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Strategic Land Manager

Cognisant Limited
North West OR Yorkshire OR Midlands
Basic Salary c£75,000 + Car + Bonus + Package + Excellent Career Prospects.
Closing date
10 Apr 2024

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Strategic Land Manager – Residential Sites.

North West OR Yorkshire OR Midlands.

Basic Salary c£75,000 + Car + Bonus + Package + Excellent Career Prospects.


Cognisant Search has been instructed to appoint a Strategic Land Manager on behalf of a major, national developer and property group. They have very strong financial backing and a long-term horizon, acquiring sites both for their own development and selling into the market . Responsibilities include:

  • Reporting to the Managing Director of the strategic land business you will be responsible for the identification, acquisition and management of major residential strategic  land sites
  • Alongside an in-house team of capable planners, you will manage your portfolio of sites, maintaining strong ties with landowners and progressing sites through the process
  • You will work across the patch – North West, Yorkshire and Midlands, bringing to bear your own network, developing new relationships and building on your colleagues relationships from other regional patches

You are a dynamic and well-connected Strategic Land Manager who can both identify new sites and work closely with landowners when promoting their site. You are an excellent communicator and have the capacity to take on a more senior leadership role as your career progresses. The business offers very flexible working, and you will manage your own diary/workload.


Cognisant is an executive recruitment consultancy, working across all disciplines, connecting people and businesses within the following sectors:

  • Housebuilding & Residential Development – Speculative & Affordable
  • PRS, Student & BtR
  • Mixed-Use & Regeneration
  • Commercial Development – inc. Industrial & Logistics, Office, Retail & Leisure
  • Real Estate
  • Facilities Management

Cognisant offer over four decades of expertise, and with our national coverage we partner with clients from major quoted organisations, large SMEs, to niche, privately owned companies. Cognisant offer the full suite of recruitment services, including: Executive Search & Selection, Advertised Selection, Contingency, Benefits & Salary Benchmarking and Competitor Analysis all on either a permanent or interim basis, executive or non-executive. If you are looking for your next role or are hiring we would love to talk.

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For a confidential conversation please contact Mark Heald, Director on 07796 514558 or via email on

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