WESTSIDE TAD PROJECT MANAGER
Reporting to Managing Director, Redevelopment, the Westside TAD Project Manager spearheads the implementation of the Westside TAD Community Improvement Fund and provides oversight of the Program Management Agent.
Serve as Invest Atlanta point of contact for the Program Management Agent;
Craft the implementation schedule and oversee the advancement of the Westside TAD Strategic Implementation Plan recommendations and the Community Benefits Plan initiatives to aid redevelopment of the Vine City, English Avenue and Castleberry Hill neighborhoods;
Coordinate team meetings involving City of Atlanta departments, development team staff, and Invest Atlanta to efficiently and effectively advance revitalization efforts;
Engage City of Atlanta code enforcement and In-Rem procedures to support property disposition initiatives in coordination with the Atlanta Fulton County Land Bank Authority;
Engage and manage all third party professional consultants engaged in various aspect of the Community Improvement Fund;
Develop, implement and sustain an effective and efficient application and selection process for Community Improvement Fund projects;
Oversee the neighborhood stabilization strategy to clean and close vacant properties;
Advance the MLK Jr. Drive beautification initiatives;
Facilitate the development and execution of crime prevention strategies with Atlanta Police Department to effect crime reduction in the neighborhoods;
Work closely with the Invest Atlanta Finance Department to assure effective processes and controls for project monitoring, disbursement of funds and reimbursement of direct and indirect project costs;
Develop RFP’s and RFQ’s, negotiate and manage the procurement process to identify all third party professional consultants;
Coordinate with Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation in the review and evaluation of proposals for funding.
A minimum of five years progressively responsible work experience in community development, finance, real estate development or economic development.
Master’s (preferred) or Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, business administration, real estate, public administration, economics or related field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Proficiency in community redevelopment and cultivating public private partnerships;
Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills; ability to cultivate and maintain effective relationships with government, business, political and community leaders;
Knowledge of local, state and national policies, issues and best practices regarding community re-development and affordable housing;
Ability to gather, analyze and synthesize data;
Strong computer skills; demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and other software programs.
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