Job Description

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

  • Educate third party stakeholders (municipalities, brokers, land sellers etc.) regarding our build to rent footprint and the benefits of our specific rental strategy for their municipalities
  • Understand residential, commercial and multi-family municipal zoning ordinances and apply as appropriate to achieve build to rent entitlement approvals
  • Meet with engineers, planners and government agencies to ensure completeness of higher-density site plan requirements and mitigate deal risk
  • Review due diligence materials for land acquisitions in conjunction with Land Acquisitions Manager
  • Review subdivision development agreements, environmental reports and soils studies as needed
  • Assist in the preparation of asset committee land approval request submittal packages
  • Prepare project timeline schedules for planning and development work
  • Create land development budgets and cash flow schedules and maintain accountability through the life of each project utilizing available system scheduling tools
  • Manage and direct Land Development Managers with the bid process for land development and amenity work as well as performing budget reviews for overages and potential savings
  • Coordinate front-end activities with the Land Development Manager, Construction and other internal departments to ensure timely project execution
  • Keep abreast of local market land transactions for multi-family and purposed single family for rent communities
  • Proactively advise the Division Operations team members and BTR leadership of potential problems and proposed solutions
  • You are willing to perform other duties as assigned including coordinating land development activities with vertical construction personnel

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

  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Multi-Task
  • Negotiation
  • Prioritization
  • Results Oriented

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Planning, Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred
  • Five+ years of experience in land acquisition, entitlements and development required
  • Experience in multi-family build to rent projects highly preferred
  • Involvement with higher density zoning, entitlements and development highly preferred
  • Local land market relationships and municipal knowledge highly preferred
  • Computer proficiency
  • Ability to anticipate possible obstacles and propose favorable solutions
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to implementation and execution of BTR playbook strategy
  • Concise writing and public speaking/presentation skills are desirable for reporting to internal and external customers

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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