Job title: Land Acquisition Manager
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: R800000 to R840000
Job published: 07 May 2021
Job reference no: 2073483563

Job Description

Land Acquisition Manager


Cape Town

Excellent career opportunity with one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies. A key part of the business is the identification of suitable properties and thereafter the attainment and maintenance of secure development rights for these properties in order to conduct the project development of our renewable energy projects. The key objective of the Land Acquisition Manager is to facilitate and manage this process.


  • Regularly liaise with Project Managers (PM) regarding identification of potential project areas
  • Conduct necessary research to identify the landowners of potential project properties
  • Lead introductory calls with landowners and arrange site visits
  • Operating within an agreed range of criteria, lead the negotiation process for our lease and/or servitude agreements with Landowners
  • Assist with the conceptualisation, drafting and execution of various Landowner related agreements
  • Liaise with Eskom and/or other relevant authorities on strategic grid routes
  • Assist with third party wayleave agreements
  • Keep company appraised of all negotiations with Landowners and Prepare weekly progress reports in a format agreed with the Head of Project Development

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or at least 5 years of proven commercial experience
  • Basic understanding of real estate concepts, terminology and contracts
  • Track record of effective written and verbal communication in previous roles, both in Afrikaans and English
  • Proficient with basic GIS software i.e. Google Earth
  • Possession of a valid South African Driver’s License

Please apply online.