Telesis seeks a Senior Project Manager who is experienced in managing and financing affordable housing developments that focus on rental housing, as well as homeownership, with some mix of market rate and middle-income housing and mixed use. The ideal candidate would be an energetic, skilled professional and leader who has a keen sense of the funding environment and excellent written and verbal communication skills including public speaking and making presentations.
Founded in 1985, Telesis is an award-winning company that has developed and planned a complex mix of over $2.8 billion in public and private financing for the revitalization of neighborhoods. Its work has involved more than 17,000 units of affordable and mixed-income housing along with a wide range of commercial and civic uses. Telesis combines public and private investment and leverage other resources. It skillfully works with community leaders and residents to secure the organizational, civic, and financial support required for a neighborhood’s success. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Telesis also consults on issues involving affordable housing and community and economic development. Telesis is a New Markets Tax Credit allocatee.
DESCRIPTION OF THE REAL ESTATE WORK
The Senior Project Manager will work on a number of large-scale redevelopment and preservation efforts as well as new construction projects. Developments include affordable multifamily housing as well as mixed-use and market rate and homeownership. The candidate will also be responsible for sourcing these developments through federal, state, local and private funding sources. The Project Manager will manage all aspects of the development cycle, from acquisition and entitlement through construction completion. In addition, the person will pursue new business development and assist with other projects.
The Senior Project Manager oversees and coordinates all aspects of planning and development activities which require both independent initiative and strong collaborative skills. They will be responsible for the management and development of relationships with partners, funding sources, public agencies, residents, community members and other stakeholders. This requires a candidate who has strong interpersonal and organizational characteristics and demonstrated flexibility and poise in dealing with a diverse range of individuals and organizations.
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for securing project funding, and will work with potential lenders, investors, and government agencies to secure loans and other financing. The Project Manager is expected to develop realistic development and operating budgets, track expenses and progress, and ensure that each project can meet major milestones.
The Senior Project Manager will also be involved more generally in planning activities within the neighborhoods where Telesis works. Such planning can include consulting for government agencies, or local community organizations or in partnership with residents.
Core responsibilities include:
The Senior Project Manager will work closely with the Chief Operating Officer and will work with a team of project managers and assistant project managers in these efforts. Travel will be required approximately 20% of the time depending on the needs of specific projects.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree in urban planning, architecture, engineering, real estate development, construction management, business, finance, or related field is preferred, but not required.
Work Experience: At least 7 years in real estate or community development with at least 3 years in affordable residential and mixed-use development with mixed-income rental and homeownership experience.
REQUISITE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
The Senior Project Manager position requires a well-organized person who takes initiative, thinks strategically and favors a collaborative approach to problem solving. S/he must be an experienced manager with strong analytical abilities and a commitment to community and neighborhood development.
Candidate should possess strong financial and analytical abilities, excellent writing and oral communication and presentation skills, and a strong interest in community development. Well-developed interpersonal skills, including an ability to work well with a wide range people and organizations, are also essential.
Requires a broad-based understanding of housing and community development programs, real estate finance, and project management, with strong planning skills and a full understanding of development software programs. Expertise with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, and substantial experience in preparing complex spreadsheets, schedules, and presentations. Candidate will be expected to travel approximately 20% of the time.
Experience should include:
Telesis seeks a Senior Project Manager who is experienced in managing and financing affordable housing developments that focus on rental housing, as well as homeownership, with some mix of market rate and middle-income housing and mixed…
This position offers a competitive salary and benefits.
This position offers a competitive salary and benefits.
To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and description of several recent projects as well as your compensation requirements via e-mail to email@example.com. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits. The Senior Project Manager will be based in our Washington, DC office. Please do not contact the Telesis office by phone or fax.
To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and description of several recent projects as well as your compensation requirements via e-mail to…