Land Buyer/Negotiator

Land Buyer/ Negotiator

Land Buyers seeks out development opportunities to introduce to clients.


The Role

  • Identifying sites for potential development
  • Appraising a site to establish land value
  • Negotiating deals with both landowners and agents, and presenting ideas at consultation events
  • Understanding planning legislation and working closely with planning teams to assess suitability for development and the likelihood of achieving permission for a variety of developments
  • Realising the development potential of a plot of land
  • Carrying out assessments
  • Liaising with vendors and external companies to arrange site surveys
  • Providing survey companies with all relevant site information
  • Monitoring competition
  • Carrying out saturation surveys and other site identification tasks
  • Undertaking research and collate information for reports as directed
  • Managing budgets
  • Most full time positions are 40 hours a week

Salary

  • Newly trained land buyers or land negotiators can earn in the region of £20,000 and £25,000 per year
  • Trained with experience land buyers and negotiators can earn in the region of £25,000 and £40,000
  • Senior land buyers or negotiators can earn £70,000 or more

Salaries depend on location, employer and level of responsibility.


Qualifications and Training

Most Land Buyers and Negotiators are graduates with a degree in a land or construction based subject. These could include Geography, Civil Engineering or Surveying.

Typically a Land Buyer is also required to have a full, clean driving licence.


Vacancies

Check out the latest  vacancies: 

Reed

Indeed

As these are external websites, the number of job vacancies related to your preferred job role may vary. 

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Find out more

For information on job roles in Scotland please visit the Skills Development Scotland website My World of Work.

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