Senior Project Manager -Planning & Development (LIHTC)

Boston Permanent $100,000 - $110,000 per year
  • Join an established housing development authority with excellent reputation
  • Manage a boutique team across Development, Planning and Project Management

About Our Client

My client is a reputable housing authority in the Greater Boston area with a strong pipeline of affordable housing projects and an existing team.

Job Description

The Senior Project Manager - Planning and Development will be responsible for all affordable housing development projects including:

  • Pursues possible public and private funding sources including private financing, bonds, tax credits, foundation, etc., and prepares financial projections, funding applications and detailed submissions to secure funding and other regulatory approvals.
  • Manages overall financial closings including providing and securing required due diligences, reports, approvals and documentation.
  • Meets and maintains effective communication with the firm's residents, community members and/or other stakeholders providing information, updates, or decisions related to specific modernization and development projects.
  • Procures architectural and engineering firms, consultants, attorneys, etc. in accordance with the procurement policies, state and federal requirements, and good business practices.
  • Acts as contract administrator for consulting contracts in regard to assigned special investigations or planning projects; in these cases, prepares Request of Proposal, drafts recommendations for award of contract, prepares any modifications to the contract, and performs close-out functions.
  • Meets with tenant councils and managers of each development during development of Physical Needs Inventory, to determine management and tenant council priorities for improvements.
  • Develops annual Capital Improvement Plan and prepares submission of request for funding under local, state, and federal modernization programs.
  • Meets with tenant communities and leadership and on-site management team during the development of specifications for specific modernization work items; reviews and approves final set of specifications prior to bidding.
  • Meets with tenant communities and leadership and on-site management team during construction as needed to discuss progress or any proposed changes to specifications.
  • Coordinates the necessary approval process with state and federal agencies for commitment of modernization and development programs.
  • Works with the the firm's Management department to ensure Management has the necessary training, warranties, etc. to properly maintain modernization improvements.
  • Coordinates as assigned major planning or consulting assignments, schedules, and budget compliance, complies with necessary reporting requirements and relocation regulations; and undertakes necessary planning research.
  • Supervises a staff of 3-5 people, as well as various consulting Architects and Engineers, and other outside consultants.

The Successful Applicant

A ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Business related field
  • 4+ years experience in affordable housing finance, program administration, contract administration, or housing planning
  • Proficiency in real estate financing, building issues and LIHTC programs
  • Previous management or team building experience
  • Master's Degree preferred
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, and MS Outlook)

What's on Offer

In return, a successful candidate will receive:

  • Base salary (increasing over time) $100-100k
  • Bonus potential
  • Benefit package
  • Reputable organization providing dynamic culture and career advancement opportunities
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Job summary

Operational & General Management
Operational & General Management Subsector
Property & Construction
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