analyzing and synthesize data in a meaningful way • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and communicate regularly with project leadership and client points of contact • Ability to work independently as required, with a strong commitment to team environment • Ability to meet project milestones and delivery schedules • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Preferred:

• Experience directly managing HUD CDBG-DR and FEMA PA projects including housing, infrastructure, and economic development • Experience with federal procurement regulations and requirements • Experience researching and analyzing federal regulations • Engineering or technical expertise in construction management, site inspections, and environmental reviews • Experience developing tools, forms, and templates to support clients adherence to applicable federal, state, and local regulations • Experience drafting documents, memos, letters, and other formal communications to clients

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • Due to our contractual requirements and an Executive Order from the White House, every federal government employee and onsite federal contractor will be asked to attest to their vaccination status. In the interest of health and safety during the continued unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, anyone who does not attest to being fully vaccinated will be required to follow CDC guidelines which may include (subject to specific contractual requirements): wearing a mask on the job no matter their geographic location, physically distancing from all other employees and visitors, complying to any screening testing requirements. This requirement will apply to Guidehouse employees who work onsite for the federal government.

  • This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona or Eastern, Pacific, Central, and Aleutian time zones.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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