Overview

The Senior Project Manager is a dynamic leader on our small team who will lead complex real estate and community development initiatives for the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority (CRA). The Senior Project Manager works collaboratively as part of the CRA’s Planning and Development team, designing and leading the due diligence, planning, and implementation of a variety of real estate and community infrastructure projects. This position reports to the Director of Projects and Planning. While there is no typical day, examples of the kinds of activities the Senior Project Manager will support include:   

  • Leading mission-driven residential and commercial real estate projects, often in coordination with a local partner,
  • Planning, developing, and implementing community infrastructure projects and initiatives, including open space and transportation facilities,
  • Facilitating new neighborhood investment strategies consistent with the CRA’s Strategic Plan including grant programs for local organizations,
  • Conducting outreach to diverse stakeholder groups and strategic partners to identify new projects, and
  • Communicating about the work with a range of audiences, via written materials, CRA website content, public meetings, and at other community events.

The Senior Project Manager’s work is done indoors in a professional office setting in Kendall Square, as well as outdoors at various local project and meeting sites. This role requires attendance at some evening meetings. It is a full-time position with a 37.5-hour work week. The CRA operates within a permanent hybrid office and remote work structure where 60% of working hours are spent in the office or at project sites.

Please view the position announcement for a full description and application information.

To apply for this job email your details to planning@cambridgeredevelopment.org

About Cambridge Redevelopment Authority

The Cambridge Redevelopment Authority is committed to implementing creative development projects and initiatives that promote social equity and environmental sustainability. As a real estate entity that works in the public interest, we offer distinctive public investment tools and a human dimension to our projects and partnerships throughout the city. This mission requires the CRA to be both nimble and strategic in taking on new projects and initiatives. In recent years, the CRA has completed the Foundry Demonstration Project, amended the Kendall Square Urban Renewal Plan (KSURP), initiated the Forward Fund nonprofit grant program, and purchased and renovated the nonprofit office building at 99 Bishop Allen Drive, among other efforts. Current project priorities include the development of affordable homeownership projects, the preservation of commercial spaces that advance economic opportunity, and the delivery of vital community infrastructure including transportation facilities.  

The CRA knows that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us stronger as individuals, organizations, and a society. Our work requires understanding of the problems that cities face and the impact of our interventions on residents and communities. The CRA provides a flexible, supportive, and family- friendly work environment and supports all staff in implementing their work, including people with disabilities. We are also committed to a work culture that values the commitments employees have to their families, including members of all generations.