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Employment Opportunity: Heartland is Hiring

05.02.2018

Heartland is currently seeking candidates for a full time Associate Project Manager (“APM”) and/or full time Project Manager (“PM”) to provide a range of market, demographic, economic, and financial analysis for a wide range of real estate product types, geographies, and client types.

Time/Duration
Full time

Reporting & Teaming
The APM will collaborate with and report to Project Management staff on a project-by-project basis. The PM will report to Principals and collaborate with team and internal project staff on a project-by-project basis.

Compensation
Market appropriate; experience and skills considered, comprehensive benefits package included.

Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidate(s) will have a strong compatibility with Heartland culture in terms of intellectual curiosity, team-oriented nature, problem-solving capacity, desire to learn new skills as projects demand, a focus on high-quality work product, and ability to work in a fluid, fast-paced environment.

APM Educational & Professional Experience Requirements (at a minimum)
•   Completed their Bachelors degree in appropriate fields (business, finance, public policy, real estate)
•   Ability to perform Discounted Cash Flow analysis
•   Possess intermediate-level working knowledge of real estate fundamentals
•   A minimum of two years of professional experience or equivalent education

PM Educational & Professional Experience Requirements (at a minimum and in addition to APM requirements)
•  Preferably a Masters degree in appropriate fields (business, finance, urban planning, public policy, real estate)
•  Three to seven years of professional experience (depending on academic experience)
•  Real estate brokerage license is a plus but not required

Required Skills / Qualities
All applicants should possess the following qualities:
•   Outstanding critical thinking capacity
•   Interdisciplinary capabilities
•   Desire to work with clients
•   Superior attention to detail
•   Ability to focus on a variety of tasks simultaneously
•   Strong self motivation
•   Team orientation
•   Flexibility

APM applicants should possess the following skills/knowledge:
•   Real estate valuation fundamentals
•   Abilities in market research and analysis
•   Demonstrated technical writing ability
•   Strong oral and written communication skills
•   Quantitative analysis and financial modeling capabilities
•   Facility with Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

PM applicants, in addition to APM requirements, should also possess the following skills/knowledge:
•   Strong team management skills, including managing internal teams and interdisciplinary external teams
•   Consummate project management capabilities, including project scoping, process, timeline and deliverable management
•   Quantitative analysis and financial modeling capabilities
•   Residual Land Value analysis

For all applicants, experience with the following software is not required, but would be a plus:
•   GIS
•   Tableau
•   MS Access

To apply for a position, please email cover letter and résumé to:
Carrie Christensen, Project Administrator/Marketing Coordinator
cchristensen@htland.com

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