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Senior Acquisitions Consultant (Peterborough Property Office)


Employer: Lidl Limited

Salary: £62,000 - £90,000 per annum

Reference: 346579/229

Date added: 4 days ago


£62,000 - £90,000 per annum | 35 days’ holiday (pro rata) | 10% in-store discount |Enhanced family leave| 
Everyone who works at Lidl brings something unique to the table - but we also have a whole lot in common. We’re motivated, commercially aware and ready to take on any challenge. 

As a Senior Acquisition Consultant at Lidl, you will play a vital role in the management and expansion of our portfolio across the Suffolk and Essex areas of the Country, you will be involved in the full asset lifecycle from initial site identification, negotiation and acquisition of land/sites, responsible for leading a professional team through the planning process obtaining satisfactory consents, through to supporting the construction phase and ongoing asset management. You will be developing relationships with key third parties along the way such as landlords, tenants, local authorities, subject experts, agents, and developers to name a few.

You will have determination, drive and looking to develop your career. You could be at the start of your career and looking to develop your skills or maybe you are looking to bring your property knowledge and experience. 

Based out of our regional property office in Peterborough, you can expect and look forward to ownership of the full development and planning processes from concept to completion, which means exceptional communication and negotiation skills are crucial, as is the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines!

We’re proud to be a diverse, secure and fast-growing business, and you’ll find your role rewarding in every sense.

What you'll do

•    Identifying, negotiating and acquiring freehold and leasehold deals to build new stores – you will enjoy creating opportunities
•    Undertake site inspections, development appraisals, manage site, legal and planning due diligence on all opportunities
•    Manage planning applications life cycle from original submission, through to consent and discharge of conditions
•    Ownership/leading all expansion, relocation and improvement projects to our current infrastructure
•    Developing and maintaining strong relationships with local authorities, agents, landlords, tenants and developers
•    Driving the full development and planning process from initial concept to final completion
•    Real estate management of our freehold and leasehold assets
What you'll need

•    A self-starting drive to succeed, a get up and go attitude
•    Degree-level education (2:1 minimum) ideally in a relevant discipline
•    Exposure to acquisitions, land buying, commercial property or town planning
•    A well networked individual with refined negotiating skills
•    Sound commercial property and legal acumen
•    Excellent communication and organisational skills
•    A highly analytical mind
•    The ability to multi-task and handle conflicting deadlines
•    Strong Microsoft Office skills
•    A full driving licence and the flexibility to travel throughout the UK
What you'll receive

35 days holiday (pro rata) 
10% in-store discount 
Enhanced family leave 
Pension scheme 
Plus, more of the perks you deserve 

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment 

If you’re ready to get stuck in, want to get more out of your career and make a real difference, find your place at Lidl and apply now. 


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