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We are seeking an experienced Land Development Manager for leading homebuilder in the Tampa / St Pete area.  The position will report to the Vice President of Land at this fast growing division.  Experience with a high volume builder or developer is preferred as the builder does 60% plus in developed lots.  Candidates with experience in Tampa are preferred.

The comp, benefits, and opportunity for personal and professional growth are very strong for this opportunity.

LAND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER OBJECTIVES:

  • To effectively and efficiently coordinate the development of company-owned property to achieve business plans and financial objectives.
  • To create land development budgets, monitor work and actively track invoices.
  • To understand all components of the development processes and timing/sequencing of all phases of those processes.
  • To secure the company’s ability to deliver lots on time with conditions of development beneficial to the company.
  • To play an integral role in the planning process for the jurisdictions in which the company operates, anticipating all possible requirements needed to secure permits.
  • To understand design-related components necessary to satisfy jurisdictional requirements.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR LAND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER:

Prior to Development:

  • Conceptual Plan/Preliminary Plat/Final Plat.
  • Submit/track subdivision, development and reimbursement agreements.
  • Obtain approval of subdivision, development and reimbursement agreements.
  • Obtain common area landscape plan approval.
  • Direct civil engineer on improvement plan issues and schedules and approval.
  • Direct civil engineer on final plat development issues and schedule.
  • Obtain permits required for development (clearing, grading, encroachment, etc.).
  • Prepare trade specific scopes of work and bid packages.
  • Coordinate with dry utility companies for plan preparation, service agreements, and easement dedications.
  • Schedule and attend all pre-construction and onsite progress meetings.

During Development:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of general contractor and their trades.
  • Manage day-to-day development activities.
  • Manage development budget and update schedules weekly.
  • Inspect improvements to ensure compliance with plans.
  • Coordinate start of home construction with Sales and Construction Departments.
  • Direct amenity construction to be complete at time of model opening.
  • Lead New Community Opening Meetings.
  • Prepare disclosure documents for sale contract.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR LAND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Engineering, Planning or Construction Management.
  • 5 years combined experience in the Home Building Industry, with a minimum of 3 years land development experience.
  • Attention to detail A MUST.
  • 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 management team.
  • Ability to read improvement plans, formulate budgets and understand accounting principles.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Action and results oriented.
  • Superior ability to successfully multi-task and utilize project management skills.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care – Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) With Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Tampa, FL

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