Senior Land Manager

Senior Land Manager

Salary: £Competitive
Location: Edinburgh

2022-03-02 2022-03-30 Miller Homes

About the role

At Miller Homes we are building homes in a way which allows us to build better places for people to belong to, better homes for customers and better places for communities to thrive and nature to prosper.  We are also creating a better working environment for our people.  We create better places where people and planet prosper.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Land Manager to join our Scotland East team at an exciting time. Backed by private equity, Miller Homes are amidst a rapid growth strategy. We are looking for someone with ambition and a proven track record in land acquisition to join our team!

Miller Homes is one of the leading housebuilders in the UK. We currently deliver in the region of 4,000 homes per annum, with ambitious growth plans to deliver 6,000 homes per annum in the medium term. Founded in 1934, we have a well-deserved reputation for high quality family homes. We are one of the largest, privately owned national homebuilders, delivering new homes in attractive regional markets across the UK.

We are strategically positioned across ten regions, with two in Scotland, four in the North of England and a further four across the Midlands and South of England, with a strong, well-established presence in sought-after suburban locations in regional markets. Backed by private equity, we are actively looking to identify and purchase land for future development to aid our significant growth plans in Scotland West region.

Our skilled land teams have an extensive understanding of the planning system, excellent local knowledge and an enviable track record of delivering commercially viable planning consents. We specialise in problem solving, finding technical solutions for complex sites, and finding economic solutions to longstanding issues.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in land acquisition, with strong commercial acumen and ambition. This role will be responsible for managing both internal and external resources in a cost-effective manner, reporting directly to the Regional Land Director.

Who are we looking for?

Someone who has:

  • Has effective negotiation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ambition and has the right attitude towards growing our region.
  • Local knowledge of the region and a strong network
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to make the right decisions at the right time in the development process.
  • Can effectively manage internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills and someone who inspires confidence.
  • An ambassador for Miller Homes
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Maintains Operational and Strategic relationships with external stakeholders involved in the delivery of land (e.g. Agents, Land Owners, Local Authorities and Statutory bodies)
  • Ensure the effective use of resources by programming and prioritising work in order to ensure timely land delivery and minimises delays due to their understanding of the risks involved in each of the projects.


  • Experience of land acquisition, preferably gained in a private house building environment.
  • Knowledge of legal, technical, and planning matters related to the land acquisition process.
  • An established contact base within the prescribed region / area
  • Relevant degree/professional qualifications, or similar by experience

If you are an experienced and ambitious land professional, please apply by submitting your CV below.

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, and therefore you should apply for this job as soon as possible.

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