Strategic Land Manager

Location
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Salary
£55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted
20 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Ref
6955154
Contact
Harriet Davis
Sector
Housing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Level
Manager
Specialism
Housing

It is to join a team that is part of a successful regional branch covering the West Midlands and surrounding area. The client typically work projects of 200-800 units.

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying, evaluating and securing sufficient land for residential development and successfully promote existing sites in line with the Group's strategic plan.

Key duties
- Identifying new development opportunities through a range of methods such as examination of statutory development plans, housing land audits, potential change of use, liaising with agents and utilising an extensive contact base.
- Negotiating terms and securing sites, including initial due diligence, formulating offers, managing the legal process and obtaining the necessary internal approvals.
- Overseeing the promotion of the strategic land bank, appointing and managing external consultants (where required), and liaising with other internal functions including technical and sales.
- Monitoring the strategic land portfolio having regard to national and local planning policy to identify where opportunities/risks exist.
- Assisting in preparing planning applications/appeals.
- Ensuring landowners and their agents are kept fully updated on a regular basis.
- Co-ordinating the viability process and agreeing land values with owners/agents.
- Participating in corporate entertaining to strengthen the Division's contact base.

Personal qualities, characteristics and skills
- An excellent understanding of the planning system and planning policy at both local and national levels.
- Familiar with all legal and contractual aspects of the land process.
- A proven track record in successfully promoting land through the planning system.
- Ideally, either qualified to degree standard in a relevant subject such as Planning or Surveying or commensurate experience.
Sound geographical knowledge of the area.
- Able to work on own initiative, with the drive to take ownership of projects.
- Articulate, clear and credible, able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
- Able to communicate with a wide range of people, engender rapport and trust, and develop and maintain key contacts.
- Exceptional negotiating and influencing skills; a confident and professional networker.
- An innovative thinker, with the drive to seek out and pursue new development opportunities.
- An extensive contact base.

If you feel you fit this job description or would like to discuss the details of this role please email your CV with timings of when you are available for a call.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.

Apply for Strategic Land Manager

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB


4000 characters left


By applying for a job listed on The Planner Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

More jobs like this