Project Manager--Neighborhood Restore

Organization Overview

Neighborhood Restore Housing Development Fund Corporation (“Neighborhood Restore”) and its affiliate nonprofit entities (Restored Homes HDFC, Restoring Communities HDFC, Preserving City Neighborhoods HDFC, Project Rebuild, Inc.) collaborate with the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”) on programs that seek to foster neighborhood stabilization by efficiently transitioning properties from physical and financial abandonment to responsible third party ownership. Neighborhood Restore also utilizes citywide partnerships to create affordable homeownership opportunities for households of low- and moderate- income.

Neighborhood Restore’s affiliate nonprofit entity, Project Rebuild, Inc., is working in collaboration with HPD and The NYC Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations (“HRO”) to assist homeowners impacted by Superstorm Sandy by acquiring substantially-damaged homes through Build-it-Back’s Acquisition, Redevelopment and Buyout Program.   Project Rebuild, Inc. is seeking a Project Manager to assist with the implementation of this Program.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee property management and development activities for a portfolio of sites.
  • Review scopes of work, monitor activities, and work performed at the sites and compile periodic project reports.
  • Provide technical assistance with budgeting and planning activities for the sites.
  • Review and submit requisitions for funding.
  • Maintain organization’s compliance with all programmatic and funding reporting requirements.
  • Manage day-to-day activities of the Program including the activities of the Part-Time Graduate Intern, Marketing Coordinator and Rehabilitation Specialist.
  • Provide oversight of procured subcontractors, such as the procured legal, securing, and maintenance teams.
  • Coordinate closely with HPD, HRO, and other partners on program activities to ensure program goals are met and work is being done in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Ensure compliance through preparing reports to use to monitor the progress of activities and communicate program status with HPD.
  • Trouble-shoot program-wide issues or concerns with HPD and procured subcontractors.
  • Prepare procurement packages and review submissions to select subcontractors, as needed.
  • Maintain files on all activities from acquisition through disposition in audit ready condition.
  • Work in close collaboration with a legal team on acquisition of properties.
  • Manage and/or participate in ongoing special projects leading to further development and growth of the program. Projects may include assisting Deputy Director with development of procedures and performance evaluation systems for the program.
  • Participate in quarterly Board of Directors’ meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in the areas of housing or community development, property management, or planning is required. Work experience with the City of New York and familiarity with NYC neighborhoods is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, and a graduate degree is preferred, but additional years of relevant experience may substitute for a formal degree.
  • Strong organizational and communications skills.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Sales Force and ArcGIS.
  • Ability to coordinate complex activities, meet deadlines and use good judgment in satisfying conflicting demands and setting priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and to perform tasks with limited supervision.
  • Must have a strong interest in non-profit and government work and a willingness to work as an effective, enthusiastic member of a team towards the organizations’ missions.
  • A valid driver’s license and car are preferred.

Please email cover letter and resume to: humanresources@neighborhoodrestore.org

Neighborhood Restore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.