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Senior Project Manager


Mission: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) provides affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources. 

Established in 1981, TNDC has grown to employ nearly 400 staff, to develop, own, manage and provide supportive services in 39 properties that offer deeply affordable housing for over 4,100 tenants, and to expand its work in community organizing and afterschool programming. TNDC is viewed as a trusted and well-organized community ally locally and a practice leader nationally. In San Francisco, TNDC envisions diverse communities where people with low incomes can fulfill their potential and meet their basic needs. In the Tenderloin, TNDC stands as a catalyst for advancing community interests and a force for expanding the choices that enhance livability, such as housing, employment, education, food, cultural activities, and open spaces.

TNDC values are: Integrity, Excellence, Diversity, Collaboration and Equity.

For additional information on TNDC, please visit   

Under the supervision of the Director of Housing Development, the Senior Project Manager performs a wide variety of tasks related to planning and developing affordable housing for Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC).  The Senior Project Manager coordinates and implements all activities relating to project development from feasibility analysis through completion of construction.  
  • Evaluate potential development sites and perform feasibility analyses related to property acquisitions.
  • Procure financing from conventional and public sources, including preparing financing applications.
  • Coordinate, document and facilitate escrow closings.
  • Solicit and coordinate the work of professional consultants. Negotiate contracts. 
  • Obtain project approvals from planning and building departments and other regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare financial proformas and monitor development and construction budgets. 
  • Prepare, update and adhere to project schedules. 
  • Review and implement tenant relocation plans.
  • Coordinate bid and qualifications processes to select architects and general contractors and subcontractors.  Negotiate contracts and monitor contract compliance. 
  • Oversee project design development and preparation of project plans and specifications.
  • Manage the construction process, including meeting lender and governmental requirements and processing of pay application and loan disbursement requests.
  • Work with Property Management, Tenant and Community Services, Asset Management and tenants in the design and development of projects. 
  • Conduct due diligence tasks to safeguard the organization’s investments and corporate integrity.
  • Perform outreach duties and public relations work as needed, including attending community meetings.
  • Supervise Housing Development staff as assigned.
  • Meet with and report to the Director of Housing Development on a regular basis to discuss issues associated with the development process. • Undertake tasks as may be assigned by the Director of Housing Development.  


  • Strong financial proforma skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel. 
  • High degree of independence, initiative, responsibility, and accountability. 
  • Experience with private and public debt financing for affordable housing. 
  • Exposure to design issues and construction materials and methods.
  • Well-developed oral, written and public speaking skills.  
  • Ability to work within project teams and supervise work of consultants. 
  • Capacity to manage 3 or more projects independently. 
  • Experience with all phases of the development process, preferably with at least one project taken from concept through completion.   
  • Experience with acquisition/rehabilitation and portfolio rehabilitation. 
  • Experience with joint venture developments, including with nonprofit, market-rate, and nonhousing partners. 
  • Experience or interest in supervision and mentorship. •Experience with market rate housing debt and equity financing. 


A bachelor’s degree and 4 years’ experience in affordable housing development project management; OR a master’s degree in urban planning, business, economics, law, public policy or a related field and 3 years of experience.
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