The Pre-Construction and Design Manager is responsible for leading pre-construction efforts on a development pipeline valued in excess of $50 million. This position is the Owner’s lead staff person managing the Architect, Consultant, and General Contractor relationships during the design phase of the development process. This includes managing procurement strategies, facilitating contract negotiations, and working with internal stakeholders to align project design with available resources. The position is also responsible for working with project Developers to prepare conceptual designs and budgets for funding applications, and for ensuring compliance with all funder design requirements following an award. Additionally, this position will assist in completing the construction underwriting process with financial partners.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:
Successfully manage all funding applications, preconstruction requirements and deliverables so that they are provided to the Acquisition & Development project developer in a timely and accurate manner.
Successfully manage a pre-construction pipeline by ensuring high quality design across the portfolio of development projects while meeting deadlines and budgets
Education/Certification: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or design-related field and LEED for Homes Accreditation are both preferred but not required.
Experience Required: 3-7 years of experience in pre-construction management, preferably in the field of multi-family housing or a related field.
Skills/Abilities: Well organized and able to manage and prioritize projects/tasks; Ability to create and manage multiple budgets and schedules; Ability to work with various stakeholders in order to gain consensus and provide positive outcomes; Ability to provide and manage self-created project tracking and analysis documentation; Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project and Excel, with a strong preference for proficiency in Access.