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Project Manager

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Portland, OR, USA

The Project Manager is responsible for working with internal and external stakeholders to ensure timely project progress from land use, design, and permitting through certificate of occupancy. The position will work closely with members of the Homeownership Services and Construction departments as well as agency leadership.

Areas of Responsibility: 

Site Due Diligence

  • Perform due diligence, including contracting with consultants and engineers.
  • Research land and home purchase agreements and related vendor contracts in coordination with agency leadership
  • Manage the maintenance of undeveloped properties

Design, Planning and Permitting

  • Coordinate selection and manage performance of architects, consultants, engineers, and other project specialists
  • Coordinate representation before public agencies and community organizations, including developing and maintaining strong relationships with government representatives and making presentations in front of government entities
  • Manage preparation and processing of all necessary entitlement applications and other required approvals in coordination with project team
  • Oversee management of design process (e.g. selecting/hiring consultants, working with design staff, ensuring issuance of building permits)
  • Coordination of property tax exemptions and SDC waiver application process
  • Lead RFP process for assigned properties


  • Coordinate work of sub-contractors working on various projects
  • Work with Construction Supervisors- review their reports and check sheets
  • Correct any safety violations in a timely manner
  • In cooperation with site leadership, manage performance of sub-contractors and review all approved plans to ensure all specifications and regulations are followed
  • Report to the Director and VP of Construction any necessary modifications of the plans that seem indicated before performing the proposed change
  • Manage recurring operational tasks for assigned projects
  • Generate and issue regular project reports through company software (Procore)
  • Ensure all projects meet timelines and are completed from feasibility through Certificate of Occupation
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Real Estate, Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning or Business Administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 6-8 years’ experience in construction management, including minimum 3 years’ experience with property acquisition, development, and permitting
  • PMP certification, or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Culturally sensitive with strong customer service orientation
  • Commitment to affordable housing development and the mission of Habitat

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in real estate finance, and/or planning preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; effective with diverse audiences
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience in using electronic resources to obtain real estate/ownership information
  • Excel at managing multiple concurrent projects and deadlines; attention to detail a must
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Employment is contingent on passing a background check.

Organization Info

Habitat for Humanity International

Americus, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
About Us

Habitat for Humanity believes that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We build and repair houses all over the world using volunteer labor and donations. Our partner families purchase these houses through no-profit, no-interest mortgage loans or innovative financing methods. As a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that builds with people in need regardless of race or religion, we welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jun 9 2019
Active Until: 
Jul 9 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Habitat for Humanity International