Our client is looking for a Land Acquisition Representative, ideally you will play a crucial role on their development team. The focus is on acquiring land for solar projects through proactive sales-oriented strategies. Your responsibilities include traveling to meet with landowners, identifying potential properties, conducting due diligence, negotiating purchase and lease agreements, and closing deals with landowners. You will work closely with stakeholders to ensure the successful execution of purchase and lease agreements to maximize the number of signed deals.
Manage and maintain relationships with landowners, addressing any concerns, answering questions, and providing necessary information to build trust and secure agreements.
Conduct comprehensive land searches and due diligence to identify potential properties suitable for solar development.
Utilize proactive sales-oriented techniques to approach landowners and build relationships, generating interest in leasing or purchasing their land for solar projects.
Negotiate purchase and lease agreements with landowners and their representatives.
Utilize GIS software (e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS, Google Earth) to analyze and visualize land data.
Stay up to date on industry trends, market conditions, and competitor activities to enhance negotiation strategies and maximize lease signing opportunities.
Collaborate with internal teams and external stakeholders to facilitate the land acquisition process, ensuring smooth coordination and timely completion of projects.
Maintain accurate records and documentation of land acquisition activities, ensuring all contractual obligations and regulatory requirements are met.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as real estate, project management, energy development, or a related discipline
Experience in land acquisition, energy development, sales, project management, or relevant internships
Landman experience is a plus
Strong sales and negotiation skills with a proven track record of closing deals
Proactive and self-motivated approach, demonstrating the drive to meet or exceed lease signing targets
Detail-oriented mindset with the ability to conduct thorough due diligence on potential development parcels
Knowledge or prior work experience of real estate acquisitions, land development, and sales processes
Understanding of electrical infrastructure and its impact on solar project development
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders
Knowledge of legal and regulatory aspects related to land acquisition and lease agreements
Proficiency in GIS software (e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS, Google Earth) is preferred
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team while also being self-sufficient and independent.