Vacancy details

Acquisitions Manager

Reference W057/19
Location Merefield House, Castleford
Salary £40,197 - £43,170
Hours 37
Closing Date 25 November 2019
Contact Andy Hollings, Development Manager on 01977 724533.

We are looking for someone to join our Development Team to be responsible for the organisation’s land and property acquisitions programme, including all scheme identification and development to specified goals, costs and specifications.

In this role you will lead and take responsibility for the organisation’s property acquisition programmes to ensure maximum benefit for the organisation and delivery of the targets outlined in the New Build Investment Strategy.

You will also be the key contact with the Strategic Housing Teams of Local Authorities in regard to schemes requiring Homes England approval. You will also ensure that S106 and land opportunities can be maximised.

Applicants will have:

  • a qualification at level 6 of the Qualifications and Credit Framework;
  • a appropriate professional qualification such as Membership of RICS or MRTPI etc;
  • significant experience in a similar field and the ability to undertake financial appraisals;
  • extensive knowledge of new build, development, acquisition and sales; and
  • knowledge and experience of procurement routes, project and budget management and reporting.

The post holder must hold a valid driving licence and have daily access to a vehicle to travel throughout the district.

As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years service) + statutory bank holidays;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (14.3% employer contribution); and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698 or by email to recruitment@wdh.co.uk.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.