Senior Land Officer; Agricultural
£40,000 - £60,000 per annum, plus bonus and benefits
East of England
Capstone Property Recruitment have been retained by the UK's leading consultancy for consent management, land assembly and compulsory purchase projects to source a Senior Land Officer, joining the expanding team of Agricultural Liaison Officers to support clients across a variety of exciting and innovative major infrastructure projects in the UK.
The role plays a pivotal part in the preparation and delivery of construction works on major projects in the rural environment. The Senior Land Officer acts as an intermediary between landowners/tenants, the contractor, and the client to ensure that works are being delivered in compliance with legal agreements, consents and approved construction methodologies to minimise disruption to agricultural operations. This role will work closely with existing land consultants and bring in-depth agricultural knowledge.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
- Act as the primary conduit for information between Landowners and occupiers, the client and the contractors on site for land and property related issues throughout construction
- Carry out site meetings familiarising yourself with landowners, occupiers, their holdings and the individual requirements of each holding ahead of construction works
- Liaise with landowners and occupiers with respect to field entrances and access to construction strips and managing/ facilitating access to landlocked or severed land parcels
- Co-ordinating and overseeing drainage surveys and sharing pre and post construction drainage schemes with landowners, occupiers and agents
- Co-ordinating condition schedules including soil and contamination surveys
- Discussing and agreeing with landowners the location and installation of proposed infrastructure on land during the design process
- Coordinating the provision of detailed pre- and post-construction condition surveys to be used as a baseline in any compensation claims/disputes with the landowner and/or contractor
- Local working knowledge of East of England
- Practical agricultural knowledge and experience. Knowledge of forestry and equestrian issues, preferable not essential
- Experience working with landowners and agricultural businesses, stakeholder engagement
- Knowledge of the compulsory acquisition process
- Experience working on linear infrastructure projects, construction and construction contracts
- Cost sensitivity and control
For more information, please contact Daniah Williams MRICS on 020 3994 0340 or email email@example.com.
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