V.P. of Land Acquisition in Austin, TX at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/23/2019

Job Description

Overview

Oversee the function and team that delivers the analysis and process focused on acquisition to maximize the effectiveness of the process designed to take an acquisition from concept to finalization in a timely manner. #CB



Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage and develop Land Acquisition team to ensure the proper alignment of talent.
  • Continuously review land acquisition process to identify areas for process improvement to effectively process deals thru internal approval as quickly as possible.
  • Ensure compliance with the process, quality and timeliness of land acquisition deals, analysis, submittal, approval and finalization of all land deals.
  • Responsible for the oversight of all contract management and detail follow up. Manage contract timelines – Earnest Money requests, end of due diligence and for CIC submittal. (keep Land Tracker and Top 10 list updated)
  • Liaise between sub-contractors, consultants, real estate brokers, governing agencies, utility companies and other individuals and agencies relating to the land acquisition and development department.
  • Actively seek market awareness and develop contacts to become a strong competitor in Division’s market areas and emerging markets.
  • Develop pipeline reports for each county within the division.
  • Oversee and ensure the regular updates to the land pipeline tracking records.
  • Develop broad understanding of the market including the competition, house types/sizes, price points and sales absorption for each county within the target regions.
  • Oversee all the budgeting process for entitlement.
  • Coordinate acquisition contracts to ensure compliance, preparation of LOI’s, contract, amendments, and respond to and compile materials needed for any hearings, presentations and review boards.
  • Oversee the ordering of Earnest Money – Contract Summary and supporting material.
  • Prepare Contract Summaries and narratives to be included in Greenbooks
  • Lead the compilation of all Due Diligence Reports needed in Greenbooks.


Qualifications

  • 4-year College Degree in business administration, engineering, accounting, finance or similar program preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years experience in Land Acquisition, preferably with a National Homebuilder.
  • Ability to effectively lead and manage a team.
  • Computer literacy, including word-processing, spreadsheet analysis, project scheduling and data management software.
  • Knowledge of sales/negotiating principles and real estate.
  • 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 a good driving record

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