Forward Planning Manager

Land Nashville, Tennessee


Position at Century Communities

About Century Communities  
As one of the nation's largest homebuilders and industry leader in online sales, we know what it takes to be a market gamechanger, and that includes providing you with all the resources, opportunities, and benefits to build a thriving and rewarding career.  
Benefits We Offer  
Team members enjoy an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with employer match, paid time off, and sick leave, plus home and mortgage discounts. We also offer competitive salaries with the potential for discretionary bonuses and/or commission structure (depending on the position).  
We Hire The Best  
Our mission of building, financing, and insuring A Home For Every Dream™ is only possible with the best talent in the industry. If that’s you—if you’re a self-starter, changemaker, and thoughtful collaborator ready to take their career to the next level—then apply today!  
What You’ll Do:  
The Forward Planning Manager will take the lead on due diligence and entitlement activities during land acquisition and get the project ready for development.  The Forward Planning Manager will work with the acquisition team to complete all due diligence, plan and entitle all new communities, and get the projects ready for land development and vertical construction. This is an exciting and challenging position that will be directly involved in the exciting creation and construction of new communities from raw land to finished neighborhoods.  
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:  
  •  Provides support to both Land Acquisition and Land Development
  • Performs as lead contact and coordinator for due diligence
  • Assist Land Department with Budgets (development, feasibility)
  • Prepares preliminary proformas and house price worksheets for
  • prospective Land acquisitions
  • Assist with developing and implementing procedures for Purchase
  • Orders and payment processing in the Land Department
  • Assist with developing reports and other tools for the management of the Land Department
  • Prepares preliminary Competitive Market Analyses (CMA) report for Land Acquisition
  • Prepares Asset Management Committee (AMC) package for acquisition/funding of new projects for Land Acquisition
  • Prepares report for Land Development cost overruns and changes in
  • Develops forecasting tools for Land Department
  • Completes month-end financial reporting for land
  • Assist with maintaining Community Schedules for new Community Openings in MS Project for Land Development
  • Assist with project completion schedules with MS Project for Land Development
 Knowledge, Skills and Background:  
  • Executes and achieves results with attention to detail
  • Effective time management to meet project deadlines
  • Communicates and summarizes complex information
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to identify problems
  • Takes a lead role in resolving conflict
  • Keeps current on technical information and tools
  • Software knowledge and experience – New Star,
  • Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project,
 Education and Experience:  
  • Bachelor’s degree with preferred area of emphasis in Business, Finance or Civil Engineering.
  • 4 + years of successful project management/expediting experience in residential or multi-family builder.
  • Experience in scheduling, budgeting and creation of business strategies for each project.
  • Experienced in managing multiple projects.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word; familiar with
  • SharePoint).