Penguin Recruitment

Land & Development Assistant | Leeds

West Yorkshire, Leeds
£25000 - £30000 per annum + Negotiable depending on experience
14 Sep 2021
12 Oct 2021
Megan Field
Job (Function)
Town Planning
Contract Type
Full Time

Land & Development Assistant | Leeds

My Client is the UK's leading purpose build residential care home developer and constructor and has been in operation for over 30 years.

This client has presented an exciting opportunity for a graduate within the team as a Land & Development Assistant. This role will join a team who is committed to identifying and securing land which has the potential for a successful care home to be built by the inhouse construction company.

Working within the Health Sector, this role operates in a resilient and thriving environment for land led opportunity, with the current climate further accelerating the need for new, purpose-built Care Homes.

With support and personal development opportunity, the ideal person will be able to work in a fast-paced environment, be a strong communicator and most importantly, be keen and willing to learn!

Candidate Requirements

  • Identifying new sites with care home potential.
  • Networking with agents in order to build your own pipeline of land suitable for development.
  • Be fully conversant with and follow the Development Teams processes and procedures in order to compile board pack submissions.
  • Conduct land acquisition negotiations on behalf of the Company.
  • Presenting sites to the development team.
  • Liaising with wider team members to determine the suitability of a site for planning and construction.
  • Recommend to the Land Directors ways to promote land purchase and to notify them of any major events in the region such as conferences, exhibitions, public meetings etc. which may be vehicles for promoting the company's land purchase programme.
  • A 2:1 or higher in a Real Estate Royal Institute of Chartered Surveying (RICS) degree or a non-Real Estate degree is preferred
  • A' level standard or equivalent.

The role does involve travelling to sites, so enjoying driving and having own transport is a must.

In return, my client is happy to offer a competetive starting salary, and great place to work with fantastic employee benefits including, pension, mileage re-imbursement, ability to purchase extra annual leave and much more!

Interested? For applications and more information about this opportunity, please send your up to date CV to Megan Field at, or call 01792 365 104.

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