Land Director – South East London


  • Salary: £90000 - £150000 per annum + bonus structure
  • Location: London
  • Contract type: Permanent

One of our clients is actively searching for a Land Director to join an already flourishing team in South East London. The company have gone from strength to strength and this position has been made to facilitate that growth. Our client is a Land Trader who will acquire sites and add value to them through planning gain before disposing of the opportunity to Developers, House Builders or anyone with the ability to build out the schemes.

The company typically acquire sites ranging from £2m – £5m, accommodating 20 – 50-unit sites but due to their successes are now beginning to look at larger sites and have the capacity to purchase sites twice the size. As Land Director, you will be looking after a team of 5 and will be responsible for managing the due diligence and negotiation process of the sites.

Land Director’s main responsibilities:

  • Manage the acquisition of sites and take the lead in negotiations
  • Identify at the earliest possibility any pitfalls or issues that the potential site may have
  • Take an active involvement in the due diligence process of potential acquisitions
  • Source new and utilise existing contacts from which to acquire sites from
  • Have an involvement in the value-add process of acquired sites to achieve maximum profit from trades

The Land Director is likely to

  • Have held a Land Director position previously
  • Be well connected and have a large list of contacts within the industry
  • Have had experience managing a team previously
  • Have a proven track record of successful acquisitions and negotiations

Salary and benefits

  • £100,000 plus depending on experience
  • Bonus’s that can easily double basic salary
  • The opportunity to take a MD position depending on longevity within the company (not likely in the short term)

For more information or to apply to this position, please upload your CV or contact for a confidential conversation.

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