1+ months

Director of Land

Richmond, TX 77406
*D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S.,*was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website atwww.drhorton.comfor more information.

*D.R. Horton, Inc.*is currently looking for a*_Director of Land_*for the Operations Department. The right candidate will Manage Land Department by overseeing quality acquisition opportunities to meet the business needs of the division. Ensure the due diligence process is completed within the contractual time frame, and all entitlements and approvals are secured.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities*include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
* Participate as a part of the senior management team to manage issues regarding land acquisition and land development
* Implement strategic policies for land objectives to maintain land and lots for forward planning
* Research, network, identify, evaluate, and secure land sites for residential development
* Negotiate the acquisition of properties with landowners, attorneys, or brokers
* Teach effective negotiation and acquisition techniques to Land Acquisition staff
* Assume ultimate responsibility for site appraisals and acquisition proposals
* Ensure active and quality communication is established and maintained with other internal departments regarding the status of future projects
* Interface with Land Department staff during due diligence to verify the checklist is completed from contract phase through post-closing phase
* Establish positive working relationships with government authorities, local agents, and land owners
* Promote best practices to secure entitlements and government approvals
* Verify due diligence process is progressing and will be completed on time
* Conduct all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
* Able to travel overnight

*Supervisory Responsibilities*
Directly supervises 2 or more employees in the Operations Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

*Education and/or Experience*
* Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university
* Seven to ten years of related experience and/or training
* Must have a vehicle and a valid drivers license
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications
* Proficiency with MS Office and email

*Preferred Qualifications*
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Attention to detail

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:
* Medical, Vision and Dental
* 401(K)
* Employee Stock Purchase Plan
* Flex Spending Accounts
* Life Insurance
* Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

*/Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, Americas Builder. #WeBuildPeople2/*

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**Job:** **Land*

**Organization:** **Home Builder*

**Title:** *Director of Land*

**Location:** *TX-Richmond*

**Requisition ID:** *2301636*


  • Residential
Posted: 2023-05-04 Expires: 2023-07-04

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Director of Land

D.R. Horton, Inc
Richmond, TX 77406

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