Strategic Land Buyer | Developer | North West

Penguin Recruitment
£32000 - £42000 per annum + + Car + Bonus and more!
Closing date
18 Aug 2021
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Penguin Recruitment is pleased to be supporting a national developer on the hire of a Strategic Land Buyer for their team in the North West.

Our client is one of the UK's leading housebuilders with over 350 sites nationwide developing over 16,000 beautifully designed homes each year. Our client has a long history of developing careers and promoting planners to senior positions within the business so if you are ambitious with plans to grow, this is a great company to work with!


-Identifying new strategic land opportunities which have the potential for residential development
-Attending meetings with landowners, colleagues, land agents and consultants to build relationships and secure new strategic land opportunities
-Submitting an expression of interests and offers to landowners
-Negotiating with landowners and agents to agree head of terms
-Working alongside solicitors to complete land contracts and due diligence
-Respond to and influence Local Plan making at a regional level
-Negotiate and influence local planning authorities in the preparation of planning applications
-Work alongside colleagues and consultants to manage planning applications for residential development


The successful candidate should have proven experience in a similar role. You will have sufficient knowledge and experience of land acquisition processes for residential development, along with a working knowledge of the planning system through to an implementable consent.

You should also be able to demonstrate a full understanding of planning policy, including understanding how planning policy is formulated and how to influence the plan making process.

A degree (or equivalent) that is recognised by the RTPI or RICS is preferable but not essential.


A competitive salary and benefits package including a pension, life insurance, company car or car allowance and a bonus. Above all an honest, driven approach that offers the chance to work with some great people!

This opportunity offers the chance to broaden your knowledge and gain experience in all areas of the housebuilding business, with career progression in the future.


Interviews are happening now so please express your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

For further information on this role or others in the region, please contact me on 01792 341 104, 07989 666 880 or


Penguin Recruitment has over 10 years experience in the Town Planning Sector. Our dedicated team of Planning Consultants are actively working with Consultancies, House Builders, Strategic Land Promoters and Local Authorities across the UK.

Whether you are a Graduate looking for that first career step, an Associate Director looking for that strategic move, or an employer in the Town Planning Sector looking for a Recruitment Partner, Penguin’s considerable experience can help you achieve your goal.

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