Lands Manager - Ventures

National Grid
Warwick/ Homeworking
£60,000 - £70,000 – dependant on experience
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Lands Manager - Ventures - Warwick (with hybrid working)/ UK wide considered 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of building the energy systems of tomorrow. You will lead a lands team to provide a high-quality service to facilitate the feasibility, development and delivery of energy projects to programme and cost. Projects cover multi-purpose interconnector projects, operational interconnectors and other future energy opportunities. 

What you'll be getting up to

  • Provide high- quality land guidance and support across NGV
  • Leading technical land professionals to provide feasibility, development and delivery of energy projects through:
    • Consistent and effective application of current relevant legislation, regulations, guidance, polices, processes, best practice, strategies and frameworks; 
    • Delivery of all land activities to specification, programme and cost
  • Collaborate with the Head of Land and Consents to provide a comprehensive understanding of lands workload to enable an effective resource plan ahead of need to be implemented.
  • Build and influence, internal and external, key stakeholders and policy makers, to help assist with making appropriate progress, in line with business objectives. 
  • Promote and ensure the enduring safety, health and well-bring, and personal security of the team.

About You

  • Leading, managing and developing a high-preforming technical lands team.
  • Developing effective external networks and relationships conducive to the above, and to effectively supporting the feasibility, development and delivery of construction projects.
  • Knowledge and understanding of surveying and associated disciplines. 
  • Demonstrable willingness to challenge ways of working, seek and deliver efficiencies and reduce project land costs. 
  • Project management skills

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At National Grid Interconnectors, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace for everyone. So, if you’re excited about this role but your experience or qualifications don’t match the job description exactly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right person for our growing business in this role or another one.

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive salary of £60,000 - £70,000 – dependant on experience
  • An annual performance bonus of up to 15% of your eligible earnings in the performance year
  • Company mileage car provided 
  • 28 days plus eight statutory days 
  • The option to buy additional or sell holiday days 
  • Generous contributory pension scheme - we will double-match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. 
  • Life insurance at 10 times basic salary
  • Financial support to help cover the cost of professional membership subscriptions, course fees, books, exam fees and time off for study leave – so long as it’s relevant to your role. 
  • Access to flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few. 
  • Family care benefits including a back-up care service for when your usual care arrangements fall through (six paid days each year as standard with the option to purchase further days). 
  • Access to apps that support health, fitness and wellbeing.


  • Safety & Health comes first. Home working is common, and we are shaping our own hybrid working. You have a say in what works for you.
  • No one dictates your calendar, you control your work. We trust in the appetite to reach our common goals, not in micromanagement. 
  • We work with flat hierarchies – talk to anybody at any time. 
  • You keep learning and growing in your field. Pick a training course, attend a conference of your choice. Get inspired.

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Advert Close Date

This advert closes on 20th March at 11:59PM

We encourage you to submit your application as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.



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