Land Development Manager

Sarasota, FL

Posted: 01/08/2019 Job Number: JN -012019-10386
Land Development Manager:

Title: Land Development Manager
Location: Sarasota / Lakewood Ranch
Industry: New Home Builder
Employment Type: Direct Hire with lots of growth opportunities. Strong benefits package and opportunity for growth
Benefits: Extremely robust / Great place to work
Scope of project: Will oversee all land development activities from site engineering through agency approvals while managing the project budget, schedule and cash flow. The successful candidate will also ensure project completion through the community, and other agencies, through the release of certificates of occupancy.

Job Duties:
  • Manages: The development and delivery of projects consistent with the needs of the organization. Coordinates with various contractors and consultants.
  • Coordinates with planning: Ensures input is provided by the planning and site development division and aids in coordinating product design.
  • Documents: Oversees the required documentation for project permitting and completion.
  • Maintains control over payments: Validate payment applications from consultants and contractors for projects under direct supervision.
  • Government agencies and community: Coordinates as necessary with the municipal staff and agencies.
  • Permits: Manages the application and receipt of all necessary permits required for land development activity.
  • Identifies site constrictions: Identifies site conditions including soils, environmental, habitat, etc. and impacts to development capabilities.
  • Schedules utility construction: Coordinate and schedule utility construction in accordance with the approved engineering plans.
  • Processes change orders: Validates scope changes and budget changes for projects under direct supervision.
  • Budgeting: Creates and maintains budgets for projects during feasibility to completion. Maintains cash flow for project s forecasted expenses in accordance to organizational goals.
  • Schedules: Develops, maintains, and manages schedules for projects and executes activity within the appropriate time frames.
  • Supervises: Helps select capable professionals to provide quality data and analysis related to land development activities as needed within established budgetary guidelines.
  • Scopes of work: Develops and manages the appropriate scope of work for civil and all land development activities.
  • Bidding work: Chooses competent professional consultants and contractors to perform services to meet business needs.
  • Quality Control: Provides quality control and plan review to all project related documents.
  • Due Diligence: Assists acquisition team on due diligence for future land purchases.
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills.

Must haves:
  • Five to seven years in land development and entitlement planning in the home building industry.
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Business Accounting, or Construction Management.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Detail oriented with a strong sense of urgency.

Keyword search string: Land Development , Construction , Civil Engineer , New home construction , Land purchase*

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