Senior Land Manager, Manchester

Last update 2024-05-19
Expires 2024-06-19
ID #2145851311
Senior Land Manager, Manchester
United Kingdom, Great Manchester, Manchester,
Modified May 7, 2024


In a Nutshell We have a new opportunity for a Senior Land Manager to join our team within Vistry North East, at our office in Newcastle upon Tyne.

As our Senior Land Manager, you will be responsible for securing land opportunities to meet the company's requirements and expansion plans, across both immediate land and looking at supporting the strategic land bank across the north east.

A Senior Land Manager post is a largely self-sufficient role, with the ability to source land opportunities and manage the team regarding the legal, planning, development and commercial constraints of any proposal.

Let's cut to the chase, what's in it for you Competitive basic salary and annual bonus Company car, car allowance or travel allowance Agile working possible (dependent on role) Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays Private Healthcare Competitive contributory pension scheme Life assurance - 4 x your annual salary Share incentive schemes Employee rewards portal with many more benefits In return, what we would like from you Behave in line with our company values - Integrity, Caring and Quality Demonstrable track record of buying land.

An ability to negotiate and close deals.

Proven list of contacts in the area.

Proven experience of acquisition of both immediate land and strategic land.

A self-starter capable of creating and maintaining momentum in projects.

Excellent negotiation and networking skills.

Decision maker with pragmatic approach to problem solving.

Able to influence and persuade others.

Excellent communication skills.

Able to work under pressure with a high degree of accuracy.

Discretion and integrity in attitude and approach.

An ability to contribute to the management of the wider business, including forward planning, product development and forecasting.

Computer literate and able to use Excel, Word and Power Point to a good standard.

Professional manner commensurate with delivering business development and promoting the company.

Highly literate and able to understand and interpret complex legal documentation.

Highly numerate with the ability to undertake residual valuations for land appraisals, undertake comparable sales valuations and provided sensitivity analysis.

A good understanding of legal obligations.

In-depth knowledge and understanding of the planning system.

Ability to assess and analyse information.

Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when required.

More about the Senior Land Manager role Identify suitable land opportunities on and off market for immediate opportunities, as well as ensuring a strategic land bank for the region.

Maintain and develop a network of land owner, agents and public sector contacts.

Present new business opportunities on a formal and informal basis.

Negotiate legal agreements with Vistry lawyers and third parties.

Coordinate the efforts of the 'Land Team' and in so far as the land process requires, the efforts of other departments and external consultants.

Prepare and submit Land Approval Packs and obtain authority to acquire sites in line with company protocols.

Business development to promote the company in the residential and property development sector.

Manage the offer process and provide support to the Land Director and Managing Director.

Take a lead role in developing and growing the partnerships 'Brand' across the region.

Finally, let's tell you a bit more about us At Vistry Group, we build more than homes.

We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes.

Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We're proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces.

We're also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process.

From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we're making Vistry.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior land manager

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