Land Acquisition Manager - TX - Houston
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Land Acquisition Manager
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.

In this position, the Land Acquisitions Manager will acquire the land necessary to meet division goals and projections, prospect for potential land acquisition opportunities, provide information for 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.

The Land Acquisition Manager will manage land purchases through entitlement processes, provide information for and participate in the coordination of land acquisition packages (proforma's) for corporate approval. The Land Acquisition manager will review escrow instructions and closing documents, title reports, and coordinate title objection letters to sellers. Will also review design guidelines.

The successful candidate will need:
- Knowledge of local political environment and the ability to form political relationships,
- An understanding of market trends, pricing, growth and supply.
- A minimum of 1-3 years current experience in residential land acquisition required.

Additional requirements and responsibilities include:
- Strong land negotiation and contract skills;
- Strong computer and financial analysis skills needed as well.
- The ability to lead, motivate and develop a growing team required.
- Must be detailed and results oriented.
- Observant, creative and investigative.
- Effective at human relation skills and maintaining business relationships.
- Strong understanding of profit margins and return on net assets.

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!