Manpower Group Land Acquisition Manager in Austin, Texas

This position is being recruited by ManpowerGroup Solutions, RPO, on behalf of KB Home. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

In this position, the Land Acquisitions Manager will acquire the land necessary to meet division goals and projections, prospect for potential land acquisition opportunities, provide information for the preparation of preliminary proforma financial analysis for land opportunities, negotiate terms and specific language to be included in purchase and sale agreements, manage the preparation and approval of all entitlement documents required for new land purchases.

The Land Acquisition Manager will manage land purchases through entitlement processes, provide information for and participate in the coordination of land acquisition packages (proforma's) for corporate approval. The Land Acquisition manager will review escrow instructions and closing documents, title reports, and coordinate title objection letters to sellers. Will also review design guidelines.

The successful candidate will need:

  • Knowledge of local environment and ability to form relationships

  • An understanding of market trends, pricing, growth, and supply

  • A minimum of 4 years current experience in residential land acquisition preferred.

Additional requirements and responsibilities include:

  • Strong land negotiation and contract skills;

  • Strong computer and financial analysis skills needed as well.

  • The ability to lead, motivate and develop a growing team required.

  • Must be detailed and results oriented.

  • Observant, creative and investigative.

  • Effective at human relation skills and maintaining business relationships.

  • Strong understanding of profit margins and return on net assets.