Are you an experienced Land Referencer looking for your next career step to join an exciting, growing, and dynamic business working on some of the UK’s largest utility and infrastructure Projects?

Dalcour Maclaren is a growing, dynamic and exciting business that has been placed in “The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to work for” in 2017 and 2018. A career with us brings great opportunities to work with well-known organisations within the UK utilities and infrastructure sectors.

Our expertise is highly sought after, especially on large scale, fast paced projects particularly as a consequence of our reputation for providing a wide range of high-quality specialist services covering access & rights, compulsory purchase, acquisitions & sales, compensation, agricultural liaison, environmental planning, land referencing, valuation and planning & development.

What to Expect

As a Senior Land Referencer in our busy Oxfordshire office you’ll be working with and leading our Land Referencing teams to provide property ownership data and producing Books of Reference, land plans, notices and schedules.

You’ll work closely with project managers and GIS specialists to collect, interpret, and review land ownership data to be presented to our clients in a variety of formats. You’ll ensure the maintenance of the land referencing database and visit sites liaising with project stakeholders to record land ownership data.

You’ll receive full training in our client's specific areas of expertise and ongoing mentoring whilst you develop your land referencing career including membership of a professional body. You’ll be given responsibility on projects and clients as part of an enthusiastic and dynamic company which prides itself on developing the best in the utilities and infrastructure sectors.

What You'll Need

You’ll have graduated with a Geography or Planning related degree and have experience of land referencing for development consent order (DCO) and compulsory purchase order (CPO) projects. You’ll have expert knowledge of the statutory processes and be comfortable mentoring and training junior members of the team to ensure quality standards are maintained at all times. You may be client facing and will be confident communicating with stakeholders of all levels.

You’ll have great IT skills, be familiar with GIS and be ready to take on new challenges. You’ll be organised, results driven, with great attention to detail and passionate about finding solutions to problems. You’ll also have great verbal and written communication skills.

You may have an interest in rural affairs and experience in utilities, construction or infrastructure but this isn’t essential.

So, Why Us?

You’ll be joining a growing business with ambitious growth plans that encourages personal and professional development. You’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a fantastic team, along with excellent benefits including competitive pension plan and bonus scheme. Make Dalcour Maclaren the perfect place to continue your journey.

Other Information

Location: 1 Staplehurst Farm, Weston on the Green, Oxfordshire OX25 3QU

Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits including Annual Bonus, Pension, Private Healthcare, Business Mileage and Professional Development

Please email your CV to with a covering letter outlining your motivation for this role.

Dalcour Maclaren is committed to equal opportunities for all.

Dalcour Maclaren considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation List. Therefore, Dalcour Maclaren will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.

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