Director of Land

D.R. Horton, Inc.

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, currently looking for aDirector of Landfor 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 Responsibilitiesinclude 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 organizations 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
Bachelors degree from four-year college or university
Seven to ten years of related experience and/or training
Must have a vehicle and a valid driver’s 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
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Flex Spending Accounts
Life Insurance
Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

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Job: Land

Organization: Home Builder

Title: Director of Land

Location: MD-Edgewater

Requisition ID: 2403329

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