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Land Manager

Employer
psd group
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£50K – £65K - plus package
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

Job Details

We have a current opportunity for a Land Manager on a permanent basis. For further information about this position please apply.

We have a new opportunity for a Land Manager to join our team within the East division, at our Peterborough office. As our Land Manager, you will be responsible for securing land opportunities to meet the company’s requirements and expansion plans. A Land Manager post is a largely self-sufficient role, with the ability to source land opportunities and instruct consultants/development team regarding the legal, planning, development and commercial constraints of any proposal. 

 

Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you… 

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus 
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance 
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role) 
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays 
  • Private Healthcare and Dental Insurance 
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme 
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary 
  • Share incentive schemes 
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits… 

In return, what we would like from you… 

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality 
  • Demonstrable track record of buying land 
  • A good understanding of legal obligations 
  • Proven list of contacts in the area 
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of planning authorities 
  • Strong mathematic and IT ability 
  • Ability to assess and analyse information 
  • In depth understanding of budget management 
  • Excellent negotiation and networking skills 
  • A pragmatic approach to problem solving 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Able to work under pressure 
  • Able to work with a high degree of accuracy 
  • A methodical approach to working practices 
  • Decision maker with pragmatic approach to problem solving 
  • Able to influence and persuade others 

More about the Land Manager role… 

  • Identify suitable land opportunities on and off market for immediate opportunities, however also longer-term land with planning potential for liaison with the Strategic Land department 
  • Present to landowners and agents on a formal and informal basis 
  • Negotiate legal agreements with the Company lawyers and third parties 
  • Procure technical, legal and development information to instruct internal and external parties to prepare offers 
  • Prepare and submit Land Approval Packs and obtain authority to acquire sites in line with Company protocols 
  • Business development to promote the Company in the residential and property development sector 
  • Manage the offer process and provide support to the Land & Planning Director and Managing Director 
  • Offer on c20 sites per annum 
  • Acquisition of land in line with requirements and acquisition strategy to be agreed on an annual basis 
  • To develop and maintain regular contacts with land agents/owners within the area of operation (primarily Peterborough, Huntingdonshire, East Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Fenland, South Holland and East Northamptonshire) 
  • Monitor land bank and Land Terrier to establish ransom or land sale potential and ensure no encroachment or unauthorised use 

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us… 

Here, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through our Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and the Company Works with the support of the Company Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do. 

We’re proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We’re also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers.

Company

psd has been recruiting real estate professionals for over 30 years and the team continues to operate at the heart of the sector resourcing senior management and Board level appointments in commercial & mixed use development, residential development, private equity and fund management, as well as affordable housing, PRS/build-to-rent, later living and student accommodation.

psd also focuses on infrastructure and renewable energy customers.

For more details please contact: Peter Hardy, Managing Director at peter.hardy@psdgroup.com or call +44 (0) 207 9701.

 

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