Technical Practice Deputy Director

Fairfax, Virginia
Jan 07, 2022
Mar 02, 2022
Full Time
Dewberry is currently seeking a Technical Practice Deputy Director to work in its Fairfax, VA office.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,500 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Supports Technical Practice Director (TPD) in the day-to-day management and leadership of resource teams.
  • Acts as resource manager for Resilience Solutions Business Unit (BU).
  • Assists the TPD in supervision of Resource Team Leads (RTLs).
  • Works with Project Managers (PMs) and RTLs to capture staffing needs based on new or pending sales and coordinates assignment of resources to current projects.
  • Negotiates with PMs based on team workload, staff availability, technical capability and other factors to optimize resources to best meet project needs and client expectations while also broadening team capabilities.
  • Coordinates among project managers when resource, project prioritization and schedule conflicts arise, and escalates to TPD and BU Manager as needed.
  • Develops contingency staffing plans for large strategic pursuits.
  • Manages multiple projects, and leads tasks as necessary.

Required Skills & Required Experience

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of practical experience
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in supervisory management

Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program and Risk MAP
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM)
  • Adept in business management systems and reports
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills.

Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.

*In accordance with applicable Executive Order 14042 and related requirements, all prospective hires for this position, performing work for the federal government, will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or qualify for an exemption to this vaccination requirement. Such proof of vaccination, or written request for exemption, will be required, following receipt of written offer.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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