Job Description

We trust that as a Vice President, Land Acquisition: (responsibilities)

  • Develop a sufficient land purchase plan in order to achieve financial objectives
  • Identify and secure best prices and terms on property that conforms to divisional business plans and financial objectives
  • Ensure that development activities are successfully completed on schedule and within budget by competent vendors
  • Ensure land profits that meet or exceed business plan
  • Act as a liaison in completing pro-forma’s for the Senior Investment Committee
  • Collect all pertinent data and prepare report for potential acquisitions per company procedure
  • Establish network of colleagues and brokers able to bring acquisition/divestiture opportunities as needed
  • Keep abreast of local market land transactions
  • Advise Division President of any potential problems or issues and offer suggestions for resolution
  • Negotiate land purchase contracts and review with outside law firm and in-house counsel
  • Recruit, train, manage, motivate and support Land Resources staff
  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field or meet the minimum requirement for number of years of direct experience
  • Five years’ experience in land acquisition/divestiture and development (with a production builder preferred)
  • Demonstrated success in the home building industry, preferred
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to anticipate possible obstacles and propose favorable solutions
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to implementation and execution
  • Concise writing and public speaking/presentation skills are desirable for reporting to the Senior Investment Committee
  • Strong computer skills
  • Attention to detail

 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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