Acquisition Manager - London

Posted 01 August 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLand, Planning and Development
Contact NameJake Mcmonagle

Job description

Role: Property Acquisition Manager

Location: London

Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per annum

Are you a results-driven and strategic-minded professional with a proven track record in property acquisition? Are you ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role with one of the biggest and most successful developers in the UK? If so, this may be the role for you! esteemed team as a Property Acquisition Manager in a full-time permanent capacity. Our client is a popular real estate development company, leading the landscape of the UK with their exceptional residential and commercial projects. With a legacy of delivering excellence, they pride themselves on their innovative approach and commitment to creating thriving communities.

The Role:

As a Property Acquisition Manager, you will play a pivotal role in identifying, evaluating, and securing prime property opportunities for development, ensuring a steady pipeline of projects to meet our ambitious expansion plans.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Market Analysis: Conduct comprehensive market research to identify potential property acquisitions that align with our development strategies and objectives.

  2. Site Identification: Source and assess residential and commercial properties with development potential, considering factors such as location, zoning, planning permissions, and market demand.

  3. Financial Evaluation: Analyse the financial viability of each acquisition opportunity, including cost projections, potential returns, and investment risks.

  4. Negotiations: Lead negotiations with property owners, agents, and stakeholders to secure favourable terms and conditions for the company.

  5. Due Diligence: Oversee the due diligence process, coordinating with legal and technical teams to assess property suitability and mitigate potential risks.

  6. Relationship Building: Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with property owners, local authorities, and other key stakeholders to facilitate successful deals.

  7. Project Collaboration: Collaborate closely with the development team to ensure a seamless transition from acquisition to project execution.


  • Proven experience as a Property Acquisition Manager or a similar role within the real estate or property development sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of the UK property market, planning regulations, and property acquisition processes.
  • Strong financial acumen and the ability to conduct thorough financial analysis.
  • Exceptional negotiation skills and a track record of successful deal closures.
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities, both written and verbal.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to identify and capitalise on emerging opportunities.
  • Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Property Management, Finance, or a related field.


  • Competitive salary between £70,000 - £80,000 per annum.
  • Performance-based incentives and bonuses.
  • Full-time permanent role with stability and opportunities for growth.
  • Chance to work with a market leader and be involved in high-profile projects.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, pension, and vacation.
  • Collaborative and dynamic work environment with a focus on innovation.

How to Apply:

If you are a professional with a passion for property acquisition and an eagerness to contribute to transformative projects, please submit your CV.