Current Job Openings
Senior Project Manager
Salary Range: Starting salary $90,000 annually,
Report to: Director of Real Estate Development
Benefits: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 403B Plan, 10-days starting vacation plus 13holidays and 2 personal days, and paid sick leave
HomeSight is a non-profit community development corporation promoting social and economic equity to preserve and enhance economically and culturally diverse communities through affordable homeownership, business development, and community advocacy.
Through these efforts, we look to build shared prosperity within these communities and prevent/alleviate inequitable and isolating development.
We are seeking a Senior Project Manager whose focus will be to manage all phases of HomeSight’s real estate development projects and further HomeSight’s Real Estate development activities by working with the community organizations statewide to provide professional and technical assistance.
A successful candidate will be a critical and strategic thinker, a self-starter who will take initiative to both identify and solve problems, with recommendations on suggested problem- solving strategies, and take the initiative to seek out information and education opportunities to improve in the areas where they are weakest.
- Manage assigned projects which may include development/redevelopment projects sponsored by HomeSight or in partnership with government, private sector, or non-profit and community-based agencies.
- Manage and oversee planning, site selection, feasibility analysis, negotiations, budget/ pro forma development, funding applications, loan closings, the design and construction processes with designated team members and respond to post-construction warranty work requests.
- Assist HomeSight Accounting staff with compliance with any grant or loan reporting requirements related to RED projects and programs
Lead development project team members via an integrative interdisciplinary approach.
- May supervise and evaluate performance of assigned staff as well as plan, coordinate and arrange training of subordinates.
Additional Personal Skill Requirements include:
- Ability to prioritize and juggle many tasks.
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively communicate and represent the projects we are working on with discretion.
- Strong organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal skills. We interact with public officials, community members, consultant teams and investors.
- Bachelor’s level degree in Urban Planning, Real Estate Development, Architecture, Construction, or a closely related field. Master’s degree preferred but not required.
- Five years’ work experience in a public, private, or non-profit housing development environment with responsibilities including but not limited to: due diligence, design development, budget management, and project management.
- Two years of relevant work experience for the required degree.
- Support the Director(s) and oversee/support junior staff in all activities related to project management and other various duties as assigned in support of the project activities.
Daily interaction with internal and external project team and Director(s) to discuss strategies for success.
- Establish, monitor and control scope of multiple projects.
- Build, update and maintain the proforma and project budget.
Collect data to support development market analyses and creation of market studies.
- Prepare financing applications to public entities incorporating financial data collected/developed.
- Develop financing packages to source construction financing and investors’ equity.
- Manage new financing models like bond and co-op financing structures, including outreach to new lenders.
- Manage due diligence checklists/process and closing activities to secure financing.
- Ensure that requirements for periodic reporting to lenders and investors are met.
- Manage the architect, consultant, and General Contractor selection process.
- Solicit fee proposals, negotiate and coordinate contracts for purchasing land, professional services, and construction.
- Work with general contractor to track pre-construction activities and review cost estimates.
- Review General Contractor Contract, Exhibits, and Schedule.
- Coordinate and draft Easement Agreements with adjacent property owners.
- Track legal agreements, exhibits, and attachments.
- Coordinate council to develop co-operative ownership agreements, long term limited equity agreements, CC&Rs and associated legal documents.
Key Document tracking / Accounting
- Manage insurance requirements for projects during construction. Review AR/AP for the projects we are developing; maintain paperwork for each development project and assist in tracking costs.
- Manage and maintain project-related filling systems both electronically and hard copies when needed.
- Manage Building Permit and Master Use Permit process; submit documents, review comments and respond to corrections.
- Create and manage project budgets, invoice tracking, and variance reports.
- Develop project schedules, track, and update them as the project progresses.
- Track construction schedules, review progress in the field, and update principals with any adjustments to the schedule.
- Update the project specific tracking log to track project updates through all phases of the project.
- Provide design input to ensure programming, building design, and space layouts.
- Review and maintain project related correspondence, including following up and tracking all action items.
- Attend weekly Owner, Architect, and Contractor Meetings (OACs); draft agendas and meeting minutes, as needed.
- Prepare and distribute meeting notes, and follow up.
- Coordinate technical information among the consultant team (architects, engineers, attorneys, designers, marketing staff, etc.).
- Draft communications to Investors & Owners about the status of the projects.
- Conduct and maintain outreach to communicate with community stakeholders about what our proposed plans are, obtain support, and provide continued communications about possible impacts during construction.
Marketing and Community Outreach
- Work with HomeSight marketing and communication staff and graphics companies on identity logos, and project graphics.
- Work with HomeSight marketing and communication staff to identify community outreach strategies, attend evening public/neighborhood meetings (Design Review & Community Councils) and set up and update project websites on a periodic basis, especially during construction, sales & lease-up of multi-family projects.
HomeSight is an equal-opportunity employer with a very diverse staff. We seek to recruit, retain, and advance people of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact.