Senior Project Manager - Community Outreach Programs
National Fire Protection Association
Quincy, MA or Denver,, CO
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Category||Community Development and Redevelopment|
|Job Level||Mid II (4-8 years)|
Quincy, MA or Denver, CO
National Fire Protection Association is an international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896. Our mission is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
We are the world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.
Do you want to make a difference? We have an ideal opportunity for the Sr. Project Manager to independently plan and direct the national community outreach programs. Identifies project objectives, coordinates resources, develops and monitors program budget including federal funding, and oversees team members to deliver project results.
1. Creates and oversees implementation of the Firewise Communities (FW) and Fire Adapted Communities (FAC) work plans as approved by USFS.
2. Creates and tracks FW and FAC budgets including funding from USFS and other federal agencies.
3. Acts as primary liaison with USFS, FAC Coalition member agencies, NFPA staff, Firewise Advisors, and other stakeholders.
4. Coordinates work related to the programs with appropriate staff.
5. Reviews and approves contracts and invoices.
6. Provides high-level management, technical direction, and input for FW and FAC website, communications and outreach, and research projects and products.
7. Submits quarterly and end-of-grant reports to funding agency and others.
8. Develops and presents FW and FAC information to a wide audience through conference presentations and workshops.
9. Provides vision and direction of overall FW and FAC initiative in cooperation with USFS and other stakeholders.
Wildland Fire Operations:
1. Coordinates and participates in development and implementation of WFOD work plan activities.
2. Assists in NFPA’s strategic plan and mission.
1) Position requires a Bachelors Degree in a related field or equivalent in the field of fire protection, science, forestry, planning, or engineering. Graduate degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the stated minimum education and experience requirements.
2) At least 5 years of project management experience with increasing responsibility required.
3) At least 2 years of related experience with wildland/urban interface and adaptable communities outreach and advocacy highly preferred.
4) At least 2 years of related experience managing grants, cooperative agreements, or related external funding sources highly preferred.
5) Proven project management experience and excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and writing skills.