Land Manager - National House Builder

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A leading National House Builder are looking to recruit a Land Manager to work from Halesowen office in their Land team.

The role:

This team 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.

While we need to be commercial and competitive in bidding for sought after land, we 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 our work, and one that's under intense commercial scrutiny and pressure. It's also the life of our business, which makes this team's work even more vital and far-reaching. Entrepreneurial and imaginative in your thinking, you'll need to be a good assessor of risks, and an even better relationship builder.

Reporting to the Senior Land Manager or Development Director, to assist the Development Director and Land Department in securing an adequate land bank to meet the needs and targets of the business.

You willbe expected to:

Identify potential development opportunities through a range of methods, e.g. thorough examination of statutory development plans, housing land audits, potential change of uses, liaising with agents and utilising an extensive contact base

Manage acquisition of sites, leading project acquisition from identification, diligence, offer, contract, purchase, planning, through to pre-start on the sites acquired

Liaise with relevant divisional departments, e.g. Sales/Technical, and external consultants if required, throughout the land appraisal and bid process, and during planning application

Monitor the Division's land database including site registration, development plans and offers submitted

Maintain and expand the Division's key contact base, e.g. land agents, land owners

Assist the Development Director on major projects and with other relevant duties as required

Ensure provision of information in timely and accurate manner to assist with/ drive the production of Land Packs for authorisation

Promote and act in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures

Undertake community engagements as necessary

The Company:
A national house builder since 1958. They have built over 400,000 more, becoming one of Britain's largest and best known home builders in the process.

The Person:
You will worked as a Land Manager or in a similar Land Management 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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