Job Description Template: Land Development Manager

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Land Development Manager Job Description

Full-Time | Remote/Hybrid/Onsite | Location

$84,500–$116,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per ZipRecruiter)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: We want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

As Land Development Manager, you’ll oversee development from the planning phase to completion of residential, commercial, and industrial construction projects. Your role is to ensure plans meet every requirement and regulation, which may involve surveying the land to ensure accurate reporting. You'll also help create and manage the development schedule and maintain relationships with contractors and property owners.

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Research potential land development opportunities.
  • Provide accurate reporting of land surveys throughout the construction process, including environmental and infrastructure assessments.
  • Present feasibility data, including business planning and development schedules for land development projects.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, consultants, and contractors to create project plans, designs, and timelines.
  • Ensure all local, regional, and national requirements, laws, and regulations are met.
  • Oversee and manage the construction development of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings from planning to completion.
  • Develop working relationships with contractors, property owners, and other project leaders.
  • Track the project budget and changes in schedule.

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of professional experience as a supervisor, manager, or lead in development projects or similar
  • Outstanding communication skills to ensure solid relationship building with contractors, property owners, and other project leaders Effective project management skills
  • Experience with relevant software programs and applications

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that'll help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Excellent communication skills to ensure all parties' needs are being met and the schedule remains on track
  • Superb budgeting and financial management skills
  • Time management and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong understanding of all local, state, and federal land development restrictions, requirements, laws, and regulations

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our clients to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Remote program: Virtual team-building events, internet stipend, and ongoing support
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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