Senior Land Manager
Senior Land Manager
Birmingham, Peterborough, Boston, Nottingham, Rushden or Lincoln
Up to £65,000 + Company Car Provision
36.25 hours per week
Closing date: 4th July 2019
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high performing and experienced professional to join our Portfolio and Investment team as Senior Land Manager, during a period of change and growth in our business function.
Working as part of a wider team, our new Senior Land Manager will play a leading role in the generation of Land and New Business opportunities.
Our successful candidate will work in collaboration with the wider business function and key stakeholders to prepare appropriate strategies, policies and procedures to satisfy business development across Land and New Business opportunities.
The Senior Land Manager role will also see the successful candidate work closely with both the Head of Land & Planning and Director of Development & Sales, and in conjunction with leaders across the business, as well as the wider Development function to provide the homes, and the development of Land and New Business that will help solve the housing crisis, and achieve our Group objectives and goals.
This position will see the incumbent become a key “ambassador” for Land and New Business Development, building excellent relationships with business partnerships, specifically key stakeholders within Longhurst Group partners.
Utilising a demonstrable and proven track record in sourcing and purchasing sites suitable for residential development throughout the Midlands and surrounding regions, you will manage land and new business projects and growth opportunities from sourcing and conception through to delivery.
As our ideal candidate you will be a values driven, innovative and creative professional. You will champion commercial awareness, change and collaborative working to ensure strategic objectives and performance targets are met and risks are managed across the function.
We are looking for a highly experienced and confident negotiator, with a keen eye for opportunity and the drive and enthusiasm to see new opportunities turned from idea into reality.
Ideally, the successful candidate will be Degree educated and/or hold relevant professional qualifications, however, this is not essential.
Longhurst Group is one of the UK’s leading housing providers, providing more than 22,500 homes across the Midlands and the East of England, and is a leading independent provider of care and support services. Passionate about people and committed to its vision of ‘Improving Lives’, Longhurst Group does not stand still and has an exciting future ahead with ambitious growth plans for housing, care, support and community investment. Everything we do is about helping people, enhancing their wellbeing and improving lives.
At Longhurst Group we value and respect our people. We recognise that our success rests on the shoulders of committed staff and board members so we want to make sure that everyone feel supported and appreciated. Being part of Longhurst Group means living our values. In it together, Heartfelt Service, Own it, Push the Boundaries and Fun and Fair. It is through our values we will continue to shape the future making a positive difference within our local communities, creating places where people want to live.
In return for your hard work and commitment, you’ll enjoy excellent employee benefits including
- A competitive salary
- Car allowance provision
- A contributory average salary Pension Scheme
- Generous paid annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays and 3 additional concessionary days.
- A commitment to learning and development
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free onsite parking at majority of sites
PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.
All shortlisted candidates will need to verify eligibility to work in the UK at interview, copies will not be taken. Proof must then be provided by day one upon successful candidature.
Longhurst Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants from minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities and invite applicants to contact the employer to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.