Assistant Project Manager, Real Estate Development

Position Description:

The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for assisting on all activities relating to project planning, execution, and close out for New Construction and Preservation projects. Furthermore, the Assistant Project Manager is responsible for working with the Director of Real Estate Development to ensure that all assigned projects are delivered on time and on budget.

  • Provide support for real estate underwriting, construction loan closings and warranty
  • Assist with identifying and analyzing potential funding sources and preparing funding applications
  • Develop and maintain project management tools (budgets, schedules, action lists, etc.)
  • Record and distribute minutes in development‐related meetings as required
  • Participate in design team and construction meetings
  • Coordinate with design team, expediter, and construction manager to efficiently procure permits from multiple agencies
  • Review vendor proposals and contracts and verify all subcontractors insurance are in place Assist the project manager in updating project schedules
  • Track the purchasing of finished material in relation to schedule


  • Track sub‐contractors tasks in relation to timeline of schedule.
  • Review of monthly subcontractor invoices for accuracy in cost, its relationship to work completed to date and work remaining in contract
  • Process construction requisitions and vendor invoices and prepare Check Request Vouchers
  • Schedule building inspections and appointments with National Grid, Con Edison, Department of Buildings and other agencies as required
  • Prepare requests for proposals/qualifications (RFPs/RFQs) for architects and third party vendors
  • Prepare bid leveling sheets, and manage bid evaluation
  • Supervise and lead volunteers on site, as required
  • General clerical as required
  • Bachelor’s degree is required 
  • 2 years related work experience in affordable housing and/or project management
Skills Required:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required 
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks; ability to work independently, and as part of a team 
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast‐paced environment is a must 
  • Proficiency with computers; Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project), Procore.
Location, Hours:

In the near term, this position is currently being offered as a hybrid remote/in‐person position. Eventually, we intend to re‐engage our New York City office with a hybrid in‐person and work-from-home model in order to better‐build cross divisional strengths with team members.

Safety is our number one priority and our office is currently retrofitted with COVID‐19 safety measures. Masks and other safety equipment will be supplied to all Habitat NYC and Westchester staff upon our return.

The office is located at 111 John St. FL 23, New York, NY 10038.

Monday‐Friday 9am ‐ 5pm EST, evenings and weekends as required

Careers at Habitat for Humanity New York City and Westchester County are challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. If you are interested in bringing your passion for the mission of Habitat for Humanity to the organization, please apply by sending a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications to Juliana Bernal Guinand at jbernal@habitatnycwc.org.

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With the help of thousands of volunteers each year, Habitat NYC and Westchester builds and preserves homes for ownership by low-income families throughout the region, creating a stronger and more united New York.