1+ months

Regional Forward Land Planning Manager

Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Job Type

Job Description Summary

As a Land Planning and Development Manager working for Taylor Morrison you will be responsible for identify and understand all components of the land acquisition, land planning and development processes. Assist in developing the land planning and development strategy for new projects the Division is considering for acquisition. Responsible for managing the execution of that strategy once the projects have been approved and will manage consultant teams consisting of attorneys, civil engineers, and landscape architects to secure the entitlements as well as obtain agency approval on the plats and improvement plans to ensure a successful project delivery.

Job Details

We trust that as a Land Planning and Development Manager you will: (responsibilities)

  • Review due diligence materials and assist in developing the land planning and development strategy for new projects
  • Prepare project schedules for planning and development work
  • Prepare and maintain land development budgets and cash flows
  • Manage the bid process including preparation, evaluation and award in accordance with Corporate procedures and Division guidelines
  • Work with the field Project Manager to ensure the project development strategy is being executed
  • Review and approve progress pay applications and ensure that payment is made for completed work
  • Meet with engineers/planners/government agencies
  • Monitor schedule to ensure timely delivery of completed development
  • You are willing to perform other duties as assigned

What you will need: (competencies, behaviors & attributes) 

  • Analytical
  • Attention to detail
  • Ethics & Integrity
  • Negotiation
  • Leadership
  • Priority Setting

About you:

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Accounting, Planning, Civil Engineering or Construction Management
  • A minimum of four years experience in land development or forward planning in the homebuilding industry
  • Demonstrated success in the home building industry is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to complete the job responsibilities with minimal outside supervision and direction
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Computer literacy
  • Strong organizational, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read improvement plans, formulate budgets and understand accounting principles

FLSA Status: Exempt

Will have responsibilities such as:

  • Office or non-manual work, which is directly related to management or general business operations
  • Act as a primary component of which involves the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance

Essential Functions:

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle if applicable
  • Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position up to 50% of the time
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.  They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.

Benefits of Working With Taylor Morrison

We are looking for dedicated professionals that share our values of putting the customer - and their needs - first.  In addition to a great team atmosphere, career development and advancement opportunities, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)



  • Residential
Posted: 2022-04-08 Expires: 2022-09-09

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Regional Forward Land Planning Manager

Taylor Morrison
Sarasota, FL 34236

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