Appeal Specialist

IEM Baton Rouge , LA 70804

Posted 6 months ago

IEM is a global security consulting firm dedicated to building a safe, secure, and resilient world. Founded in 1985, IEM works with government agencies and private sector organizations around the world. We are currently seeking an Appeals Specialist, to be located in our Baton Rouge office.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and leads preparation of appeals, arbitrations or other causes of action to include participation in litigation if required

  • Makes recommendations to the State regarding the eligibility of projects consistent with federal regulations, policy, and precedents.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience that includes leading multiple appeals, arbitrations, or other litigation related to FEMA grant programs.

  • Minimum Education: J.D., LLM or equivalent and active membership in state bar association required

  • Ability to travel for business as required.

  • Thorough understanding of FEMA PA policy and procedure

Required Skills:

  • Meticulous attention to detail.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Demonstrated proficiency of Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.

  • Negotiating skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to collaborate and function in fast-paced, dynamic work environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent long- and short-term tasks and prioritize tasks based on competing demands.

IEM is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law


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