As a Land Acquisition Manager at K. Hovnanian, you’ll be responsible for providing an adequate supply of land, to fulfill the business unit's production needs on an ongoing basis (Urban and Infill in Northern New Jersey). You will identify acquisition opportunities through your contacts with brokers, builders, bankers, landowners, engineers, planners, attorneys, municipal officials, and in-house contacts.
You’ll specifically develop a broad understanding of the various municipalities within the territory. You will research and conduct due diligence related to approvals/permits, zoning, engineering, building costs, soils/geology, improvement plans and other relevant factors. The position also entails preparing financial analysis, market analysis and presentation packages for parcels under consideration for purchase.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required. Position also requires a minimum of 4 years' related experience in Land Acquisition. Strong negotiation skills with the ability to prepare, interpret and present various financial analyses, as well as statistical market analyses required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and excellent communication skills are necessary. Successful candidate must maintain a valid driver's license.
Candidate must proactively face challenges while being committed to providing customers with excellent services and products. The capacity for directing others while under pressure and maintaining a high level of ethics and integrity in all dealings is a must. Strategic planning abilities, handling multiple tasks with simultaneous deadlines and demonstrating good judgment and decision-making skills are necessities for this position. The candidate must have a proven track record of success in building effective teams and interpersonal relationships while steadfastly pushing self and others for results.