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Housing Development Project Manager

REACH Community Development , Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 01/24/2020

The Housing Development Project Manager plays an integral role in securing projects that increase the supply of affordable housing in our region. The project manager will work to secure new properties or work to rehabilitate existing Reach Properties while working to increase the capacity and inclusion of marginalized, low income people in the communities we serve. Some elements of the work include; conducting feasibility studies, securing financing and manages the development process to develop new and rehabilitated affordable housing projects. Position emphasizes finance aspects of development and requires a high level of skills in the area of financial project structuring.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelors Degree in real estate development, urban planning, business or related field preferred.
Minimum three years of progressively responsible experience with affordable housing finance, including LIHTC projects.

Specific Job Skills:
Personal skills:

Provide the highest level of professional customer service and leadership to our internal and external teams.
Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office software, and advanced proficiency in Excel and on-line research.
Valid Oregon driver’s license and transportation required.
Ability to work independently, make decisions quickly under deadline pressure, and tolerate risk.
Ability to understand, and to seek explanation of, complex written directions from various government agencies.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication and organizational skills. Ability to work with wide range of entities and people, including government agencies, neighborhood residents and independent contractors.
Position requires strong attention to detail and collaboration with internal and external teams.
Ability to work in partnership with funders, investors, consultants, contractors, regulatory bodies, and REACH staff.
Comfort in presenting to diverse audiences.
Knowledge Of:

Affordable housing financing tools including LIHTC, OAHTC, FHA loan products, USDA Rural Development, Project-Based HAP contracts, CDBG, HOME, bond programs, etc. Familiarity with compliance and regulatory requirements of various sources.
Contract types.
Principles and practices of real estate development.
Grant writing, housing market studies, development and operating budgets, and real estate transactions.
Methods, techniques and costs of multi-family housing design and construction.
Local building, planning and zoning codes.
Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations governing affordable housing.
Strong knowledge of public engagement tools and working with communities of color and of low incomes.
Benefits package: REACH offers an incredible benefits package to our employees!
401(k) Retirement plan with employer match, FSA, Medical, Dental, EAP, short and long-term disability, life and AD&D, employee service recognition award system, paid holidays, PTO, personal days, and sick leave. REACH also injects fun and camaraderie into the workplace by organizing activities, contests, and special events for our staff.
**Benefit coverage begins for FT/PT employees on the first of the month after hired, 401(k) plan other terms apply**

Disclaimer Language: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed. The company reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the company desires. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship is “At-Will”. The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.

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