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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

Senior Land Manager

West Yorkshire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Here at Avant Homes, we are constantly striving to challenge the status quo in our relentless pursuit of good, better and different ways to standout as an employer of choice within the marketplace.

Due to continuing business success and growth, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Land Manager to join our land team based at our Yorkshire regional head office in Wakefield.

What will I be responsible for?

To be considered for this role, you will currently be working as a Senior Land Manager or a Land Manager with experience of working within the house building industry either working for a new homes developer or a land agent. You will also have excellent communication and relationship building skills which are essential for this role along with proven and documented knowledge of all elements of the land acquisition process. Your responsibilities will also include:

To manage the land acquisition process ensuring the effective compliance, control and deployment of all available land opportunities.
To source and secure land effectively for the immediate, short and medium term via the development of agent contacts, planning leads, methods of formal and informal tender and 'off market' land procurement.
To identify the most effective route of procurement both from a legal and planning perspective.
Assisting in achieving planning approvals, working with third party providers and with internal departments.
Achieving and maintaining a high profile with external property contacts, working relationships with local authorities, local agents, landowners and other developers within the Region's operating area.
Engaging in the process of determining, agreeing and delivering site start programmes and development programmes within agreed timescales.
Preparation of effective and relevant legal documentation for each development or phase of development.
Having a strong network of contacts within the Yorkshire region along with the ability to source land for the immediate, short and medium term whilst also producing and presenting land offers and negotiating best possible terms.

Who are we looking for?

As our Senior Land Manager, you will be able to demonstrate your experience within land management as well as possessing an aptitude to combine strong organisational and communication skills with the ability to relate to all levels of staff and stakeholders, whilst also maintaining a keen desire to work in a quality driven business. To be considered for this role you will also have the following skills and experience:

A full UK driving licence
A relevant qualification or proven experience in land acquisition, procurement and management.
A strong network of proven contacts and a record of delivery.
Detailed understanding of the legal and planning frameworks associated with land acquisition and development procurement.
Technical, legal, financial and commercial awareness
Awareness of codes of practice that impact on land acquisition and planning matters e.g. Planning Policy, Systems and Frameworks on a local basisOn offer for this role is a competitive salary + company performance related bonus + company car and fuel card or car allowance and other benefits.

Our Business

Avant Homes is the fastest growing housebuilder in the UK. Operating in Scotland, the northeast of England, Yorkshire, Central Derbyshire and the Midlands, we have five regional offices and employ over 700 people.

Our vision is to transform the UK housebuilding sector through the constant advancement and innovation of our brand and product, to provide buyers with increasingly better lifestyles, homes and places to live.

Apply today for the role of Senior Land Manager and be part of something extraordinary!

Avant Homes - Good.Better.Different
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