The Port is Hiring: Industrial Development Manager

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The Position

The Port is seeking an Industrial Development Manager to assist in strategically assembling land in industrial corridors within Hamilton County to create attractive development sites for manufacturing companies. The Industrial Development Manager will be The Port’s primary point person for due diligence, remediation, demolition, and site work on multiple industrial sites. This position reports directly to the Executive Vice President.

The Port is an economic development agency that initiates projects to improve property value and promote job creation throughout Hamilton County. The organization focuses on three key strategies – industrial revitalization, neighborhood revitalization, and public finance. In support of these initiatives, The Port offers partnerships, programs, and services to support the advancement of Hamilton County. The programs and services are available to small businesses, developers, homebuyers, and neighborhood advocates.

The Port’s industrial revitalization strategy includes the identification, evaluation, acquisition, redevelopment, and disposition of largescale industrial assets. This includes identifying sources of capital, solving for regulatory requirements, providing long-term holding and maintenance needs, and community engagement.  The Industrial Team manages the Greater Cincinnati Foreign Trade Zone, Greater Cincinnati Development Corporation, and the Patient Capital Noteholder investors.

Experience and Education

The minimum qualifications for this position are a bachelor’s degree in business, urban planning, civil engineering, construction engineering, or a closely related field and at least seven years of professional experience in construction and/or project management. Candidates should have familiarity with construction materials, methods, and processes in Ohio and be able to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and identify discrepancies or conflicts within the documents.

Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree, Project Management Professional Certification (PMP), and ten (10) years of professional experience. Experience with large-scale demolition and environmental remediation and the ability to effectively communicate with construction contractors, engineers, and certified professionals is also preferred.

Compensation

The salary range is $75,000 – $90,000 depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at thenovakconsultinggroup.com. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications on February 20, 2020.

Questions

Please direct questions to Jenn Reichelt at apply@thenovakconsultinggroup.com or 513-221-0500.


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