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Utilities Land Rights Manager

Utilities Land Rights Manager (BBBH144641) London, England

Salary: GBP45000 - GBP58920 per annum + Excellent flexible benefits

Working for one of the leading organisation, client side, this is one of the largest projects in the UK and Europe. There are exciting challenges in this role and excellent opportunities to make a difference in this strategic and collaborative role.

The Utility Land Rights Manager is responsible for managing the processes established to ensure timely delivery of utility land rights required. This scope covers non-contestable and contestable utility diversions.
•    Responsible for overseeing utility land right cases on the route that includes a highly diverse mix of land and property, spanning cities and large areas of rural land on behalf of the Senior Utility Land Rights Manager
•    Overseeing the process to ensure consideration sums are negotiated to settlement within governance, industry guidelines and budget parameters so that land rights are complete at the right time for the project
•    Proactively build relationships across a range of organisations; external strategic suppliers and utility companies along with internal stakeholders and teams, enabling the negotiation process to be carried out effectively
•    Provide relevant technical advice to the delivery function to inform decision making at the early stages of design and construction work
•    Collaborate and communicate with other members of the Land and Property Acquisition and Management teams to ensure a common and consistent approach is adopted.

•    Ability to manage communications and negotiations in a tactful way
•    External Strategic Supplier management to ensure efficient delivery
•    Stakeholder management
•    Communicating effectively with teams to ensure smooth flow of information
•    IT skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint or equivalent
•    Ability to access and maintain information from multiple IT databases and systems.
•    A relevant qualification in Surveying or another property related discipline or relevant work-based experience working towards qualification
•    An understanding of the compulsory purchase process or other government compensation schemes (training will be provided).
•    An understanding of the utility and telecommunications industries
Type of Experience:
•     Experience of working in or with the utilities sector
•    Experience of working with suppliers to develop effective working relationships and manage performance to ensure delivery through the supply chain.
•    Experience in managing Strategic Suppliers
•    Experience in delivering large scale infrastructure projects

This is an excellent role which has a great deal of scope for enhancing your career.