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Senior Project Manager
Title:Senior Project Manager
Department:Community Real Estate

Join our MEDA Team

At MEDA, we find meaning and fulfillment in investing in people’s lives. We work collaboratively to close the opportunity gap for low- to moderate-income Latino families in San Francisco’s Mission District by providing them access to affordable housing, career and small-business development, education and more. As MEDA continues to strengthen this community, we need more talented professionals dedicated to inspiring positive change – and driven to succeed in a fast-paced team environment. Be one of us!

Your Career Opportunity

As a Senior Project Manager you will be at the forefront of MEDAs vision of establishing permanent homes and fighting displacement in the San Francisco housing market by managing MEDA’s large and small sites projects to build affordable housing and nonprofit organization space in the Mission District. You will be responsible for leading the real estate development of several properties, negotiating with commercial and nonprofit tenants and ensuring that projects move forward in a timely manner. You will also mentor junior talent as part of the project team and have a senior role in leading the community real estate team. This position works closely with many community groups and represents MEDA in various partnerships.

Specifically, you will:

  • Lead project teams for real estate development with assistance and joint venture partners.
  • Manage 2-3 projects for timely schedule and cost-effective budget completion from acquisition and site concept through planning department and building department project approvals through project design development and construction through transition to operations
  • Represent MEDA in advocacy, outreach and public relations, including attending community meetings.
  • Supervise Community Real Estate staff as assigned

Your Keys to Success

To perform successfully in this role, you will need to leverage these key qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in affordable housing development project management OR a Master’s degree in urban planning, business, economics, law, public policy or related field and 2 years experience in affordable housing.
  • Strong financial proforma skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain cooperative relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds, including board members, public sector staff and officials, representatives of other nonprofit organizations, vendors, and people from low-income households.
  • Exposure to design issues and construction materials and methods.
  • Capacity to manage 2 or more projects independently.
  • Commitment to green-building and sustainable policies and practices.
  • Commitment to providing long-term affordable housing and to the concept of organizing low-income people to stabilize communities and create social change.
  • Well-developed public speaking, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • High degree of independence, initiative, responsibility, and accountability as well as capability in a team environment.

Your MEDA Experience

Do meaningful work in an innovative workplace, while being challenged for your professional growth.

Joining MEDA means having meaningful experiences that develop achievers – from across the Mission neighborhood and from within our organization. We find meaning and fulfillment in our work as we see this community thrive and are driven to achieve better outcomes by challenging ourselves to innovate in our ways of working.

We offer a market-leading benefits program that reflects MEDA's values and mission. We invest in people's lives and support our own people's health and financial well-being.

Our core benefits include:

  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and their dependents – 100 percent covered by MEDA
  • 401(k) Plan for employees
  • Generous paid time off -- minimum of 20 days for new employees
  • Employee Assistance Program that offer free financial or legal counseling to employees or their families
  • Other forms of voluntary benefits
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