19 days old

Senior Vice President, Design & Construction

New York, NY 10001
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Asset Management Design & Construction
New York, New York

Our Vision: To make New York City the global model for inclusive innovation and economic growth, fueled by the City's diverse people and businesses.

Our Mission: To create shared prosperity across New York City's five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs.

The Design & Construction department ("AMDC") within NYCEDC's Asset Management division oversees the development process - capital planning, design and construction - of NYCEDC's assets across the five boroughs of New York City. The division-wide portfolio encompasses property types including those that are standard in the real estate industry (retail, commercial, industrial), port assets (NYC Ferry, NY Cruise, rail, maritime and aviation) as well as assets particular to the public sector (public retail and wholesale markets, Broadway and non-profit theaters, and affordable industrial and commercial campuses). The AMDC department oversees 100+ projects funded by both City Capital and NYCEDC's operating budget. Project scopes range from build-to-suit and build-to-spec ground-up developments to value-add asset repositioning, as well as tenant improvements and interior fit-outs.

Your Role: Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the Senior Vice President (SVP) is head of Asset Management's Design & Construction department. The SVP will lead the five primary areas of AMDC including the asset portfolios - Industrial, Retail & Wholesale Public Markets, Maritime & Waterfront, NYCEDC Capitalized - as well as the Permitting group.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Core function of the SVP is to lead the development process for AM's impressive portfolio of projects
  • Collaborate with AM SVP leadership of the other 3 AM departments - Portfolio Management ("AMPM"), Property Operations, and Business Operations - on division-wide initiatives including capital plans and impacts on NYCEDC's revenues and expenses.
  • Conceptualize and implement procedures that continually align the multiple AM department inputs during the development process, as well as inputs from other NYCEDC divisions including Neighborhood Strategies, Grants, Budget, Legal, and Real Estate Transaction Services.
  • Ensure department-wide project performance across multiple metrics including: budget and schedule adherence, MWBE performance, change order reduction, among others.
  • Conceptualize and implement project delivery strategies to meet critical lease obligations and timetables for tenants.
  • Liaise with external stakeholders including tenants, business owners, elected officials, non-profit boards, State and City agencies including DOB, DOT, SHPO, Landmarks, DEC, DEP, USACE, among others.
  • Guide the procurement and management of
  • Support AMPM during lease negotiations between NYCEDC and tenants/ground lessees.
  • Approve and execute all permitting documents pertaining to NYCEDC assets
  • Motivates team members and monitors performance; provides coaching and feedback on an ongoing basis
  • Creates a culture within the group that requires/supports professional development and career growth
  • Fosters an open environment within the group that is conducive to high employee engagement and satisfaction
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or equivalent degree required; Master's degree preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant professional experience in architecture, construction, real estate development, owner's representation or a related field
  • Understanding with financial modeling and relevant design and construction inputs
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects from start to finish, leading projects through ambiguity, and galvanizing resources from various teams in concerted action
  • Demonstrated ability leading teams and developing and mentoring staff
  • Outstanding relationship management, communications (written and verbal) and presentations skills
  • Demonstrated track record of developing and maintaining productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficiency and experience with construction, building management and maintenance software preferred
  • Licensed professional, such as Architect, preferred
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must obtain/maintain New York City residency within 180 days of hire

About Us: NYCEDC is New York City's primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. Our mission is to create shared prosperity across New York City's five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs. We do this by developing, managing, and implementing expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment and strengthen the city's competitive position.

NYCEDC is dedicated to the creation of a dynamic, equitable, and sustainable urban economy. We are making sure that whatever happens next, happens right here in New York City-and that all New Yorkers are a part of it.

NYCEDC offers many unique advantages for an exciting and fulfilling career. As part of our team, you'll enjoy:
  • The unique opportunity to make an impact on New York City
  • Working on diverse, unique, and challenging projects
  • Working closely with teams of creative, highly motivated, and passionate people
  • Learning opportunities designed to enhance the practical skills and business knowledge of our employees
  • Excellent benefits, including company-paid 401(a) pension plan, 457(b) tax-advantaged retirement savings plans, medical, dental and vision benefits, generous paid family leave and paid time off, and other perks

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to attract, retain, and engage a diverse workforce comprised of talented people. NYCEDC employees can expect to work as part of a highly engaged, passionate and inclusive workforce where everyone's contributions are valued, respected and make an impact on one of the best and most diverse cities in the world!

For more information, visit our website at edc.nyc.



Posted: 2020-11-14 Expires: 2020-12-15

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