Land Manager

£50000 - £55000 per annum
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Land Manager/Senior Land Manager
South Midlands
Competitive Salary + company car or car allowance + bonus + package

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Land Manager to join a regional house builder who is looking to expand in the South Midlands region.

The company are a medium sized builder who is expanding their business. They are passionate about building quality homes and desired locations ranging from homes for first time buyers through to detached family homes.

The Role

Due to planned growth they now have an opportunity for a Land Manager to source land opportunities in the South Midlands region. Some of the areas you will target include Melton, North West Leicester, Balby, Harborough, Rutland and Peterborough. Reporting to the Land Director you will be responsible for the acquisition of land and to secure new sites for development to a meet or exceed company regional forecast performance. You will also see acquisitions through the legal process and attain satisfactory planning approvals on acquired sites.

Duties to include

" To research and attend seminars, conferences and events to keep fully informed of the current and key issues affecting land acquisitions and its principle.
" Agree HOTs and purchase land to ensure continuity of land supply to at least meet future forecasts
" Provide detailed land bids, that demonstrate the company's requirement in respect of profitability that is met
" Demonstrate that site acquisition terms concur with agreed and authorised land bids
" Negotiate and prepare the legal documentation associated with land acquisitions
" Draw to the attention of the Group Land Director any issues which may affect existing or future obligations
" Liaise with legal representatives and advise on the legal status of developments
" Brief design teams, external consultants and internal departments to ensure the successful delivery of planning on sites
" Ensuring planning is delivered within time, budget and within any other obligations, if applicable
" Negotiate on behalf of the company and in conjunction with the Group Land Director, planning agreements that meet the company's requirements in respect of forecast profit

Skills & Experience Required

" Educated to degree level in a related discipline
" Evidence of creating and maintaining relationships with land owners/agents in the South Midlands region and a good knowledge of the area
" Community involvement/public exhibitions
" Commercially astute
" Good communication and negotiation skills
" Team player
" Up to date knowledge of land acquisition legislation
" IT Literate (Microsoft Office)

What's on offer?

My client offer an excellent package consisting of a generous salary, company car or car allowance, bonus and any additional benefits including pension, healthcare, life assurance, etc. This is an opportunity to join a growing housebuilder who are breaking into the Midlands region who have has sustained growth over a number of years.

How to apply?

If you have are interested in this role and would like to have a confidential chat, please contact Rachel Shutt at Bromak or apply via the link below.

All applications are treated in strict confidence.