Senior Land Manager

North London (Beaconsfield)

About us

Shanly Homes is a privately-owned, award-winning regional house builder that aims to develop stunning homes in desirable locations across London and the South East.

Since we built our first home in 1969, we've gone from strength to strength, with a team now comprising of 200 hand-picked professionals, who are as committed to developing homes of exquisite quality and design, as we are.

We know our employees are key to our success, which is why we ask every single one of our staff to share in our ethos; we don't live for the future, we help shape it.

What you'll be doing

As a Land Manager, you will bring with you and be looking to further develop a strong network of proven land contacts that will enable you to use your expertise to secure land and development opportunities to achieve our performance targets and budget requirements.

This is a crucial role which requires the ability to source, negotiate and complete on various land purchases within sufficient time to meet the agreed company forecasts, helping us to meet our continued growth ambitions.

Sourcing new land, preparing site profitability statements, putting together development programmes, sales market research and acquisition build budgets will all be something you need to be conversant with.

You will have the ability to make quick decisions and respond confidently to changing situations. You will be an excellent communicator at all levels.

Skill and experience

  • 3 years + experience in land acquisition within the residential property sector
  • Adept, confident, clear communicator
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of North London, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire Or Thames Valley, Home counties.
  • Flexible approach with the ability to react to the needs of the business.

What we can offer you

We expect the best from our employees, and in return we take care of them with a competitive employment package including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual and long-term bonus scheme
  • Car allowance
  • Health Care
  • Free life assurance
  • Additional annual leave with length of service
  • Pension scheme

By becoming part of our team, you'll be given the opportunity to work in a unique environment that combines the friendliness of a privately-owned business with all the benefits of a financially-strong company that has stood the test of time. 

If this gets you excited, and you feel that you might be the person we're looking for, we'd love to hear from you.

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Team Shanly work across a variety of disciplines:

  • Accounts/finance
  • Admin/secretarial
  • Architecture/building design
  • Commercial property - management and maintenance
  • Construction - quantity surveying, buying, estimating, contracts management
  • Customer care
  • Land acquisition
  • Marketing
  • Planning
  • Sales
  • Security/maintenance
  • Site management
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Grow with us

The Shanly Group is passionate about investing in young people.

Be it via the support we provide through our charitable arm, the Shanly Foundation, or via our employment and training initiatives, we remain committed to attracting youngsters to the various professions within the construction industry.

We facilitate work-experience opportunities and engage with our local schools through attendance at careers fairs and we work with schools to deliver on-site visits.

We also provide careers support to local children by taking part in mock-interviews and giving advice on how to write an effective CV.

We provide a number of schemes to support school leavers, graduates and young people looking to get ahead in the construction industry and since 2017 we have launched the Shanly Group Academy. 

Academy trainees are provided with:

  • A one-year fixed term contract 
  • An option to interview for permanent position
  • Review at end of each 2-month departmental placement
  • Ongoing support and guidance by senior members of staff
  • Continued professional development and opportunity to attend training courses
  • A working schedule of 2-months in each of the following departments:
  1. Land and Planning
  2. Sales and Marketing
  3. Build – site and office based
  4. Technical
  5.  Commercial
  6. Customer Care
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