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Project Manager - Property Acquisition

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Bradenton
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Project Manager - Property Acquisition - Bradenton, FLFull-time - Hybrid

Kelly Engineering is seeking a Project Manager to provide direct professional services for and provides leadership to a team of professional staff in delivering services related to Eminent Domain property acquisitions in support of capital projects, and in the sale of surplus County properties for our client.

Experience in managing and coordinating complex real estate transactions is necessary for this role.

This position also manages projects and assigned staff of varying size, scope, and impact for projects with high value and organizational visibility within divisions and departments. The incumbent will work directly with internal and external stakeholders, provide technical review of and/or prepare complex legal and other documents related to real property transactions in accordance with established SOPs. They are accountable for reporting on and facilitating project progress. Work assignments are performed independently but are frequently conducted in conjunction with the efforts of the Property Acquisition Division Manager, the County Attorney's Office, and project managers from the Capital Improvement teams in Public Works. The position's work is reviewed by the Property Acquisition Division Manager.

Compensation package: Salary (Depending on qualifications and years of experience) + relocation expenses + robust benefits package (see below)

Client is open to covering relocation expenses.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Business Administration, or related field
  • Minimum of three years managing and coordinating complex real estate transactions including two years in a public sector/eminent domain capacity, and two years of supervisory experience.
  • Possess a valid driver's license.
  • Professional real estate certifications including, but not limited to: SR/WA, or related certifications are preferred but not required. Or
    • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.

      Duties and Responsibilities

      Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

      • Schedule, assign and review subordinate work. Manage project timelines and deliverables in support of County's Capital Improvement and Non-Capital Improvement projects and development-related projects.
      • Provide subordinate training and counseling; evaluate performance and initiate corrective/disciplinary action as needed.
      • Provide regular communication to management and support staff regarding the status of assigned projects.
      • Ensure all acquisitions by subordinate staff are conducted in conformance with established standards.
      • Provide material and logistical support to the County Attorney's Office as needed.
      • Assist management with complex real estate transactions, research, and preparation of required reports for special projects.
      • Conduct negotiations for voluntary and involuntary real property acquisitions and dispositions.
      • Assists with surplus property dispositions, eminent domain proceedings, project plans review and project acquisition cost estimating.
      • Coordinates transactions and related matters with developers, attorneys, title companies, and other governmental agencies.
      • Oversees and manages professional and technical staff engaged in activities supporting the acquisition and disposition of real property.
      • Oversees closings for real property.
      • Performs other related duties as required.

        Job Specifications
        • Extensive knowledge of real estate transactions, legal instruments, legal descriptions, surveys, eminent domain acquisition and surplus process in accordance with Florida Statutes.
        • Knowledge of laws, regulations, and procedures governing the conveyance of and disposition of real property.
        • Knowledge of the most effective and efficient processes to successfully complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, with a focus on continuous improvement.
        • Ability to compose Board of County Commissioner agenda items.
        • Ability to use initiative, exercise sound judgment and think independently. Ability to collect, organize and analyze data and develop logical conclusions.
        • Ability to provide leadership direction. Effectively uses acceptable principles and practices of performance management and motivation for direct reports at the professional staff level.
        • Skill in managing complex government real estate negotiations and transactions; the ability to multi-task projects/transactions/client needs.
        • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
        • Ability to work with others within and external to own organization.
        • Ability to use a computer and job-related software.

          Employer benefits:
          • PTO: 15+ days
          • Paid holidays: 11 holidays
          • Sick leave: 10 days
          • Suggestion awards program
          • Retirement contribution 10%: Pension plan or investment plan option
          • Health insurance: Employer pays 88% of employee premiums and 80% of family coverage
          • Dental and vision insurance
          • Life insurance
          • AD&D
          • LTD/STD
          • FSA
          • Tuition reimbursement: Employer pays 80% of University of South Florida prevailing rates towards a degree course related to Employee's current position
          • Student Loan Forgiveness: You may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program with this employer.

            Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this opportunity. OPT or H1B Visa is not being accepted at this time.

            About the clientThe client's mission is to provide efficient, effective, responsive government that is always mindful of our sensitive natural environment while achieving the Commission's vision for the County: a premier place in which to live and work and play.

Keywords: Kelly Services, Bradenton , Project Manager - Property Acquisition, Executive , Bradenton, Florida

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