Housing Construction Project Manager- Housing / JHM


Housing Construction Project Manager- Housing / JHM

Status: Admin/ Exempt/ Full- Time
Reports to: Director of Facility Management
Date Posted: 31-Jul-2019
Job Type: Full Time


Excellent opportunity to join a dynamic operations team as the Housing Construction Project Manager for our Housing Management Services Program with JASA, metropolitan New York’s largest nonprofit serving older adults.
I. General Responsibilities
The Housing Construction Project Manager reports to the Director of Facility Management and is responsible for providing a broad array of facility services for multiple sites, buildings and campuses that JASA Housing occupies. The facilities are residential buildings and centers for Senior Citizens in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. Working in conjunction with the Director of Facility Management, manages facility services and projects including maintenance, repair, janitorial operations, construction, renovations, procurement, security, telecommunications, facilities planning, space allocation, life safety, energy management, emergency response planning, business continuity support, moves and rearrangements, and building infrastructure and systems. The position is located in JASA’s corporate office in Midtown Manhattan with frequent travel to other locations.
II. Duties and Responsibilities
A. Serve as lead project manager on repair, renovation or construction projects. This includes developing scopes of work, identifying and contacting vendors/contractors, and overseeing bid process; negotiating contracts and ensuring proper internal review; coordinating work with vendor and site staff; and supervising vendor and managing projects through to final acceptance of work; responsible for ensuring project objectives are successfully achieved safely, environmentally compliant and within scope, schedule and budget adherence
B. Serve as primary point of contact for vendors associated with projects. Manage relationships and resolve issues as needed
C. Oversee site maintenance and safety associated with projects. This includes developing and implementing safety and health measures to reduce the risk of harm to employees and visitors
D. Ensure compliance with Federal, State and City rules and regulations, including the Department of Buildings, Fire Department, Department of Health, and Department for the Aging. Resolve violations, if any; and
E. Respond to and manage facility emergencies associated with projects in a timely manner.
F. Work closely with Director of Facilities for Housing, and Director of Housing Operations and Compliance.
G. Obtain appropriate permits and licenses for site, as needed;
H. Provide training to site staff on compliance issues, safety issues, and emergency response, as needed;
I. Oversee and manage requests by site staff for repairs and other facility issues;
J. Data collection and management;
K. Internal and external reporting; and
L. Additional responsibilities as assigned.
III. Qualifications
A. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Architecture or relevant field or minimum of 5 years of experience in facilities management, utility engineering, asset management, facility construction management, project management or related discipline
B. Minimum of three years’ experience in project management, facilities management and/or property management, including all phases of renovation work, project planning, capital, and project budgets, building operation, support functions such as maintenance, repairs, physical security, and renovation
C. Varied leadership and managerial experience of direct and indirect resources
D. Knowledge of environmental, safety, NYC DOB, NYC DOHMH, and FDNY regulatory compliance
E. Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, SmartSheet and Google Applications
F. BOMA / IFMA / PMP certification is preferred
IV. Requirements
A. Proactive, well-organized, able to identify needs/risks, set goals, and develop and implement plans;
B. Exceptional written and oral communication and presentation skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders;
C. Strong contract management and negotiation skills;
D. Strong collaborative skills, and an ability to maintain composure and provide leadership in high-stress situations;
E. Availability to perform occasional work outside of standard work hours, sometimes with little notice; and
F. Ability to travel throughout NYC as needed
G. Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams and communicate effectively
H. On-call coverage, accepting call-out obligations as may be required
I. Proven ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, in prioritizing work in a multi-task environment
J. Must continue professional development and education within the fields of project management and affordable housing by pursuing appropriate certifications as determined in collaboration with supervisor

JASA is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.
Position is subject to review for purposes of the ADAAA.

To Apply

Email résumé and cover letter to: jobs@jasa.org. Indicate Housing Construction Project Manager- Housing / JHM - Manhattan in subject line.


Mail to: JASA
Human Resources Department
247 West 37 Street – Ninth Floor
New York, NY 10018

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