Graduate Land Buyer – Ringwood

Job title: Graduate Land Buyer

Location: Ringwood, Hampshire

Reward & Benefits: Competitive Salary, bonus scheme, car allowance and excellent Colleague benefits

About us

We are Churchill Retirement PLC, the fastest growing company in the UK retirement house-building sector. We are a family-run, privately owned, financially robust business and we have ambitious growth plans for the future.

We are proud of what we do and the people we work with; and in order to turn our ambitious expansion plans into reality, we will be investing £500mil in land and build projects within the next 5 years. We have absolute confidence in the UK retirement housing market and are ready to invest further!

Churchill Retirement PLC are a multi award winning business and 2020 we were name the ‘Best Medium House Builder’ at the WhatHouse? Awards and we were voted the 03rd ‘Best Company to Work for’ in the Sunday Times Awards.

About the role

You will be an integral part of the regional land team, gaining an understanding of Churchill’s business model and land acquisition requirements within your first few months.

As a Graduate Land Buyer you will be responsible for researching towns and identifying suitable land opportunities from a variety of sources. You will present suitable sites to the team for consideration and assist with site appraisals and valuations.

You will be involved in the production of legal, technical, development proposals, and the preparation of acquisition board papers and packs for approval by the executive board.

Excitingly you will see your sites progress through the due diligence process to contract exchange and legal completion. You will also have the opportunity to monitor your sites through design, planning, commercial and construction.

About you

We are looking for a motivated and diligent Graduate from Real Estate, Town Planning, Geography, or a similar qualification. You will have a genuine interest in the land acquisition process and be keen to develop your knowledge and career.

As Graduate Land Buyer, you will have strong verbal and written communication skills, be engaging, personable and comfortable meeting new people for the first time. You will have an eye for detail and good analytical skills, plus excellent IT skills including all Microsoft Offices packages.

Due to the travel involved in this role you will require a full UK driving licence.

Our Colleagues are confident ambassadors of the company with an eye for business development opportunities and enjoy networking with like-minded professionals.

Graduate opportunities with Churchill Retirement Living

We are a fast-paced and exciting place to work. We offer our Colleagues multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us.

As a Graduate Land Buyer you will work within an established and highly experienced team of professionals, whose knowledge, passion and expertise is second to none.

Based from one of our Regional Offices across the UK including Eastern, Midlands, Northern, South East and South West. You will gain an insight to the end to end process land acquisition, design, planning, commercial and construction, having every opportunity to progress your career within the business.

How you’ll be rewarded:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car provision or cash for car alternative
  • Land Bonus scheme (paid upon exchange)
  • Annual holiday entitlement - 24 days minimum + Bank Holidays
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • John Lewis vouchers - £200 for all expectant mums and dads
  • Eye Care Reimbursement Scheme
  • Investment into you and your career
  • Professional Subscriptions
  • Employee referral scheme

To be part of our success story send your CV and covering letter to