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 Manager’s 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 attend periodic evening meetings
Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental, life and disability insurance and 401k with company match.
Interested individuals should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com . Applications without cover letters will not be considered.
POAH is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce
About POAH: Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc., or POAH, is a developer committed to preserving and developing affordable and mixed-income rental housing around the country. Based in Boston, with a branch offices in Chicago and Washington, DC, POAH currently owns and manages over 9,000 affordable rental homes for families, seniors and the working poor in nine states and the District of Columbia.
POAH’s 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 has resulted from 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.