Senior Project Manager- Home Repair
Job Details
Main Office - Philadelphia, PA
Full Time
Not Specified
$61,200.00 - $86,900.00 Salary/year
Position Objective

Reports directly to:                  Director of Construction Operations

Department:                            Build; Exempt

Service week (days/hours):     Monday-Friday, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Required meetings:                 Monthly all-staff meeting, weekly departmental meetings

Personal vehicle required:      No


At Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia (“HFHP”), we are builders who work alongside, not for, others. We are driven by accountability and defined by our stick-to-itiveness. Habitat’s Build Department repairs renovations and provides health-focused interventions on owner-occupied homes with the overall goal of keeping homes safe, warm, and dry.


Position Objective

Reporting to the Director of Construction Operations, the Senior Project Manager-Repair (Sr.PM-Repair) oversees a spectrum of repair projects and programming, which range in depth, cost, and complexity. Overseeing Project Management staff, the Sr. PM-Repair is responsible for ensuring the delivery of quality, high-impact repair services, while maintaining production and budgetary goals.  The Sr. PM-Repair will be a results-oriented, highly organized individual and strong team player who will work hand-in-hand with the Director of Construction Operations and BUILD department staff.

The ideal candidate will: have a combination of program administration experience, residential construction knowledge, and staff management experience; be comfortable balancing priorities and finding pragmatic solutions; have a successful track record managing complex projects and programs

Key Responsibility Area: Planning and Budgeting

  • Work with the Director of Construction Operations and other key staff to develop annual program projections to include production volume and the blend of large-to-limited scope projects. Plan work within the framework of organizational goals, priorities, and available resources.
  • Create detailed quarterly production schedules that support annual goals. Closely monitor and manage production schedule making necessary adjustments to staffing resources and priorities as needed in order to maintain pace and hit milestones.
  • In conjunction with supervisor, develop and report on high-level annual program budget to support production and impact goals. Implement total cohort budgets, the average cost of individual projects, and available funding. Oversee Project Manager tracking of hard and soft costs on a project level.
  • Maintain budget-to-actuals tracking and reporting and oversee Project Manager tracking of hard and soft costs on a project level.
  • Review and approve project Accounts Payable each billing cycle.
  • Use software platforms for a project and client management: MS Project, Salesforce, Healthy Home Manager, Excel, Procore, etc.

Key Responsibility Area:  Staff Management and Coordination

  • Support and supervise Project Management staff in developing project scopes that prioritize the health and safety of occupants and the durability and function of the home while maintaining individual project budgets, schedules, and any applicable cohort/program guidelines.
  • Oversee Project Management staff to ensure that individual projects are completed at a pace that supports cohort deadlines, complies with budgets, and overall program production goals.
  • Communicate with the Development team and Build Operations Manager on any necessary budget and project-related information required for reporting.
  • Monitor work to ensure that Project Manager work scopes and work use best practices and are within the constraints of code and environmental regulations.
  • Provide oversight and support on matters related to client and subcontractor relations. Monitor processes to ensure that communication is clear, consistent, and well documented.
  • Oversee and advise Project Management staff on the ratio of sub-contracted and in-house staff that performs work on repair projects.
  • Coordinate with the Homeowner Services team to ensure there is a pipeline of qualified applicants available to maintain the project volume and pace set forth in the production schedule

Key Responsibility Area:  Program Development

  • Support Program and Build team efforts to grow a diverse pool of subcontractors and vendors available to work on Repair projects.
  • Regularly meet with external program partners to support partnership programming for shared clients and/or projects.
  • Take a leadership role in the Repair Sub-Committee: explore and build out areas of opportunity for the repair program to innovate, grow, and harness additional resources.
  • Contribute to refining systems and processes used for project pricing and project management.
Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills
  • Minimum of 7 years of construction management experience and demonstrated understanding of, and proficiency in, residential renovation projects. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and administer programming that produces a variety of service outputs
  • Experience building and maintaining complex budgets that support a variety of projects and/or programs simultaneously.
  • Supervisory and leadership experience.
  • Familiarity with project management tools, including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project.
  • Ability to manage work from both office and field settings, as part of a team, to accomplish all assignments in a timely fashion.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills and a strong sense of accountability to ensure individual and team goals are achieved.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, displaying a results-oriented attitude.
  • OSHA 30 certification, EPA RRP certification, and BPI Building Analyst Certification - and or ability to obtain within first three months of employment.
  • Knowledge of local building code and permitting/inspection processes.
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record.
  • Desire to exhibit and promote the Habitat for Humanity philosophy, and an ability to effectively serve people of all backgrounds.
  • Exhibit the Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia core values, including “working alongside, not for others".
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19.  Proof will be required.

Physical Requirements to Perform Duties

  • Must be physically able to visit and inspect work sites, which will require working in unconditioned spaces, climbing ladders, and walking on uneven surfaces.


  • This position is eligible for medical, dental, aid vacation, sick time, and holidays. Salary is commensurate with experience.

   To Apply:

  • Please send resume and salary requirements through the Indeed application portal by May 27, 2022.  No calls, please.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy 

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, familial status, source of income status, domestic or sexual abuse victim status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law in any employment-related decision, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.