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*Senior Project Manager, CAMBA Housing Ventures, Inc.
CAMBA Housing Ventures (CHV) envisions vital neighborhoods where affordable housing plays a critical role in the long-term economic and social success of lower-income individuals and families. CHV's mission is to develop sustainable and energy efficient buildings that provide safe and affordable housing for low-income and formerly homeless families and individuals.  CHV's portfolio of award winning completed or in progress developments are located throughout New York City, including work-out acquisition, new construction, rehabilitation and preservation projects. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to: (1) manage all aspects of one or more affordable housing projects in various phases of project development:  acquisition, financial feasibility, design, construction financing closing, construction and/or redevelopment, conversion and project close-out.; (2) participate in organizational tasks such as capacity development, grant/funding opportunities, CHV Board of Directors communication and CHV marketing activities; and, (3) interact with funders on a regular basis.

Qualifications: 

Bachelor's degree  and 7 years of multifamily real estate development experience, specifically with affordable housing experience.  Experience with New York City affordable housing programs preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Analyze project financial feasibility and evaluate ongoing project financial performance, including the implementation and maintenance of complex multi-phase pro formas and budgets. Deal structures may include supportive and affordable, mixed-income, or commercial components and rely on both public and private sources, so the ability to research and test different financing strategies key.
  • Work closely with senior project management personnel and partners to facilitate an understanding of project feasibility including project to completion projections incorporating construction cycle times, marketing analyses and community/municipal relations.
  • Manage a system of communication to keep senior management apprised of all development activities.
  • On one or more real estate development projects, oversee all predevelopment and project financing, LIHTC and Bank partnership negotiations, architecture, construction contracts and all other legal aspects.
  • Coordinate project financing activities, including lender reporting and compliance with loan documents.
  • Plan ways to anticipate and deal with problems or recurring issues in an ongoing effort to minimize crisis management and risk.
  • Oversee and coordinate the design, development and finance related work of multi-disciplinary teams of consultants during pre-development and construction.
  • Monitor the development of project plans, including budget and schedule estimates, and obtain approvals from senior management.
  • Work to ensure that project(s) are completed within established budget, scheduled milestones and quality standards.
  • Preparation of appropriate applications for funding resources.
  • Advance the application of green building practices.

     
    Key Attributes/Experience: 
  • Minimum of seven  years of experience in real estate development.
  • An established record of success as a project leader, having completed substantial development projects, and demonstrated ability to lead complex public/private development partnerships. Experience with mixed-use, retail and office projects is a plus.
  • Thorough understanding of affordable housing development projects, including overall deal structuring, land planning, the entitlement process, finance, design and construction management.
  • Successful record of accomplishment when overseeing multi-disciplinary project teams in the areas of architecture/design; construction/engineering; zoning/real estate law; leasing/marketing; management/operations and finance accounting and budget management.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), and the ability to represent the Agency to a broad spectrum of audiences and environments.
  • Understanding of community redevelopment.
  • Self-motivated and proactive with an established track record of accomplishing tasks effectively and independently.
  • Knowledge of Smart Growth principles and green building.
  • Proficient with Excel. ​


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