Land & Planning

senior land manager

Greater Manchester
Permanent / Full Time
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Job description.

Senior Land Manager
£70.000 – £80,000 Bonus and Package
Are you the Land Manager looking to join one of the most successful housebuilders in the UK? This forward-thinking company is looking to add to its established  Land team with the addition of an Senior Strategic Land Manager within the Manchester region to cover the North West.
This is due to the launch of a new business area which is creating lots of new opportunities.
You shall report into the Managing Director and will ensure relationships with land owners are established and maintained.
This business is cash-rich, and are aggressively working on securing projects throughout the north west.
Within the role, you will be carrying out Site evaluations including planning, technical and legal issues
You will also have a strong eye for detail and be proven to deliver work to a high standard with contacts and patch experience in north west
Key Responsibilities:

  • Site evaluations including planning, technical and legal issues
  • Create strong, effective relationships with existing clients and other potential sources of business on behalf of the firm
  • Prepare fee proposals and assist in the preparation of marketing advice and strategies
  • Provide professional advice surrounding land agreements
  • Obtain and analyse offers
  • Draft heads of terms, liaising with solicitors to ensure sales complete within agreed timescales
  • Negotiations with developers and landowners on options, restrictive covenants, uplift clauses etc

Key Experiences:

  • At least 4-5 years’ land acquisition experience (promoter or housebuilder ideally)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the confidence to communicate and negotiate effectively at all levels
  • Effective self-management to ensure deadlines are met
  • Experience of building strong relationships, networking and promoting a business
  • Ability to travel to meetings sometimes in remote or rural locations


  • £70000 – £80000 Basic (depending on experience)
  • Company Car/Car Allowance
  • Private Health Care
  • Work from Home

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Mike Hardy

Mike Hardy

Principal Consultant


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