Development Manager

Contract TypeDirect Hire

Job LocationOakland, California

We are looking for a creative and organized Development Manager who has a background in construction and/or architecture project oversight. This role requires a strong working knowledge of construction, architecture, acquisition, and entitlement processes as well as strong project management skills. The Development Project Manager will be expected to manage 1-4 projects simultaneously while being responsible for each project’s overall success including, but not limited to, initiation, planning, design, execution, and completion of entitlements, permitting, and construction.

Responsibilities:

  • Successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, and closure of projects.
  • Attend all meetings for each managed project
  • Identify action items, as the quarterback of each project, with clear direct, timelines, and expectations to internal and external team members to meet schedules and budgets for every project.
  • Proactively and continuously identify and resolve project risks, in relation to the project budget or schedule, or issues with each project team and external teams.
  • Ability to manage diverse teams with diverse skill-sets, resolve conflicts, and produce solutions to keep teams moving on budget and on schedule.
  • Ability to review and mark-up project plans, specifications, contracts, both construction and design, scopes, bids, RFI’s, Submittals, and change orders.
  • Coordinate and execute on implementing all products across development sites.
  • Collaborate with Design, Construction and external and internal teams to successfully produce site design and site strategies to best complete each project
  • Participate in R&D discussions to help guide design decisions to best meet AHJ codes, rules, ordinances, and development-related constraints.
  • Provide a lean and affordable mindset in all design development-related decisions.
  • Create, execute, and manage the project pro forma, schedule, and budgets.
  • Create Project Budgets and Schedules
  • Manage Project Pro Forma
  • Manage, update, and report variances to each development’s pro forma model on a weekly basis.
  • Preparing, reviewing and signing contracts, including interdepartmental contracts
  • Continuously perform risk analyses and value analyses in all decisions that are based on changes to the drawings and specifications, budget, schedule or pro forma, and shall prepare for approval from their direct manager.
  • Achieve the budget, schedule, and successfully complete the entitlements, permitting, and construction of all projects as laid out in the business plan.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an industry related to Construction, Architecture, Engineering or Real Estate.
  • 5+ years experience in an industry related to Construction, Architecture, Engineering or Real Estate.
  • Knowledge and experience working with federal, state, and local codes, ADA, zoning, and other applicable laws.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience with political engagement, including having conversations with council members and local committees.
  • Experience with community engagement, including hosting and running community meetings, meeting with local stakeholders, and putting together community benefits agreements.
  • Ability to build, run, and manage a project budget, schedule, and have general understanding of managing a financial pro forma.
  • Ability to manage internal and external team members.
  • Familiarity with the following programs: Google-based platforms, Microsoft Projects, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Bluebeam, Asana and Instagantt. Highly preferred familiarity of Adobe Create Suites and Sketchup.
  • Familiarity with architectural and design programs including but not limited to: Adobe Creative Suites, Revit, Navisworks, Vectorworks, AutoCAD, Rhino, Sketchup.
  • Entitlements expertise, expediting, financial / Analyst modelling for real estate, and construction/architectural/structural background
  • Experience managing external/internal teams to hit realistically aggressive deadlines.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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    Development Manager

    LHH

    14 days ago

    Contract Type

    Direct Hire

    Job Location

    Oakland, California

    We are looking for a creative and organized Development Manager who has a background in construction and/or architecture project oversight. This role requires a strong working knowledge of construction, architecture, acquisition, and entitlement processes as well as strong project management skills. The Development Project Manager will be expected to manage 1-4 projects simultaneously while being responsible for each project’s overall success including, but not limited to, initiation, planning, design, execution, and completion of entitlements, permitting, and construction.

    Responsibilities:

  • Successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, and closure of projects.
  • Attend all meetings for each managed project
  • Identify action items, as the quarterback of each project, with clear direct, timelines, and expectations to internal and external team members to meet schedules and budgets for every project.
  • Proactively and continuously identify and resolve project risks, in relation to the project budget or schedule, or issues with each project team and external teams.
  • Ability to manage diverse teams with diverse skill-sets, resolve conflicts, and produce solutions to keep teams moving on budget and on schedule.
  • Ability to review and mark-up project plans, specifications, contracts, both construction and design, scopes, bids, RFI’s, Submittals, and change orders.
  • Coordinate and execute on implementing all products across development sites.
  • Collaborate with Design, Construction and external and internal teams to successfully produce site design and site strategies to best complete each project
  • Participate in R&D discussions to help guide design decisions to best meet AHJ codes, rules, ordinances, and development-related constraints.
  • Provide a lean and affordable mindset in all design development-related decisions.
  • Create, execute, and manage the project pro forma, schedule, and budgets.
  • Create Project Budgets and Schedules
  • Manage Project Pro Forma
  • Manage, update, and report variances to each development’s pro forma model on a weekly basis.
  • Preparing, reviewing and signing contracts, including interdepartmental contracts
  • Continuously perform risk analyses and value analyses in all decisions that are based on changes to the drawings and specifications, budget, schedule or pro forma, and shall prepare for approval from their direct manager.
  • Achieve the budget, schedule, and successfully complete the entitlements, permitting, and construction of all projects as laid out in the business plan.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an industry related to Construction, Architecture, Engineering or Real Estate.
  • 5+ years experience in an industry related to Construction, Architecture, Engineering or Real Estate.
  • Knowledge and experience working with federal, state, and local codes, ADA, zoning, and other applicable laws.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience with political engagement, including having conversations with council members and local committees.
  • Experience with community engagement, including hosting and running community meetings, meeting with local stakeholders, and putting together community benefits agreements.
  • Ability to build, run, and manage a project budget, schedule, and have general understanding of managing a financial pro forma.
  • Ability to manage internal and external team members.
  • Familiarity with the following programs: Google-based platforms, Microsoft Projects, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Bluebeam, Asana and Instagantt. Highly preferred familiarity of Adobe Create Suites and Sketchup.
  • Familiarity with architectural and design programs including but not limited to: Adobe Creative Suites, Revit, Navisworks, Vectorworks, AutoCAD, Rhino, Sketchup.
  • Entitlements expertise, expediting, financial / Analyst modelling for real estate, and construction/architectural/structural background
  • Experience managing external/internal teams to hit realistically aggressive deadlines.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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