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Development Coordinator

Company: Eenhoorn
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Eenhoorn, LLC-recognized as a 2023 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation Winner-is looking for a Development Coordinator to join our team. The individual in this position will plan and help supervise a wide range of real estate development projects, from start to finish, throughout the United States. In this role you will organize, oversee, and ensure projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in all construction methodologies and procedures; being able to coordinate with a team of professionals of different disciplines is necessary in order to achieve top results. Additionally, the Development Coordinator will possess an analytical mind, estimating knowledge, and strong organizational skills. The goal will be to ensure all projects are delivered on time according to requirements and without exceeding the budget. This position reports directly to the Development Manager. If you have phenomenal communication and project management skills, apply today, and become part of our dynamic team! Responsibilities

  • Develop and complete project specific tasks as required to meet or exceed expectations.
  • Review and verify project goals with leadership and team members.
  • Research and identify reputable consultants, engineers, architects, general contractors, as needed.
  • Serve as the Company's secondary contact for the project(s), with the Development Manager being the first point of contact.
  • Serve as liaison between owner and design and construction professionals.
  • Initiate and manage the procurement of design, construction, and consultant services.
  • Assist in drafting, reviewing, communicating, negotiating, and enforcing contractual documents for design, construction and consultant professionals.
  • Develop and monitor project budget and schedule including updating and maintaining web-based or internal software project controls.
  • Provide analysis of budgets and schedules and their effect on the financial objectives of the project.
  • Assist in managing the design, engineering and construction team in planning and analysis of conceptual design and preconstruction activities.
  • Review the development of architectural and engineering construction drawings and bid documents.
  • Establish, direct and/or document project meetings and record notes and meeting minutes.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, general contractors, and others?to achieve project goals.
  • Obtain permits and licenses for the project(s), if not already a defined architect or consultant duty.
  • Meet with city officials, architects, engineers, contractors and consultants as needed to present the project status and anticipate issues.
  • Anticipate potential changes to budget or schedule and provide guidance on the review and analysis of changes when presented.
  • Coordinate and review value engineering alternates with owner.
  • Determine required resources and plan for lead times.
  • Coordinate and direct internal resources as required (invoices, purchase orders, reports, etc.).
  • Help oversee the architect in their review of contractor and vendor onsite activities to verify they are in contractual compliance with design specifications, schedules and workmanship standards.
  • Assist in reviewing and processing scheduled progress draw packages for payment.
  • Visit sites as needed, which may involve varied amounts of travel and overnight stays.
  • Observe and report on construction process and construction related issues during site visits.
  • Manage the project close out process to a successful completion.
  • Promote the highest level of professionalism and ethics.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Development Manager. Must-Have Qualifications
    • Proven experience as a project manager or leader in the real estate industry.
    • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, Construction Management, or other related field experience.
    • In-depth understanding of the development cycle, construction procedures and material and project management principles.
    • Highly motivated to learn new processes, techniques, and concepts related to real estate development and management.
    • Excellent working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and data analytics.
    • Outstanding oral and written communication and negotiation skills.
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, site plans, grading plans, etc.
    • Familiarity with quality, health, and safety standards in general as it relates to construction.
    • Experience with navigating the building permitting process.
    • Experience with estimating and budgeting.
    • Highly reliable with excellent follow-up and follow-through.
    • Above average time management skills and high sense of urgency.
    • Ability to efficiently negotiate and manage contractual arrangements.
    • Knowledge of the operating practices of construction, architectural, and building firms.
    • The ability to travel to job sites in and out of State as needed, within reason.
    • Willingness to visit job sites unexpectedly, as required, depending on circumstances.
    • Familiarity with construction/project management software such as Procore, etc. Physical Requirements
      • When in the office, the physical demands require the ability to sit for long periods of time.
      • When outside the office, walking construction projects will be a regular job duty.
      • Intermittent movement, such as accessing centrally located office equipment, lifting of 35 lbs, bending, stooping, kneeling, and climbing, may be necessary to perform the requirements of this position. Bonus Skills and Experience:
        • Construction project experience preferred
        • Experience with development-related social networking
        • Good working knowledge of other MS Office software and MS Teams
        • Continued Education and Training Certification
        • LEED, Energystar, or other Certifications relating to Sustainable Operations
        • Experience with mortgage lending, HUD financing, and other real estate investment financing Why Eenhoorn?Eenhoorn LLC subscribes to a balanced, long-term investment strategy of managing a select, international portfolio of residential and commercial properties. Since 1988, we have been committed to the stewardship and development of high quality, safe environments for people to live, play, and work-from affordable housing to Class A high-rise apartments. We are widely recognized by institutional lenders as innovative problem-solvers for complex development projects. Our mission is to set new standards for superior services, provide our co-workers with creative and intellectually stimulating work environments, and reward our investors by enhancing the value of our properties. Deeply inspired by the servant leadership management model, Eenhoorn has a long history of advancing staff and individuals who like to go the extra mile. What Makes Us DifferentAlthough we are a company that is focused on real estate, we recognize that we can't be great without our people. We are always seeking exceptional people who are looking for more than just a job. Since 1988, our innovative approaches have positioned Eenhoorn as an industry leader. Our comprehensive organizational structure and learning environment empower our team members to take ownership over their careers and make a true difference in our residents' lives and experiences. Additionally, we are one of the only owner-managed property companies in the area!We want you to bring your authentic self to work every single day. We accept you for who you are and consider everyone on an equal opportunity basis without regard to age; appearance; color; gender identity and/or expression; family or parental status; marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status; disability; national, social or ethnic origin; past or present military service; sexual orientation; socioeconomic status; race; religion or belief. PI217415378

Keywords: Eenhoorn, Grand Rapids , Development Coordinator, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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