Land Manager – North East

Job title: Land Manager

Location: North East

Reward and Benefit: Competitive salary, attractive bonus scheme, company car or cash for car and excellent benefits

About us

We are Churchill Retirement PLC, the fastest growing company in the UK retirement house building sector and we’re looking for people like you.

We’re a family-owned business and we’re going places, proud of what we do and the people we work with. We have ambitious growth plans for the future, now employing over 600 people and growing all the time.

We are proud of our beautiful, quality and purpose-built one and two bedroom apartments in desirable locations across the UK for those looking for an independent lifestyle in later life. Our developments are designed to take away all the hassle and fears that can be experienced by older people and provide security, peace of mind and independence.

We’ve won a host of awards; most recently we have been recognised by The Sunday Times as the 03rd Best Company to work for in 2020, and in 2016 became the first ever retirement living specialist to have been named overall ‘Housebuilder of the Year’ by the WhatHouse? Awards.

About the role

We are recruiting for a Land Manager within our Northern Region with a focus on the North East in particular.

Our Land Managers play a critical role in the overall success of the business and we reward our Land Colleagues with very attractive land buying commission schemes, professional and personal development along with industry leading Colleague benefits. 

As a Land Manager, you’ll work closely with our planning, technical and design teams on a day to day basis. The role is incredibly fast moving, and you will be responsible for investigating opportunities through an extensive network of contacts as well as identifying land opportunities directly through your own efforts of targeted marketing. Our Land Colleagues work the site from identification and appraisal through each stage of the purchase and you will be liaising with Local Authorities, Estate Agents and Land Owners each and every day to maximise your opportunities. 

You’ll also have the added benefit of knowing you play a key role in why our customers thrive and fall in love with their new independent, safe and secure lifestyle.

Naturally the role comes with extensive travel requirements within the region therefore you must have a valid UK Drivers Licence. The hours of work are Monday to Thursday, 9am – 5.30pm and Fridays, 9am – 5pm.

About you

You’ll have extensive Land Buying experience within the property sector, from either the retirement sector, a mainstream house-builder or land acquisition for commercial and retail. 

You will have advanced negotiation skills with tact and the ability to influence other people with clear, professional communication skills and confidence to present in meetings.

We are looking for some who is well networked in the North East with a proven track record of success, enjoy hitting targets and will be familiar with all aspects of land purchase in the UK.

How you’ll be rewarded

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Company car
  • Annual holiday entitlement - 25 days + Bank Holidays
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Individual Medical Insurance
  • Health Screening
  • Professional Subscriptions

If you want to be part of our success story, please send your CV and a covering letter to quoting reference number NRT0016.