Senior Property Acquisition Manager at Global Profilers

Global Profilers - Our client, a company providing integrated industrial services in Nigeria, is recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Senior Property Acquisition Manager

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full-time
Industry: Land Acquisition

Job Description

  • Professionally responsible for all land, landed community, infrastructural technical conceptualization and brief, on land projects and leadership responsibility for the land acquisition team.
  • The Land Acquisition Executive assesses areas of land and determines the potential for land development and legally permissible potential infrastructural projects. Would handle RAP, ESIA; Compensation of farm produce, buildings etc.
  • With a strong background in urban; town planning, real estate, road, and rail amongst other infrastructural projects, geography, land socioeconomic dynamics of the terrain, the incumbent would use the combination of specialized skill sets to aid the company in making the best decisions both in Land acquisition, development, project management and protection of all land and infrastructural related assets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership, foresight and management-level land-acquisition advice to meet business requirements & and guide strategic and operational decision-making by Management.
  • Negotiating prices with the community, government amongst other stakeholders to achieve the best value for the business while still maintaining fairness & and profitability goals.
  • Coordinating with government agencies to obtain permits for construction activities on public Land.
  • Our business is focused on sustainability, hence as a land acquisition the executive has the responsibility of finding ways to acquire land that is both affordable and promotes sustainability against climate change.
  • Incumbents must pay loads of attention to reduce the environmental impact of our projects either by sourcing land that has been previously developed or by working with developers who have already taken steps towards sustainability.
  • Persistent community engagement is an increasingly important part of business development; hence incumbent must create, develop, and nurture positive relationships with all our host communities.
  • Coordinating with lawyers, appraisers, contractors, and other specialists to complete land acquisition deals.
  • Categorizing and appraising land parcels to assess value, as well as
  • researching zoning laws and potential development projects to determine if a parcel is suitable for purchase
  • Develop budgets and financial forecasts for prospective land purchases or sales
  • Review legal documents with legal team support to ensure all requirements are met prior to closing on a purchase.
  • Reviewing and approving bids from contractors for cleanup and construction projects on acquired land.
  • Evaluating title records to determine ownership and encumbrances, such as easements and mortgages.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in Real Estate, Urban & Regional Planning, Architecture, Bus. Admin or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in land acquisition, development, or management
  • Experience working with the Ministry, Department or Agency of the
  • Government on land use, and town planning in southwestern Nigeria and or Ogun state.
  • Working knowledge of GIS mapping software
  • Familiarity with environmental laws and regulations
  • Proven track record of successful land acquisitions
  • Strong negotiation skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, projects, with the aptitude to learn new software and systems
  • Technical understanding of Infrastructural projects, related SI dimensions and enumeration, calculations and metrics.
  • Can lead the team, as profiles earlier might be more of field talents as opposed to the preferred team leaders.
  • Profiles that can interphase with top representatives in terms of presence, poise and communication.
  • Have handled projects end to end including activities like land scouting, meeting rural communities, negotiating compensation for both crops and buildings, resettled inhabitants, engaging govt. etc.

N12,000,000 (Yearly Gross)



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


Application Deadline 30th November, 2023.