Project Manager

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)3.0


Project Manager, Real Estate Development

Full-Time, Exempt

Compensation Range: Competitive, DOE

Reports to: VP of Real Estate

Location: San Francisco

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco partners with working families and the community to build affordable ownership homes in Marin, San Francisco and the Peninsula.

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco seeks a highly motivated, experienced Project Manager to join our Real Estate Development team as we increase our development pipeline in anticipation of meeting our goal of building 400 new homes by 2020.

The Project Manager position will support the Real Estate Development team and work closely with the Construction department to manage all phases of real estate development, including site identification and due diligence, acquisition, predevelopment including project financing, construction oversight, completion and final sales to homeowners. This position reports to and works closely with the Vice President of Real Estate.

Habitat Greater San Francisco
Our mission is to provide local families with a springboard to secure, stable futures through affordable homeownership, financial literacy and neighborhood revitalization.

Successful Habitat team members share the following characteristics:

A “go above and beyond” attitude.
You thrive on constructive feedback and have a high level of integrity.
You do what you say you will do.
You are a creative problem solver that works across teams.
You love results and hate excuses.
Primary Responsibilities
Conduct pre-acquisition due diligence including feasibility analysis and estimated timeline for procuring entitlements and completing construction
Prepare project reports for presentation to management, board and subcommittees, potential funders, and other stakeholders
Develop and maintain up-to-date project pro formas accurately reflecting the budget, financing plan, cash flow and timeline
Apply to applicable funding programs and work closely with the Finance and Homeowner Development departments on compliance and monitoring
Solicit bids from consultants (architecture, civil, structural, geotech, acoustical, environmental, etc.) and evaluate proposals
Coordinate selection of and manage design team, including negotiating contracts with architects, consultants, engineers, GreenPoint Rater and other project specialists
Manage conceptual and schematic design, construction documents and value engineering as needed
Obtain all necessary planning approvals and permits, and procure insurance as required
Work with legal counsel to finalize loan agreements for subsidy financing and all legal documents for BRE filing
Work with lenders and title company to close and record loans and procure funds
Work closely with Construction department to manage construction budget and construction schedule to ensure timely project completion
Manage other development tasks as needed, which may include: Process Davis Bacon payroll; File Tentative and Final Maps; Set up Home Owners Association, CC&R’s, and Budget for HOA
Coordinate with related work of other Habitat Greater San Francisco departments
Supervise and manage an Assistant Project Manager to assist with project management tasks

Skills and Qualifications
BA/BS in business, real estate, urban planning or related field or equivalent work experience required
5+ years of on-the-job experience in real estate development and finance
Experience working with contractors, negotiating contracts, loan terms and loan closings
Experience in affordable housing, land use planning and construction management a plus
Desire and ability to work with a non-profit organization and the ability to work in an environment that is positive, productive and inclusive
Knowledge of government processes and community development
Knowledge of non-profit housing development issues, policies and procedures desired
Able to work with shifting priorities and meet multiple deadlines
Able to work independently while also contributing to a team environment
Effective prioritization and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Project, Excel and Word with aptitude to learn project management software programs
Must be able to pass background check (In accordance with state and county law: convictions do not necessarily rule out employment, it depends on the nature and severity of the conviction and is evlauated on a case by case basis, check is conducted on last 7 years only)

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. Must be able to travel to work sites and occasionally navigate rough terrain.

Compensation and Benefits
Compensation Range: Competitive, DOE. This full-time position offers health, dental and vision insurance, chiropractic/acupuncture, life insurance, long-term disability, employee assistance program (EAP), Flex Savings Account (FSA), 403b retirement account, commuter benefits and 20 days paid time off in addition to 12 paid holidays, and 3 days of paid sick leave.

Interested Applicants
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter at

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. Due to the high number of applications, we will contact only those applicants invited for an interview. No phone calls please.

EEO: Habitat Greater San Francisco is an equal opportunity employer. Habitat Greater San Francisco strives to reflect the diverse community it serves. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. * Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request. * Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco receives federal funds through Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP) and is required by federal law, to the greatest extent possible, to provide job training and employment opportunities to Section 3 residents.* Section 3 residents are defined as public housing residents or low-income persons who live in metropolitan area or non-metropolitan counties where HUD-assisted projects are located.