Experienced Land Buyer wanted!

Avon, England • Negotiable dependent on experience • Permanent • Housing Development

Thatcher Associates are looking for an experienced Land Buyer to be based in the Bristol region.

This is a great opportunity for a Land Buyer looking for career progression with an established developer in the South West. 

My client is seeking an ambitious individual who is able to purchase land and deal with all the legal contracts and who has experience with land transactions through the planning system. You must also have a strong track record in acquiring land in the South West, you have to be able to negotiate and push deals over the line.

You will have the opportunity to grow within the company, and push your career onto Land Manager level. The Head of Land and Development is looking for someone who likes to manage their own diary and is wanting to give free rein. 

About the role:

As the Land Buyer, you will be working within the Land and Development team working closely with the Head of Land and Development, acquiring and appraising sites across the South West region. 

You will be responsible for establishing new development opportunities whilst ensuring the most cost-effective contract is agreed on land purchases. You will need to demonstrate that you’re able to forecast a fruitful pipeline, be able to acquire profitable sites and deal with all the legals when required.  

About you:

You will need to be confident, commercial and enhance existing relationships whilst building upon new ones. you will also enjoy exceeding targets and be overcoming barriers when faced with challenges. You will need to demonstrate that you have:
  • Strong negotiation skills which equate to successful budgeting and financial targets;
  • Previous examples of deals/involvement
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience as a Land Buyer;
  • Confident with liaising with key stakeholders/decision makers;
  • Sound technical and commercial background;
  • Confident in working towards targets and budgets;
  • Deliver on land identification, appraisal, and acquisition of new sites;
  • Strong planning knowledge with a proven track record;
  • Reactive to the housing market and prices;
  • Excellent communication skills verbally and written;
  • Previous experience in the Property and Construction industry.
  • Ability to influence decisions using appropriate methods and facts 
  • Good local knowledge. 
What’s on offer and how to apply?

On offer is a market leading salary, bonus, and benefits. 

To register your interest and apply for the position of Land Buyer in the South West, please send a copy of your updated CV to the details provided. 

If you would like a confidential and non-committal discussion about this role, please contact Fiona Corbett in confidence using the details below. 

0117 934 9555

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