land manager

salary

£60k - £80k per annum

location

Kent, UK

job type

Permanent / Full Time

  • Kent
  • 80000 PerAnnum GBP / Year

I am working with one of the fastest growing privately owned house builders in the south east that is expanding its team and is looking to appoint a land manager.
  
You will be given a clear progression path to land director and critically you will be given a stack of cash to go do deals as the company has heavy private equity investment. The business is already a well-established brand in the surrey and kent and producing circa 200 units per annum.
  
You will be an experienced land buyer who has a background and demonstrable history of buying sites in kent, south London, surrey and sussex. You will be either a land buyer ready to make the next step up or and experienced land manager looking for their next challenge.
  
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 and buy sites whilst others house builders are standing still.
  
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 kent, surrey and south london
  • Managing and updating the letter-writing process and doing manual searches on various prop-tech systems to effectively target areas
  • 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

  
Expected experiences

  • Degree qualified and ideal property related
  • Natural born deal maker doing 3-4 land deals a year consistently.
  • Experienced Land manager or land manager ready to make the step up.
  • Demonstratable track record of sourcing and acquiring land in kent, surrey and south london
  • Currently working for either a national residential 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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