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Director, Land Acquisition
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Job Description


JOB PURPOSE:


Acquire and entitle land to provide finished lots for a high production homebuilding company. Work closely with Director of Land Development and Division President on engineering land development activities.


 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Duties and Responsibilities


 


·        Lead the land acquisition process for raw land and finished lots for high production homebuilding company


o    Identify potential land or lots to purchase for high production Homebuilding company


o    Create entitlement and land development budgets and schedules for potential new communities


o    Assist in evaluating the market, sales demand and pricing for potential land acquisitions


o    Conduct competitive market analysis for competing communities and products


o    Establish potential selling process for use in project feasibility analysis


o    Develop and run Excel based financial models to be used in the feasibility analysis of new communities


o    Create project presentations for Investment committee approval. Participate in investment committee process.


o    Identify third party land developers to facilitate the ability to assign land holdings and obtain finished lots off balance sheet


·        Assist in the entitlement and development of residential communities including:


o    Working with civil engineers and planners to entitle and permit the new land development projects


o    Solicit and evaluate bids, establish budgets and schedules, oversee development work


o    Provide oversight to ensure quality, schedule and budget meet required standards


o    Provide ongoing soil, erosion and sediments control oversight and documentation


o    Manage third party developer’s entitlement, development and construction schedules and budgets


·        Provide support to home building and new home sales teams


o    Provide HOA documents and budget information as needed


o    Evaluate and establish matrices providing lot fit and lot characteristics


o    Provide support on all land related questions and issues as needed


·        Miscellaneous


o    Attend annual HOA meetings


o    Review and Approve HOA budgets


o    Evaluate jurisdictional architectural guidelines to ensure inhouse product design compatibility



 


Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge and Skills

·        High level of interpersonal skills – with the ability to professionally interact with customers, legislators, inspectors, contractors and industry leaders.

·        Self-motivated, organized and with the ability to prioritize and function successfully with minimal direct supervision.  And the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

·        Office level computer skills required – including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

·        Strong analytical skills

·        Understanding of state, county, and city regulations

 

Education and Work Experience

·        Exposure to residential homebuilding or land development environment preferred

·        Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering or construction management - or equivalent experience in home building and/or land development

 


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Homebuilding
Required Travel Up to 25%
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Director, Land Acquisition


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