Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 75,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the 100,000+ residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen as well as submitting proof satisfactory to Progress Residential that you are fully vaccinated against the Corona Virus COVID-19 disease, subject to any accommodations granted by Progress Residential based on disability or religion as applicable by state law.

Position Summary

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the management and oversight of the Initial Renovation process for newly purchased homes.  The Senior Project Manager manages the Project Managers, Project Coordinators and oversees the management of the vendor base within their Metro Service Area (MSA).  The Senior Project Manager is responsible for several key performance indicators including Cost, Quality and Schedule of associate and vendor performance.

Essential Functions

  • Project Management

  • Coordinate internal resources and vendors for the execution of renovation projects

  • Manage resource allocation to ensure completion of all renovations across the portfolio to minimize downtime, ensure quality and control costs

  • Review project scopes and change orders - communicate with Acquisitions Team and Regional Renovations Director or Service Director as needed

  • Ensure scoped work follows company Renovation Standards and Quality Standards

  • Monitor and track the progress of all renovation projects in a detailed manner

  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs

  • Oversee all vendor relationships/performance in conjunction with the National Vendor Management Group. 

  • Oversee all Fleet aspects and Inventory Control

  • Monitor daily, weekly and monthly reporting to ensure KPI’s are met and to manage resources

  • Responsible to comply with the Company’s national procurement policy and program

  • Responsible for accurate tracking and reporting of all work

  • Ensures workplace safety standards and practices are upheld

  • Ensure all projects are compliant with local, state and federal building and safety regulations

  • Staffing:

  • Responsible for hiring and training of PC and PM positions

  • Oversee training of associates on process/procedures and implementation of corporate initiatives.  Identify training opportunities/needs

  • Assist the Regional Renovations Director or Service Director with staffing forecasts and adding positions timely based on the MSA needs

  • Reporting

  • Accurately track and report all work

  • Assist in creation and circulation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting by making sure all information pertaining to duties is accurately reported or updated.

  • Maintain comprehensive project documentation

  • Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis

  • Communication within the MSA Team and National Operations

Core Competencies

  • Knowledge of local construction techniques, practices, regulations and pricing

  • Construction Project Management processes and procedures

  • Coaching, mentoring and directing various staff members

  • Managing Vendor Relationships and Performance

  • Continual Process Improvement

  • Planning and Forecasting

  • Performance Management

  • Time Management

Human Resource Management

  • Supervision of staff, set goals and holds associates accountable for results

  • Coordinate staffing activities to maximize the efficiency of all processes

  • Develop team and focus on succession plan within group

  • Ensure that associates all have goals and receive regular feedback on their performance

  • Ensure that all required training is completed in a timely manner

  • Ensure that workplace safety standards and practices are always upheld

  • Performance management of personnel including, reviews, corrective action, mentoring, development plans and performance improvement plans

  • Oversee hiring process for all positions in the department

  • Along with Regional Renovations Director or SD, ensure that all company policies are adhered

  • Create a culture of customer service, associate recognition, open feedback, collaboration and teamwork


  • High School graduate with a valid Driver’s License in the work state and reliable transportation  

  • 5 years or more years of experience as a residential renovations project manager, senior superintendent or production home builder/superintendent

  • Experience in managing multiple staff members over a geographic region

  • Extensive knowledge of Construction/Renovations Techniques/Processes, Plumbing, Electrical, HVAC, Flooring, Appliances, Landscaping and Irrigation Systems as they relate to residential homes

  • Mastery of general IBC building codes and rental property health and safety regulations

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Ability to work efficiently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Proven record of working independently and with minimal supervision

  • An effective team player with a positive attitude

  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include some weekends, after hours emergencies and overnight travel for company meetings

  • Bi-lingual a plus

  • Basic computer skills. Experience in Excel, Word, Outlook, SalesForce and Yardi Voyager preferred

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 9 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

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