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Land and Development Graduate

Ambitious Group
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Closing date
26 Nov 2021

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Salary Band
Annual, £25,000 - £29,999, £30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type
Land Surveying
Business Type
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Land and Development Graduate – Harrogate


This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a multi award winning Estate Agency as a Land and Development Graduate, working around the Harrogate and Yorkshire region.
You’ll be hitting the ground running in this new role, providing excellent knowledge alongside a confident personality and the ability to work on your own initiative. In return, you can look forward to working with a friendly team at a leading and supportive firm. You’ll also be given the opportunity to work towards gaining your APC and MRICS qualification, presenting you with a successful, rewarding and exciting career.



  • Basic salary up to £30,000 DOE
  • Attractive commission/Bonus Structure
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Opportunity to work towards APC and MRICS



  • Monday to Thursday, 9am – 5:30pm
  • Friday 9am-5pm
  • Some flexibility



  • To identify new opportunities from the planning system
  • Contacting and engaging with developers to start building relationships
  • Reaching out to new clients and arranging meetings to introduce ourselves from the above research
  • Researching the different marketplaces for current values
  • Looking at competitors online and seeing which developments we could try and get involved with
  • Preparations of GIA spreadsheets for appraisal work
  • To be involved in the promotion of land viability reports and general professional work
  • Experian demographic profiling of areas
  • General support to the team as and when the business dictates.
  • Make sure that professional skills are regularly updated through participation in training and development activities
  • Best Price Guide research for new opportunities and associated comparable evidence



  • Hold a full UK driving license and own vehicle
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Good knowledge of the property conveyancing process
  • Experience of working in the land and homes industry and of the planning process
  • Experience of the planning process
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work under own initiative



  • NAEA Certificate or studying for NAEA qualification desirable
  • Have knowledge of Veco or similar property management systems


The purpose of this role is to identify new development site opportunities for the department; these will include land opportunities either with or without planning permission for my client to market. The Head of Land & Development will then assess each opportunity and progress suitable opportunities that meet an agreed criteria.

Sometimes using the contact management database, you will identify information about opportunities that are in the planning process throughout the targeted areas. Information can also be sought through the branch network, Rightmove and other routes to market. The business is also in the process of obtaining further software to assist in objectives including Land Insight.


The Ambitious Group are a team of passionate industry professionals, widely acknowledged recognised as true experts, firmly established as one of the leading specialist Property sector recruitment companies in the UK.

Having forged many long term partnerships with key property employers across the UK, we are proud to work on a very personal level with our many clients, ranging from small independent businesses, through to National and International organisations.

We pride ourselves on our expert industry knowledge and professional approach. The majority of our team at The Ambitious Group are all ex-property professionals from a range of backgrounds across the industry, so we really are a group of experts, ensuring that we understand the needs of our clients and candidates alike.

Able to offer a variety of services, with appointments ranging from Trainee through to the Boardroom, we meet and work closely with every candidate, ensuring high standards at every stage of the recruitment process.

Find Us
0330 058 1020
Knaresborough Technology Park
Manse Lane
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom
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