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Land Manager - Bespoke House Builder

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Posted: 20/08/2019
Reference: 766018
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Hagley, West Midlands, England (map)
Salary: £60000 - £70000
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Job description
 A high quality bespoke house builder are looking to recruit a Land Manager to work in Hagley in the West Midlands 

You will work in a team that is responsible for identifying and sourcing the best locations for new developments. It’s fast moving and, in today’s climate, extremely competitive and commercial in its focus. 

You will need to be commercial and competitive in bidding for sought after land. You also need to be imaginative in identifying other possibilities – such as land that currently doesn’t have planning permission. 
It’s a complex area of work, and one that’s under intense commercial scrutiny and pressure. It’s also the lifeblood of the business, which makes this team’s work even more vital and far-reaching. 

RESPONSIBLE FOR 

Delivery of major complex residential schemes up to detailed planning consent 

Sourcing and securing of new land opportunities, both on and off market, including short to medium term options 

Engaging with local communities and local authorities in pre-planning application discussions 

Liaising with registered social landlords to deliver affordable housing 

Managing an existing portfolio of projects/opportunities 

Responsibilities: 
Identify and aquire sites including project acquisition,identification and diligence including offer,contract,purchase/planning/pre start for the sites aquired. 
Maintenance and expansion of the divisions contact base such as land agents and land owners 
Assist the Land Director with major projects 
Produce professional land reports and ensure accurate bids are placed for land 
Travel including planning committees and entertaining 

The Company: 
An established house builder in the West Midlands. They build bespoke, high quality homes throughout the Midlands, Worcestershire and Warwickshire on small to medium size developments. 
Established within the industry for over 130 years. 


The Person: 
You will worked as a Land Manager or in a similar Land role in a house building environment. 
You will be familiar with all aspects of land purchase (maximisation of offer,market research,technical,commercial disciplines),sales,commercial,technical,design and legal aspects. 
Good geographical knowledge of the area and good negotiation skills 

A relevent Land Degree or degree in Residential Development is useful 


If you feel that you have the correct skills for this role then please forward CV's to Adam Shaw on Email 
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I have over 15 years’ experience recruiting in the Housing and Construction sectors specialising in Technical and Management roles within the UK.  

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