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Business Applications Analyst

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Boston Office - Boston, MA

Join POAH in Shaping the Future of Affordable Housing!

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact on communities across the nation while working at the cutting edge of technology and affordable housing? Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. (POAH) is searching for a passionate and dynamic Business Applications Analyst to join our dedicated team. As a national leader in real estate development, ownership, and operation of affordable and mixed-income multifamily rental housing, POAH offers a unique opportunity to blend your technological prowess with your commitment to improving lives.

The Opportunity: Business Applications Analyst

Are you a tech-savvy innovator with a heart for social change? POAH is excited to offer a unique position for a Business Applications Analyst based in Boston. Collaborating with our Ownership & Operations department and Information Technology team, you'll act as a bridge between technology and business operations. Reporting to the Portfolio Technologies Manager, you'll dive into a hybrid role, leveraging your attention to detail, technological acumen, and project management skills.

What You'll Do:

As a Business Applications Analyst, you'll be at the forefront of technological advancement and business strategy alignment. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating visually stunning and functional SharePoint pages to streamline business processes and facilitate internal communication.
  • Enhancing communication and document management in Microsoft Teams, becoming a best practices champion.
  • Project managing technology initiatives, coordinating meetings, and maintaining project trackers.
  • Developing training materials and delivering engaging sessions on SharePoint, Teams, and other business applications
  • Administering and configuring technologies like SharePoint and Teams, guiding internal staff in their use.
  • Collaborating across departments to implement technology solutions using cutting-edge tools.
  • Building powerful dashboards and reports in Power BI to visualize actionable insights.
  • Customizing property management software like Yardi and MRI to optimize operations.
  • Supporting other initiatives that contribute to the success of our affordable housing and real estate business.

About POAH:Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve, create and sustain affordable, healthy homes that support economic security, racial equity, and access to opportunity for all. POAH owns and operates more than 13,000 affordable homes at more than 130 properties in 11 states and the District of Columbia. POAH is based in Boston with offices in Chicago and Washington D.C.

POAH’s reach is national in scope, and its pursuit of the preservation mission is empowered by a focus on the business bottom line. Its strong reputation is the result of a demonstrated ability to craft complex financial transactions, tackle tough multi-family projects, and close deals that preserve the affordability of at-risk properties. The organization and its leaders are at the forefront of policy and legislative discussions around housing preservation, affordable housing finance and regulatory reform, including energy efficiency in the multifamily sector.

The POAH team is dedicated, creative and passionate. We believe a diverse and inclusive team is a stronger, smarter team, and we actively promote diversity and meaningful inclusion of different perspectives among our board, our staff, our partners, in our procurement of good and services, and at our communities. We understand that addressing structural racism and achieving racial equity are central to the work we do, and we proactively integrate the issue of race in our housing work.

Ready to make a difference while advancing your career? Join POAH and take the lead in driving meaningful change through technology and affordable housing. Apply today to be a part of a dynamic team shaping the future of housing preservation and development!

POAH is currently enjoying a remote hybrid schedule which allows employees to work in-office 2 days a week and work from home 3 days a week. An ability to work a remote hybrid schedule is required of all candidates.

POAH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

What We're Looking For:

We're seeking candidates with a bachelor's degree and experience in technology, consulting, or business operations. Key qualifications include:

  • Expertise in Microsoft business applications (SharePoint, Teams, Power Platform) and Excel.
  • Experience rolling out new technology or process changes within organizations.
  • A knack for delivering impactful technology training.
  • A collaborative spirit and a creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • A genuine passion for our mission to provide affordable housing.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not required, experience in affordable housing, real estate development, or property management, along with additional skills in project management software and data analytics, are valued.

Why Join POAH:

  • Work at the forefront of affordable housing innovation.
  • Collaborate with passionate and dedicated colleagues.
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Contribute to the betterment of communities nationwide.
  • Shape the future of housing policy and finance.