Land Purchasing Manager in Charlotte, NC at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 11/24/2021

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    Charlotte, NC
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Job Description


As a Land Purchasing Manager, you will participate in the developing, negotiating, and executing of sourcing for all labor and material categories of spending for land development while supporting the VP of Purchasing.  Manage the contract administration personnel to ensure contracts are current, and invoices and requisitions are processed accurately and in a timely fashion. 


  • Coordinate the bidding of land development construction projects.
  • Create unitized bid sheets that are unbundled (labor and material) to insight into and can effectively adjust contracts based on labor only or commodity driven cost increases or decreases.
  • Leverage all applicable homebuilding trade partner relationships on the LD side.
  • Analyze submitted bids to identify the lowest qualified bidder, and to find areas where additional savings might be realized.
  • Assist LD managers by providing information on current pricing to help ensure development budgets are current and accurate.
  • Oversee the issuing of contracts and work orders ensuring they are appropriately entered into the system and applied to the correct budget and line items.
  • Assist in the forecasting of expenditures for cash flow modeling purposes.
  • Participate in monitoring macro trends in the materials / supplier base and implement plans to react to increasing or decreasing cost.
  • Work to source new relationships with qualified vendors.
  • Manage relationships with vendors / suppliers to build effective partnerships.
  • Process and provide purchasing-related information (e.g. bid documents, tabulations, forecasts, specifications, contracts, scopes, etc.) for the purpose of updating and coordinating with other departments.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings with division management and LD managers.
  • Assist in the preparation of development cost estimates in coordination with the acquisition team for the purpose of determining the feasibility of land development opportunities.
  • Manage the overlapping trade categories for land development and home building.  Categories such as, but not limited to, Excavation, Surveying, Concrete, SWPPPs, Fencing and Landscaping.
  • Maintain purchasing information, files and records for the purpose of ensuring availability of documentation and compliance with company policies.



  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in land development, purchasing, construction and/or estimating
  • Strong organization and management skills with the ability to prioritize and take initiative.
  • Must possess the ability to keep work current; maintaining a timely and accurate flow of paperwork
  • Possess good time management skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented team player comfortable working in a fast paced environment with heavy volume workload
  • Computer literacy and proficient in MS Office products (Word and Excel)
  • Experience with JD Edwards accounting systems and Build Pro payment and scheduling software preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License with good driving record required
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and civil engineering plans.


Regular Full-Time

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