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Land Acquisition Manager

Company: Dream Finders Homes LLC
Location: Bluffton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Land Acquisitions Manager is responsible for finding, acquiring and prioritizing lot and land acquisitions to meet Dream Finders Homes' objectives. The manager will work directly with senior leaders to cost analyze all lot and land acquisitions to meet the stated goals. The role will identify acquisition opportunities through contacts with brokers, builders, landowners, engineers, planners, attorneys, municipal officials, and in-house contacts, as well as work with local government agencies to verify entitlements. In addition, it will scrutinize the return of investment and minimizing risk.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Identify specific acquisition opportunities to meet Division strategic goals.Plan, direct, and coordinate all land acquisition activities.Identify and qualify potential land acquisitions in alignment with division goals.Negotiate the acquisition of properties with landowners, attorneys or brokers.Manage the land/lot purchase contract process with Division President, Nation Land VP and General Counsel.Manage the due diligence process on land acquisition opportunities, including initial master planning work in close coordination with internal design and land development teams.Manage, coordinate resources for, and meet all entitlement needs for land acquisitions.Monitor development phases and entitlement processes post-closing.Prepare land valuation analysis and corporate budgets.Prepare memoranda and other documentation and analytics for corporate approval for land buys.Develop business community relationships and scout other avenues for possible acquisitions.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS Degree in Real Estate, Finance, Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related filed.Minimum 5 years of land acquisition experience.Minimum of 2 years land acquisition experience in Texas.Regular travel is required to visit divisional offices and projects.Reliable automobile and a valid driver's license.SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:Exceptional communication skills - both written and verbalWork in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.Interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.Handle sensitive and confidential information.Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications with advanced skills in Excel (running pro-formas, and other analytical reports) and PowerPoint (creating presentation materials).Maintain attention to detail and follow through.Make decisions and resolve problems efficiently and effectively. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. Vision abilities required by the job are close vision. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers to handle, feel, and operate office equipment such as a computer, copier, and office supplies.In addition, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with their arms and hands, and to stoop, kneel or crouch.Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the job. WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment is representative of an office settingThe noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderateReasonable accommodations can be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the job. Note: This document describes the minimum, essential duties, responsibilities, skills, abilities, effort, and working conditions of the position. It in no way implies that these are the only functions to be performed by the incumbent. Workers are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any job-related functions requested by a supervisor or manager. Successful performance requires that the incumbent possess and utilize the abilities and skills described. All functions are subject to reasonable modification to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some functions may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or others.Equal Opportunity EmployerPI160803313

Keywords: Dream Finders Homes LLC, Savannah , Land Acquisition Manager, Executive , Bluffton, Georgia

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