• Location : Nottingham , United Kingdom

  • Salary : Competitive

  • Posted : 09-11-2022

  • Position: Full time

Job Description

Here at Avant Homes, we look to constantly challenge the status quo in our relentless pursuit of new, better and different ways to be amazing!

We are looking for people who share our passion and want to stand out from the crowd, take pride in what we do and be part of an energetic, values-driven and diverse team.

Avant Homes are a HBF Five Star Rated housebuilder operating in Scotland, the North East of England, Yorkshire and the East and West Midlands, with seven regional offices employing over 700 people.

We have ambitious growth plans and the commitment to achieve them. Our mission is to become the housebuilder of choice in the North by making aspirational homes attainable.

Due to continued success and future business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Land Manager to join our team based at our Midlands Regional Office in Nottingham.

The Role

Do you have a proven track record as a Land Manager in the housebuilding industry?

Perhaps you can demonstrate a strong network of contacts and looking to step up in your next role?

If yes, then look no further, your next career could be with us!

Joining our team as Land Manager you will be responsible for supporting the Director to lead, develop, agree, implement and deliver the Region’s land acquisition requirements via the management, control and reporting of all land acquisition / procurement matters to meet the Region’s business plan and future growth requirements.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Managing the land acquisition process ensuring the effective compliance, control and deployment of all available land opportunities.
  • Sourcing and securing land effectively for the immediate, short and medium term via the development of agent contacts, planning leads, methods of formal and informal tender and ‘off market’ land procurement.
  • Identifying the most effective route of procurement both from a legal and planning perspective.
  • Assisting in achieving planning approvals, working with third party providers and with internal departments.
  • Achieving and maintaining a high profile with external property contacts, working relationships with local authorities, local agents, landowners and other developers within the Region’s operating area.
  • Engaging in the process of determining, agreeing and delivering site start programmes and development programmes within agreed timescales.
  • Preparation of effective and relevant legal documentation for each development or phase of development

Essential Skills

Who are we looking for?

As well as being able to demonstrate your experience within land management, you must also possess an aptitude to combine strong organisational and communication skills with the ability to relate to all levels of staff and stakeholders, whilst also maintaining a keen desire to work in a quality driven business.

Excellent communication and relationship building skills are essential for this role along with knowledge of all elements of the land acquisition process.

You must also be able to demonstrate a strong network of contacts within the Midlands region along with the ability source land whilst also producing and presenting land offers and negotiating best possible terms.

To be considered for this role you must also possess;

  • A full UK driving licence
  •  relevant qualification or proven experience in land acquisition, procurement and management.
  • A strong network of proven contacts and a record of delivery.
  • Detailed understanding of the legal and planning frameworks associated with land acquisition and development procurement.
  • Technical, legal, financial and commercial awareness
  • Awareness of codes of practice that impact on land acquisition and planning matters e.g. Planning Policy, Systems and Frameworks on a local basis

About Company

What will you get in return?

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Company car plan/ cash allowance
  • Buy, sell and accrual holiday scheme
  • Private Health care
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Other Benefits including our exclusive Avant discount platform

If this sounds like you, dare to be different, join us and be a part of Avant’s future success!

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