Career Opportunities

Community Preservation Partners

Project Manager


Primary job responsibilities will be to coordinate, implement and manage activities related to affordable housing development throughout the United States.

Candidates for the Project Manager position should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and three to five years on the job experience in real estate development with an emphasis in multifamily housing/affordable housing development project management; or a master’s degree in real estate, city and regional planning, business, finance, public policy, architecture or a related field and two years of experience in affordable housing. Experience with project management in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit is a plus. 

Candidates should be skilled with the MS Office suite and recognize that detail-oriented tasks are critical to a business’ long-term success. The position may include additional project management responsibilities, as listed below.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Research and develop financing sources, prepare financing applications and meet other lender requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation and updates of project proformas.
  • Complete project funding applications to local, state, and federal agencies and ultimately close the financing with all such agencies.
  • Manage and work with the construction team to ensure a financially feasible and operationally viable development in a timely and cost efficient manner.
  • Monitor and prepare project budgets, cash flow projections, and project schedules.
  • Monitor contract compliance, project budgets, and flow of funds throughout the development.
  • Perform site inspections.
  • Recommend decisions regarding and process change order requests.
  • Coordinate with accounting on tax returns and audits.
  • Promote the highest quality development that reinforces CPP’s commitment to long term viability.
  • Initiate and maintain ongoing interaction with Asset Management Department to ensure long term quality.
  • Initiate and maintain ongoing cordial professional relationships with outside entities and various stakeholders.
  • Strategize and coordinate with other departments to make sure that programmatic issues with respect to the development and operations are adequately addressed.


  • Experience with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits is a plus.
  • High degree of independence, motivation, and accountability.
  • Exposure to private- and public-debt financing and equity typical for affordable housing development.
  • Able to work with time sensitive material and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, and written and verbal communication skills, and a high capacity to multitask are prerequisites.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills is a must.
  • Ability to work with a team.
  • Position based in Irvine, CA.

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