Land Manager - Nottingham or London, Head Office

East Midlands
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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