FT Job - Oakland - East Bay Asian Local Development Corp - Senior Project Manager
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EAST BAY ASIAN LOCAL DEVELOPMENT CORP – Oakland, CA
Senior Project Manager
East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) is a 28-year old
community development organization. We are a leading developer and manager
of affordable housing in the East Bay with complimentary programs to
revitalize neighborhoods and increase the economic self-sufficiency of
low-income families, individuals and youth. For more info, check
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for originating, scheduling,
coordinating and implementing all aspects of the development of affordable
housing projects and retail storefronts. Projects may include new
construction, rehabilitation of existing buildings, or financing the
purchase of new projects. A Senior Project Manager works on a minimum three
projects at any one time with mixed-use projects on which the SPM must
finance multiple uses counted as multiple projects.
Real Estate Development Director
$55,000 to $60,000 per year depending on experience; excellent benefits
% of time
Identify and evaluate potential project sites and properties, using
continuous input throughout the course of project from Property Management,
Construction Management, and Neighborhood Economic Development staff.
Acquisition and Finance agreements
a) Negotiate acquisition agreements;
b) Prepare reports required for Board approval and manage
c) Monitor terms, conditions and deadlines for agreements and
manage their timely completion for the Hand-Off to Property Management; and
d) Manage summary and preparation of agreements required for
Hand-Off to Property Management.
e) If required, lead in negotiation and management of Joint
Venture agreements and manage communication of terms to Executive Director
and RED Director.
Identify members of development design team and negotiate contracts
relating to consultants such as: engineers, contractors, architects, lending
Prepare and monitor project budgets, cash flow projections and project
Research and secure funding sources to support feasibility,
predevelopment, construction and permanent loan phases of development.
Coordinate application materials for all funding requests.
Prepare and submit loan reports and oversee loan fund draws.
Coordinate with Property Management, Construction and Neighborhood
Economic Development staff on economic/community impact feasibility
Initiate and participate in community support campaign and make
presentations to city planning commissions or city councils as necessary.
Oversee preparation of zoning applications and other city required
Coordinate and oversee work of development design team to ensure
adherence to project budget and schedule.
Assist with lease negotiations for retail tenants and set-up lease
Oversee marketing activities for retail spaces and identify potential
Meet with retail tenants and respond to issues arising during move-in,
occupancy, and move-out.
Address and resolve construction warrantee and potential defect claims.
Represent EBALDC at local and statewide associations.
Participate in department, EBALDC and other staff meetings and
Any other work or training assigned by the Director of Real Estate.
Total % of Time:
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Careful attention to detail and well-organized
Ability to adjust to changing situations and work under pressure
Good conflict-resolution and problem-solving skills
Understanding of real estate financing
Ability to work independently and with a team
Prior experience in non-profit housing development (at least 4 years)
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel programs
Knowledge of affordable housing financing programs and experience with
completion of one or more rental housing developments in the past 4 years.
Experience with mixed-use developments and complex financing is preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Planning, Architecture or
a related field, Master’s degree preferred.
Ability to balance competing priorities to meet development deadlines
for multiple projects.
Valid California Driver’s License
To apply, please send cover letter & resume to Joshua Simon, EBALDC, 310-8th
Street, Suite 200, Oakland, CA, 94607; or fax to 510-763-4143. Position
open until filled.