Job Vacancy For Land Acquisitions Manager



Department: Land Development & Acquisitions
Name of Job Holder: N/A
Grade Level of Job/Position: N/A
Reports To: Position of your boss/supervisor - Line Manager / Managing Director
Direct Reports: Positions Reporting to your role: N/A

Job Purpose

• An experienced land buyer who has a portable book of contacts in the Ghana and West Africa.
Extremely well connected in the agency world and be able to bring a number of off market opportunities to the business every year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Identify potential land acquisition targets through detailed study and networking with attorneys, engineers and others involved in residential land development.
• Negotiate land acquisition term sheets and contracts with land sellers
• Coordinate legal drafting of all acquisition documents
• Understand zoning, proffer conditions and land planning principles for various jurisdictions
• Understand Division’s product offering, construction cost and applicability for various land opportunities
• Achieve starts projections and closings on new communities.
• Manage acquisition process through firm contract and land closing.
• Maintain inventory reports, critical dates, contract summaries and periodic market analysis.
• Maintain Land Contract files, maps and other files in Division office.
• Network with other builders and developers to maintain market awareness
• Assist management in negotiating terms and specifics of purchase and sale agreements.
• Undertake and coordinate due diligence requirements during land acquisition contract study periods including environmental reports, title, soils, flood plain and market analysis to Company standards
• Coordinate land budget takeoffs with team and other stakeholders

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience

Key Relationships

Internal

1.Staff members of other subsidiaries
2.Team members of Land Holdings

External

1.Vendors
2. Clients
3. Regulatory bodies
4. All other Stakeholders

Competencies

• Proven working experience in land acquisition and development
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants are to send their CVS to the email address:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 20 August, 2021
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