Eden Housing Senior Project Developer/Project Developer in Hayward, California
Responsible for originating, coordinating and implementing all aspects of the development of affordable housing projects. Projects may include new construction, rehabilitation, Eden-owned resyndications, and joint ventures with other developers. Project developers are expected to manage a workload of multiple projects in a collaborative environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under supervision of Associate Director, the position:
Initiates location and evaluation of potential project sites and properties.
Negotiates acquisition agreements.
Conducts preliminary feasibility analyses and organizes critical community support.
Researches and secures sources of predevelopment, construction and permanent financing from public and private sources.
Works with public agency staff to assure timely public review and approval including environmental and other entitlement reviews.
Coordinates environmental review and local agency approvals.
Identifies members of the development team and negotiates contracts with contractors, engineers and architects.
Prepares and monitors project budgets, cash flow projections and project schedules.
Oversees design and construction management to ensure attention given to special-users’ needs, Eden standards, project budget, timelines, and lender/investor/regulatory requirements.
Works with Eden Housing Resident Services to identify feasibility of on-site service programs, and identifies sources of necessary funding.
Works with Eden Housing Management and community groups to facilitate affirmative marketing and smooth transition to occupancy.
Manages interdepartmental planning and project handoff process to ensure successful transition to operations.
Prepares written report materials and grant and financing applications, and makes presentations before public bodies and community groups.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent;
OR 4 years related experience and/or training;
OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
Advanced degree in planning, business or a field related to housing is highly desirable.
OTHER SKILLS, ABILITIES, QUALIFICATIONS
Experience or background in housing, planning, business and real estate finance
Experience or background in affordable housing development, planning or finance
Knowledge of local, state and federal housing financing programs; including HUD 202/811, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, and Tax Exempt Bonds.
Knowledge of and sensitivity to the concerns and needs of lower income people
Ability to conduct financial analysis and budget preparation
Effective oral and written communication, interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills
Effective public presentation skills
Excellent organizational, time management and problem-solving skills
Ability to work in project teams, and with a wide variety of individuals
Proficient in Word and Excel (to conduct financial analysis)
Ability to work under pressure and successfully meet deadlines
Commitment to the companies’ goals and philosophy.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must have reliable automobile transportation and a valid California Driver’s License and insurance.
Job Code: DJOB
Eden Housing Properties: Central Office - Hayward
External Company Name: Eden Housing Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.edenhousing.org
Street: 22645 Grand Street