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Senior Project Manager, Development

NYCEDC
New York, NY 10001
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    113583717


Development
New York, New York

Our Vision: To make New York City the global model for inclusive innovation and economic growth, fueled by the City's diverse people and businesses

Our Mission:
To create shared prosperity across New York City's five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs.

Your Role: Within Development, the Senior Project Manager (SPM) will direct and work with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement plans for complex projects involving multiple stakeholders. The SPM is responsible for working directly with a Development Vice President to spearhead inter-departmental and inter-agency coordination.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Articulate vision and evaluate feasibility for future development based on sound planning principles and market realities
  • Develop financing and implementation strategies for interim and long-term uses
  • Craft and manage public outreach processes
  • Establish and oversee interagency working groups on select projects, including large-scale planning and development efforts, meeting frequently to move projects forward and address challenges
  • Represent the organization in professional and public forums
  • Build and maintain relationships with governmental and quasi-governmental entities; real estate and business groups; civic & community organizations; cultural and professional organizations; and advocacy groups
  • Strategically identify next steps to advance projects
  • Ability to communicate design ideas and perform simple site planning and massing tasks
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in urban planning, real estate, public policy, law, or related field
  • 3-5 years' experience in planning, urban design, community and economic development, or the equivalent
  • Demonstrated expertise in project management
  • Strong interpersonal, written, verbal and analytical skills
  • General computer skills, project scheduling (i.e. MS Word, Outlook)
  • Strength in spreadsheets, presentation, and project management applications, e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Ability to facilitate stakeholder engagement processes
  • Experience with structuring and facilitating community planning processes
  • Strong understanding of urban infrastructure and economic development issues
  • Strong entrepreneurial and leadership ability, including interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • New York City residence is required within 180 days of hire
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong understanding of and experience with the technical aspects of the public planning and development process, ideally, within NYC
  • Competence in GIS software (ArcGIS)
  • Design skills, including site planning, 3d modeling and drafting (Autocad, Rhino, SketchUp), parametric modeling (Grasshopper); rendering and hand sketching also a plus

About Us: NYCEDC is New York City's primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. Our mission is to create shared prosperity across New York City's five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs. We do this by developing, managing, and implementing expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment and strengthen the city's competitive position.

NYCEDC is dedicated to the creation of a dynamic, equitable, and sustainable urban economy. We are making sure that whatever happens next, happens right here in New York City-and that all New Yorkers are a part of it.

NYCEDC offers many unique advantages for an exciting and fulfilling career. As part of our team, you'll enjoy:
  • The unique opportunity to make an impact on New York City
  • Working on diverse, unique, and challenging projects
  • Working closely with teams of creative, highly motivated, and passionate people
  • Learning opportunities designed to enhance the practical skills and business knowledge of our employees
  • Excellent benefits, including company-paid 401(a) pension plan, 457(b) tax-advantaged retirement savings plans, medical, dental and vision benefits, generous paid family leave and paid time off, and other perks

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to attract, retain, and engage a diverse workforce comprised of talented people. NYCEDC employees can expect to work as part of a highly engaged, passionate and inclusive workforce where everyone's contributions are valued, respected and make an impact on one of the best and most diverse cities in the world!

For more information, visit our website at edc.nyc.

PI113583717

<br/><br/><b>Development</b><br/><b>New York, New York</b><br/><br/><b><strong>Our Vision</strong>:</b> To make New York City the global model for inclusive innovation and economic growth, fueled by the City's diverse people and businesses<b><br><br><strong>Our Mission</strong>: </b>To create shared prosperity across New York City's five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs.<b><br><br></b><strong>Your Role</strong>: Within Development, the Senior Project Manager (SPM) will direct and work with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement plans for complex projects involving multiple stakeholders. The SPM is responsible for working directly with a Development Vice President to spearhead inter-departmental and inter-agency coordination.<br><strong><strong><br>Essential Duties and Responsibilities:</strong></strong><ul><li>Articulate vision and evaluate feasibility for future development based on sound planning principles and market realities</li><li>Develop financing and implementation strategies for interim and long-term uses</li><li>Craft and manage public outreach processes</li><li>Establish and oversee interagency working groups on select projects, including large-scale planning and development efforts, meeting frequently to move projects forward and address challenges</li><li>Represent the organization in professional and public forums</li><li>Build and maintain relationships with governmental and quasi-governmental entities; real estate and business groups; civic & community organizations; cultural and professional organizations; and advocacy groups</li><li>Strategically identify next steps to advance projects</li><li>Ability to communicate design ideas and perform simple site planning and massing tasks</li><li>Other projects and tasks as assigned </li></ul><br><strong>Qualifications:</strong><br><ul><li>Master's degree in urban planning, real estate, public policy, law, or related field</li><li>3-5 years' experience in planning, urban design, community and economic development, or the equivalent</li><li>Demonstrated expertise in project management</li><li>Strong interpersonal, written, verbal and analytical skills</li><li>General computer skills, project scheduling (i.e. MS Word, Outlook)</li><li>Strength in spreadsheets, presentation, and project management applications, e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, and Project</li><li>Ability to facilitate stakeholder engagement processes</li><li>Experience with structuring and facilitating community planning processes</li><li>Strong understanding of urban infrastructure and economic development issues</li><li>Strong entrepreneurial and leadership ability, including interpersonal and public speaking skills</li><li>New York City residence is required within 180 days of hire </li></ul><strong><strong>Preferred Qualifications:</strong></strong><ul><li>Strong understanding of and experience with the technical aspects of the public planning and development process, ideally, within NYC</li><li>Competence in GIS software (ArcGIS)</li><li>Design skills, including site planning, 3d modeling and drafting (Autocad, Rhino, SketchUp), parametric modeling (Grasshopper); rendering and hand sketching also a plus</li></ul><br><strong>About Us: </strong>NYCEDC is New York City's primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. Our mission is to create shared prosperity across New York City's five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs. We do this by developing, managing, and implementing expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment and strengthen the city's competitive position.<br><br>NYCEDC is dedicated to the creation of a dynamic, equitable, and sustainable urban economy. We are making sure that whatever happens next, happens right here in New York City-and that all New Yorkers are a part of it.<br><br>NYCEDC offers many unique advantages for an exciting and fulfilling career. As part of our team, you'll enjoy:<br><ul><li>The unique opportunity to make an impact on New York City</li><li>Working on diverse, unique, and challenging projects</li><li>Working closely with teams of creative, highly motivated, and passionate people</li><li>Learning opportunities designed to enhance the practical skills and business knowledge of our employees</li><li>Excellent benefits, including company-paid 401(a) pension plan, 457(b) tax-advantaged retirement savings plans, medical, dental and vision benefits, generous paid family leave and paid time off, and other perks</li></ul><br>The New York City Economic Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to attract, retain, and engage a diverse workforce comprised of talented people. NYCEDC employees can expect to work as part of a highly engaged, passionate and inclusive workforce where everyone's contributions are valued, respected and make an impact on one of the best and most diverse cities in the world!<br><br>For more information, visit our website at <a href="http://www.edc.nyc/">edc.nyc</a>. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/PdM5g2IQnzxLTMNmTPwnd"> <p>PI113583717</p>
Posted: 2019-09-11 Expires: 2019-10-13

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