Land Buyer - London

Posted 31 July 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLand, Planning and Development
Contact NameJake Mcmonagle

Job description

Role: Land Buyer

Location: London

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000

Join the Leading UK Developer in a Land Buyer Role

Are you a dynamic and ambitious individual with a passion for real estate and development? Do you possess a keen eye for spotting prime land opportunities and negotiating lucrative deals? If so, our esteemed client is looking for a Land Buyer to join their team at one of the largest and most successful developers in the United Kingdom. They are a prominent and reputable real estate development company with a proven track record of creating outstanding residential and commercial projects across the UK. With an extensive portfolio of successful ventures, they have established themselves as a driving force in the industry, committed to delivering excellence in every aspect of their work.

The Role:

As a Land Buyer, you will play a pivotal role in our client's continued growth and success. Your primary responsibility will be to identify and secure valuable land opportunities for development. You will be at the forefront of shaping their future projects, working closely with their acquisitions team and leveraging your expertise to assess the feasibility and potential of each opportunity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Market Research: Conduct comprehensive market research to identify potential land opportunities that align with our development strategies and objectives.

  • Site Identification: Source and identify prime sites for residential and commercial development, considering factors such as location, zoning, planning permissions, and market demand.

  • Financial Analysis: Analyse financial viability and risks associated with each land acquisition, including ROI projections and development costs.

  • Negotiations: Skillfully negotiate with landowners, agents, and stakeholders to secure the most favourable terms and conditions for the company.

  • Due Diligence: Oversee the due diligence process, coordinating with legal and technical teams to assess land suitability and resolve any potential issues.

  • Relationship Building: Cultivate and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, landowners, and local authorities to foster productive partnerships.

  • Market Insights: Stay up-to-date with industry trends, market conditions, and emerging opportunities to ensure a competitive advantage.


  • Proven experience as a Land Buyer within the real estate or property development sector.
  • Strong understanding of UK property market dynamics, planning regulations, and land acquisition processes.
  • Exceptional negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain productive relationships.
  • Analytical mindset with the capability to assess financial data and make informed decisions.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Degree in Real Estate, Property Development, Finance, or a related field is preferred.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  • Access to exciting and high-profile development projects.
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment with a focus on innovation.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, pension, and vacation.

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about shaping the landscape of the UK through strategic land acquisitions and possess the drive to succeed, please submit your CV.