Senior Project Manager
About the Organization: Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve and steward affordable rental housing to provide stability, hope and economic security to low- and moderate-income individuals, seniors and families. POAH owns and operates more than 10,000 affordable homes at more than 100 properties in 11 states and the District of Columbia, and is based in Boston with offices in Chicago and Washington, DC.
POAHs reach is national in scope, and its pursuit of the preservation mission is empowered by a focus on the business bottom line. Its strong reputation is the result of a demonstrated ability to craft complex financial transactions, tackle tough multi-family projects, and close deals that preserve the affordability of at risk properties. The organization and its leaders are at the forefront of policy and legislative discussions around housing preservation, affordable housing finance and regulatory reform, including energy efficiency in the multifamily sector.
About the opportunity: POAH is seeking a Boston-based Senior Project Manager to join its Development group. Project Managers oversee two or more developments simultaneously, participating in project life from acquisition to completion of construction and lease-up, including financial analysis, design and construction, and transfer of the completed project to the property management function. Some of the Senior Project Managers specific and essential tasks may include:
Identifying project opportunities and defining project scope.
Determining financial feasibility in consultation with other team members.
Assembling a team of professionals including architect, engineer, real estate broker, lawyer and contractor, and coordinating their work with other team members, including colleagues and client staff.
Working with a team of consultants and community stakeholders on master planning, design, and permitting.
Collaborating with community stakeholders including residents, neighbors, public agencies and other groups
Establishing and managing the project budget to achieve projected financial objectives, tracking costs, analyzing and resolving budget shortfalls.
Monitoring design and construction in the context of local building codes, efficiency, and the principles of sound property management.
Candidates for this position should possess at least 10 years of relevant experience and knowledge in some or all of the following areas:
Housing and community development, especially affordable housing and the regulations and financing applicable to the industry;
Conceiving of projects and promoting them to diverse audiences, including community-based and tenant organizations.
Experience in the area of mixed income, mixed use development, and master planning
Structuring, negotiating and bringing deals to closure;
Public and private financing and transaction structuring.
Design and construction management, including multi-family construction and rehab;
Establishing, monitoring, and achieving projected development budgets;
Regulatory issues related to real estate development work;
Candidates should have demonstrated ability to:
Lead a team with diverse interests and backgrounds;
Communicate effectively in person and in writing;
Perform spreadsheet and other financial analyses,
Make convincing public presentations using PowerPoint and other tools;
Manage simultaneous and competing activities and demands, and
Remain organized and meet deadlines.
Ability to travel
Ability to periodically attend evening meetings
Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, and life insurance, a generous earned leave plan, and a 401k plan with company match.
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POAH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons of color are encouraged to apply.