LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
We have an exciting opportunity here for two new Land Officers to join the expanding Land Services department. These roles will work as part of the wider team to provide land advice and support; you will be focused on helping them to deliver their maintenance programme of works. Ensuring that any land rights are delivered to current best practice while continuing to enhance reputation.
Each role will cover our networks in either the East or West of England, which will require an element of flexibility and a willingness to travel. With that in mind, we are flexible regarding the contracted office location
What you'll be doing
Liaise closely with the engineering and customer teams within the business
Acting on requests from the business to gain access to land under existing rights to allow maintenance works to be carried out
Carrying out land referencing and title searches
Attending site and landowner meetings to confirm landownership details and provide project updates
Assist in the acquisition of land by lease or purchase or acquire easements f
Assist in the negotiation and settlement of loss and damage claims in agricultural land
Help senior colleagues on large or complex construction projects
Assist with the successful delivery of crop loss and drainage compensation claims, ensuring value for money and consistency across different networks
Carry out site visits to ensure the location of mains through land are known to the landowner and make them aware of the Health and Safety obligations and processes relating to works near our assets
Monitor external suppliers to deliver works on behalf of the client
What you'll bring
Ideally previous lands or way leaving experience from working within a land agency practice, other utility company or proven knowledge of these activities
Excellent communication skills required. Has to be comfortable speaking with landowners, developers and other third parties out in the field.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team
Preferably educated in a lands/surveying discipline or with previous experience in lands or way leaving
Good standard of education, demonstrated by A-C grades or equivalent qualifications including English and Maths
Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.
Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 24 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.
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