Senior Land Acquisition Manager

Perform wide range of land acquisition responsibilities for both greenfield development and acquisition purposes including analyzing the viability of raw land for solar.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (Position may include additional functions not listed.)*

• Perform a wide range of land acquisition responsibilities for both greenfield development and acquisition purposes including analyzing the viability of raw land for solar.  

• Develop relationships of trust with landowners through phone, written and in person communication.

• Assess and improve current land acquisition process and internal review process of parcel. Provide guidance to land management team on industry best practices.

• Create and lead the process for land valuation in new markets.

• Develop and maintain professional network for evaluation of land in new markets.

• Educate landowners on company interest in leasing land and the process of developing a parcel into a solar facility.

• Document all pertinent communications with landowners in database system and organize all information using prescribed organizational methods.

• Negotiate with the landowner to obtain a lease or purchase option on their property, including high-profile landowners and sophisticated or complex initiatives.

• Research and document leases, rights-of-way, joint ventures, and other solar agreements.

• Coordinate with local, county, state and federal officials and direct in-house title in gathering, analyzing title reports, surveys, environmental studies, geo-tech studies, topography and land use permitting, reviewing easements and right of ways.

• Organize with legal counsel and contracts department to complete lease and purchase documents.

• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Required knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, etc.)

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field

• 8+ years’ experience in real estate and land acquisition

• Expertise in bare land greenfield development

• Experience negotiating contracts and contract compliance

• Working knowledge of chain of title programs as well as Tax Maps, topo maps and property deeds

• GIS knowledge preferred

• Excellent interpersonal and customer/stakeholder relationship skills

• Effective verbal and written communication skills

• Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills

• Self-motivated with the ability to effectively manage competing deadlines or projects  

• Committed team player with the ability to develop and maintain productive work relationships

• Flexibility conducive to a fast-paced, growing company environment

PHYSICAL & OTHER REQUIREMENTS: (physical, environmental, travel, etc.)

• Ability to work in office setting; primarily sedentary; use of normal office machines

• Availability to work additional hours or weekends as projects demand


Benefits:

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Responsibilities and qualifications listed are not all inclusive.

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Please submit resumes to jobs@clenera.com.