Construction Project Manager

Ogłoszenie numer: 7438470, from 2022-09-14

Open to Polish nationals or expats


The Construction Project Manager is responsible to Support mid- to long-term housing assessment, strategy, and design planning for displaced community members from Ukrainian in Poland. You will work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure timely project progress from land use, design, and permitting through certificate of occupancy. You are passionate about high quality construction management for medium-term housing for displaced people.

Construction Project Manager

Location: Warszawa

Reference No.: UA00012


Job description

Construction of medium-term housing for displaced people


You will be part of a team that brings to life solutions and designs in collaboration with hosts, NGO partners and authorities. You will Identify & survey spaces for safe haven(s) transformation.


Site Due Diligence

  • Perform due diligence, including contracting with consultants and engineers.

  • Research land and home purchase agreements and related vendor contracts in coordination with agency leadership

  • Manage the maintenance of undeveloped properties

Planning and Permitting

  • Coordinate selection and manage performance of architects, consultants, engineers, and other project specialists

  • Coordinate representation before public agencies and community organizations, including developing and maintaining strong relationships with government representatives and making presentations in front of government entities

  • Manage preparation and processing of all necessary entitlement applications and other required approvals in coordination with project team

  • Oversee management of design process (e.g. selecting/hiring consultants, working with design staff, ensuring issuance of building permits)

  • Coordination of property tax exemptions or applicable waiver application processes

  • Lead RFP process for assigned properties

  • Work to secure permission and legal contracts to renovate safe haven spaces and ensure that they will serve new arrivals in a dignified way


  • Coordinate work of sub-contractors working on various projects

  • Hire and supervise construction and renovation contractors

  • Create reports and check sheets for accountability and on-time delivery of work

  • Correct any safety violations in a timely manner

  • Manage performance of sub-contractors and review all approved plans to ensure all specifications and regulations are followed

  • Report to your supervisor any necessary modifications of the plans that seem indicated before performing the proposed change

  • Manage recurring operational tasks for assigned projects

  • Generate and issue regular project reports

  • Ensure all projects meet timelines and are completed from feasibility through Certificate of Occupation

Assessments for Scaling housing & amplify the work of other providers or responders

  • Visit and survey partner short term housing

  • Make recommendations on investments for rent repairs and renovations

  • Provide technical guidance as needed

  • Lead assessments or hire a counterpart to do assessments in other countries

  • Support the creation of budgets to seek funding for rents, repairs, and renovations


6-8 years’ experience in construction management, including minimum 3 years’ experience with property acquisition, development, and permitting

Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Real Estate, Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning or Business Administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Expert in Polish property development legal guidelines and local property market

PMP certification, or equivalent combination of experience and education

Culturally sensitive with strong customer service orientation

Commitment the vision and mission of Alight




Any qualifying combination of education, certification, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Experience in real estate finance, and/or planning preferred

Excellent written and oral communication skills; effective with diverse audiences

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

Experience in using electronic resources to obtain real estate/ownership information

Excel at managing multiple concurrent projects and deadlines; attention to detail a must

Strong organization and time management skills


Work Environment and Physical Demands

This person will travel across Poland on a regular basis to construction and partner site.

COVID vaccination required.




We are on a journey to build Alight, a new platform of amazing people and organizations providing lifesaving services and creating breakthrough solutions for and with the displaced. WeAreAlight.org


Alight is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.


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