Senior Land and New Business Manager

Yarlington Housing Group
Yeovil, Somerset
10 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Senior Land and New Business Manager

Yeovil office or Flexible/Home Working

Full Time - Permanent

37 hours a week


It’s an exciting time at Yarlington, we have just launched our new Corporate strategy, Next-Gen 2017-2021 - growing our organisation and working tirelessly towards solving the housing crisis.

It’s our colleagues that make Yarlington a great place to work, along with brilliant management, senior leadership and the professional and personal development opportunities available.  This has led to us being recognised as 12th in the Times Top 100 Best Organisations to work for 2017.

We are based in Yeovil, Somerset within the beautiful South West, where you will find plenty of opportunities for interests outside of work.

Do you have the passion and dedication to work with us to ensure that better future? If you share our vision and want to play a key role in Next-Gen we would love to hear from you. In return, we will provide you with a work environment and culture that will enable you to thrive.

Why wouldn’t you want to join the Yarlington team?

We are currently seeking a Senior Land and New Business Manager to identify and secure new development opportunities across a range of tenures including affordable and market sale homes according to the group's strategy, secure approvals and drive new opportunities through to contract stage.

You will generate new business, cultivate relationships with key statutory and private sector stakeholders. You will effectively implement, deliver and review YHG's development strategy by securing new business, identifying and managing risks, setting scheme budgets and building successful, collaborative relationships with partners, consultants and stakeholder in order to deliver projects.

Our ideal candidate will be driven to secure new business targets, be commercially aware, flexible, analytical, committed and have strong negotiation skills. Ideally, you will have a relevant degree in Land and New Business capability and have detailed working knowledge of the housing development process. You will be a team player who has the ability to work under pressure and prioritise workloads to deliver an efficient service.

Resident Positive – We will guarantee at least two tenants an interview based on them meeting the essential criteria.

The closing date for this role is 1st June 2018.

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