The Development Services Project Manager (Acquisitions & Development) position is responsible for the successful delivery and sustainability of complex acquisition and development projects by managing project underwriting, due diligence, planning and permitting activities. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring all regulatory requirements are met and that projects are acquired, designed and built in accordance with agency policies and project goals. The Development Services Project Manager (Acquisitions & Development) will develop and adhere to relevant guidelines, standards, procedural policies and protocols; oversee third party contract bidding and management; and develop schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving program goals.
The Development Services Project Manager (Acquisitions & Development) is an at-will position reporting to and receiving general direction from the Director of Development. Responsible for carrying out complex tasks that require a high degree of professional, organizational and interpersonal knowledge and skills, the incumbent will work collaboratively with Development Services staff and outside associates and interpret financial documents, legislation, administrative orders, regulations, policies and procedures and apply them to their everyday work. The Development Project Manager (Acquisitions & Development) is a key management position within the Housing Authority providing the essential oversight and expertise in ensuring that all acquisitions and development projects within their purview are successfully delivered and have a positive impact on the built environment, people’s lives, and HACLA’s financial sustainability.
Examples Of Essential Duties:
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under general direction, performs a wide variety of complex tasks related to acquisition, planning, permitting, site preparation, regulatory compliance, and project management of the Housing Authority’s property acquisitions and of its existing real estate assets that are going through or will be going through redevelopment. Project management oversight on all aspects of due diligence, including but not limited to physical needs assessments, appraisals, title, civil, environmental, geotechnical plan review and entitlement processes. Supports acquisition projects by preparing and updating pro formas and other financial models; touring, evaluating, and recommending properties; and preparing letters of intent, purchases and sale agreements, and other relevant documents required for financing acquisition and rehabilitation costs. With respect to new development and redevelopment projects, coordinates with regulatory bodies, including utilities and municipalities, as well as third-party developers, engineers, architects, and other consultants to obtain permits and complete rehabilitation or new construction. Assists with the reviewing of plans and master planning concepts to ensure feasibility of design, cost-effectiveness, and livability and sustainability goals. Develops scopes of work and manages bidding and contracting for all due diligence consultant contracts and public works contractors directly and/or oversees and approves third party developers’ contracting processes. Facilitates and coordinate environmental reviews (NEPA/CEQA); plans, organizes, and implements the work and scheduling of assigned staff and program activities that support operational endeavors; and perform other related duties as required.
KNOWWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Success in this position will require strong technical skills and knowledge of industry standards combined with strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to maintain and establish cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals, internal departments, third party developers and investment partners, brokers, consultants and related public agencies.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Real Estate Management, Engineering, Planning, Architecture or closely related field, AND a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in project management, real property financing/development/construction in government-assisted development programs.
PREFERRED AND DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in coordinating project activities in a multi phased integrated project effectively and efficiently as well as delivery of desired program outcomes preferred. Good communication and problem-solving skills are highly desired. Familiarity with Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), tax exempt bonds, conventional multi-family debt and equity financing, TCAC and CDLAC regulations/procedures and other affordable housing financing sources.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver’s license. Employees must maintain a driving record, which meets the insurability requirement of the Housing Authority’s carrier.
Please go to http://www.hacla.org/careers for details of this position and to apply.
***Position open until filled***
Applications will be reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training. Applications must be detailed and complete for proper evaluation. Resumes may be included but may not be submitted in lieu of application. Only the MOST QUALIFIED APPLICANTS will be invited to the interview process. Only the most qualified applicant(s) will be referred for interview and considered for the position; however, only the best-qualified applicant(s) may be selected.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment evaluation, which includes: a post-offer medical examination (includes drug and alcohol screening), criminal records check, employment history and education verification, and documentation of the right to work in the United States.
Candidates will start at Step one of an eight step salary range unless there are special exceptions in accordance with the Personnel Rules.
Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation in any portion of the selection process should state their need in writing when submitting an application or call 213-252-5400.
NOTE: The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
At-Will, non-represented employees must participate in mandatory direct deposit of payroll as a condition of new and continued employment. Accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis.
Pursuant to the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles' Conflict of Interest Policy, new and existing employees are required to refrain from participating in activities, employment or enterprises, which are in conflict with public interest and/or with his or her duties as an employee of the Authority.
A copy of the Conflict of Interest Policy may be obtained by visiting our website at: http://www.hacla.org/Portals/0/Attachments/Others/ConflictofInterestPolicy.pdf
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