Land Consents Officer

May 21, 2024

Job Description

Role Overview

The role would suit an organised individual with negotiation skills and a rural background. The work involves the acquisition of property rights and environmental consents necessary to deliver utility projects, negotiating access and settling agricultural damages and advising our clients on the effect of legal notices in relation to their operations. You will be working with a first-class regional team that puts priority on supporting the individual in their work and development.

Key Responsibilities

  • To acquire land and land rights, environmental and planning consents required for utility projects in Rural and urban environments.
  • To value and settle agricultural and other grantor losses associated with utility works.
  • To interpret legal notices and complete options appraisals to inform client business decisions.
  • To liaise between Grantors and Client Project Teams, advising them of the implications of schemes and contributing to successful solutions.

Key Skills

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Experience in rural estate/land management, agriculture or environmental consent acquisition.
  • Professional accreditation such as MRICS/AssocRICS/FAAV or similar would be desirable although not essential.
  • Experience of utility or infrastructure projects would be desirable.

Team Overview

The Infrastructure Projects team is a single department covering the whole of the UK. It consists of over 60 staff located throughout the country at entry level to those with over 30 years’ experience.

We specialise in Infrastructure and Utilities clients and projects and are passionate about the high levels of service and collaborative working with our clients.

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