head of land

salary

£90k - £110k per annum

location

Greater London, UK

job type

Permanent / Full Time

An exceptionally well-funded privately owned property investment and development company is looking to appoint a head of land acquisition for its care and retirement division.
  
You will be a dynamic and deal-focused land and development executive who is ideally working for a leading care home or retirement property developer
  
Since its inception 10 + years ago the business has operated across multiple asset classes but the care home division is expanding rapidly.
  
The head office is in London and they are a real estate investment fund with a track record of securing and buying sites across the UK and achieving significant planning gain. They already have a number of high-profile sites under agreement and have recently signed a long term agreement to supply a national care home developer with land.
  
You will report directly to the managing director and be tasked with sourcing opportunities. You will be a very ambitious, money-motivated land buyer who is a deal junky. You will love sourcing off-market sites where a large profit can be made and be exceptional at beating the competition to the deals.
  
The business is a very dynamic and entrepreneurial one and as such you will be given a high level of autonomy to grow and develop the business unit as you see fit. This is a real opportunity to grow and develop your career to the managing director level at a fast pace.
  
Critically and firstly you will be a born deal maker and have a track record of doing 3-4 land deals a year.
  
Responsibilities

  • Sourcing off-market land for purchase in the care and retirement home space
  • Keeping contact with care home operators and developers
  • Liaising and negotiating with landowners and agents of potential purchases
  • Overseeing legal, planning and design consultants pre and post-acquisition
  • Keeping up to date with town planning policy and specifically in key areas you are targeting for letter writing

  
Key Requirements

  • Degree-qualified and ideally property-related
  • Natural born deal maker doing 3-4 land deals a year consistently.
  • Experienced Land executive who has a demonstratable deal sheet in the care and retirement space
  • Currently working for either a care home developer or high profile investor or agency.
  • Detailed understanding of the planning application and appeals process.
  • A strong network of contacts in the land agency world.
  • Determined, hungry and ambitious.
  • Ability to work autonomously and independently from the rest of the team.

To apply for this job email your details to tom@tdm-recruitment.com.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates may be contacted.

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