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Head of Land & Development

  • Sector: Land & Planning
  • Location: Central London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £110k - £125k basic plus package
Job description

I am working with one of the leading international property business that has a growing profile of work in the London residential development market.

 

We are looking to recruit a head of Land & Development to take over the whole land buying and development process

 

The role would focus on identifying, negotiating and acquiring new sites in London (zone 1 – 3). You would report into the Managing Director and have full autonomy over projects with the position being a high profile one in the business.

 

You will have a portable book of contacts in the residential development agency world and have a demonstratable history of purchasing large (100 unit plus) complex urban sites in London. You will have an intimate knowledge of the planning process and know how to project manage planning applications through the planning system.

 

You will work closely with the internal and external consultants to successful manage the projects through the development lifecycle.

 

Ideally you will currently be working for one of the leading house builders or residential property developers but I am also keen to hear from senior candidates working in development consultancy.

 

It is essential that you have 8 years plus land buying experience for large Plc house builders or residential developers and that you have worked in London or London fringes.

 

On offer is a substantial salary plus bonus and because of the nature and level of responsibilities in the role you will accelerate your career.

 

Key Requirements

  • Degree qualified (ideally property or construction related)
  • 8 + years working for large Plc house builders or residential property developers.
  • A proven track record of acquiring land in the London
  • Demonstratable history of buying sites 100 units plus
  • Detailed understanding of managing developments through the planning application and appeal process.
  • Determined and driven individual who has the ability to make the step up to director level in short to medium term.