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Newcastle upon Tyne, North East
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Date Posted:
12 September 2018
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Rand - LB

Are you an experienced Land Manager looking for an exciting new opportunity in the North East of England?

We are currently recruiting for a Land Manager to join a well established team in the North East area. The client specialises in new build housing and due to continued growth are looking to recruit.

Package & Benefits:

£40,000 - £45,000 basic salary

Up to 50% bonus

Key responsibilities:

* Assist in the management of the land department ensuring the effective compliance, control and deployment

* Source and secure land effectively for the immediate, short and medium term via development of agent contacts; planning leads, methods of formal and informal tender and 'off market' land procurement

* Manage the preparation and presentation of land offers, the negotiation of best possible terms, identifying the most effective route of procurement both from a legal and planning perspective.

* Assist in achieving planning approvals, working with third party providers and with internal departments.

* Engage in the process of determining, agreeing and delivering site start programmes and development programmes within agreed timescales.

* Achieve and maintain a high profile with external property contacts, working relationships with local authorities, local agents, land owners and other developers within the Region's operating area.

* Provide effective and relevant legal documentation for each development or phase of development.

What we are looking for:

* A relevant qualification or good experience in land acquisition, procurement and management.

* A good network of proven contacts with track record of delivery.

* A good understanding of the legal and planning frameworks associated with land acquisition and development procurement.

* Good Technical and legal knowledge and Financial / Commercial awareness

* Good awareness of codes of practice that impact on land acquisition and planning matters e.g. Planning Policy, Systems and Frameworks, both locally and regionally, land purchase and disposal legal models, structures and mechanisms.

Feel free to get in touch with Jacob in our Newcastle office if you wish to find out more on 0191 221 1567.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.