We’re looking for someone exceptional who wants to make a difference and strives in a challenging environment. If you have a proven track record of site evaluation, sourcing and acquiring land, with experience managing the acquisition process from identification, due diligence, offer, contract, purchase, securing planning permission, through to pre-start on site, a fabulous opportunity has arisen to join us as a Regeneration Manager - Land & New Business
Our Regeneration and Special Projects Team focus on development opportunities arising from the London Development Partnership and other Public Land tenders, regenerating some of Optivo’s existing assets and working with commercial and local authority partners on larger scale Joint Ventures.
In this exciting role, you’ll be responsible for identifying and securing new development opportunities to deliver Optivo’s growth targets. You’ll lead on securing a programme of sites within a region for development for a range of tenures, including commercial operations. You’ll be responsible for the acquisition of land and securing planning consents and partnership deals, ready for the Construction team to procure construction contracts and build out.
What you'll need
You’ll have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to form long lasting productive relationships with vendors, developers, consultants, valuers, local authorities and internal clients and colleagues.
You’ll be skilled at securing new business opportunities in a highly competitive environment, being able to produce and interpret KPIs and Management Information to support the comprehensive growth of your team.
You’ll have demonstrable ability to use and experience of appraisal and cash flow software (Optimix, POD, Proval, Pamwin, Sequel or similar).
You’ll have experience of negotiating site purchase, construction contracts and development agreements.
You’ll have a track record of successfully taking complex schemes through the development process and into contract. You’ll have a clear operational understanding of local, regional and national planning policies.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 24 June 2021, 11:00pm
Interview date: Week commencing 28 June 2021 (Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams
(Please ensure that you complete ALL application questions in full as Hiring Managers will not have visibility of your CV upon application)