Land Development Manager in Ocala, FL at Lennar

Date Posted: 6/24/2024

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    Ocala, FL
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Job Description

Welcome Home! Build your career with Lennar!

As one of the nation’s largest builders, Lennar has built over one million new homes for families across America. Since 1954, our communities have catered to all lifestyles and family dynamics, whether you are a first-time or move-up buyer, multigenerational family, or active adult.

At Lennar, Everything’s Included in our homes, and Everyone’s Included on our team.  Our Everyone’s Included vision is to be as inclusive and diverse as the communities we build unleashing the power of diversity within our workforce to drive innovation & sustainable growth. 

Lennar Core Values

Our commitment to Quality, Value, and Integrity is the underlying foundation upon which Lennar was built, and these three fundamental principles still guide us in caring for our customers, associates, shareholders, and community.

Land Development Manager

Lennar is seeking a Land Development Manager who will oversee the field operations for assigned projects of the land development department.  Create opportunities that fit company’s land development strategies and understanding of current market trends in land development and homebuilding.  Oversee various contractor/ consulting/municipal contracts which provide for, and relate to the approval and development of residential properties. Assists Director with due diligence efforts for potential acquisition targets.


  • Responsible to deliver finished lots and communities to meet the business plan of the division.

  • Oversee projects from permit approvals through construction and final certification, community turnover and bond release.

  • Responsible for the successful delivery of new projects through use of construction schedules, contract documents, land development budgets, environmental studies, Geotechnical reports, Engineering and Architectural construction plans and permit compliance reports.

  • Ensure timely and accurate design and installation of all land development improvements including but not limited to grading operations, water and sewer services, dry utilities, paving and sidewalks, landscapes and landscape improvements to include, but not limited to entrance and amenity features.

  • Development/entitlement budgeting.

  • Responsible for NPDES and SWPPP management and compliance on developments and third party lot deals.

  • Provides leadership to managers to ensure coordination of project(s) between field and administrative personnel.

  • Ensure that contractual and other commitments are kept with contractors/consultants and trade partners and that they comply with all approved policies, procedures, ethical standards, applicable laws and regulations.

  • Establish relationships with developers, contractors, consultants and approving governing authorities.

  • Responsible for site improvement bidding and bid selection leading to site improvement contract negotiations.

  • Responsible for value engineering during the design process to reduce improvement costs without sacrificing quality.

  • Coordinates with homebuilding operations to ensure lots are delivered to agreed upon expectations.

  • Critically review engineering plans.

  • Oversee and coordinator planning, permit and construction process and effectively forecast long-term scheduled and budgets for assigned developments.

  • Plan, schedule budget and contract for above plus common elements such as entrance features, global landscape programs, maintenance contracts and community wide utility plans.

  • Overall material management planning and effective field operations.

  • Negotiate utility extension agreements.

  • Resolve issues with agencies having jurisdiction over project and region.

  • Cash flow generation and maintenance.

  • Ensure clear line of communication on projects of deliveries.

  • Ensure efficient and seamless operations between LDM & Builder areas of responsibility.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Bachelor degree in business administration, engineering, accounting, finance or similar program preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Land development, or Construction related field.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Land development management role.

  • Computer literacy, including word-processing, spreadsheet analysis, project scheduling and data management software.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both verbally and in writing.

  • Must exercise initiative and achieve objectives with minimal supervision.

  • Must be detail-oriented and a problem-solver able to deal with complex situations.

  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record.

  • Valid auto insurance coverage required.

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Life at Lennar!

Lennar recognizes our associates are the heart of the company’s success. Learn new skills, build your path, and become an integral part of the Lennar Family.

When You Join:

  • Health Insurance - Medical, Dental & Vision

  • Vacation – 3 weeks of vacation per year to start

  • Holidays, Sick Leave, & Personal Days

  • 401(k) Savings Plan with company match

  • Paid Maternity & Bonding Leave

  • New Hire Referral Bonus Program

  • Product Purchase Discount for Associates

  • Associate Assistance Plan

  • Everyone’s Included Day - In the spirit of inclusion, diversity, and caring for our community, Lennar encourages our Associates to take a day to connect, reflect and inspire those around us, in a way that is uniquely important to you. 

  • And More!

Lennar is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.



Lennar is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.