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10 months ago
Location: Perth & Kinross
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Executive
Category: Environmental Jobs
Job Title: Estates Manager

Location: Perth

Salary: £36,500 – £55,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours

The Role

As an Estates Manager you will ensure all types of legal land rights required for the successful delivery of each project are negotiated and secured within a projects financial budget parameters and then managed throughout project development and construction phases. You will do this by implementing land assembly strategies that identify project specific land risks and suggest mitigation that ensures potential land issues do not cause any delay to development or construction project programmes. You will also be expected to provide professional service and advice to the project team on a variety of land related disciplines.

Your Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate experience in building, maintaining, and leveraging relationships with internal project and all relevant 3rd party stakeholders. You will be commercially astute, a strong negotiator, with a solid understanding of valuation principles for the purchase and lease of land and of levels and methods of assessing compensation for land use losses.

A good understanding of the electricity industry, development / planning processes and associated legislation would be advantageous. You will have established knowledge of agricultural practices, forestry, environmental legislation, sea and land rights. An appreciation of the contractual relationships between parties and the ability to manage external professionals by demonstrating an excellent understanding of various mechanisms to legally secure rights to land and the ability to deliver a high standard of written work and record keeping is essential.

MRICS Rural or equivalent qualification and experience in CPO process is desirable but not essential.

A full driving license and the ability to travel throughout the UK with occasional over night stay is essential.

Our Company

Generation Development is responsible for the development and construction of SSE's portfolio of thermal and renewable energy projects (large scale) in the UK and Ireland.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: 16th of July 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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