NEW** Land Manager (Midlands)

55000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000 - GBP80000/annum Bonus+Car Allowance
17 Jul 2019
18 Jul 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
NEW** Land Manager (Midlands)


Land & Planning


Basic Salary - GBP55,000 to GBP75,000 DOE + Bonus + Car Allowance + Laptop + Mobile




Our client is a prestigious housebuilder within the UK. They seek a Land Manager to join the Land buying team in the homes division responsible for identifying, evaluating and securing sufficient land/sites for residential development, on the most cost effective basis, The Planning team manages the division's strategic land interests, both options and land acquired. The Land Manager will identify and acquire development sites across the region in order for land targets to be met and for working closely with the Planning Team in order to ensure that maximum contribution is achieved from all land purchases.

Key Responsibilities

* Maintain a high profile with external property contacts by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with local authorities, local agents, land owners and other developers within the Division's geographical area, in pursuit to identify land opportunities.

* Develop and maintain a full understanding of the companies land appraisal system and the various internal procedures involved, such as investigation, reporting and ultimately purchasing land.

* Develop and maintain a sound knowledge of the planning system and, working closely with the planning and technical teams and external consultants, be highly involved in the planning process, monitoring site progress through to implementable consent.

* With minimal day-to-day supervision, responsible for acquiring land opportunities within a specified geographical area and developing a detailed knowledge of development opportunities and competitor activity within the area.

* Enter negotiations and formulate offers to pursue land opportunities in order to meet the Division's and Group's land requirements; and within annual budgets and forecasts.

* Maintain a sound knowledge of all technical aspects covering the acquisition and development of land and associated legal agreements.

* Ensure develop and maintain a thorough understanding of legal issues relating to contracts, joint ventures and partnerships.

* Formulate offers, co-ordinate investigations, negotiate with local authorities, agents and lawyers, in order to produce contracts for signature. With minimum supervision, for conditional contracts and options, responsible for overseeing the project until legal completion and for liaising with all internal departments accordingly.

* Act as a conduit between the Land and other internal departments to ensure opportunities are optimised and effective working relationships are developed to assist in the land acquisition process.

* Ensure familiarity with the Group's Health, Safety and Environmental policies and comply with employee responsibilities.

* At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.

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