Director of Land Acquisition - CA - Fairfield
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Director of Land Acquisition
CA - Fairfield

KB Home, a Fortune 1000 NYSE company and one of America's premier homebuilders, has an immediate employment opportunity available. The Company operates in 38 markets in 8 states across the nation.

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is one of the largest homebuilders in the United States, with more than 600,000 homes delivered since our founding in 1957. We operate in 38 markets in eight states, primarily serving first-time and first move-up homebuyers, as well as second move-up and active adults. We are differentiated in offering customers the ability to personalize what they value most in their home, from choosing their lot, floor plan, and exterior, to selecting design and décor choices in our KB Home Studios. In addition, our industry leadership in sustainability helps to lower the cost of homeownership for our buyers compared to a typical resale home. We take a broad approach to sustainability, encompassing energy efficiency, water conservation, healthier indoor environments, smart home capabilities and waste reduction. KB Home is the first national builder to have earned awards under all of the U.S. EPA's homebuilder programs - ENERGY STAR®, WaterSense® and Indoor airPLUS®.

KB Home seeks a Director of Land Acquisitions to add to its Land team. In this position, the Director of Land Acquisitions will lead, motivate and manage the team responsible for the following:

- Acquire and entitle the land necessary to meet division goals and projections

- Prospect for potential land acquisition opportunities

- Provide information for the preparation of preliminary pro forma 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 team manages land purchases through entitlement processes, provide information for and participate in the coordination of land acquisition packages (pro forma's) for corporate approval. They review escrow instructions and closing documents, title reports, and coordinate title objection letters to sellers.

In this position, you will need knowledge of the political environment and the ability to form political relationships, an understanding of market trends, pricing, growth and supply. A minimum of 5 years current experience in residential land acquisition strongly preferred.

Additional requirements and responsibilities include:

- Strong land negotiation and contract skills

- Strong project management, computer and financial analysis skills.

- The ability to lead, motivate and develop a growing team required.

- Must be detailed and results oriented.

- Strong understanding of profit margins and return on net assets required.

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!