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Manager, Development, Design, and Construction Applications

Company: Rocket Companies
Location: Detroit
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Bedrock: -Detroit-based Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, developing, leasing, financing, and managing commercial and residential buildings. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates has committed more than $5.6 billion in acquiring and developing more than 100 properties in downtown Detroit and Cleveland totaling more than 16 million square feet. - -Bedrock is leading Detroit's building boom with the city's largest and most ambitious projects. These projects meet an increasing demand for Class A office space and modern living options in a growing and technology-centric urban core, with an emphasis on ground-level activation and increased walkability. In the next five years, Bedrock plans to deliver 3,500 new residential units to the market; from City Modern, an 8.4-acre neighborhood where residents can age in place; to 28Grand, where residents use the city as their living room; to the Hudson's project, which will soon be home to Detroit's tallest building and most landmark address. - -Our Core Values: - -Independently Driven - Never Satisfied - Relentless Commitment to Service -Why Bedrock? - -At Bedrock, we create unique experiences through real estate! From your experience each day at the workplace to the experience we create for those who live, work, and play in our spaces, we are focused on making a lasting impression through our properties and developments. We are looking for team members that want to make an impact in the fast-paced world of real estate, management and development and who want to be a part of a team who is changing the landscape in the cities where we work. At Bedrock, you will be a part of an inspirational, energy-filled environment. Come join the momentum! -
Job SummaryThe Manager of Development, Design, & Construction (DD&C) Applications manages and executes the application strategy for applications that support commercial and residential DD&C processes for Bedrock Detroit, including but not limited to Yardi Job Cost, Yardi Construction Manager, and Yardi ABF/Forecast Manager. The position is responsible for ensuring the support, business analysis/requirements, project management, strategy, product roadmaps, training and related vendor management for all applications supporting these processes. The position will work with analysts and support specialists within the team that support the processes and applications. The scope of the DD&C applications function will work closely with other application and process owners, such as Accounting/Finance, Sales Support (Leasing/Legal), Data and Analytics, Document Management, and Property Management, to ensure that all Company applications and projects are coordinated.

  • Collaborate with senior Technology and business leaders to build and maintain a strategy for DD&C applications in purview, infrastructure architecture, and business intelligence/reporting tools to be leveraged throughout the Company
  • Prioritize effectively and manage roadmap to ensure alignment with financial and business needs and goals
  • Lead and manage all aspects of end-to-end implementations - stakeholder communication, timeline planning, functional/technical requirements, solution design/architecture/build, testing and delivery -
  • Provide day to day direction to the financial applications support team and helpdesk
  • Provide guidance to the applications support resources and helpdesk
  • Review and determine tools for development and management of the DD&C business
  • Work with Business and other IT areas to develop Analytics roadmap, plans, budgets, and priorities for the projects being done
  • Oversee data warehouse and integration operations
  • Collaborate with others in the project lifecycle using standard tools for creating and tracking requirements, managing projects, development and working with business and outside users
  • Build and foster strong partnerships and collaborate with many cross functional teams for roadmaps, prioritization, product delivery, alignment, and cross business process initiatives
  • Maintain effective relationships with application vendors and ensure the attainment of relevant IT Service Level Agreements and organizational objectives
  • Innovate and optimize how the business interacts with software to improve business performance and outcomes
  • Performs gap analyses and assessments to identify opportunities for improvement with how our software enables business processes
  • Responsible for the effective change management, communication and coordination of application releases, updates & upgrades
  • Operate as a key IT stakeholder and/or subject matter expert in new software implementations or system migrations
  • Other duties as assigned
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Business, a related field or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in the commercial real-estate industry, with familiarity across a vertically integrated development, construction, and property management processes
    • Minimum of 5 years in Information Systems or a related field with significant work in development, design, construction and project proforma revenue/cost budgeting/forecasting real estate applications support systems, such as Yardi Job Cost/Construction Manager, JDE E1 Job Cost, ProCore (formerly Honest Buildings). -
    • Experience leading technical teams in the architecture, development and integration planning and execution
    • Experience working with business partners gathering business requirements to create technical specifications, plans and business cases for projects
    • Experience working with high performing teams
      Who We AreDetroit-based Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, developing, leasing, financing and managing commercial and residential buildings. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $5.6 billion to acquiring and developing more than 100 properties, including new construction of ground-up developments in downtown Detroit and Cleveland totaling more than 18 million square feet.
      Bedrock's real estate portfolio consists of more than 200 office tenants and more than 120 retailers and restaurants in Detroit's technology-centric downtown including Microsoft, Rocket Mortgage, LinkedIn, StockX, Ally Bank's national headquarters, Fifth Third Bank's regional headquarters, WeWork, Madewell, Under Armour, Shake Shack and countless others.
      Bedrock is currently developing four transformational projects, including the Hudson's Site, Monroe Blocks, Book Tower renovation and One Campus Martius expansion. Bedrock is also undertaking construction of City Modern, a community development in Detroit's Brush Park neighborhood. Partnering with Detroit-based Shinola, Bedrock developed the world's first Shinola Hotel on Woodward Avenue, which opened in early 2019.
      Bedrock is dedicated to creating jobs for Detroiters and investing in job training. Over the last year, the company has invested in both the Randolph Career Technical Center and the Breithaupt Career and Technical Center to build a pipeline of talent for Detroit's growing economy.
      Creating unique experiences through real estate is Bedrock's mission. To make this a reality, Bedrock and its affiliates continuously invest in significant public art installations and placemaking initiatives throughout the city.
      DisclaimerThis is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.
      We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. -

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