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Land Buyer | Hertfordshire | Leading Resi Developer | Up to £55k + P

Land Buyer | Hertfordshire | Leading Resi Developer | Up to £55k + P

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Land Buyer




Leading Residential Developer


Up to £55,000 + Package


There is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK’s largest house builders in Hertfordshire


The Role


As our Land Buyer, you will be responsible for sourcing viable, attractive, and profitable land opportunities in line with the businesses core strategy. The successful candidate will be working alongside a Senior Land Manager and reporting directly to the Land Director.

Principle accountabilities of the role include:

  • Identify and appraise new land opportunities and JV opportunities for development in line with the Divisional business plan
  • Propose acquisition strategies with strong commercial acumen and present development opportunities to senior colleagues for approval
  • Formulate and manage offers, co-ordinate investigations, negotiate with local authorities, agents and lawyers
  • Procure technical, legal and development information to instruct internal and external parties to appraise site opportunities and constraints
  • Lead proposals from inception to consent
  • Work closely with the pre-construction, commercial, sales and affordable housing teams and external consultants, monitoring site progress through to consent
  • Negotiate legal agreements, including JV’s, with lawyers and third parties
  • Implement all internal procedures including providing accurate and articulate reports in line with governance/procedural requirements


Experience Qualifications and Skills


  • Behave in line with
  • company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Have a minimum 1 years’ experience either from a Housing association or Developer background
  • Ability to identify viable land development opportunities both on and off market for delivery in the short to medium term
  • Build a short- and medium-term pipeline landbank based on strong margin and advantageous deal structure and cashflows
  • Maintain and expand the Division’s key contact base, e.g., land agents, landowners, local authorities
  • Technical ability and good understanding of the planning process
  • They will also be a confident communicator, with strong negotiation skills and have excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent geographical knowledge of the Kent and Eastern area
  • Strong knowledge of the residential market, plus a burgeoning network of contacts within the industry
  • Able to negotiate land agreements with solicitors, agents and third parties
  • Positive attitude towards teamwork





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