land buyer in bristol

07 September 2018
nick davis, randstad cpe
job type
Car, Bonus
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bristol, south west
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
Car, Bonus
reference number
nick davis, randstad cpe
01454 610000
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job description

Land Buyer - Residential Developments - Leading Developer

Are you in a Land Buyer with an expertise in the Residential sector? Wanting to advance where you are today? Wanting to work for a company that see's you as an employee and not just a number? Working for a region which is expanding?

Location: Bristol


* Appraise and identify new land opportunities and Joint Venture opportunities for development in line with the groups business plan
* Propose acquisition strategies with strong commercial acumen and present development opportunities to senior colleagues for approval
* Formulate and manage offers, co-ordinate investigations, negotiate with local authorities, agents and lawyers
* Procure technical, ;legal and development information to instruct internal and external parties to appraise site opportunities and constraints
* Lead proposals from inception to consent
* Work closely with the pre-construction, commercial, sales and affordable housing teams and external consultants, monitoring site progress through to consent
* Negotiate the legal agreements, including JV's, with lawyers and third parties
* Implement all internal procedures including providing accurate and articulate reports in line with governance/procedural requirements


* Educated to a minimum of Degree standard or with suitable alternative experience (Desirable)
* Ideally a member of a professional body e.g. RICS
* Experience and demonstrable track record in successful land acquisition, ideally including joint ventures, utilizing a range of structures and proposals
* Commercially astute and credible in a highly competitive market
* Skilled in appraising land opportunities and producing cogent financial proposals
* Able to operate in a corporate environment
* Organised and methodical with a eye for detail
* Understands the residential planning environment and has led projects through the planning process
* Persuasive and strong negotiation skills
* Computer literate and able to use Excel, Word and PowerPoint to a good standard.
* Highly numerate with the ability to undertake residual valuation for land appraisals and undertake comparable sales valuations

About you:

* Well organised, diplomatic, proactive, assertive and well-disciplined
* Excellent customer service, communication and client/external interface skills
* Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal.
* A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering to deadlines

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.


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