The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), a Washington, DC based trade association, is seeking a Program Manager who will be responsible for implementing NAHB’s Sustainability and Green Building policy program at the federal, state and local levels by proactively promoting NAHB policy positions, providing critical analysis of law and regulation, tracking and interpreting emerging issues, assisting in the development and implementation of strategies and providing advocacy, education and technical assistance to members and state and local homebuilding associations. Assigned issues include, but are not limited to: green residential building rating systems including the National Green Building Standard, green building techniques, recycling/waste management, and multifamily sustainability issues.
Qualified candidates will have an understanding of agency programs and regulatory, legislative, and codes processes. Candidates should also have demonstrated analytical, written and verbal communication skills to address complex issues concisely and effectively to a wide range of audiences. The ability to review and understand technical information related to residential construction and design is a must.
A minimum of three years of experience in program management is strongly preferred. Prior experience and a broad knowledge of all aspects of residential construction are needed, particularly in the areas of energy conservation, green building, and indoor air quality. A college degree in Energy Policy, Sustainability, Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, or equivalent in education and experience is required.
The National Association of Home Builders provides programs and services in support of home builders nationally. Our members have built about 80% of all homes and until recently, generated approximately 14% of the GDP.
Located in Washington, D.C., NAHB has 245 staff and offers competitive salaries and a rich array of benefits.