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Senior Vice President for Capital Planning and Management

Boston, MA, USA Req #336
Thursday, October 8, 2020
At Beacon, we strive to make a difference in our residents’ lives. We build outstanding communities that make enduring contributions to the vitality of our cities and towns. We create communities that serve a diverse cross section of our society. Our communities are healthy and vibrant. Why? Because they are planned with care, consideration, and compassion.

Senior Vice President for Capital Planning and Management


General Statement of Duties:

  • Evaluating capital improvement and physical infrastructure needs and requirements throughout the company’s real estate portfolio 
  • Recommending capital expenditure strategies that take return on investment and other financial impacts into account, including emphasis on energy conservation and management
  • Actively participating in the company’s portfolio strategic planning process
  • Recommending capital expenditure strategies and programs for loan underwriting purposes
  • Managing and overseeing capital projects in conjunction with the company’s operations and maintenance team
  • Providing expert guidance to the company’s development team and regarding building systems and infrastructure matters related to development projects

Reports To:  Executive Vice President, Asset Management

FLSA Status:  Exempt


EEO Classification:  Professional


Location:  Home Office, Boston


Essential Functions:

  • Assessing the current physical condition of the all properties that constitute the Company’s real estate portfolio and ensuring that long term physical asset management plans that are consistent with and that support the company’s strategic planning process are in place. 
  • Overseeing all aspects of capital projects from inception through completion, including due diligence, financial analysis and justification, planning, budgeting and cost estimating, design, bidding, and construction.
  • Designing and implementing a robust energy consumption reporting system and managing relationships with relevant vendors.  Originating, evaluating and managing opportunities for energy management investments.
  • Overseeing the coordination of required capital needs assessments, making recommendations for renovations, and responsibility for capital budgeting across the portfolio.
  • Coordinating the activities of and collaborating with outside resources (architects, consultants, engineers, contractors) and in-house staff (property management, operations and maintenance, marketing, finance and accounting team members) related to capital improvement work.


(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all that may be found in positions of this class. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice).


Minimum Qualifications


Education:  Undergraduate degree (BA or BS), preferably in Planning, Engineering, Construction Management, Real Estate Development, or another related field.


Experience and Other Qualifications:  A minimum of 10 years of real estate development, planning, investment, engineering, or construction management experience.  Experience in the affordable housing industry is plus.  Project experience must include exposure to all major aspects of multifamily property operations and development including energy management and conservation initiatives, demonstrated ability to work independently on all phases of project management, and oversight of multiple complex projects simultaneously.  Must demonstrate capacity to collaborate effectively with colleagues, professionals and vendors.


Candidates must have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, and strong analytical skills. Knowledge of sustainable operations, design and construction principles is required.  Demonstrated proficiency with software tools such as Microsoft Word and Excel is required.


Travel requirements:  This position requires frequent daily and overnight travel throughout

the Company’s geographic footprint.


Beacon Core Competencies required for all positions    Teamwork, Integrity/Ethics, Dependability, Customer Focus, Adaptability/Flexibility


Beacon Senior Vice President for Capital Planning and Management Competencies

Leadership/Strategic Thinking/Project Management/Financial Management/Client Customer Focus/Organizational Skills/Job Knowledge/ Quality/Problem Solving/Analysis/Interpersonal Skills, Productivity/Presentation Skills/Teamwork Orientation

Beacon Communities LLC seeks a diverse pool of candidates. We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other protected class.


Beacon Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Other details

  • Job Family Asset Management
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Boston, MA, USA