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Land Manager - Lancashire

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My client is a developer based in Lancashire who are looking to make the permanent appointment of either a Land Buyer OR Land Manager. My client is open to the level of experience of potential candidate and is happy to employ a candidate experienced within this field or, to assist in the development and training of someone with the relevant skill set and experience.

This role would be to increase their development pipeline and current land portfolio by at least 1500 units over the next 2 – 3 years for renovation and new build opportunities for Residential schemes. My client predominantly operates in the North West however, their Student Accommodation developments are across the UK.

Your new role
You will work closely with the development/planning team in order to ensure that maximum contribution is achieved from all land purchases. Sites may be both Brown and Greenfield, but as a business they prefer to focus on city developments for residential and student accommodation.

  • Identify suitable acquisition for immediate and long term land opportunities, ideally seeking off market sites through proactive sourcing on the most cost effective basis.
  • Undertake market viability assessments of rental and capital values
  • Assist in Development appraisals
  • Establish planning and technical constraints relating to the site
  • Assessing the local residential market, build costs, abnormal costs, technical constraints and planning gain contributions, leading to a formal valuation and offer to a landowner.
  • Negotiate land purchase and progress through legal process.

What you'll need to succeed

  • You will have to be able to demonstrate a proven track record of success in land acquisition in aspects of the immediate and strategic land acquisition process for residential development.
  • Tenacity and drive to identify opportunities and approach directly would be critical.
  • MRICS would be desirable but is not an essential requirement

What you'll get in return
A flexible role that offers a wide range of variety, giving you the freedom to establish yourself and maximise your own experience by having involvement in all aspects of the company’s work.

  • A competitive salary + company car/allowance
  • Good benefits package with a holiday allowance that increases with service.

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Job Details

  • Lancashire
  • Full-time
  • Permanent
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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