Job Description

As a Land Development Director working for Taylor Morrison you will be responsible for overall management of projects, including supervision and oversight, plan and report preparation, entitlements and permitting, preparation and monitoring of budgets and schedules, and maintaining positive client and staff relationships. Will also provide technical reviews, develop quality assurance and quality control procedures for projects, demonstrate planning skills, design and construction schedule, and development of cost estimating and project budgets.

We trust that as a Land Development Director you will: (responsibilities)

  • Be the primary point of contact for all activities related to master planned community development
  • Effectively and efficiently coordinate the development of company-owned property to achieve business plans and financial objectives
  • 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.
  • Determine, coordinate, and administer bidding and scheduling as required.
  • Ensure that contractual and other commitments are kept with contractors/consultants and trade partners and they comply with all approved policies, procedures, ethical standards, applicable laws and regulations
  • Create land development budgets, reports, monitor work and actively track invoices and control time frames
  • Responsible for contract negotiations for scoped to be performed by land development trade partners.
  • Coordinate with outside consultants, including architectural, civil engineering, landscape contractor/consultants to ensure the proper execution of the work.
  • Understand all components of the development processes and timing/sequencing of all phases of those processes
  • Read contracts and advise on suggested course of action
  • Secure the company’s ability to deliver lots on time with conditions of development beneficial to the company
  • Play an integral role in the planning process for the jurisdictions in which the company operates, anticipating all possible requirements needed to secure building permits
  • Understand design-related components necessary to satisfy jurisdictional requirements
  • You are willing to perform other duties as assigned

What you will need: (competencies, behaviors & attributes)

  • Business Acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others
  • Drive for Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Self-Knowledge

About you:

  • 4+ years of progressive experience in Land working for a homebuilder required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Engineering, or  Planning highly preferred
  • Experience managing other employees required
  • Ability to anticipate possible obstacles and propose favorable solutions
  • Concise writing and public speaking/presentation skills
  • Action and results oriented

FLSA Status: Exempt

Will have responsibilities such as:

  • Interviewing, selecting, and training employees
  • Setting rates of pay and hours of work
  • Appraising productivity; handling employee grievances or complaints, or disciplining employees
  • Determining work techniques
  • Planning the work
  • Apportioning work among employees
  • Determining the types of equipment to be used in performing work, or materials needed
  • Planning budgets for work
  • Monitoring work for legal or regulatory compliance
  • Providing for safety and security of the workplace

Essential Functions:

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule
  • Ability to oversee direct reports daily and provide guidance as needed
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle
  • Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.  They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.


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