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Head of Land and Development

Job Description

Head of Land and Development


We are pleased to be offering a noted opportunity to join a regional developer as the Head of Land and Development, working closely with the Managing Director to lead the Land and Development strategy for the business. This will include land acquisition and planning programmes from site identification and managing the Development team.

We are keen to hear from you if you have experience of:

  • Planning policy in housing

  • Sourcing land and managing planning applications for schemes from initial pre-apps through to reserved matters applications

  • Financial appraisals

  • External funding solutions and procurement and management of designers and consultants

Detailed knowledge of the land acquisition process, relevant legislation, geographical areas, a good network of landowners and local authorities is essential along with knowledge of pre-construction processes, including legal and planning issues.

Ideally you will be degree educated or equivalent level 6 qualification, and it is desirable that you have obtained a programme or project management qualification or a RICS or equivalent professional qualification.

We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational leader, with the ability to articulate a vision that creates excitement, enthusiasm, and commitment from others, and you should be able to lead, support and develop staff and maintain excellent services.

If this is of interest and you would like to explore in more detail, please do call to discuss in confidence. Closing date for applications is the 15th August.

Sphere Solutions are one of the Southwest & Wales market leaders in providing recruitment services to the built environment. With specialist consultants based in our regional offices (Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester, Southampton, Plymouth and Truro) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.