Land Purchasing Manager in Miami, FL at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Miami, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/15/2019

Job Description

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:


The Land Purchasing Manager is primarily responsible for complete and accurate contracting of all vendors required to maintain a land development pace and provide home sites at a pace equal
or exceeding division needs.



Responsibilities

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Project Managers to ensure development budgets are current and accurate
  • Oversee the bidding of work to ensure we are receiving the best price, quality and performance in accordance with applicable standards
  • Issue contracts and work orders ensuring they are appropriately entered into the system and applied to the correct budget and line items
  • Track issued contracts and work orders against the development budget
  • Assist in forecasting of expenditures for cash flow modeling purposes
  • Monitor macro trends in the materials/supplier base and implement plans to react to increasing cost
  • Manage relationships with vendors/suppliers to build effective partnerships
  • Process and provide purchasing related information( e.g. bid documents, tabulations, forecasts, specifications, contracts, etc) for the purpose of updating and coordinating with other departments
  • Assist in the preparation of development cost estimates in coordination with the land acquisition team for the purpose of determining the feasibility of land development opportunities
  • Maintain purchasing information, files and records for the purpose of ensuring availability of documentation and compliance with company policies
  • Maintain and update Project Manager ratings of individual vendor performance
  • Work with Developer of Homebuilding applications to convert land payment and scheduling systems to Build Pro

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Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years in land development, purchasing, construction and/or estimating.
  • Must have superior analytical and communication skills.
  • Must have significant knowledge of the residential development and homebuilding industry.
  • Must have sound financial management knowledge and project management skills
  • Must have sound negotiating skills and influencing skills.
  • Experience with JD Edwards accounting systems and Build Pro payment and scheduling software preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and civil engineering plans

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