Senior Land Manager

Southern Region (Leatherhead)

What you'll be doing

Working as part of our Southern region this is a crucial role in driving forward the growth of the company. You will:

  • secure land and development opportunities to support the growth of the company
  • bring with you and be looking to further develop a strong network of proven land contacts
  • conduct detailed appraisal of land opportunities identifying constraints and potential benefits
  • preparation and submission of offers for land to acquire development sites and negotiating terms
  • prepare site profitability statements, putting together development programmes, sales market research and acquisition build budgets
  • work collaboratively with the wider teams to enable a smooth transition once a site has been secured. 

Skill and experience

  • Proven experience in land acquisition within the residential property sector
  • Adept, confident, clear communicator
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Deal driven
  • Good local knowledge.


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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

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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