AECOM Senior Program Specialist - Flood Risk Solutions in Boston, Massachusetts
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The successful candidate for the Senior Program Specialist position requires an in-depth knowledge of the NFIP program to support on-going projects and rapid response requests. The Senior Program Specialist, by virtue of the position, may be required to provide surge support during critical national disasters or congressional inquiries. The successful candidate will need thrive in an often times fast-paced environment and provide a broad range of oversight managing teams in providing geospatial support at a national level, functions such as:
Respond to various requirements for geospatial products and services.
Support natural disasters incidents when they occur.
Support the initiative of the NEXGEN of the Regulatory Mapping for the future of RiskMAP.
Support Headquarters Task Orders as the open up to support the Program initiative.
Provide leadership responsibilities and support to Program and Task Order Managers on all aspects of the NFIP Risk Map program.
As assigned manage projects, teams and technical components of the Compass PTS JV for RiskMap, HMTAP and TARC programs.
Support AECOM and the Compass PTS in pursuing and securing new business opportunities throughout the FEMA/DHS Program.
Participate in strategic planning and proposal writing teams for future endeavors.
Support FEMA and DHS in steering the future direction of the NFIP program based upon their needs.
Familiarity with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), FEMA Flood Insurance Studies, especially historical reporting requirements for DFIRM studies, MT-2, and other related studies is preferred.
Provide primary communication with the client to facilitate all requests with all 10 Region Service Centers.
Among the PTS providers be able to facilitate, plan, organize and manage all requests from the client on tight deadlines
Prepare and maintain internal and external project documentation.
Opportunity to use quantitative and presentation skills, with software such as MS Excel and MS Power Point to organize data, analyze data, and present reports.
As requested, attend industry conferences and meeting for business development purposes.
Travel to FEMA and Compass PTS offices as needed to support the National and Regional Programs
Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental or arelated field
8 years of experience in related field specific to the water industry (ie: floodplain mapping, water resource engineering, coastal, hydrographic, H&H modeling, AutoCAD)
Demonstrated knowledge of the NFIP program to support on-going projects and rapid response requests
Proven quantitative and presentation skills, using software such as MS Excel and MS Power Point to organize and analyze data.
Due to the nature of projects, U.S. Citizenship is required
Minimum of 5 years of strong Project and/or Program Management experience.
This position may require travel
Valid U.S. Driver’s License and as a condition of employment, must be able to pass AECOM’s Motor Vehicle Records review
Master’s Degree in civil, environmental, or related degree
Familiarity with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), FEMA Flood Insurance Studies, especially historical reporting requirements for DFIRM studies, MT-2, and other related studies.
Ability to analyze and communicate quantitative data to the client to both technical and administrative staff
Be dynamic, personable and highly self-motivated
Have exceptional customer service orientation
Have a strong written and oral communication skills
Strong familiarity with GIS Production environment
CFM and/or GISP certification (or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire)
DHS/FEMA badge is a plus, but not required.
All of your information will be held strictly confidential in accordance with EEO guidelines
This position does not provide sponsorship
This position does not provide relocation assistance
Offered rate of compensation for Massachusetts will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $170,000 - $190,500
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You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
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All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Program & Project Management
Work Location Model: Hybrid
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