House Builder

Land Manager

Tunbridge Wells
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Job description.

Job Description

One Of the UK’s largest independent property development companies with over 10,000 happy customers and more than 100 industry awards for design and quality are looking at expanding their team from their stunning new South East office in Tunbridge Wells with a Land Manager. As a Land Manager you will be responsible for securing land opportunities to meet the company’s requirements and expansion plans. This autonomous role will allow you to source land opportunities free from the constraints and restrictions of a PLC business.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Identification of residential development opportunities using personal contacts, existing client database, property agents and direct approaches.
  • Present to landowners and agents on a formal and informal basis
  • Collate build costs, market research and local planning policy information to successfully negotiate terms for land acquisition.
  • Evaluate development sites using internal resources and external professional terms, purchase and sale agreements, development agreements, leases, and options whilst liasing with the in-house legal team.
  • Represent the company with local authorities, stakeholder meetings and community engagement.
  • Working hand in hand with the land department in the review of future residential land opportunities across the Southern region
  • Managing consultants.
  • Scope to appraise development opportunities and pursue deals.
  • Pursuit of land promotion deals/opportunities may be possible when the regional office matures in the coming years from its current growth phase.

About You

  • Up to 5 years’ experience in land acquisition with a track record of taking land opportunities from identification through to completion
  • Good understanding of the land and planning system and Local Authority requirements
  • Self-motivating, but can work well as part of a larger team
  • Professional manner commensurate with delivering business development and promoting the Company
  • Highly literate and able to understand and interpret complex legal documentation
  • Highly numerate with the ability to undertake residual valuations for land appraisals, undertake comparable sales valuations and provided sensitivity analysis

The Good Stuff:

Dandara is a fast paced and exciting place to work. We offer our employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us.

Some of our key benefits include…

  • Competitive salary and package
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum
  • Company Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Flexible benefits
  • Car allowance
  • Support with professional memberships

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Chris Lucas

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