Project Finance Director
Austin , TX 78719
Posted 3 months ago
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Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn's success.By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company's rewards, we've found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years.Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT FAMILY - COREThe Project Finance Director will work with JE Dunn Capital Partners, LLC and JE Dunn Construction Company, in leading new deal pursuits and closing Design-Build-Finance (DBF), Public-Private Partnerships ("PPP"), and alternative finance project investment efforts, for our public-based clients in State, local and higher education sectors for public pursuits. The candidate will coordinate JE Dunn's efforts to identify and assess new markets, project opportunities, build relationships with public sector agencies, equity and debt providers, PPP sponsors/concessionaires, and integrate project teaming. The candidate must have significant problem-solving competences to develop creative and executable solutions to identified problems within public sector project delivery. This position holder must demonstrate a strong initiative, drive and commitment to delivering creative project delivery and finance solutions to public clients and PPP initiatives. The candidate will play a significant role during the origination process and will work with the consortium from pre-qualification to preferred bid and until financial close.About JE Dunn Capital PartnersJE Dunn Capital Partners, LLC is the real estate investment business of JE Dunn Construction. JE Dunn Capital Partners delivers equity investment and project finance solutions, including PPP equity and debt solutions; leveraged with our construction expertise to enhance client experience and project delivery. JE Dunn Capital Partners provides project finance solutions for both private and public sector developments.Key Role Responsibilites * Strong ability to create a strategy for project opportunities, through existing and future relationship development, to include state and local government, healthcare and higher education facilities. * Strong knowledge of public finance and management of financial analysis, including public project finance solutions * Detailed underwriting memos on the project/opportunity to leadership and the executive committee. * Will be a significant contributor in working with technical staff, clients, partners, suppliers and external consultants. * Research and involvement into the public-private partnership market and correlated opportunities * Analyze and review partner capacity and project structure to determine viability. * Continuous relationship building in capital markets environment. * Significant expertise in working with public sector agencies, state and local economic development agencies, and/or PPP industry organizations to create project pursuit opportunities. * Coordinate and partner with the JE Dunn Construction offices for public client and PPP pursuits. * Prepare initial project and financial analysis and documentation of opportunities within Texas and core PPP markets. * Supports in all aspects of closing project and equity capital transactions. * Conduct and participate in project meetings and conference calls. * Analyze and negotiate project finance structured transactions. * Complete preliminary analysis, investment memos for projects * Assist and lead, the preparation of project submissions for RFP, RFQ and RFI's. * Prepare, examine and analyze all project and project pursuit records. * Other duties as assigned.Education* Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business, Engineering or Law.* MBA (Preferred)* In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.Experience* At least 5+ years' experience in public sector economic development, public project finance and/or exposure to the social infrastructure PPP project development. * Strong communication (both written and oral) with the ability to make and create project submission documents * Self-starter with ability to multi-task, efficiently manage time and workload. * Comprehensive knowledge of contractual, legal and financial aspects within project finance and/or PPP. * Ability to work independently; but also, cohesively as a member of the team * Ability to quickly and effectively solve complex problems * Ability to deliver quality through attention to detail * Ability to think strategically about various potential investment outcomes * Ability to adapt to change * Ability to present a positive disposition, professional attitude and maintain composure and constructive interpersonal relationships under pressure * Ability to manage budgets, maximize profitability and generate future work through building relationships * Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externallyJE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to firstname.lastname@example.orgJE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company. Please, no phone calls or emails.