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Land Manager

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  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits: Car Allowance, Bonus, Upto 45K

  • Contact:

    Ryan Lee

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    24 Oct 00:00

  • Startdate:



Our client, a reputable housebuilder in the South East is seeking a land manager to join their outstanding team based in Essex. This is a great opportunity for a Land Surveyor to make the move into management or alternatively a land manager seeking a new opportunity 

The Role:

  • Support the land team by identifying new land opportunities and prepare appraisals to work up offers mainly with planning, occasionally STP
  • Complete legal due diligence and liaise with external legal consultants on acquisition negotiations, development agreements, 106 disposals etc
  • Manage the design, technical and legal process post-acquisition to prepare for start on site
  • Assisting the firm with joint ventures
  • Oversee design and technical to create the ideal solution
  • Liaise with local community, local authority, GLA or County Councils and as required
  • Consult team members to prepare and submit planning applications including all relevant documentation
  • Negotiate planning consents including S106 agreements
  • Keep abreast of relevant changes in legislation and policy within the immediate and surrounding areas.
  • Weekly internal project reporting to management
The Candidate:

Positive 'can-do' attitude able to interact with colleagues and clients across the board
Minimum 3 years experience working as either a Land Manager or Land Surveyor with housebuilding experience
Experience of acquisition and agency roles with honed skills, able to identify and source development opportunities
RICS Accredited Degree is highly desirable
Driven and Motivated to grow alongside the business

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a company which is expanding and if this sounds like the right career choice for you then please apply with an up-to-date CV for immediate consideration. Alternatively please call Akton Recruitment and ask to speak to Ryan to discuss the position and your suitability.