Sep 03, 2020

Land Acquisition Manager

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Ankeny, IA, USA

Job Description

*D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S.,*was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website atwww.drhorton.comfor more information.

*D.R. Horton, Inc.*is currently looking for a*_Land Acquisition Manager._*The right candidate will manage the Land Acquisition Department. Find, place under contract, receive governmental approval, and close on new land that meets the division's needs.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities*include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Plan, direct, and coordinate all land acquisition activities
Identify and qualify potential land acquisitions in alignment with division goals
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
Maintain responsibility for developing departmental overhead budget and controlling the budget
Manage the land/lot purchase contract process with division counsel, outside counsel, and region counsel
Collaborate with the Land Development Department on potential development communities
Conduct all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
Able to travel overnight
Develop business community relationships and scout other avenues for possible acquisitions
Negotiate the acquisition of properties with landowners, attorneys or brokers
Prepare land valuation analysis and corporate budgets
Prepare memoranda and other documentation and analytics for corporate approval for land buys

*Supervisory Responsibilities*

* Supervises 2 or more employees

*Required Qualifications*
Fifth year college or university program certificate
Seven to ten years of related experience and/or training
Must have a vehicle and a valid drivers license
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications
Proficiency with MS Office and email
Ability to sit for majority of 8-hour workday; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision
The noise level is generally moderate

*Preferred Qualifications*
Strong communication skills
Creative thinking and attention to detail

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:

Medical, Vision and Dental
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Flex Spending Accounts
Life Insurance
Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

*Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, Americas Builder.

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**Job:** **Land*

**Organization:** **Home Builder*

**Title:** *Land Acquisition Manager*

**Location:** *Iowa-Ankeny*

**Requisition ID:** *2003650*



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