Land Buyer

Salford, Greater Manchester, England
£50000 - £70000 per annum
17 Nov 2016
07 Dec 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting career opportunity for an experienced Land Buyer to join a market leading Property Investment Company based in Media City, Salford Quays. They sell high yield buy-to-let in the North of the UK. The role will be to identify and source suitable land/building acquisitions, and negotiate purchases on behalf of the company and their three preferred residential developers.

The successful candidate will be a proactive and connected person, with knowledge and experience in land buying and development.

Land Buyer Experience and Skills Required:
- A good negotiator who understands the legalities of land purchasing, along with the ability to agree both conditional and unconditional purchases, and JV opportunities.
- Knowledge and experience of working with solicitors and land registry enquiries to ascertain ownership is a must.
- Understanding of planning policies and ability to work with architects to agree cost effective outline schemes.
- Networking skills and existing contacts with commercial agencies, banks, solicitors and architects.
- Full clean UK drivers license, own car, and willingness to travel.

Land Buyer Responsibilities:
- Sourcing city centre residential land that is suitable for high density, purpose-built apartment blocks, that are suitable for the rental market.
- Reporting to the Business Development Director at their Salford Quays office and working closely with the directors to identify the longer term needs of their developers and the company.
- Identifying opportunities that will ensure the company has a long pipeline of stock for their busy sales and marketing operation.

Land Buyer Benefits:
- Basic salary of £50K and OTE of £70K
- Private Healthcare, pension scheme, and free eye tests.
- Outstanding performance is recognised and rewarded in various forms throughout the year, such as bonuses and social events.
- Be part of a company who have been accredited Investors in People Bronze.
- They pride themselves on having some of the best staff in the business and are a close team.

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