House Builder

land director

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Job description.

Are you an experienced land director or development director looking for an opportunity to run a region and become managing director in next 12 – 18 months?


I am handling an exceptional opportunity to join one of the leading privately owned national house builder as Land Director in the Peterborough office to head up the land and planning function. You will report directly into the group main board and will be tasked with building up the region through land acquisition and partnership joint ventures.


You will be given the clear opportunity to be promoted to managing director in the next 12-18 months and will then be tasked with recruiting a senior land and planning team around you.


You will be an experienced land director or head of land who has a background and demonstrable history of buying sites in Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. You will have a strong understanding of town planning and technical nuances of the whole development project lifecycle as you will also have high involvement in these functions.


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 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.


Key Requirements

  • Degree qualified and ideal property related
  • Natural born deal maker doing 3-4 land deals a year consistently.
  • Experienced Land Director or head of land.
  • Experience of sourcing and buying land in cambridgeshire, bedforshire and northamptonshire
  • Currently working for either a national residential developer or house builder
  • 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.

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Tom Morris

Tom Morris

Managing Director


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