Land Director

Up to £75000 per annum
20 Nov 2017
18 Dec 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is one of the fastest growing private house-builders and land investors in the UK today. They are currently recruiting for a Land Director to be based at their offices in Darwen, Lancashire. The role will involve building up a network of land buyers, land agents and introducers.

The ultimate objective is to source land and property for residential developments. They purchase sites where a rapid completion is essential and/or value can be added through planning gain.

This is a senior position and the role itself requires a highly motivated individual who can demonstrate the ability to build strong, lasting relationships and show real commercial awareness.

The successful Land Buyer will ideally have at least 10 years of land negotiation or land surveying experience and will ideally have vast experience in the planning process in a previous role.

The role
- Carrying out feasibilities
- Build up a network of land agents, vendors and key contacts within the industry
- Build a network of land buyers across the UK and provide ongoing management
- Identify on and off market opportunities
- Liaise with planning consultants with regards to sites without existing planning permissions
- Negotiate with vendors and agents to achieve the best possible terms to purchase selected sites
- Update and prepare development appraisals
- Manage residential schemes through to receipts of planning consent.

Position requirements:
- Ideally from a planning background or experienced in planning matters
- Previous experience of working as a Land Buyer
- Ability to travel to various sites nationwide
- Excellent negotiation skills
- 10 years plus experience
- Highly motivated and articulate

- Salary: circa £75,000 plus performance bonus OTE £150K plus
- Company car

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