Land Reference and Access Manager- Fixed Term Contract

Job Title: Land Reference and Access Manager- Fixed Term Contract
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Competitive
REF: BBBH25564
Contact Name: Zoe Payne
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Job Published: about 3 years ago

Allen and York are delighted be working closely with a globally recognised client on an opportunity to work on the largest Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project in the UK.

We are seeking a Land Referencing and Access Manager professional to lead the land referencing activities, the land access process and the production of the relevant Property supporting documentation for the DCO process including the Book of Reference.

In return you will receive a competitive package to reflect your experience and expertise, fantastic career opportunities and full support through the exciting project.

Main responsibilities

  • Define and manage the Land Referencing process for the identification of all affected land and property owners and interested parties
  • Specify and maintain a system for recording all Land Interest stakeholder and valuation information to the standard required to meet the needs of the DCO process and to enable appropriate stakeholder management
  • Lead the production of the required DCO documentation relating to the Property function including the Book of Reference, Statement of Reasons etc. to build a compelling case for the acquisition of all necessary land interests resulting in a successful DCO examination of these issues
  • Develop and lead the Land Access process to provide timely access to land as required by the needs of the Expansion Programme but in a capitally efficient manner
  • Manage the day to day interface between survey providers and land owners and ensuring that access is negotiated in accordance with the values of the Organisation.
  • Manage the Section 52 and 53 processes with PINS where these are required
  • Manage the Land Access team manager
  • Appoint and manage suppliers in the delivery of Land Referencing services, database services, and specialist legal advice

Qualifications & Skills

  • Relevant planning / development / legal qualification
  • Relevant post graduate experience in development and programme management, DCO experience highly desirable
  • Previous experience in land referencing and access agreements strongly preferred
  • Experience of leading consultant teams in the timely production of complex deliverables
  • Highly organised with the ability to form and manage plans coordinating the activities of multiple surveyors across multiple landowners in accordance with individual agreements

Get in touch for a confidential chat in more depth about the role...

I look forward to speaking with you very soon. Please call Zoe Payne on 01202 888 986 Ext 202