• Yardi Project Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    3709
    Function
    Information Technology
    Location Name
    423 West 55th Street
  • Overview

    Related Companies is the most prominent privately-owned real estate firm in the United States. Formed over 47 years ago, Related is a fully-integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, marketing and sales. Headquartered in New York City, Related has offices and major developments in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, South Florida, Washington, D.C., Abu Dhabi and London, and boasts a team of over 3,500 professionals. With over $50 billion in assets owned or under development, the company’s portfolio is made up of best-in-class developments in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets across all asset classes. 

    Related was recently named one of the “50 Most Innovative Companies in the World” by Fast Company Magazine. Related has dramatically redefined the concept of metropolitan luxury by introducing extraordinary residential properties in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City and Washington, D.C. With each new building, Related has been hailed for setting new standards of excellence in the luxury marketplace. Related also owns an extensive portfolio of workforce and affordable housing and has several new rental developments underway across the country. Among other leadership initiatives, they were the first landlord to accept credit card payments, one of the first developers to build sustainable high-rise buildings and the first national developer to go smoke-free. Related’s commitment to hospitality-level service in its residential buildings includes a proprietary training program that empowers employees to exceed its residents’ expectations, and an exclusive strategic partnership with Hello Alfred to provide a suite of personal life-enhancing services to residents. Related is also a strategic investor in category-defining companies including Equinox® and SoulCycle. For more information about Related Companies please visit www.related.com.

     

    Related Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Responsibilities

    The Yardi Project Manager leads and directs the planning, implementation and deployment of strategically identified Yardi initiatives. The Yardi Project Manager will operate at the enterprise level to optimize delivery practices, processes, and models that align with and support business objectives. The Yardi Project Manager will track new initiatives, assess the impact of change to stakeholders, schedule change activities and influence policy, communication and training materials. The Yardi Project Manager will work collaboratively with subject matter experts, business champions and leadership to integrate change management and project activities into their operations and provide support through transitions. The Yardi Project Manager will be responsible for executing successful deployments and fostering strong client relationships. The position calls for strong project management skills, seasoned client management and client communication skills, and demonstrated knowledge of enterprise-wide software installations.

     

    • Project manages and directs the development and deployment of Yardi system products and 3rd party application solutions that integrate into the existing Yardi platform.
    • Lead Yardi and technology projects, programs or initiatives.
    • Works with the customer during the project initiation phase to develop project scope, objectives, resource requirements, milestones and business requirements.
    • Ensures timeliness and manages the quality of deliverables, milestones, and end product. Works with the customer throughout the project lifecycle
    • Execute project plans within time and budget constraints
    • Establishes and maintains project artifacts (e.g., project charter, project plan, issues log, etc.)
    • Manages communication plan for project status, issues and risks; provides project performance metrics with a focus on status, budgets, and projections.
    • Identifies and gathers all work orders and required material, equipment and personnel resources for project implementation; participates in the formulation and approval of proposal strategies. Responsible for following established change management processes.
    • Manages project team including 3rd party vendors to achieve project objectives.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related IT field
    • Yardi product implementation experience
    • Experience working in residential property management is highly desirable
    • 5-7 years of Yardi Voyager experience with residential property management
    • Advanced knowledge of Yardi Voyager software add-on modules (Rent Café, Payment processing, Concierge, etc.)
    • Demonstrated experience working with and implementing ERP systems (such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards) is highly desirable
    • 5+ years of project management or IT applications solutions development and delivery experience
    • Experience in successfully managing cross-functional team projects using standard project management tools
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a deadline-driven environment
    • Additional Certification Preferred:
      • Project Management Professional (PMP)
      • Six Sigma

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