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Project Manager, Land

Company: KB Homes
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

About KB Home

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilders in the United States and has been building quality homes for over 60 years. Today, KB Home operates in 38 markets across eight states, serving a wide array of buyer groups. What sets us apart is giving our customers the ability to personalize their homes from homesites and floor plans to cabinets and countertops, at a price that fits their needs. And as the first builder ever to make every home we build ENERGY STAR certified, KB Home is able to not only design thoughtful living spaces but ones that lower the cost of homeownership. We also work with our customers every step of the way, building strong personal relationships so they have a real partner in the homebuying process and the experience is as simple and easy as possible. Learn more about how we build homes built on relationships by visiting kbhome.com.

JOB SUMMARY: The Project Manager, Land Development is responsible for managing land assets from project inception through model opening. This position will provide project management oversight of land development projects in the field. This includes the ability to conduct technical feasibilities, secure necessary entitlements, engineering plans, permits and other governmental or quasi-governmental approvals needed to develop lots and build houses. Will be responsible for bidding and hiring contractors and consultants for all necessary land development and engineering work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project Management

  • Prepare cost estimates, budgets and schedules for all projects, and track and manage them, accordingly.
  • Manage all regulatory compliance processes for assigned projects from initial planning-construction-acceptance of the project.
  • Coordinate community opening documents for the Land Department including lot fits, garage orientations, HOA documents and disclosures.

Government Coordination

  • Meet and negotiate with necessary public and private entities (Vendors, City Staff and Council, Engineers, Contractors, State Agencies, etc.) to facilitate resolution of issues or needs involving KB HOME projects and communities.
  • Attend, and speak on the behalf of KB HOME (as needed), any necessary City Council meeting, Planning and Zoning meeting, in order to facilitate the entitlement processes.
  • Prepare check request submittals and applications for agency application submittal.
  • Plan and oversee the lot release strategy and process, lot premium allocation, acquisition of shells and foundation soils, and distribution of same to internal departments.

Contractor Management

  • Prepare vendor work agreements and facilitate vendor invoice payment.
  • Manage all contractors and vendors to assure completion of all projects on time and within budget.
  • Track dry utility designs and distribution, SWPPP compliance, bond acquisition and exoneration, lot release distribution, plat distribution, AS400 input, and daily field operations.

Land Committee Packages

  • Prepare monthly budget updates, Ant Tracks, business plans, and cost estimates and cash flows for Land Packages and actual communities.
  • Assist in the review in due diligence and planning for new acquisitions.

Entitlements

  • Participate in land planning and all phases of entitlement from Land Package, Preliminary Plat, Final Plat, Construction Plans, and Permitting.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Certifications/Licenses

  • BS or BA degree required

Experience

  • 3-5 years experience in a planning, construction, engineering or other related real estate development position.
  • Prior Residential Homebuilding experience required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong financial and accounting skills, as well as analytical and computer skills.
  • Knowledge of how KB Home processes, Policies and Procedures, and Accounting Standardization Policies, and thorough working knowledge of AS400/J.D. Edwards's system.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational skills.

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.

Find out why KB Home is attracting and retaining the best employees! If you are interested and qualified, please apply now. KB Home provides above average compensation packages and earnings potential, full benefits, an outstanding 401K matching program, bonus plans and amazing promotional opportunities. KB Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team. Diversity is important to KB Home!

Keywords: KB Homes, Bellevue , Project Manager, Land, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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