Disaster Recovery Assistant Program Manager

Armand Corporation Houston , TX 77001

Posted 2 weeks ago

Summary

Armand Corporation is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Program Manager to support the successful development of a Disaster Recovery program in Houston, Texas. This program will oversee the construction phase of housing applicants who are repairing, reconstructing, elevating, and/or mitigating their storm-damaged residential properties.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Report directly to the Program Manager and act as lead of the Program Management Department.
  • Proactively guide the client in the development and adherence to program policies and procedures.
  • Work side by side with Construction Management Leads to ensure compliance, deliverables, invoicing, finances, administration, and documentation are in check.
  • Use knowledge of HUD CDBG-DR guidelines, general construction, and permitting requirements to resolve impediments to the program.
  • Develop performance goals, identify training topics, and manage daily activities of team members.
  • Track and report team performance metrics to ensure compliance with contracts.
  • Mediate requests to internal team-members and external stakeholders (e.g. consultants, contractors, state employees, etc.) in order to achieve program goals.
  • Ensure all Standard Operating Procedures are documented and current.
  • Act as point of contact with client in absence of the Program Manager.
  • Prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously; and follow through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
  • Adhere to compliance with all applicable rules and regulations; maintain discretion and confidentiality.
  • Develop and sustain a level of professionalism among staff, clientele, and applicants.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree preferred; CAPM and/or PMP a plus.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience working in the following areas in a management role: construction/project management; disaster recovery program management; Social Services Block Grant (SSBG), HUD, CDBG, CDBG-DR, and/or FEMA programs.
  • Working knowledge of high-level compliance, contractual obligations, and invoicing pertaining to government projects is required.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to quickly and seamlessly pivot between different tasks and simultaneous projects.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to work independently as well.
  • Creative problem-solver with ability to come up with outside of the box.
  • Valid drivers license and access to reliable means of transportation.
  • Able to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be fluent in English (both written and spoken).
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Benefits

Armand Corporation is an award-winning construction management firm that has managed public projects for over 27 years. Armand provides a full benefit plan including medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, personal time off, paid holidays, and commuter benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Disaster Recovery Assistant Program Manager

Armand Corporation