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DVP of Land

Harleysville, PA 19438
*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*Division Vice President of Land*. The right candidate will be responsible for managing the operation to find, contract, obtain agency approvals and close on land to meet the divisions objectives and goals. Directs the process of land analysis, negotiations, purchase agreements and corporate submittal packages to determine feasibility. Oversee the development of raw land and the installation of infrastructure for construction of homes.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities*include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs the obligations and signature duties required by the elected office stated in the Corporate Authority resolutions
Actively search for land available for purchase
Build and maintain strategic relationships and a network of business contacts for avenues of possible acquisitions
Negotiates the acquisition of properties with landowners, banks, attorneys or brokers
Oversees the entire due diligence process on land acquisition opportunities, observing time sensitive dates
Perform market analyses to determine financial viability of potential projects
Physically walk the land to determine potential for special development situations, (e.g. demolition, utilities, relocations, special grading issues, abandonment, environmental, etc.)
Submit, obtain and review environmental report to identify issues that require federal or state permits, or issues that could prevent or delay acquisition
Oversee the process of preparing the corporate acquisition submittal package including acquisition and development-related budgets, exhibits and schedules
Verify and oversee Final Plat recordation
Plans, directs and manages all land acquisition and land development staff
Manage and coordinate resources for land acquisitions and all entitlements needed
Monitor development phases and entitlement processes post-closing
Develop infrastructure construction schedule
Work with area municipalities and utility contractors
Conducts all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
Build strong relationships with other division departments such as Sales, Marketing, Construction, and Finance
Solicit bids to hire architects, legal, engineering and other consultants to prepare plans and exhibits for project submittal
Communicate critical dates and information to other department heads
Reviews operations and performance of the Land Department. Works with Division President to take corrective action as deemed necessary to achieve goals
Develop policies for land usage and the sale of properties
Evaluate workload and establish priorities to staff
Evaluates the teams performance to identify skill gaps and implements training and development

*Supervisory Responsibilities*

* Supervises 2 or more employees

*Required Qualifications*

* Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Real Estate, Planning, Government Relations or related field from a four-year college or university

* Seven to ten years land acquisition experience

* Must have a vehicle and a valid drivers license

* Experience in contract negotiation

* Strong verbal & written communication skills

* Experience working in a team environment

* 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

* Ability to stand and walk for 4 hours straight or up to a full 8-hour day; sit for extended periods; kneel and bend at the waist; walk up and down stairs; walk on unlevel terrain; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision

* Regular exposure to outside weather conditions

* The noise level is generally moderate

*Preferred Qualifications*

* Action oriented, drive to push land acquisitions to a successful closure

* Knowledge in market analyses

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


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.*


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**Job:** **Land*

**Organization:** **Home Builder*

**Title:** *DVP of Land*

**Location:** *Pennsylvania-Harleysville*

**Requisition ID:** *2303781*

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DVP of Land

D.R. Horton, Inc
Harleysville, PA 19438

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