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The Team & Focus of the Role

Would you like to join our established and award-winning residential Development Agency Division? We’re looking for new team member(s) to join our North West Team, based between out Knutsford and Chester offices to help support the growth of the team in providing Development Agency services regionally.

You will be working closely with colleagues to service existing instructions and develop new client relationships. The role will include working on a range of predominantly residential development projects providing advice on strategic land, agency, affordable housing and mixed-use development.

This is a permanent full-time position on the 37.5-hour contract (Monday – Friday). However, we encourage flexible working, and we are open to discussing agile working.

Duties will include (and will vary depending on experience):

  • Create strong, effective relationships with existing clients and other potential sources of business on behalf of Fisher German
  • Assist in sourcing and securing new instructions, preparing fee proposals, preparing and attending pitches
  • Advising on the potential of land for development by working with colleagues to provide Site/Property appraisals and identifying planning, technical and legal issues
  • Negotiating agreements for strategic land on behalf of clients (predominantly landowners); option, promotion and hybrid agreements
  • Dealing with the marketing and disposal of land and property with the benefit of planning permission, or without
  • Advising on the sale of land under option agreements, release of restrictive covenants, overage agreements etc
  • Advising on affordable housing investment sales and associated advice
  • To assist with the design and implementation of business development initiatives
  • Prepare and monitor delivery of financial budgets
  • Liaise and work closely with other departments in particular the planning, new homes and commercial agency teams to support them and refer work

The successful candidate will have ...

  • Experience in one or more of planning and development, development agency or estate agency, housebuilding or strategic land (ideally)
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Good understanding of IT and Microsoft Office
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent time/work management
  • Ability to work under pressure, plan and meet deadlines
  • Good understanding of the market (planning and development)
  • Contacts in development agency, housebuilding and strategic land

Why Fisher German?

We’ve been around for a while, but it doesn’t mean we are behind the times! Across our office network we offer a hybrid working approach to help our colleagues design their working day to suit their diaries. Some days you might be in the office enjoying a collaborative team day, and other days might see you focussing on project work at home. Wherever you choose to work, you’ll be part of a social and digitally connected workforce with the chance to get involved in a variety of activities, like sports events, pop-up bars, BBQs, CPD days, live leadership updates on Zoom, picnics in the park and lots more.

What’s not to love? We work hard but we also have lots of fun! If that sounds like something you would enjoy, then please get in touch.

We have a history going back as far as 1830 but have been Fisher German since 2000. We operate UK wide advising and managing a range of client portfolios with national visibility across all the 6-property market sectors; rural, commercial, development, residential, infrastructure services and sustainable energy.

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It’s simple really, we are passionate about what we do, and we want you to be driven to succeed with us. For this to happen, you need to feel supported and included which is why we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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