Wayleave Officer / Land Rights Officer

  • Job Reference: DC/889730
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2024
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: England
  • Salary: £35,000 to £38,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Great benefits
  • Sector: Rural Surveying
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Dan Cole

Job Description

Wayleave Officer / Land Rights Officer

Position Summary:

You will play a crucial role in facilitating the acquisition and management of land rights necessary for the Client's projects. Working closely with landowners, local authorities, and other stakeholders to secure the required permissions, wayleaves, and consents for projects, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.


You can be based in one of the local offices and/or work remotely

Key Responsibilities:

Land Acquisition and Negotiation:

Identify and negotiate with landowners to secure necessary wayleaves, easements, and land rights for the company's projects.

Conduct thorough research on land titles, ownership, and legal restrictions.

Stakeholder Engagement:

Build and maintain positive relationships with landowners, local communities, and relevant authorities.

Communicate project details and address concerns to gain support for land access.

Legal Compliance:

Ensure all land acquisitions and agreements comply with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.

Collaborate with legal teams to draft, review, and finalise legal documents.

Project Coordination:

Work closely with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements and timelines.

Provide timely updates on land acquisition progress and potential challenges.

Documentation and Record Keeping:

Maintain accurate and detailed records of all land agreements, permissions, and correspondence.

Prepare and submit reports to regulatory bodies as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Land Management, Real Estate, Law, or a related field.

Proven experience in land rights, wayleaves, or property negotiation, preferably in the North of England and Scotland.

Familiarity with local land laws, regulations, and planning processes.

Strong negotiation and communication skills.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Your application will be dealt with in the strictest confidence by Dan Cole. Please call our office on 07443 880 834 or alternatively send your CV (at this stage do not worry if it's not up-to-date) directly to dan.cole@beachbaker.co.uk