Senior Strategic Land Manager


“A connected deal maker and land promoter, leveraging your strong network to identify off-market land parcels with high development potential”.


This Land is a real estate developer, passionate about building sustainable, high-quality homes that go beyond profit. We create places where communities thrive, prioritising the environment and infrastructure in every project. Owned by Cambridgeshire County Council, our success directly benefits the communities we serve.

Be part of a team that's redefining sustainable development. Working alongside talented individuals who are committed to excellence and making a difference.

As we expand, we need an experienced Land Promotor who can unlock the potential in new regions. With a passion for identifying and securing prime development opportunities from acquisition to planning permission.  

You’ll be leading the acquisition and promotion of new opportunities while managing a Strategic Land Portfolio. A senior leader within our Land team, you will use your networks to introduce us to new regions and secure off-market land opportunities. Promoting land parcels to developers and investors, highlighting development opportunities.

About the role:

  • Champion land acquisitions that align with our vision for sustainable growth
  • Negotiate and secure land deals with a focus on maximising value.
  • Identify and secure long-term promotion agreements for prime development sites through internal searches and your extensive network.
  • Develop comprehensive planning and promotion strategies to maximise development value and minimise costs.
  • Lead negotiations with landowners, manage external consultants, and forge high-profile relationships with local planning authorities, external property contacts, local agents, landowners, and developers.

About you

We are looking for entrepreneurial people to join our expanding team. Our Senior Land Manager will have:

  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in land promotion and / or acquisition.
  • Strong understanding of the housebuilding industry, including land acquisition and disposal.
  • Proven track record of securing long-term option agreements for strategic land sites.
  • Strong planning knowledge and experience navigating the planning process.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a keen eye for identifying and capitalising on new opportunities.
  • Excellent relationship-building skills working with stakeholders, politicians, and landowners.
  • MRICS preferred

What we offer

We’re offering a place where you can pursue your ambitions, perform your best work, and grow with us as we undertake a period of significant expansion. You’ll receive a market leading salary package and benefits including health & wellbeing provisions and up to 2 days p/w flexible working. Find out more > here <

We go beyond just building houses. Apply now!

This Land is committed to equality and diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

Technical Moves are proud to be working with This Land as their exclusive Recruitment Partner. We will be managing the full recruitment process for this opportunity. For further information, please contact one of our team on 01223 845333 and we'll be happy to assist.

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