Mercy Housing is seeking a Project Developer II to lead the finance, development, and acquisition of affordable, multi-family housing. The successful Project Developer will be connected with the affordable housing community in the Phoenix area and will be the lead resource for other team members. This position requires frequent travel to Phoenix, AZ.
About Mercy Housing: Mercy Housing Mountain Plains (MHMP) is a regional arm of Mercy Housing, Inc., one of the nation’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developers, Owners and Operators. Mercy Housing has over 35 years of developing, owning, and managing affordable housing within Arizona with an existing portfolio of 12 properties and nearly 700 permanently affordable units in Maricopa County, Arizona alone. Mercy Housing, Inc. a nonprofit is headquartered in Denver, Colorado and is the fourth largest owner of affordable housing in the United States, with more than 22,000 affordable apartments across 330 properties and 26 states.
- Review sites or projects for potential development of new construction, complexes for potential acquisition, or potential re-syndication opportunities.
- Lead others in the application process and fully navigate through Mercy’s approval process. Engages and solves issues directly with internal/external parties.
- Prepare feasibility or project analysis responding to project criteria. Includes identification of needs, project risks, property rehabilitation needs, population served, financial feasibility, and community plan as needed.
- Generous paid time off, variety of benefit options, including pet insurance.
- Early-close Fridays. Work to 2pm, paid to 5pm each Friday.
- 403b + match, paid volunteer time, and much more.
We are committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment. Mercy Housing is deeply committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We welcome candidates who will enrich our workplace with their diverse perspectives.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Planning, or related field.
- Two (2) years of experience in low-income housing development work.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION:
- Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Planning, or related field.
- Certification in Real Estate Development.
- Arizona LIHTC experience.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
- Strong time management and organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
- Superior written and verbal communication and relationship management skills.
- Highly effective problem-solving and flexibility while remaining focused on solutions.
- Advanced proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.