VP Land Acquisition - TX - Houston
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VP Land Acquisition
TX - Houston

KB Home, a Fortune 1000 NYSE company and one of America's premier homebuilders, has an immediate employment opportunity available. The Company operates in 10 states across the nation from California to Florida.

KB Home is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilding companies in the United States. Since its founding in 1957, the company has built more than half a million quality homes. KB Home's unique homebuilding approach lets each buyer customize their new home from lot location to floor plan and design features. As a leader in utilizing state-of-the-art sustainable building practices, all KB homes are highly energy efficient and meet strict ENERGY STAR® guidelines. This helps to lower monthly utility costs for homeowners, which the company demonstrates with its proprietary KB Home Energy Performance Guide® (EPG®). KB Home has been named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award winner for five straight years and a WaterSense© Partner of the Year for four consecutive years.



KB Home is looking for a Vice President of Land Acquisition to add to Executive team.

Responsibilities include:
- Acquire and entitle the land necessary to meet division goals and projections. Prospect for potential land acquisition opportunities.
- Provide information for, and participate in the preparation of preliminary proforma financial analysis for land opportunities.
- Negotiate terms and specific language to be included in purchase and sale agreements.
- Manage the preparation and approval of all entitlement documents required for new land purchases.
- Manage land purchases through entitlement processes.
- Regularly attend City Council and Planning Commission meetings.
- Provide information for and participate in the coordination of land acquisition packages (proforma's) for corporate approval.
- Actively monitor key performance dates.
- Review escrow instructions and closing documents.
- Review title reports, and coordinate title objection letters to sellers.
- Review CC&R's and design guidelines.
- Prepare summarization of proposed acquisitions.
- Manage priorities and accountability on the part of others who are preparing information for you.

Required skills:
- College degree and 7-10 years land acquisition experience.
- Knowledge of homebuilding and land development costs.
- Knowledge of building and permit fees.
- Knowledge of political environment and ability to form political relationships. Understand market trends, pricing, growth and supply .
- Detailed and results oriented.
- Observant, creative and investigative.
- Effective at human relation skills and maintaining business relationships.
- Must have excellent negotiation and financial skills.
- Good listener.- Excellent oral and written communication skills.-
- Strong understanding of profit margins and return on net assets.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks while keeping track of priorities so that all intended objectives are met.

Find out why KB Home is attracting and retaining the best employees! If you are interested and qualified, please apply now. KB Home provides above average compensation packages and earnings potential, full benefits, an outstanding 401K matching program, bonus plans and amazing promotional opportunities. KB Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team. Diversity is important to KB Home!

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