Land & Planning

senior land manager

£70,000
Hampshire
Permanent / Full Time
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Job description.

Land Manager
£70,000 – £80,000
Southampton
  
An exciting new opportunity to work with one of the UK’s biggest housebuilders. After a successful 2023, they are now looking to expand the team with the addition of a Land Manager.
  
The role would focus on identifying, negotiating, and acquiring new sites across Hampshire, Dorset, and West Sussex. You would report to the Land Director but work closely with the land and planning team in securing new sites and managing them through the development pipeline.
  
You will have a portable book of contacts in the residential development agency world and have experience in purchasing residential land. You will work closely with the internal and external consultants to successfully manage the projects through the development lifecycle.
  
You will be 6+ years post-graduation and have worked for either a house builder, housing association, or development consultancy.
  
Responsibilities

  •  Manage and work within a team of land buyers to achieve business goals
  • Source and acquire land in London, working closely with land agents and land owners.
  • Overseeing and coordinating current projects post-acquisition and working closely with the technical and planning team to deliver to the site
  • Liaising with the in-house new business team to further develop partnerships with housing associations.
  • Working with the town planners to keep up to date and abreast of new policies in the operating area.

Key Requirements

  • Degree-qualified and ideal property-related
  • Natural born deal maker doing 3-4 land deals a year consistently.
  • Currently working for either a privately owned house builder, national residential developer, or high-profile investor
  • 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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