Project Manager, Forward Planning

 •  KB Home San Diego, CA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Real Estate

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/08/17
San Diego, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Real Estate
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/08/17


  • Acquisition Due Diligence
    -Research and prepare fee &tech and development budgets for new properties
    -Develop project timelines for new community openings
    -Review, analyze, and summarize all risks, i.e.; environmental, political, entitlement, engineering, and/or development related
  • Land Entitlement and Government Approvals
    Review and processing of tentative maps, zone changes, final maps, civil engineering plans,  applications, Formations, Annexations, architectural permits, DRE approvals, environmental approvals. Work with staff and elected bodies to manage approval process
  • Final Engineering and Forward Planning Consultants
    Contract and manage team of consultants which will likely include;civil engineer, landscape architect, land use attorneys, dry utility consultant, title company, environmental consultants and geotechnical engineers.
  • Architectural Permits
    Prepare and process all conceptual and construction drawings for project architectural product through staff and public hearings (as needed)
  • Budget Management
    Responsible to prepare and maintain fee & tech and development budgets and communicate budget status as needed to Division Finance and NAPA personnel


  • Education/Certifications/Licenses
    Bachelor’sDegree required (Civil Engineering, Urban Planning, Architecture, Construction Management or similar discipline)
  • 3+ years prior experience in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Public Planning and/or Forward Planning with a familiarity in dealing with Governmental Agencies and Project Management
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    -Proven ability to manage multiple priorities in efficient and accurate manner
    -Solid understanding of Civil Engineering and Land Development Principles
    -A complete understanding of fundamental Real Estate and Urban planning concepts
    -Consistently shows attention to detail  
    -Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
    -Proven ability to multi-task and complete tasks within a scheduled timeframe
    -Computer skills are a necessity (Excel, Microsoft Project)
  • Work Requirements 
    -Must work 8-hour days (during core business hours) with flexibility for longer hours as needed
    -Must conduct business in a professional and ethical manner to potential buyers, external business associates and coworkers to reinforce goodwill and profitability for the company.
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