Land Acquisition Manager

<strong>How would you like to be a part of a team that has been providing the American Dream of homeownership to families for more than 60 years? PulteGroup is a FORTUNE 500 company and one of America's top residential builders. We put the consumer at the center of everything we do and we stand above the competition in our commitment to quality.</strong>

Basking Ridge, NJ


<strong>Since our founding in 1950, PulteGroup has delivered almost 750,000 homes throughout the United States. What began as a single home built by the hands and entrepreneurial spirit of our founder Bill Pulte, is today the nation&rsquo;s third-largest homebuilder with operations in over 40 major cities. Marketing under some of the industry&rsquo;s best known brands: Pulte, Centex, Del Webb, DiVosta, American West, and John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, we can meet the needs of first-time, move-up and active-adult homebuyers.&nbsp;<a href="">Click here</a>&nbsp;for a snapshot of PulteGroup&rsquo;s business.</strong><br /><br /><strong>PulteGroup operates against a stated objective of delivering high returns on invested capital and equity over the housing cycle. Research indicates that high ROIC and ROE are key drivers to creating long-term shareholder value in the homebuilding industry. This focus has helped the Company raise key operating and financial metrics to be among the industry leaders.</strong>

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Full Time

Overview: <ul> <li>Responsible for locating, researching and contracting new land suitable for acquisition and development.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Highlights:</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies</strong> to Work For&reg; by Great Place to Work&reg; and TOP 3 national builder.</li> <li>10%+ annual growth in the market. &nbsp;</li> <li><strong>23</strong> days of PTO and bonus exceeds target consistently.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Locate land suitable for acquisition and development by conducting the necessary market research and due diligence.</li> <li>Determine land values in the specific market by checking like property sales by means of public records, developers and other professional affiliates.</li> <li>Negotiate and contract land acquisition.</li> <li>Coordinate land entitlement and planning activities with Development team.</li> <li>Coordinate governmental review.</li> <li>Oversee land mapping.</li> <li>Review and monitor purchase agreements.</li> <li>Coordinate joint venture agreements or joint venture management agreements, as appropriate.</li> <li>Ensures appropriate staffing to meet department needs.</li> <li>Delegates work according to employee's abilities and skills.</li> <li>Evaluates employee's performance and plans for compensation actions in accordance with that performance.</li> <li>Provides developmental opportunities through identification of internal and external training opportunities.</li> <li>Creates opportunities for employee growth.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelors Degree in Business or equivalent preferred.</li> <li>Valid Driver's License because driving is an essential function of this position.</li> <li>Previous related experience with residential land acquisition.</li> <li>Strong negotiation and contract skills.</li> <li>Requires knowledge of market trends, pricing and growth &amp; supply.</li> <li>Knowledge of political environment and the ability to form political connections.</li> <li>Ability to strategically implement the company's goals by acquiring the necessary land to meet the strategic objectives.</li> </ul>