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Land Manager/Buyer

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £45,000-£50,000
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 1 July 2021
  • Ref: LM3241

Main Responsibilities

  • To research and attend seminars, conferences, and events to stay fully informed of the current and key issues affecting land acquisitions and its principles. These issues could include government and local planning agendas, design agendas, but are not fully inclusive.

  • Agree HOTs and purchase land to ensure continuity of land supply to meet future forecasts
  • Provide detailed land bids that demonstrate the company’s requirement in respect of profitability that is met
  • Demonstrate that site acquisition terms concur with agreed and authorised land bids
  • Negotiate and prepare the legal documentation associated with land acquisitions
  • Draw to the attention of the Group Land Director any issues which may affect existing or future obligations
  • Liaise with legal representatives and advise on the legal status of developments
  • Brief design teams, external consultants, and internal departments to ensure the successful delivery of planning on sites:

  • Ensure planning is delivered within time, budget and within any other obligations, if applicable.
  • Negotiate on behalf of the company and in conjunction with the Land Director in planning agreements that meet the company’s requirements in respect of forecast profit.

    The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience as a Land Buyer/Manager within a high-volume housebuilding company
  • Up to date knowledge of land acquisition legislation
  • Educated to degree level in a related discipline
  • Community involvement and public exhibitions
  • Commercially astute
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Team player
  • IT Literate (Microsoft Office)

Package Description

  • Generous holiday entitlement of 26 days per annum + bank holidays
  • Choice of company car or car allowance
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Holiday Buy Back Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Healthshield membership
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • The opportunity to join our Share Purchase Plan upon completion of a year working

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