Vice President of Land Acquisitions in Austin, TX at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 9/1/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Summary of Position Requirements


Manage all aspects of land acquisition, due diligence, feasibility, design and entitlements for the Division.  Manage all land development activities for the Division. #CB #ZR


Primary Duties and Responsibilities


Land Acquisition:

  • Identify potential land acquisition targets through detailed study of tax maps and networking with attorneys, engineers and others involved in residential land development.
  • Prepare land acquisition packages “Greenbook” for corporate investment committee approval.
  • Conduct and facilitate monthly and quarterly partner (join venture) meetings.
  • Responsible for Bond maintenance.
  • Development/Entitlement Budgeting
  • Responsible for lot takedown schedules, land pipelines schedules, and LOC updates
  • Supervise Third Party HOA Management Company and review HOA annual budget(s).
  • Ability to run a board of directors meeting when necessary and according to Robert’s Rules of Order.
  • Develop and maintain effective resident relations plan through the Division’s communities.
  • Observes all safety standards and participates in the Company’s efforts to provide a safe work environment.
  • Recruit, hire and train associates as necessary.
  • Manage the design, budgeting and construction of community amenities.
  • Presentations at public hearings and community meetings.
  • Obtain required permits and governmental approvals for all land development improvements for the Division.
  • Achieve starts projections and closings on new communities.
  • Maintain inventory reports, critical dates, contracts summaries and periodic market analysis.
  • Maintain Land Contract files, maps and other files in Division office.
  • Network with other builders, developers and brokers to maintain market awareness; develop key contacts and introductions to DP to become a strong competitor in Division’s market area.
  • Negotiate purchase contracts, land development contracts and design service agreements.
  • Direct the planning and coordination of civil engineering, architectural and landscape design services
  • Assist the Division President in developing long range planning and growth objectives for the division.
  • Lead, coach, mentor and manage individuals and team to ensure top performance of all team members in achieving desired results while finding efficient and effective solutions that create overall organizational value.




Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Degree in business administration, engineering, accounting, finance or similar program required.
  • Minimum 10 years of combines experience in land development and land acquisition
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Valid current auto insurance coverage.
  • 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.


Daily interaction with various division personnel, outside agencies, business partners, consultants and homeowners.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.  Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, lift, walk, move and/or carry equipment in excess of 20 pounds.  Must have finger dexterity to operate computer keyboard and calculator. 


This position outlines the basic tasks and requirements for the position noted.  It is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the associates.


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