Land Manager / Development Manager
Dandara was established in 1988 from the desire to provide innovative homes and commercial properties, which would offer real value for money without compromising on design, durability or quality. Today Dandara is one of the UK’s largest independent property development companies, with over 10,000 happy customers and more than 100 industry awards for design and quality - and it’s all thanks to the vision and passion of our dedicated team.
With the expansion into our new Edinburgh and Lothians region we are seeking an experienced Land Manager / Development Manager to join our expanding team
Key tasks and responsibilities
• To identify and procure new Residential, Mixed-Use and Commercial development opportunities using personal contacts, existing client database, property agents and direct approaches. The bias will be on Residential and Commercial schemes.
• Evaluate development sites using internal resources and external professional terms, purchase and sale agreements, development agreements, leases and options whilst liaising with the in-house legal team.
• Development of new key relationships with third parties.
• The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the development process from initial site identification through to the sale and letting of completed units.
You must have experience as a Land Buyer/Manager, in the residential, commercial or mixed-use development industry or with a developer with regeneration credentials. You must be used to working to exacting standards and strict deadlines to negotiate and prepare comprehensive and quality offer documentation to ensure the successful acquisition of new development opportunities. You must also be an ambitious and self-motivated person capable of unlocking value through the planning process, and co-ordinate and lead teams of professionals to achieve company goals.
Qualifications and training
You are a person with excellent management and communication skills, an established portfolio of successful projects, and fully established contacts to back up that profile. You are also fully proficient in the use of appropriate software such as the Microsoft Office package, including Word, Excel and Project.
No Agency submissions will be accepted for this role.
- Land Acquisition
- Land Development
- Land Management