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Senior Land Manager

Cognisant Limited
North Midlands
Competitive Package Including Bonus & Benefits
Closing date
7 May 2024

Job Details

Senior Land Manager.
Housebuilding. North Midlands.
Competitive Package Including Bonus & Benefits.

My client is an established award-winning housebuilder with continued growth plans. They are keen to recruit a dynamic Senior Land Manager with a proven track record of acquiring immediate land. The company build an excellent product in desirable locations and have significant funding available, ensuring quick approval. This opportunity would suit either a Land Manager looking for the next step in their career, or a Senior Land Manager wishing to join an expanding company.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identification and initial assessment of land for residential development across the South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottingham area
  • Negotiating contracts to achieve the most favourable terms and conditions
  • Responsible for projects from initial site identification, appraisal and approval, acquisition and achieving implementable planning permission
  • work closely with internal departments to ensure that all departments contribute fully into the land bid process
  • Be highly visible within the land and professional community, consistently developing your network
  • Supporting the Land Director in representing the land team at Management Meetings
  • Mentoring and leading more junior members or the land team as well as assisting in the decision-making process of land bids

The role represents an excellent opportunity to join a well-respected growing business who are well funded and stable in the current economic climate.


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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