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Requisition Number 18-0090
Post Date 9/1/2018
Title Project Manager, Senior
City Los Angeles
State CA
Description

This position is for a Senior Development Project Manager to work at EAH Corporate in a Los Angeles office. Qualified Candidates will have a Master’s degree in architecture, real estate development, finance, planning or construction management and 3+ years of related experience in affordable housing development such as residential architecture, real estate development, finance, planning, or construction management. Salary is commensurate with experience.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

EAH Housing has been developing, managing and promoting affordable housing since 1968. We are one of the largest and most respected nonprofit housing development and management organizations in the western United States. With a staff of over 450, EAH develops multifamily communities, manages over 100 properties in California and Hawaii, and plays a leadership role in local, regional and national housing advocacy efforts.

At EAH, we put our core values into action on a daily basis. We recognize that training is a critical investment in the success of our employees and in the continued excellence of EAH. Please visit our website to learn more about our culture and read employee comments to learn more about what it would be like to work at EAH.

For immediate consideration please apply to 18-0090 on our website at  www.eahhousing.org/careers

POSITION OVERVIEW 

Under the direction of the Vice President and/or the Deputy Director, performs a wide variety of tasks directly related to the planning, development and advocacy of affordable housing projects from acquisition through construction and occupancy. This position is characterized by a high degree of initiative, responsibility, accountability and ability to work congenially with a wide variety of individuals, community based organization and governmental entities. The Senior Project Manager also assists with the development aspects of projects currently owned or managed by EAH, Inc.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Finds and evaluates development opportunities, conducts initial feasibility analysis; creates a development strategy; negotiates purchase agreements; coordinates community acceptance planning.

• Obtains project financing, including preparing financing applications (TCAC, CDLAC, conventional, etc.), creating deal structures, coordinating negotiation of legal agreements for financing, and maintaining knowledge of current financing programs.

• Manages development team, including selecting and hiring of design, construction and other consultants necessary to develop the project; coordinates and monitors the work of the professional consultants; ensures work is finished and obtains internal approvals; manages, contracts and billing process.

• Obtains public approval by developing and implementing community acceptance strategies; obtaining public entitlement and permits; giving public presentations on behalf of the project.

• Monitors construction process by negotiating construction documents and contracts; monitoring construction progress and resolving conflicts; overseeing draws and monitoring cost and budget.

• Assists Property Management Department with project transition by preparing documentation with essential project information for ongoing operation.

• Works with and supports other EAH departments by utilizing effective lines of communication for exchange of information necessary during design, construction and rent up. • Advocates for affordable housing by giving public presentations, participating in community and public policy groups; attending conferences, and staying informed of public policies affecting affordable housing.

• Actively participates in EAH’s Injury and Illness Prevention Plan

• Regular and predictable attendance.

• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Education - Master's degree in any of the following fields of study: architecture, real estate development, finance, planning, or construction management. Education in other fields of study would be acceptable combined with appropriate work experience.

• Experience - 3 years of related work or field work experience in matters related to affordable housing development such as residential architecture, finance, planning, construction, etc.

BENEFITS

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, as well as a 403(b) retirement plan with a percentage match. We also offer a generous vacation accrual, holiday schedule and work schedule flexibility.

EAH Housing is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.  CA BRE #00853495 | HI RB-16985

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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