Protech Site Services are currently recruiting for a Senior Land Manager to join the team of one of the UK’s largest residential developers

The Senior Land Manager will be responsible for identifying, evaluating and securing sufficient land/sites for development to support the Division’s objectives of achieving and maintaining a quality land bank.

The successful candidate will have an extensive regional contact base and a deep understanding of the Southwest and its residential land market. 

The role of Senior Land Manager reports to the Land Director.

Responsibilities include:

  • The identification and securing of residential development sites, principally through the formation and maintenance of close relationships with agents, introducers and other contacts associated with land promotion, planning and disposal. 
  • The formulation of site valuations determining the optimum dwelling mix, layout and configuration in line with sales and marketing input. 
  • The compilation and review of technical site assessments and appraisals. 
  • The design, planning and financial evaluation of sites through the feasibility process. 
  • Making offers to purchase and negotiating the most commercially satisfactory and advantageous price and terms direct with vendors and their agents and solicitors. 
  • Closing land deals out by securing an early exchange of contracts by way of the instruction and co-ordination of appropriate legal due diligence. 
  • Assisting in the securing of planning and associated permissions via negotiation and liaison with the relevant authorities, local residents and other stakeholders. 
  • Working closely with the land and planning director and all other colleagues to ensure the smooth and efficient delivery of new sites, and the ongoing management of existing developments and other assets. 

Experience and qualifications

  • Experience of working as a Senior Land Manager, Land Manager or property related role.
  • Successful experience in land acquisition ideally within the housebuilding industry.
  • A-Levels or equivalent
  • Planning or Surveying Degree Grade 2:2 or above or equivalent is desirable
  • RICS or RTPI is desirable


  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail and administrative skills
  • Good IT skills

Salary – £80k plus package  

Job Location: Bristol Gloucestershire

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