CNI Project Manager
GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Provides a wide range of services in support of the day to day management of the Marshall-Ridley Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Program. The Transformation Plan is funded, in part, under HUD’s Choice Neighborhood Initiative (CNI) for the transformation of the Ridley Place public housing development and surrounding neighborhood. Funds are leveraged by local and partner resources.
Collaborates with the Community Development Director and the Executive Director. Organizes, plans, develops and implements a comprehensive plan to manage the project scope, schedules, and budget for a delivery of successful program goals. Engages in regular communication and coordination of CNI activities with the City of Newport News, Newport News Public Schools and the Hampton Roads Community Action Program. Coordinates and manages work for and with NNRHA CNI Grant Accountant, Relocation Coordinator and the Section 3 Coordinator. Develops detailed work plans and program budgets, including identifying and utilizing outside funding sources to implement program objectives consistent with the Choice Neighborhood Grant. Reports on progress toward meeting work plan goals and budget. Ensures all phases of the work are on schedule and within budget and all leveraged resources are used effectively and efficiently.
Serves in an advisory capacity to staff and other officials on matters pertaining to the Community Redevelopment Initiative. Provides assistance in scope and budget development ensuring appropriate critical elements of such documents conform to standard guidelines and receive the appropriate levels of review. Works closely with the development partners, contractors, and other partners to ensure compliance with policies and other regulatory procedures. Engages, serves as a point of contact and manages all third party professional consultants engaged in various aspects of the CNI. Represents NNRHA in the community on a daily basis addressing stakeholder concerns and resolving issues as they arise. Attends community, special interest group/stakeholder meetings. Addresses concerns and resolves issues as they arise.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Urban Affairs, Urban Planning, Public Administration, Real Estate Development or related area of study with a minimum of five (5) years of related work experience. Master’s degree preferred.