Land Manager


Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
£25,000 - £50,000 per annum, depending on experience
Working Hours:
40 hours per week
Closing Date:
Job Types:
Business Support
Bournemouth & Poole
Colten House

It’s more than a possibility

Land Manager

Based at Colten House in Ringwood, Hampshire

£25,000 - £50,000 per annum, depending on experience. Plus benefits and commission package

Full time contract, 40 hours per week


Colten Developments are a family-owned developer, established for over 50 years, with housebuilding experience across Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex. We also work closely with our sister company, Colten Care, delivering care homes for their portfolio. Due to growth, we are expanding our residential land team and looking for a Land Buyer to join us at this exciting time.

About The Job

  • Reporting to the Director of Development
  • This is a varied role but you will be involved in land finding, land appraisal and land acquisition
  • Develop a knowledge of associated legal matters and land agreements
  • Build and maintain relationships with landowners, agents, local authorities and other developer contacts
  • Working with wider technical, construction and sales teams
  • Working with planning teams to submit planning applications
  • Maintain database of contacts and land opportunities

About You

  • Must have an interest or experience in land buying and land management
  • Experience in residential development or agency
  • Ideally degree qualified (property), not essential
  • An appreciation of the planning system and technical matters
  • Ambitious and willing to learn
  • Strong IT skills
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Network of contacts
  • Full UK driving licence

In return, we are offering a competitive salary with a generous commission package plus excellent training and opportunities to further develop your career. Our newly built contemporary offices offer a bright, airy break-out room, a mezzanine social area with table tennis facilities and an established forest with surrounding gardens for alfresco lunches.