Project Manager, Multifamily Housing Development

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated and detail-oriented Project Manager to support the Multifamily Housing Development department.

PSHHC is a non-profit organization that manages over 1,600 affordable rental housing units and provides clinical case management to residents living on these properties of the Central Coast.

This is a full time position (40 hours per week, 5 days per week).

Salary DOE, with a very competitive benefit package including:
• Employer-paid Medical/Dental/ Vision, LTD/ STD
• Pension Plan (currently 10% salary matching contribution each year)
• Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick Time
• Employer investment in professional education and employee wellness
• An excellent supportive staff and work environment.

• Responsible for all aspects of the project over the entire life (initiate, plan, execute, control, close).
• Prepare and submit competitive applications to federal, state, local, and private funding sources for site acquisition, pre-development, construction, and permanent financing.
• Apply for and obtain required government permits and approvals.
• Represent the corporation before public bodies, community and neighborhood groups, and financing agencies in promoting PSHHC and its goals. These meetings may occur throughout the three county area served and may occur in the evening hours.
• Coordinate the development process with other professionals, including architects, attorneys, contractors, finance agencies, title companies and public officials, to ensure a high standard of quality.
• Prepare and submit proposals for administrative funding.
• Prepare and update project proforma, construction budgets, cash flow projections, capital outlay and operating budgets
• Actively participate in staff training and organizational functions and activities as needed.
• Prepare reports as required by funding sources.
• Other duties as required by the Division Manager, CEO, CFO or their designates.
• In cooperation with Project Design Coordinator establish and track project scope and track project requirements from funding sources.
• Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members.
• Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
• Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.
• Identify key project team members by defining roles and responsibilities to create a project organization structure in order to develop the communication plan.
• Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.
• Record detailed requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter.
• Improve team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale.

• 1-3 years of project management experience.
• Minimum of 1 year in real estate/housing development construction, or finance, preferably for a non-profit developer.
• Experience with governmental grant programs and a thorough understanding of low-income tax credit financing; advanced degree in lieu of experience would be considered.
• Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or a related field is desirable; preference may be given to those possessing advanced degrees (PhD, MBA, MPA, MS, MA, JD, etc.) or certifications.
• Ability to build strong and effective working relationships, with excellent written and oral presentation skills are essential.
• Must possess the ability to prepare complex financial feasibility analysis with attention to detail.
• Must be familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member, to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.
• Must be able to communicate information and ideas clearly, both verbally and in writing.
• Must possess strong listening skills, listening intently to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being shared.
• Must demonstrate high ethics and values, inspiring loyalty and trust through handling oneself ethically and in line with company values.
• Must value team building and building mutual trust through respect and cooperation.
• Recognizes and praises team members for their contributions and a job well done.

Certification Incentives:
A five percent (5%) salary increase is available for a Project Manager I that obtains a Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI). This increase remains as long as the certification is maintained. Necessary fees for certification are eligible for Peoples’ Self-Help Housing education incentive.

To apply, send resume and application to:
• Email:
• Fax: 805.544.1901
• Mail: Attn: HR, 3533 Empleo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Application can be downloaded at: