Project Manager, Due Diligence and Entitlements (Various Locations)


San Ramon, CA Denver, CO Sacramento, CA


Position Title: Project Manager; Due Diligence and Entitlements (PM)

Reports To: Regional Manager

Employment Status: Full Time


Project Manager Job Purpose: Reporting directly to the Regional Manager and with a dotted line connection to the Senior Project Manager, the PM is responsible for planning and executing assigned due diligence and entitlement projects designed to assist in the accomplishment of division or department objectives, as well as facilitating necessary communication and implementation of processes throughout the department.


We create attainable housing so that our children, and grandchildren, can live and prosper where we do. Collaborating with property owners, investment partners, municipalities, And local communities, we repurpose under-utilized commercial property. To a vital residential use, bringing new life, new energy and renewed Economic opportunity to the communities in which we work.

We recently produced a video that captures this mission and gives a little insight into how we approach homebuilding. I encourage you to check out this brief video

HBFA / TTLC Company Culture here is taken seriously every day.

We use a data analytical approach in addition to the normal culture practices

“The Culture Think Tank Method” ( At our firm we believe in assessments from Predictive Index in finding the right candidate for our team. This is in addition to face-to-face interviews and in some cases video chat interviews. People are the heart of our business, hire the right people, inspire their best work, design our dream team, and sustain engagement for our “Forever Company “

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Perform as directed all aspects of due diligence prior to the onboarding of a potential project

·         Vetting potential professional consultants

·         Requesting proposals from various design professionals

·         Evaluating proposals to ensure complete scopes of work and accurate cost estimates for defined scopes of work

·         Contract preparation in conformance with Company standards and procedures

·         Support the entitlement process from start to finish

·         Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking team expenses, and minimizing exposure and risk in the project

·         Monitor all entitlement activities to ensure predetermined schedules are met

·         Communicate effectively with the consultants responsible for completing various phases of the project

·         Coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, including planners, engineers, consultants, and contractors

·         Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality, and safety standards

·         Understands project objectives and requirements necessary to structure the activity

·         Develops and drives integrated project plans, aligning project tactics with project strategy

·         Plans, schedules, and controls project activities to fulfill objectives and satisfy client requirements

·         Directly responsible to lead, facilitate, and/or participate in effective project meetings, manages, and adapts to change and conflict, and ensures projects are completed within established scope, schedule and budget

·         Participates on high performance project teams, which includes motivating all associated project resources to gain alignment on project goals and deliverables

·         Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures

·         Directs quality control review of project deliverables to ensure requirements are met

·         Coordinates and completes a broad variety of administrative tasks, which may include but are not limited to: creating and distributing meeting notes, responding to information requests, database management, document preparation, composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential, mailing/delivering documents and packages, managing calendars and travel arrangements, and processing expense reports

·         Other duties as assigned

Skills, Qualifications, Knowledge Requirements: 

·         Experience managing complex projects in a multitude of environments

·         Precise verbal and written communication skills

·         Strong organizational skills that reflect an ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly and with excellent attention to detail

·         Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, external partners and investors

·         Demonstrate professionalism on phone calls and web meetings with a wide variety of stakeholders

·         Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision making capability

·         Highly resourceful team-player with the ability to also be independently effective in forwarding project objectives

·         Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

·         Innovative thinker, who actively seeks opportunities to improve performance and proposes solutions

·         Capacity to motivate, lead, and boost morale of teams

·         Effective time management and logical decision-making ability

·         Capacity to handle pressure and overcome industry negativity

·         Willingness to travel occasionally


Personal Commitment to Our Team and CORE VALUES:

The True Life Companies requires dedication to our Mission and commitment to the Company’s Core Values:

·         Surround The Firm With Fortune Hunters

·         Partnership Driven Period

·         Good Enough Never Is

·         Creating Wealth And Using It To Make The World A Better Place

·         Follow Through To Conclusion

Our recruitment and selection process ensures each team member represents the best in class talent, experience and integrity as PARTNERS to further the Company’s Mission and fulfills our Promise, BUILT FOR AMERICA.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.


Salary Range

$80,000 - $120,000


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