Manager – Climate Change & Sustainability, ICF International

Energy, Environment & Transportation
Climate Change & Sustainability Division
Indianapolis, IN
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,700 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is
ICF’s Energy, Environment & Transportation group offers results and solutions to a broad range of clients in the energy industry in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. We have advised both private and public sector clients in all facets of the energy industry for more than 30 years. ICF International provides a portfolio of strategy, analysis, advisory services, and implementation tools to clients in the energy sector. Long recognized for innovative solutions, ICF International’s combination of strategic, policy, risk management, market, and industry expertise enables us to advise clients from the inception of their business plan through the delivery of services to their customers.
ICF has helped dozens of the world’s largest utilities, industrial companies, and governments develop integrated, strategic approaches to addressing climate change. We identify significant risks and opportunities from carbon policies throughout the value chain and develop creative and economical solutions, often saving millions of dollars. ICF is a leader in providing services associated with climate legislative analysis; product lifecycle assessments; carbon footprint and CO2 reduction strategies; emissions trading and offsets; clean-tech and Clean Development Mechanism opportunities; and corporate strategy for climate change. ICF has an international reputation in the field of climate change for our analytical rigor, in-depth market expertise, and technical integrity through scores of assignments.


Job Description:
To support our growth we seek a Manager to work in our Climate Change and Sustainability Division. The Manager will lead the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high quality products and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff. Managers at ICF International have an opportunity to apply their professional and academic knowledge, gain exposure to major projects, interact with experts and clients in the field, manage and mentor a team of support staff.  This position will be located full-time at a Federal client site in Indianapolis, IN.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Overseeing utility data collection, analysis, and entry
  • Analyzing facility energy consumption and utility information and determining measures to increase energy efficiency and reduce costs as a senior utility analyst
  • Coordinating lower-level staff in day-to-day management of utility invoices and energy databases
  • Managing large energy databases
  • Developing commodities (e.g., electricity, fuel, water) forecasts for a large federal entity
  • Solving quantitative and qualitative problems
  • Interacting with federal and commercial clients
  • Keeping informed of government agency regulations and requirements
  • Tracking project progress and reporting to the client
  • Preparing and executing project and operational budgets for clients
  • Activities will include close coordination with ICF staff in Washington, DC, and occasional travel between Indianapolis, IN and Washington, DC
Basic Qualifications: 
  • Master’s Degree (minimum GPA of 3.0) in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Policy, or related subjects
  • 10+ years of experience with energy issues including basic building (HVAC) operations and power systems
  • Commodities management and forecasting experience
  • Familiarity with electric, gas, and water utility operations and rate structures
  • Extensive experience projecting energy usage, future costs of electricity, natural gas, water, and fuel oil enabling clients to budget accordingly
Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • Certified Energy Manager (AEE) would be preferred
  • Demonstrated quantitative and/or modeling skills
  • Interest and experience in environmental issues, climate change, and energy management
  • Work history with an electric utility
Professional Skills:
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
  • Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors at the client’s site
  • Excellent problem solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems, and recommend solutions
  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude
  • Effective presentations to senior management
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • The ability to work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment


ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.


ICF International is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/D/V


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