Role details

Land Buyer/Manager 5* Residential Housebuilder Newquay

Newquay   •   £40,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Superb opportunity for an experienced quality driven Land Buyer based in Bristol
  • 5*Award Winning NHBC Residential Developer offering excellent career development

About Our Client

Land Buyer/Manager 5* Residential Housebuilder Newquay. Building and Construction. Based in Newquay

A leading 5* nationally recognised NHBC Residential developer with focus on quality of work and customer care.

With a Regional office in Newquay, the business has built upon their strengths of building high quality homes, with excellent customer care and keeping their values and beliefs at the epicentre of what they do on a daily basis.

Job Description

Land Buyer/Manager 5* Residential Housebuilder, Newquay. Building and Construction. Based in Newquay

As Land Buyer/Manager reporting to the newquay Regional office:

  • Identification of potential development opportunities through a range of methods, e.g. thorough examination of statutory development plans, housing land audits, potential change of uses, liaising with agents and utilizing an extensive contact base.
  • Manage acquisition of sites, leading project acquisition from identification, diligence, offer, contract, purchase, planning, through to pre-start on the sites acquired.
  • Liaise with relevant divisional departments, e.g. Sales/Technical, and external consultants if required, throughout the land appraisal and bid process, and during planning application.
  • Monitor the Division's land database including site registration, development plans and offers submitted.
  • Maintain and expand the Division's key contact base, e.g. land agents, land owners.
  • Assist the Land Director on major projects and with other relevant duties as required.
  • Participate in corporate entertaining.

The Successful Applicant

Land Buyer/Manager 5* Residential Housebuilder, Newquay. Building and Construction. Based in Newquay

The successful candidate will most likely have the following experience:

  • Familiar with all aspects of land purchase (maximization of offer, market research, technical, commercial disciplines) - sales, commercial, technical, design, legal aspects.
  • Ideally qualified to degree standard in a relevant subject, e.g. Planning, Property Surveying, Technical Engineering, and with membership of a Professional Institute.
  • Sound geographical knowledge of the area.
  • Able to work on own initiative, with the drive to take ownership of projects.
  • Articulate, clear and credible, and able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to communicate with a wide range of people, engender rapport and trust, and develop and maintain key contacts.
  • Exceptional negotiating and influencing skills; a confident and professional networker.
  • An innovative thinker, with the drive to seek out and pursue potential development opportunities.
  • Knowledge and use of business contacts, land owners and speculators, and key players in relevant organizations, e.g. English Estates, Housing Associations, Environmental organizations.

What's on Offer

Land Buyer/Manager 5* Residential Housebuilder, Newquay. Building and Construction. Based in Newquay

The successful Land Buyer/Manager reporting to the Land Director will be offered between £45,000 - £50,000 plus annual uncapped bonus, plus car allowance and company benefits, depending on experience. This is an excellent opportunity for a commercially aware, highly motivated individual who can work under pressure and have proven experience as a highly competent Land Manager in the Construction (Private and/or Commercial) markets.

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