Taylor Morrison

Phoenix, AZ

Build to Rent ("BTR") Land Entitlements and Development Director

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Job Description Summary

As a Build to Rent ("BTR") Land Entitlements and Development Director working for Taylor Morrison you will be responsible for understanding and executing all components of the land entitlements planning and development processes applicable to higher-density build to rent developments. These "horizontal apartment" developments include "villa" style single family homes built in a multi-family apartment-style setting. The individual will work closely with the Land Acquisitions Manager and Field Project Development Managers to aid in the evaluation of land that may be suitable for build to rent and oversee the zoning, platting, engineering and development of those properties per an established playbook that details Taylor Morrisons build to rent strategy.

Job Details

We trust that as a BTR Land Entitlements and Development Director you will: (responsibilities)

  • Educate third party stakeholders (municipalities, brokers, land sellers etc.) regarding our build to rent footprint and the benefits of our specific rental strategy for their municipalities
  • Understand residential, commercial and multi-family municipal zoning ordinances and apply as appropriate to achieve build to rent entitlement approvals
  • Meet with engineers, planners and government agencies to ensure completeness of higher-density site plan requirements and mitigate deal risk
  • Review due diligence materials for land acquisitions in conjunction with Land Acquisitions Manager
  • Review subdivision development agreements, environmental reports and soils studies as needed
  • Assist in the preparation of asset committee land approval request submittal packages
  • Prepare project timeline schedules for planning and development work
  • Create land development budgets and cash flow schedules and maintain accountability through the life of each project utilizing available system scheduling tools
  • Assist Land Development Manager with the bid process for land development and amenity work as well as performing budget reviews for overages and potential savings
  • Coordinate front-end activities with the Land Development Manager, Construction and other internal departments to ensure timely project execution
  • Keep abreast of local market land transactions for multi-family and purposed single family for rent communities
  • Proactively advise the Division Operations team members and BTR leadership of potential problems and proposed solutions
  • You are willing to perform other duties as assigned including coordinating land development activities with vertical construction personnel

What you will need: (competencies, behaviors & attributes)

  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Multi-Task
  • Negotiation
  • Prioritization
  • Results Oriented

About you:

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Planning, Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred
  • Five+ years of experience in land acquisition, entitlements and development required
  • Experience in multi-family build to rent projects highly preferred
  • Involvement with higher density zoning, entitlements and development highly preferred
  • Local land market relationships and municipal knowledge highly preferred
  • Computer proficiency
  • Ability to anticipate possible obstacles and propose favorable solutions
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to implementation and execution of BTR playbook strategy
  • Concise writing and public speaking/presentation skills are desirable for reporting to internal and external customers

FLSA Status: Exempt

Will have responsibilities such as:

  • Interviewing, selecting, and training employees
  • Setting rates of pay and hours of work
  • Appraising productivity; handling employee grievances or complaints, or disciplining employees
  • Determining work techniques
  • Planning the work
  • Apportioning work among employees
  • Determining the types of equipment to be used in performing work, or materials needed
  • Planning budgets for work
  • Monitoring work for legal or regulatory compliance
  • Providing for safety and security of the workplace

Essential Functions:

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule
  • Ability to oversee direct reports daily and provide guidance as needed
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle
  • Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

Benefits of Working With Taylor Morrison

We are looking for dedicated professionals that share our values of putting the customer - and their needs - first. In addition to a great team atmosphere, career development and advancement opportunities, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Welcome to the Taylor Morrison, Inc. Career Portal

In order to be the best in the industry, you have to surround yourself with the best people. At Taylor Morrison, Inc., we are committed to being the best North American homebuilder as measured by our employees, customers, shareholders, and business partners.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Taylor Morrison Home Corporation operates in the U.S. under the Taylor Morrison and Darling Homes brands. Taylor Morrison is a builder and developer of single-family detached and attached homes serving a wide array of customers including first-time, move-up, luxury, and active adult customers. Taylor Morrison divisions operate in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina and Texas. Darling Homes serves move-up and luxury homebuyers in Texas. In addition, Taylor Morrison also offers home financing though Taylor Morrison Home Funding, providing professional and knowledgeable home mortgage options.

Taylor Morrison, Inc. is always looking for dedicated professionals who share our values. Please use our Career Portal to view current job openings and apply for positions online.

Thank you for considering a career with Taylor Morrison, Inc.!

For more information about Taylor Morrison please visit www.taylormorrison.com.

Posted 30+ Days Ago

Full time



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