Senior Land Manager


  • Salary: £400 - £500 per day
  • Location: South East
  • Contract type: Interim

Sarah McLoughlin

Land & Development Consultant

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Senior Land Manager – South East England

Day Rate: £400-500

Contract Length: 4 Months

Purpose of the Role:

  • Identifying, managing & appraising new business opportunities and acquisition of land & property in the South East (Bracknell, Guildford, Horsham, Chichester, Brighton, Maidstone) in line within the business growth strategy for the development of 1) mixed residential tenure schemes including both markets facing and affordable homes and 2) ancillary uses including commercial and employment uses
  • Buy & promote land through the planning system under option to planning consent and acquisition

Role Responsibilities:

  • Acquire land with development planning consent on and off market for development within 5 years
  • Co-ordinate bids for land, and complete a due diligence process
  • Work in partnership with house builders and contractors on package deals or through joint planning applications
  • Lead project teams on accountable projects from project inception to pre-acquisition planning consent and acquisition
  • Liaise with Finance Department to ensure internal funding & other appropriate benchmarks are met
  • Authorise payments of all invoices, certificates and preparation of claims
  • Maintain scheme feasibility and budgets to assess financial risks associated with schemes for approval by management team
  • Ensure that agreed design standards, cost controls and timescales are met, and scheme work procedures are followed

Required Qualifications:

  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. RICS, Planning and/or Project Management qualification or qualified by experience to an equivalent level

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