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Strategic Land Manager

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

  • Salary:

    £40K - £45K per annum

  • Job ref:

    SLM901

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-13

Strategic Land Manager

BPC have partnered with a leading UK Housebuilder You will be responsible for managing and increasing the Strategic Land portfolio in the operating areas covered by the Regional Business Units comprised in the London & South East Division.

Responsibilities:

  • The identification of new strategic land opportunities and negotiation of legal agreements on appropriate terms

  • Liaison with landowners over progress on site promotion

  • Responsibility for the renewal/extension of options

  • Input into the production of developer collaboration agreements

  • The monitoring of competitor activity

  • Community engagement on site promotions and planning applications

  • Management of planning and acquisition activity to deliver key targets in priority areas of search

  • Taking ownership of project viability and delivery

  • Production of monthly progress reports on key projects

  • Produce and manage budgets and professional fees

  • Produce scheme viabilities

  • Management of fee spend in line with budget forecasts

  • Responsibility for land management matters on existing assets within the portfolio

Person Specification:

  • Promoting our Strategic Land assets through to allocations and planning permissions

  • Securing new strategic land opportunities in locations that are supported by the BUs, and on terms that provide an adequate Strategic Land enhancement.

  • Be commercially aware of contractual obligations on each project in order to ensure that these can be met before committing expenditure to a given project

  • Ensure that infrastructure and S106 obligations are capable of being supported by the scheme commercially and contractually

  • Be able to forecast likely fee spend accurately

  • Be conversant with land values, build and infrastructure costs in producing scheme viabilities

  • Work with the regional team to ensure the most desired and economical decisions are made and implemented into the design

  • Full understanding of corporate vision and strategic policies as well as regional priorities and focus

  • Good understanding of government planning policy, the Local Plan process and housing land supply issues

  • Full understanding of option/collaboration agreements and related land issues

  • Must undertake continual professional development and embrace Health and Safety procedures

  • Compliance with internal procedures and Operating Framework

  • The candidate will require a background in land acquisition, and have a good understanding of the planning process

  • Professional accreditation (RICS / RTPI)

Contact BPC Recruitment team for more information