Vacancy Title
Director - Land & Development
Business Unit, Department & Location
Land & Development
Newcastle / Leeds / Manchester
Overall Purpose of Job

The GVA Land and Development team are currently recruiting for a Director to join and lead our established team in Newcastle. Our Land and Development team is responsible for providing Land Agency and Development consultancy across the UK.   As well as disposals of opportunities, we are closely involved with the delivery of mixed use development, strategic land promotion and inner City regeneration. We provide a full national agency and development service to landowners, both public and private sector, and to developers. The team is also a leading advisor on development viability to developers and landowners in support of planning negotiations.   The role will offer the right candidate a great career opportunity to lead a busy and successful team that are seen as market leaders, combining with a network of national offices and specialists from all aspects of the development cycle. The work will include providing general and strategic advice on land and development opportunities across the North East, primarily for residential and mixed use schemes, but also as an ambassador for the office and a key individual for this high profile part of the business.   We have one of the strongest regional networks in the property sector providing a national outlook combined with a local service delivery and our consultancy approach allows us to create innovative and far reaching solutions for clients that provide a real difference.

A Director position within the Land & Development team to deliver profitable fee income to the business, manage an existing successful team and promote GVA in the region.

Key Deliverables

  Provision of sound and profitable advice and transactions to key clients – both public and private sector Play a critical part in the promotion and development of the Land & Development dept. Provide accurate management information to the Head of Land & Development as required Develop the skills and potential of the team   This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious and motivated individual to join and lead this specialist and successful team. You should be commercially focused, have an excellent track record of delivery and be happy working both independently and as part of the team.   Our desired or preferred knowledge, skills and experience for this role include, but are not constrained, by  the following:   ·        Previous experience at an appropriate level within the sector ·        Leadership and Risk management skills ·        Creative skills and an ability to lead from the front ·        An understanding of public sector requirements ·        Experience in both public and private sector acquisitions and disposals. ·        An ability to negotiate effectively ·        Excellent experience of communication and client interfacing skills ·        Excellent presentation skills as a leading ambassador for the company in the region. ·        Good IT skills ·        Viability and appraisal experience with Excel/Prodev/Argus Developer ·        RICS qualified

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GVA is an equal opportunities employer