The Senior Consultant is responsible for analyzing and managing projects and resources in the recovery of communities affected by hurricanes, wildfires and other recent disasters. The Senior Consultant may be responsible for managing teams or functional groups within a larger program. Projects may include municipal public works such as buildings, drainage, water/wastewater, roads/bridges; housing programs such as shelter in place, temporary housing, single family rehabilitation/reconstruction/elevation; and economic recovery programs. Funding sources could include FEMA Public Assistance (PA), FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA), HUD Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) or HUD CDBG Mitigation (CDBG-MIT). The position will be located in Baton Rouge, LA and may include opportunities for remote work.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Senior Consultant responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
- Balance a variety of assignments and independently manage time and resources to deliver quality work by established deadlines
- Lead project management activities, including routine status reports, quality control, risk analysis and mitigation planning, etc.
- Create and prepare analyses, reports, presentations, quantitative exhibits, and other client deliverables regarding project scope and/or results of work performed
- Provide analytical, forecasting, reporting, and project support to management
- Collaborate with team members, managers, clients and other stakeholders to effectively execute tasks.
- Manage teams to ensure applicants acquire all necessary documentation, provide updates and resolve issues.
- Identify, research, and organize information to assess the appropriateness and sufficiency of data to facilitate effective analysis.
- Bachelor’s degree required preferably in Business, Accounting, Economics or Finance.
- Minimum of five years of professional consultant experience in finance, accounting, insurance, disaster recovery, or similar fields required.
This position is a Section 3 covered position under the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. Section 3 residents are encouraged to apply. The purpose of Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968 is to ensure that preference for employment opportunities generated from the expenditure of HUD funds is directed to local low and very low-income persons, particularly those who receive federal housing assistance. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. Due to the large volume of submissions received by this office, information concerning application and/or interview status cannot be provided. Selected applicants will be contacted for next steps in the interview process. Applicants who are not selected may not receive notification. This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.
HGA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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