Class Description THIS IS A NON-CIVIL SERVICE POSITIONGovernedby Baltimore City Ordinance 18-111The Baltimore City Ordinance 18-111, Section 1(B)requires that all agency heads who report directly to the Mayor and any At-Will supervisory employees who report directly to the Mayor or to the Head of an Agency must be a resident and registered voter of the City of Baltimore throughout their term of office.Section (B)(1)allows candidate(s) prior to appointment, the opportunity to sign a Declaration of Intent to become a city resident and registered voter within (6) months of the effective date of their appointment.BackgroundUnder general supervision, is responsible for managing a portfolio of real estate development projects.
The senior manager will implement revitalization project activities at multiple sites, managing all aspects of the deal from site consolidation to financing and underwriting to construction management and completion.Reports to the Chief Operating Officer and, acts on his/her behalf as needed.
Performs in a high profile role in project development and other activities necessary to support HCD's revitalization efforts initiated by the Agency.
Responsible for review and approval of critical tasks and functions associated with project planning, development, and implementation.
Provides guidance and supervision to other staff members with regards to their project portfolio.Deliverables:Develops and implements revitalization project activities at multiple sites.
Manages a portfolio of development projects and works with one or more external partners and other HABC staff to achieve project objectives and overall agency redevelopment objectives.Performs a detailed level of analysis and review; prepares and presents development options and strategies, determines financial feasibility and realistic development schedules, uses knowledge of market and Agency goals to develop an appropriate development program, and assesses developer redevelopment proposals.Prepares, reviews and works with the City and Developer attorney on legal documents.Monitors and updates project activity and budget.
Reviews and approves invoices as compared to approved budgets submitted by members of the redevelopment team.
Provides oversight and direction on budget changes and ensures submission of appropriate forms and documents to HUD for development and Mixed Financed developments.Promotes the hiring and use of MBE/WBE or Disadvantaged contractors in support of revitalization activities; Facilitates non-traditional public/private partnerships to achieve project objectives and address the interests and needs of the residents and affected community members.Acts as a liaison between HABC, and other city or State agencies working on the project.
Provides oversight and direction to project consultants, and third parties hired to support or implement redevelopment activities.Prepares or supervises preparation of narrative, statistical, and tracking reports for HCD and other City and State agencies; Conducts research on development and mixed finance project issues; prepares written analysis with recommendations and options on problems facing the redevelopment effort.Provides guidance and acts as team leader to other staff for responsiveness to project requirements and schedules.
Responsible for the supervision of exempt, technical, and administrative staff including providing input and completing performance appraisals.Carries out exceptionally complex real estate negotiations and coordinates and reviews real estate transactions carried out by staff.
Supervises the closing of all agreements associated with project pre-development, development and post-development funding.
Provides guidance and constructive feedback to line staff on development activities and deal structuring.Completes Request for Qualifications (RFQs) or Request for Proposals (RFPs) for development services, program needs, technical assistance and other services.
May review and oversee contracts to ensure consistency with HUD regulations and program objectives.
May assist in training staff to negotiate contract terms and provide oversight for consultant performance
Assists with negotiations and site control for acquisition of land and or building.
Works with the City Acquisition Department and City Law Department in regard to eminent domain, tax sale foreclosures and other legal processes used to acquire properties.Coordinates with staff involved in finance, data processing, personnel, procurements, fair housing, etc.Performs other related duties as may be assigned.Required Knowledge and Abilities10+ years of experience in public/private finance, construction management, and affordable and mixed-income housing.Knowledge of the various project functions required for a successful mixed financed projects, including, project management, predevelopment planning, development of revitalization plans, legal requirements, procurement tasks, financing structure and arrangements, construction management, relocation, property management, community and supportive services.Knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the handling of bids for developers and the preparation and execution of related contracts and project and loan agreements.Knowledge of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, bond financing, and other funding approaches required to finance urban revitalization initiatives; Advanced knowledge of mixed-finance project implementation and mixed income community development of distressed public housing sites.Knowledge of contract administration for construction or construction management services, architecture/engineering services, consulting services, developer agreements or other contracts in support of redevelopment programs or projects.Thorough knowledge of budgeting, project accounting, financial analysis, mortgage finance and project underwriting; Ability to work under tight deadlines; Ability to interpret, understand and act on policies, regulations and procedures; Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office SuiteAbility to evaluate performance of subordinates accurately; Ability to present ideas and information in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing; Ability to communicate complex information to the residents and community impacted by revitalization effort, requires excellent communication skills both verbal and written.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, architects, engineers, contractors, consultants, and local, state and federal officials; ability to communicate with people from a broad range of socio-economic backgrounds.
Physical RequirementsMust be physically able to access housing units and non-dwelling space, common, areas, grounds and construction sites for monitoring purposes, job meetings or assessment of conditions or problems
To:: Senior Development ManagerThe City of Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity EmployerEOE/M/F/D/V Baltimore city Government offers a comprehensive benefit package for regular (benefit-eligible) employees working at least 30 hours per week.
Enrollment into the Baltimore City Government group medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, optional life and AD&D and Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA plans must be completed online within 45 days of employment.
Temporary, seasonal and contractual employees working 30 hours or more per week over a 12-month Initial Measurement Period are offered medical and prescription drug coverage only at the end of the initial measurement period.
Failure to enroll online within this timeframe will forfeit benefit eligibility until the next open enrollment period.
(Qualified life events may permit exceptions.)This information provides a general outline of benefits available to Baltimore City Government employees.
Specific coverage may vary depending on position classification and/or union affiliation.Medical InsuranceEmployees may elect from a variety of medical plans including Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) and Point of Service (POS) plans.
Employees and the City of Baltimore share the cost of the medical premiums.
Medical coverage is effective on the first day of the month following the hired date for regular benefit eligible employees and the first day of the following month following the completion of the 12-month Initial Measurement Period for temporary, seasonal and contractual employee working 30 hours or more per week over the 12-month measurement period.
Continued eligibility for temporary, seasonal and contractual employee is determined annually over a 12-month Standard Measurement Period from November 1 of current year through October 31 of the following year for coverage effective January 1, if determined eligible.Prescription DrugPrescription Drug coverage allows members to receive a 30-day supply at a local participating pharmacy or submit a mail order request for a 90-day supply for a small co-payment.
Employees and the City of Baltimore share the cost of the prescription drug premiums.
Prescription drug coverage is effective on the first day of the month following the hired date for regular benefit-eligible employees and the first day of the following month following the completion of the 12-month Initial Measurement Period for temporary, seasonal and contractual employee working 30 hours or more per week over the 12-month measurement period.
Continued eligibility for temporary, seasonal and contractual employee is determined annually over a 12-month Standard Measurement Period from November 1 of current year through October 31 of the following year for coverage effective January 1, if determined eligible.Dental InsuranceDental coverage is available through Delta Dental DHMO at no cost to regular benefit-eligible employees; not temporary, seasonal and contractual employees.
Covered services are available with a small co-payment when using in-network dentists.
A dental buy-up plan option (DPPO) is available, which means the City and the employee share the cost of the premiums.
Dental coverage is effective on the first day of the month following the hired date for regular benefit-eligible employees only.Vision InsuranceVision coverage is available at no cost to regular benefit-eligible employees; not temporary, seasonal and contractual employees.
Coverage includes an eye exam and one pair of eye glasses/contact lenses every two years.
Vision coverage is effective on the first day of the month following the hired date for regular benefit-eligible employees only.Additional Life & AD&DAdditional Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage is available to regular benefit-eligible employees (not temporary, seasonal and contractual employees) and is paid completely by the employee.
Coverage is effective the first day of the month following the hired date for regular benefit-eligible employees only.Basic Life & AD&DBasic Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage is provided at no cost to regular benefit-eligible employees (not temporary, seasonal and contractual employees). Coverage is effective the first day of the month following the completion of one year of service for regular benefit-eligible employees only.Health Care FSARegular benefit-eligible employees (not temporary, seasonal and contractual employees) may save pre-tax dollars for reimbursement of eligible dependent care expenses incurred.
Coverage is effective the first day of the month following the hired date for regular benefit-eligible employees only.Dependent Care FSARegular benefit-eligible employees (not temporary, seasonal and contractual employees) may save pre-tax dollars for reimbursement of eligible health care expenses incurred.
Coverage is effective the first day of the month following the hired date for regular benefit-eligible employees only.Sick LeaveBenefit-eligible employees accrue sick leave if in pay status at any time during the payroll period containing the employee's monthly anniversary date.Full-Time employees are credited with 1 day of sick leave for each completed full month of active service.Part-Time employees are credited with 1 day of sick leave upon completion of 160 hours of active service.Unused sick leave may be carried over to the next year with no accumulation limit.Vacation LeaveBenefit-eligible employees accrue vacation leave based upon length of continuous service.Full-time employees earn vacation leave for each completed month of active service according to the below schedule.Part-time employees accrue vacation leave for each completed 160 hours of active service according to the below schedule.Years of Earned Vacation per Years of ServiceService Month/ or 160 Hrs Days 0 - 5 1126 - 10 1 1511 or more 1 1814 ? 18 1 2119 or over 2 24 Unused vacation leave may be carried over to the next year, subject to limits determined by union affiliation.Personal LeaveFull Time employees will be front-loaded 4 personal leave days at the beginning of each fiscal year.
Full Time employees hired after the start of the fiscal year will be front-loaded on a pro-rated allocation.MonthDays Month Days Month DaysJuly 3.00 August 2.75 September 2.50October 2.25 November 2.00 December 1.75January 1.50 February 1.25 March 1.00April0.75 May 0.50 June 0.25Some part time employees may earn day of personal leave for each completed 160 hours of service.
Employees in the Fire Fighter/Officer units are credited with 1 day of personal leave on January 1st of each year.No personal leave will be carried over the fiscal year.HolidaysBaltimore City Government provides 11 paid holidays per year *New Year's DayMartin Luther King Jr's BirthdayLincoln's BirthdayWashington's BirthdayGood FridayMemorial DayIndependence DayLabor DayColumbus DayThanksgiving DayChristmas Day