Project Manager

Position Overview:

Primary job responsibilities will be to coordinate, implement, and manage activities related to affordable housing development throughout the United States.

Candidates for the Project Manager position should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and five years on the job experience in real estate development with an emphasis in multi-family housing and/or affordable housing project management; or a Master’s degree in real estate, city and regional planning, business, finance, public policy, architecture or a related field and two years’ experience in affordable housing.  Experience with project management in low-income tax credit housing is a plus.

Candidates should be skilled with the MS Office suite, and recognize that detail oriented tasks are critical to a business’ long-term success.   The position may include additional Project Management responsibilities, as listed below.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Research and develop financing sources, prepare financing applications and meet other lender requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation and updates of project proformas.
  • Complete project funding applications to local, state, and federal agencies and ultimately close the financing with all such agencies.
  • Manage and work with the construction team to ensure a financially feasible and operationally viable development in a timely and cost efficient manner.
  • Monitor and prepare project budgets, cash flow projections, and project schedules.
  • Monitor contract compliance, project budgets, and flow of funds throughout the development
  • Perform site inspections.
  • Recommend decisions regarding and process change order requests.
  • Coordinate with accounting on Tax Returns and Audits.
  • Promote the highest quality development that reinforces CPP’s commitment to long term viability.
  • Initiate and maintain ongoing interaction with Asset Management Department to ensure long term quality.
  • Initiate and maintain ongoing cordial professional relationships with outside entities and various stakeholders.
  • Strategize and coordinate with other departments to make sure that programmatic issues with respect to the development and operations are adequately addressed.

Education and Experience:

  • Experience with low income housing tax credits is a plus.
  • High degree of independence, motivation, and accountability.
  • Exposure to private and public debt financing and equity typical for affordable housing development.
  • Able to work with time sensitive material and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, and written and verbal communication skills, and a high capacity to multi-task are prerequisites.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills is a must.
  • Ability to work with a team.