Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated and experienced Project Manager II of Multifamily Housing Development to lead and direct high priority projects under the general direction of the Director and Deputy Director of Multifamily Housing Development, CFO and CEO.
With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is a the largest nonprofit developer on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farmworkers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote, health, education and connections to community-based resources.
This is a full time position (40 hours per week, 5 days per week).
Salary DOE, with a very competitive benefit package including:• Employer-paid Medical/Dental/ Vision, LTD/ STD• Pension Plan (currently 10% salary matching contribution each year)• Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time• Employer investment in professional education and employee wellness• An excellent supportive staff and work environment.
Responsibilities:• Identify sites for potential housing developments.• Assist in site acquisition negotiations with property owners.• Conduct economic feasibility analyses.• Identify, prepare and submit competitive applications to federal, state, local, and private funding sources for site acquisition, pre-development, construction, and permanent financing.• Apply for and obtain required government permits and approvals.• Represent the corporation before public bodies, community and neighborhood groups, and financing agencies in promoting PSHH and its goals. These meetings may occur throughout the three county area served and may occur in the evening hours.• Coordinate the development process internally and with other professionals, including architects, attorneys, contractors, finance agencies, title companies and public officials, to ensure a high standard of quality.• Prepare and submit proposals for administrative funding.• Prepare and update project proforma, construction budgets, cash flow projections, capital outlay and operating budgets.• Actively participate in staff training and organizational functions and activities as needed.• Prepare reports as required by funding sources.• Assemble a project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing a scheduling to ensure timely completion of a project.• Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and facilitate customer acceptance.• Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.• Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members.• Record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter.• Conduct a kickoff meeting with all key stakeholders in order to announce the start of the project and review the overall project plan and gain consensus.• Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.• Improve team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale.• Document high-level risks, assumptions, and constraints using historical data and expert judgment in order to understand project limitations.• Develop and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.• Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.• Other duties as required by the Department Director, CEO, CFO or those they designate.
Requirements:• 3-5 years of project management experience.• Minimum of 3 years in real estate/housing development construction, or finance, preferably for a non-profit developer.• Experience with governmental grant programs and a thorough understanding of low-income tax credit financing; advanced degree in lieu of experience would be considered.• Ability to build strong and effective working relationships, with excellent written and oral presentation skills are essential.• Must possess the ability to prepare complex financial feasibility analysis with attention to detail.• Must be able to communicate information and ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing.• Must possess strong listening skills, listening intently to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being shared.• Must demonstrate high ethics and values, inspiring loyalty and trust through handling oneself ethically and in line with company values.• Must value team building and building mutual trust through respect and cooperation.• Recognizes and praises team members for their contributions and a job well done.• Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or a related field is desirable; preference may be given to those possessing advanced degrees (PhD, MBA, MPA, MS, MA, JD, etc.) or certifications.• Must possess a valid California driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
• A five percent (5%) salary increase is available for a Project Manager II that obtains a Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI). This increase remains as long as the certification is maintained. Necessary fees for certification are eligible for Peoples’ Self-Help Housing education incentive.