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Land Manager | Leading Developer | Derbyshire | Up to £65k + P

Land Manager | Leading Developer | Derbyshire | Up to £65k + P

  • Permanent
  • Derbyshire, UK
  • £65,000 + Package GBP / Year

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Land Manager

Leading Residential Developer


Up to £65,000 + Package

We are working with a Leading Regional Residential Developer in Derbyshire seeking an experienced Land Manager. To identify and acquire development sites across the company for land targets to be met. To work closely with all internal departments to ensure that all departments contribute fully into the land bid process in order to win development sites for the future of the business and secure the sites under contract and through the planning process until Legal Completion of the land.


Key Duties / Responsibilities

Land Identification

Maintain a high profile with external property contacts by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with local authorities, local agents, landowners and other developers within the company’s geographical area, in pursuit of opportunities for the company.


Land Appraisal

Develop and maintain a full understanding of the company’s land appraisal system and the various internal procedures involved in investigating, reporting, and ultimately purchasing land.

Develop and maintain a sound knowledge of the planning system and, working closely with the planning and technical teams and external consultants, be highly involved in the planning process, monitoring site progress through to implementable consent.


Land Acquisition

With minimal day-to-day supervision, responsible for acquiring land opportunities within a specified geographical area and developing a detailed knowledge of development opportunities and competitor activity within the area.

Enter negotiations and formulate offers to pursue land opportunities in order to meet the Regions and Group’s land requirements to meet the business’ annual budget and forecasts.

Maintain a sound knowledge of all technical aspects covering the acquisition and development of land and associated legal agreements.

Ensure develop and maintain a thorough understanding of legal issues relating to contracts, joint ventures, partnerships and land acquisition.

Formulate offers, co-ordinate investigations, negotiate with local authorities, agents and lawyers, in order to produce contracts for signature. With minimum supervision for conditional contracts and options; responsible for overseeing the project until legal completion and for liaising with all internal departments accordingly.

Act as a conduit between the Land and other internal departments to ensure opportunities are optimised and effective working relationships are developed to assist in the land acquisition process.

To ensure familiarity with the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies and comply with employee responsibilities.

At all times comply with company policies, procedures, and instructions.

Contribute to improving the business, protecting, and enhancing the reputation of the company, by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so, implementing change


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Job Overview
Land & Planning
Offered Salary
GBP£65,000 + Package Per YEAR
Job Location
Derbyshire, UK
Job Type

Ross Henderson

Manading Director + Headhunter

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