• 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 40 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, London, and Shanghai and boasts a team of over 3,500 professionals. The Company’s portfolio of over $50 billion in real estate assets owned or under development is made up of best-in-class mixed-use, residential, retail, office and affordable properties in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets. Related has developed preeminent mixed-use projects such as Time Warner Center in New York and CityPlace in West Palm Beach and is currently developing the 28-acre Hudson Yards project on Manhattan’s West Side. Related also manages approximately $4 billion of equity capital on behalf of sovereign wealth funds, public pension plans, multi-managers, endowments, and family offices. Related was recently named to Fast Company Magazine’s list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.

     

    Related also owns Equinox® Fitness Clubs and SoulCycle further expanding the company's capabilities into the health and fitness arena and enhancing the value of its properties through an exclusive, branded amenity and lifestyle offering. Related is a partner in CORE, a boutique residential brokerage.

    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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