Salt Lake City

  • REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY PROJECT MANAGER (MAY BE UNDERFILLED)

    Requisition ID
    2018-3866
    Department
    REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
    Minimum Salary
    USD $27.46/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $37.49/Hr.
    Post End Date
    11/20/2018
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Under the general supervision of the Executive Director or Deputy of the Redevelopment Agency, is responsible for the supervision of multiple small-, medium-, and large-scale development projects. Analyzes proposed projects, recommends appropriate action to the Board of Directors; tracks finances, assesses eligibility for payments, and ensures financial accountability of projects. Provides for targeted outreach and establishes project process and procedures with limited direction from the executive team. This is the full working level of project manager for the City Redevelopment Agency.

    Responsibilities

    • Plans and coordinates the implementation of projects approved by the Agency by securing bids, negotiating with developers and property owners, and authorizing contractual changes. Allocates Agency resources to specific projects.
    • Performs economic analysis of proposed projects and their impact on surrounding project areas in order to advise and make recommendations to the Board of Directors.
    • Solicits and facilitates various meetings with community-based organizations, commercial developers, financial institutions, other government agencies, and the general public for involvement in the planning and execution of the Agency program.
    • Oversees and executes financial transactions among the Agency, property owners, Agency counsel, outside financial institutions, borrowers, contractors and developers. Maintains extensive and comprehensive records of all transactions and accounts for funds expended. Authorizes payment of vouchers.
    • Plans, prepares, and presents findings and recommendations on current and proposed projects to the Board of Directors.
    • Regularly represents the Agency to various groups and individuals in the Executive Director's absence.
    • Mentors and trains Project Coordinators in RDA procedures, methods, alliances, and potential redevelopment opportunities.
    • Serves as team leader and as a key organizational resource to others on assigned policy/project implementation teams. Supervises the work in several assigned project areas and facilitates each team’s ability to meet project area goals and time lines.
    • Monitors team performance and makes recommendations to the Director regarding project decision path, methods, and progress.
    • Develops, manages and monitors programs and special projects on behalf of the Executive Director, monitors compliance with contracts and provides direction to consultants.
    • Supervises Agency interns and project coordinators and reviews work product before submitting to Executive Director.
    • May conduct project-related interviews with the press, at Executive Director’s request.
    • Acts as Agency’s primary contact for one or more Agency project areas. Presents goals and objectives to Agency’s Board of Directors for approval.
    • Creates programs and policies for the Agency under the supervision of the Executive Director for Board approval. 
    • Administers and markets the Agency’s loan programs.
    • Manages the creation of new Agency project areas under the supervision of the Executive Director.
    • Works with Agency in-house and outside counsel on drafting, reviewing, and executing legal documents for Agency transactions.
    • Supervises the design, financing, and construction of Agency-assisted development projects to ensure compliance with Agency agreements.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, finance, urban planning and development, public administration, or a related field plus two (2) years of experience related to urban planning and development, economic development, construction, or development finance. One year's experience must have been in a large scale RDA, development, or other related project management capacity. Education and work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis, but must include the minimum one year project management experience.
    • Thorough knowledge of Federal and State regulations as they relate to redevelopment. Ability to interpret regulations and prepare findings and recommendations based upon those interpretations.
    • Considerable human relations and communications skills. Must be able to obtain and disseminate information, advise and consult with developers, property owners and contractors, and negotiate resolutions to conflict situations.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with personal computers and related word processing and spreadsheet software programs.
    • Ability to establish priorities and make decisions with minimal supervisory consultation.

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