Jacobs Deputy Program Manager - Nationwide in Miami, Florida

Deputy Program Manager - Nationwide


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

The Deputy Program Manager (DPgM) works closely with the Program Manager (PgM), PMO Team to include subcontractors, and the deployed Task Order Project Managers (TO-PM’s) to ensure contract compliance and successful completion of contracted work.

Candidates should have the desire to be part of this dynamic team with a long-standing commitment to this program. Emergency management requires the ability to be available 24x7 during pre-event and event activities.

This role is performed remotely.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the FEMA Individual Assistance Support Contract (IASC) mass care program and execute all operational requirements described in the performance statement of the contract, on behalf of the IASC Program Manager (PgM).

  • Lead all subcontractors’ efforts required to support the PMO during the Steady State phase, to include, but not limited to, develop scopes of work and award/manage the subcontracts, develop/update plans, procedures, processes, checklists, etc., to maintain a state of preparedness; and lead the efforts to respond to catastrophic emergencies throughout the Area of Operation.

  • Responsible for preparing and training an immediate response force, including internal key staff and subcontractors, to deploy in support of disaster relief projects.

  • Communication of appropriate directives and procedures to field managers and staff.

  • Lead the Evaluations and Assessments process and update the plan accordingly.

  • Work closely with the Program Manager and the field TO-PM’s to consistently improve processes and procedures. Document and present lessons learned and assessment results.

  • Provide management support to, and oversight of, deployed TO-PM’s.

  • Along with the Program Manager, oversees the daily operational field activities and provides feedback to PgM and Program Director.

  • As the responsible manager for training readiness, evaluations, and assessments, the DPM will present evaluation and assessment outcomes and findings along with recommendations for corrective and preventive actions.

  • Primary responsibilities in operations and planning.

  • Assist PgM with the financial management of the program and oversee/support the TO-PM with all task order financial assistance, to include subcontractors’ billings and FEMA invoices.



  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to pass a FBI background check and maintain the level of clearance granted. This background check process is extremely time sensitive and qualified candidates must be willing to complete the process within 7 days.

  • Bachelors Degree in related field.

  • 12 years years project management experience. Emergency Management experience is highly recommended.

  • Disaster Relief project experience, such as mass care (shelter support, emergency feeding, etc.) highly preferred.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.



Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Florida-Miami

Req ID: BIA0002N3