Strategic Land Manager, Residential Development
Permanent position – circa £40k- £60k plus car, package and bonus
My client is a very entrepreneurial property business that spans strategic land, regeneration, mixed-use development and investment management and they are based in the North West. The company in question have a myriad of projects and land under their remit and are always looking to expand in their core areas.
No project is too big or too small and they are able to take a view on most things which genuinely gives you a varied workload so no two days are the same.
You will be reporting directly to the Head of Strategic Land, you will be able to plug in to several large projects they have underway (over 3,000 acres) and also get involved in the identification and acquisition of new opportunities.
Aside from that, there are several other key parts of the role:
Site searching and identifying of potential opportunities
Land promotion of the companies sites, and also 3rd party agreements
Keeping up to date with the policy requirements of each LTA
Monitoring 5 year local land supply
Liaise with the local authorities on strategic land
Assess and appraise potential opportunities
This role will involve bringing in your own projects and sites, and taking them through planning promotion and various forms of negotiation going forward.
You will be required to appoint your own consultant teams and liaise closely with the Head of Strat Land and the Managing Director.
There is a bit growth remit to bring in new sites, and they don’t mind where in the country they may be – if you have experience of a patch, that will be utilised.
The ideal candidate will be an energetic, driven and ambitious professional who is keen to bring in sites/deals, and see them through the planning process.
Culture is very important for this role and they are looking for energetic, outgoing personalities to create more contacts and facilitate some of the complex negotiations they are currently dealing with.
This role really depends on the person, and while a background in planning or land-buying is preferable, they are open to somebody who displays their ability to pick up the nuances of the position – you do not have to be the complete package, but you need to have the potential.