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Land Manager - Nottingham or London, Head Office

Location:
East Midlands
Hours:
37.5 hours per week

We’re driven by our purpose to build real communities, which enhance the lives of our residents every single day. If you’re looking for a career which means more and gives you more, personally and professionally, there’s a place for you here at Inspired Villages.

In line with our mission to become the UK’s number one developer for later living, we are seeking a Land Manager to join our growing Development team.

The Role:

Land Identification

  • Carrying out detailed market research and analysis, keeping up to date on market forces to aid the decision-making land acquisition process
  • Keeping a record and log of sites on the acquisition tracker along with progress
  • Fostering good and lasting professional relationships with landowners (including national house builders), development agents, local authorities, and consultants
  • Ensuring the team is fully informed on development opportunities and alternative appraisals.

Land Appraisals

  • Undertaking feasibility reports and produce development appraisals (Argus software & excel models)
  • Appointing and liaising with architects, cost consultants etc to obtain clear feasibility layouts
  • Working with the development team and architects to deliver optimum layout by carrying out detailed land appraisals
  • Consulting with the Director of Sales in respect of appraisal sales price and rate assumptions.

Land Acquisition

  • Negotiating cost-effective land acquisition deals with vendors and land agents, ensuring deals are within agreed budgeted and forecast requirements
  • Ensuring all appropriate cost allowances are included within development appraisals
  • Preparing comprehensive land reports, proposals for purchase and handover reports in accordance with the Development Control Plan.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience working as a Land Manager with experience taking sites through the legal, technical due diligence and planning processes
  • Great networking skills with the ability to build rapport and seek out land opportunities, with ease
  • Proven track record of identifying, negotiating, and securing residential/C2 sites
  • A complete grasp of the Planning System, including local and national planning policies is essential
  • IT literate and fully conversant with land appraisal techniques and models.

The Offer:

  • Salary dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • The Gift of Time – three additional days leave for charity or voluntary work per year
  • Big birthdays off (those ending in a zero)
  • BUPA health care
  • 37.5 hours per week with flexible start and finish times
  • 5% matched pension scheme
  • Life Assurance at x4 your annual salary
  • Retail discounts on a variety of outlets
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Working in a modern office, with the option for remote working. 

More enjoyment. More satisfaction. More like one big family. If you’re looking for a career that means more and gives you more, hit that apply button! 

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