Strategic Land Manager – Residential


  • Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + comission/bonuses
  • Location: Surrey
  • Contract type: Permanent

Nathan Berry


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My client requires a Strategic Land Manager to expand and promote their existing landbank. This is a big opportunity for an ambitious individual who knows the Surrey area well and surrounding Counties. My client, a highly reputable house builder, based out of Guildford acquire and develop sites ranging in sizes from 75 units to 500 units+. This role will provide the opportunity for great career progression and the ability to work alongside talented individuals.

The role will be focused on strategic land acquisition and promoting existing land to ensure the aims and objectives of my client are met.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing new development opportunities using a variety of strategic methods
  • Managing the due diligence, legalities and offer phases
  • Undertaking negotiations of the land acquisitions
  • Carry out community engagements dependent on the site
  • Managing the promotion of the land bank
  • Liaising with owners/agents and carrying out viability assessments

The correct candidate will have:

  • A geographical knowledge of the area (Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Sussex)
  • A firm understanding of the planning process and land acquisition process
  • A proven history of successful land promotion
  • Ideally educated to degree level (preferably a relevant qualification eg. Planning)
  • An expansive contact base
  • Fantastic communication, negotiation and networking skills

I am currently speaking with applicants, so if this role sounds like it is suited to you, then get in touch ASAP.

Contact me on 0203 948 5217 or

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