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Land Manager

  • Location:

    United States of America

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  • Salary:

    $120,000 - $150,000

  • Contact:

    Omar Belazregue

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  • Contact phone:

    713 623 1125

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Are you a seasoned professional with expertise in real estate acquisition and land management? RO is looking for a Land Manager to play a pivotal role in the acquisition, due diligence, and administration of site control for both greenfield and brownfield land in various regions of the United States. As a member of our dynamic land acquisition team, you will be responsible for building and managing a land pipeline to support an ambitious GW-scale solar and storage project objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing greenfield land acquisition activities to secure site control for utility-scale project development.

  • Identifying, managing, and supporting land acquisition consultants across multiple regions.

  • Coordinating with project developers to lead our in-house land analyst team in identifying and qualifying land, conducting outreach, and assessing landowner interest.

  • Supporting attorney reviews during site control agreement negotiations.

  • Identifying and nurturing inorganic growth channels that lead to land acquisition opportunities with earlier stage developers.

  • Assisting in the review of title commitments and title curative work.

  • Facilitating the acquisition of curative requirements, which may include SNDAs, crossing agreements, mineral waivers, affidavits of non-production, and more.

  • Initiating title and curative work on parcels controlled through lease or purchase options.

  • Maintaining KPIs for the land opportunity pipeline, tracking the effectiveness of landowner outreach, conversion rates, and cycle times to align with the development of a multi-GW pipeline of PV, hybrid PV + storage, and standalone storage projects.

  • Collaborating closely with Project Finance, Engineering, and Development teams to validate the land acquisition strategy and project economics.

  • Maintaining open communication with landowners throughout the development process to keep them informed about project status, on-site survey timing, and access.


  • Extensive practical experience in managing real estate acquisition, land, and title matters, permitting, and community outreach.

  • Technical proficiency in GIS, mapping, Commercial Relationship Management (CRP), and land/lease management software.

  • Experience with land acquisition for large acreage renewable project development is highly desirable.

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills.

  • Experience using GIS tools to evaluate land.

  • At least 4 years of experience negotiating lease and purchase option agreements, with experience in utility-scale solar leasing being particularly advantageous.

  • At least 3 years of experience in title and curative matters.

  • Knowledge of land-related community and local government affairs to support local use permits.