• Organization TypeAssociation
  • Staff101-250
  • Development Budget25 Million - 50 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1914

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

ICMA is the premier organization of professional local government leaders building sustainable communities to improve lives worldwide.   ICMA advances professional local government worldwide.  Its mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and advancing professional management of local government. ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, provides member support; publications, data, and information; peer and results-oriented assistance; and training and professional development to more than 9,000 city, town, and county experts and other individuals and organizations throughout the world.  The management decisions made by ICMA's members affect 185 million individuals living in thousands of communities, from small villages and towns to large metropolitan areas.   ICMA's Mission ICMA's mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and fostering professional local government management worldwide.   Core Beliefs During ICMA's strategic planning process in 2008, ICMA members reaffirmed the Association's core beliefs. ICMA members believe in:   ­   -Serving as stewards of representative democracy. ­   -Practicing the highest standards of honesty and integrity in local governance, as expressed through ICMA’s Code of Ethics. ­   -Advocating for professional management as an integral component of effective local governance and community building, with council-manager government as the preferred local government structure. ­   -Building sustainable communities as a core responsibility of local government. ­   -Networking and exchanging knowledge and skills across international boundaries. ­   -Ensuring that local governments and the association reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. ­   -Committing to lifelong learning and professional development. ­   -Building up the quality of the profession and the association through an engaged network of members personally committed to that end.   Organization Activities ICMA offers a wide range of services to its members and the local government community.  The Association is an internationally recognized publisher of information resources ranging from textbooks and survey data to topic-specific newsletters and e-publications. ICMA provides technical assistance to local governments in emerging democracies, helping them to develop professional practices and ethical, transparent governments. ICMA assists local governments in the United States through programs such as the Center for Performance Measurement, the Smart Growth Network, and other programs that focus on specific areas of need.  
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Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Chief of Party – USAID/Ukraine Decentralization Activity in Ukraine
  • RFP - Counseling Services to assist US DOS Community Resilience Initiative in Bangladesh
    Bangladesh, Bangladesh
  • Capacity Development and Governance Program Coordinators (3)-Philippines
    Philippines, Philippines, Philippines
  • Capacity Development and Governance Manager-Philippines

Staff at International City/County Management Association (ICMA) have experience in


  • development
  • procurement process
  • personnel / human resources
  • international development
  • private sector development


  • united states
  • afghanistan
  • georgia
  • bulgaria
  • tajikistan


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Procurement Process
Local Government
Public Administration
Monitoring / Evaluation
Events / Training
Private Sector Development
Architecture / Design
Financial Services
Capacity Building
Project Support

Contract Awards

USAID contract in United States: AIDLAGI039900008

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID contract in Bolivia: AID511C000300236

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Contact International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

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  • Isabelle Bully-Omictin
    Director of Funded Projects
    Primary Contact
    +1 202 962 3541
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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington, DC
  • 777 North Capitol Street, NE Suite 500