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Guidehouse Disaster Recovery Managing Consultant in New York, New York


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus 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 prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 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:


The Disaster Recovery Managing Consultant 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.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical advisory services related to managing various grant funding programs, project closeout, monitoring and compliance, emergency planning/management, infrastructure, recovery/resiliency, economic development and or/housing services.

  • Develop and/or evaluate emergency preparedness plans.

  • Perform overall project/program management duties when needed including project scheduling, planning, assignments and budgeting.

  • Establish overall program/project management standards by which projects are delivered and measured.

  • Serve as a leader in recruiting/retention and business development efforts.

  • Seek opportunities for further work in existing client workstreams and research/locate new opportunities across the disaster recovery landscape.



  • Minimum Years of Experience: 6

  • Experience directly leading client relationships and engagement teams.

  • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Degree(s) Preferred: Master’s Degree (MBA, MPP, MPA, etc.)

  • Certification(s) Preferred: Project Management Professional.

  • 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.

  • Experience managing multiple grants and coordinating benefits/avoiding duplication of benefits

  • Highly proficient at conducting research and interpreting complex federal policy

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills and experience

  • Experience managing both large- and small-scale teams

  • Experience leading clients relationships and managing third-party vendors.

  • Significant business development experience including opportunity evaluation, proposal writing, etc.

  • As a member of a rapidly growing practice, candidates should have the knowledge and ability to research and locate new opportunities in the disaster recovery space. This includes developing and maintaining relationships with a number of senior management personnel at state and local government agencies, positioning themselves and the firm to generate new business and further develop existing efforts with current clients.

  • Exceptional skills with Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


  • Experience directly managing HUD CDBG-DR planning and administration including housing, infrastructure, and economic development.

  • Experience writing and reviewing FEMA Project Worksheets (PWs) including gathering, organizing, and submitting supporting information and documentation.

  • 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 otehr 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.

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


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 . 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

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

Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive