Housing Association

land manager

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Job description.

One of the fast growing top 10 UK housebuilders.We design and build quality homes and create places where people want to live.

Our investment and participation helps transform communities and improves the lives of local people. We have a national presence combined with local knowledge and expertise in all aspects of housing – from finance, design and planning, to developing and building. Our comprehensive skills and capabilities give us a wider perspective across the whole housing lifecycle and we create lower risk ways of building homes people need.

For more than 90 years our work has been absolutely visible to local communities so being part of the community is in our DNA. We hire local suppliers and tradespeople and work with local communities to make sure that our plans meet their needs.

Purpose of the Role:

To support the identification and acquisition of land within the Land and Partnership Team, including the co-ordination of land bids and project management systems

Key Responsibilities:

1. Identify Land

Manage and research sources of land information

Support the identification and acquisition of land in line with the Regions business plan

2. Land Feasibilities

Prepare briefs to Technical and Sales teams

Liaise with internal teams to assist with preparation of feasibilities

Research sales values and prepare summary schedules

Prepare and co-ordinate submission documents for more comprehensive bids

Support the production of Cap Ex and other reports as required

3. Management information

Co-ordinate and review QMS (internal approval) procedures

Develop and manage systems around land opportunities

4. Land Purchase

Assist the team in ensuring all contracts and land transfers are completed

5. Working Relationships

Establish good working relationships with all management and staff in the company

Maintain good relationships with Land Agents / Local Authorities / Consultants / Statutory Authorities / Solicitors / Registered Providers / Govt Agencies

What we are looking for:

·Previous experience in a similar role is desirable

·Up to date knowledge of housing issues is desirable.

·Commitment to continuous improvement

·Excellent partnership skills

·Must have a minimum of GCSE grade A-C in English and Maths or equivalent

·Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation.

·Team commitment.

·Demonstrates eye for detail and commitment to delivering excellent standards.

·Excellent organisational skills.

·Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines.

·Professional attitude and approach to work.

·Ability to competently operate MS Office (Word & Excel).

Why work for us?

At Keepmoat Homes we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers.

We offer you:

·Competitive rates of pay – We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year.

·Bonus Scheme – Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance.

·Special offers for staff – We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out.

·Trust – We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us.

·Recognition – We have a scheme to reward people who go the extra mile for our company.

·Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.

Need some help?

Chris Lucas

Chris Lucas



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