With over 65 years’ experience, ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector. We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental and rural sectors.
ADAS has recently been acquired by the RSK Group plc which is one of Europe's leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancies and is ranked number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK. There has never been a more exciting time to join.
Our Land team are responsible for identifying and generating a sustainable flow of feasible sites for residential development, working closely with the Planning team.
The Department is also responsible for managing any land and property assets owned by the Division.
Senior Land/Development Manager – UK Wide
Preferably based in Leeds, you will be responsible for leading the Land team and driving our site finding and development offer. You will be the main point of contact for all land and development related duties, establishing new development opportunities whilst ensuring the most cost effective contract is agreed on land purchases. You will have good knowledge of the planning system and work closely with the Planning team, potentially managing the team in the future. You may have a background in environmental consultancy, planning, site finding or development.
We are specifically looking to recruit someone that can demonstrate previous experience working in the Property and Construction Industry at this level or someone looking to take the next step. This role would suit someone with an entrepreneurial spirit looking to develop a department. It is expected that the successful candidate will have the necessary past experience working with a residential developer and/or housing association and be able to demonstrate good leadership qualities with a professional management style to recruit and mentor new employees.
Alongside having sound technical and commercial knowledge, you will need to be confident, commercially aware and be able to develop existing relationships whilst building upon new ones.
Other key skills will include:
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As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.
Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.
The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.
All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Sarah Murphy, HR Manager at email@example.com or call 0117 300 4295.
RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.