Land and Natural Resources

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Land and Natural Resources’ mission is to ensure the land we own is managed responsibly, sustainably restored and maintained for the benefit of our business, local people, biodiversity and the communities in which we operate.

You'll play a key role in the future sustainability of our business – it's a great opportunity to make a difference!

Not many people know that Tarmac is one of the UK’s largest land and mineral owners, with a controlling interest in 110,000 acres of land and significant mineral reserves across the UK. We have a diverse real estate portfolio including minerals, industrial and operational sites, as well as strategic greenfield land held for future operations.

We consider the life cycle of each asset from its identification, acquisition, operation, restoration and redevelopment/disposal, and do this within three charters:

  1. Strategic Planning
  2. Asset Management
  3. Land Development

At each stage of the process L&NR is focused on the objective that each real estate asset should be delivering optimal value at all times.

Qualifications and accreditations on offer

This is a team packed with experts in their field – niche and specialised, so we understand the support needs to be there to help you learn and progress in your role. Below is a list of the qualifications we’ll support you to achieve as you learn and develop with us.

  • CIWM – Chartered Institute of Waste Management
  • IEMA – The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment
  • MRICS – Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
  • MRTPI – Royal Town Planning Institute
  • CGS – Geological Society of London
  • GISP – Geographical information systems professionals

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Our Teams

Environmental Permitting and Monitoring – The team supports the business to identify, apply for, obtain and maintain the necessary environmental permits required to fulfill legal compliance with relevant environmental legislation, throughout the lifecycle of the site. In addition, the team provides quarry, discharge, and landfill monitoring services as well as managing the company’s historic environmental liabilities.

National Mineral Development – Find, investigate and map new opportunities for mineral development ensuring mineral continuity for the business.

Strategic Planning – Find, secure and promote land through the planning process for mineral extraction, creating a long-term asset.

Asset Management – Managing the assets through the operational phase, maximising land value through our rental portfolio and post extraction into final site restoration.

Land Development – Appraising Tarmac's portfolio for added value development opportunities.

Technical Services – Operational support services for all sites including, land surveying of site features such as faces, tips and stocks (also including drones and hydro surveys), quarry design and optimisation of sites, geotechnical management and compliance with regulation, exploration drilling/support work and detailed geological/mineral reserve assessments.

Land Information System (LIS) – Our core philosophy is to strive to be the leading experts in strategic data management, mapping and analysis, driving and developing systems to aid Tarmac decision making. The LIS team utilise GIS, analytics platforms and a wealth of data to combine, blend and visualise key information for L&NR and the wider Tarmac business.

Finance – Financial management accounts, performance data and development appraisals to enhance L&NR optimisation.

Legal – Specialist legal advice relating to land, minerals and development.

Restoration – Quarry restoration designs, financial provisions for the restoration of operational sites, and advising on biodiversity management.

Diverse Opportunities

To work in our finance department, you’ll need an analytical approach, as well as the ability to communicate and engage with your stakeholders across the business. Activities and opportunities are extremely variable, ranging from planning and running the forecast and budget process for the whole of Tarmac, to producing financial reports to help analyse results and make strategic decisions going forward. You might partner with one of our business units or work centrally in our corporate team, with either option providing ongoing development opportunities and the chance to learn new skills.

Training & Support

We want to attract, develop and retain the best talent possible to take our business and industry forward. To become the best at what you do working in Land and Natural Resources, you’ll receive training, coaching and mentoring to give you the best skills and attributes for the role. Whether through the graduate and apprenticeship route, or joining our team with good experience, you’ll be supported in the best way to develop for you.

New to construction?

No problem! We can help you make a career transition seamless – if you want to join us and the construction industry from a completely unrelated career, then we’ve got schemes for you. We provide a wide range of learning and development programmes across the whole of our business which help you catch up and develop your transferrable skills.

What to expect when you're joining our Land and Natural Resources Team

Competitive Salaries

Training & Development Programmes

Wellbeing Programmes

Pension Scheme

Enhanced Annual Leave Scheme

Company Car

(Role dependent)

Tarmac Reward Scheme

Tarmac Reward is the place where all Tarmac employees can access a wide range of voluntary benefits and exclusive discounts.

Why Tarmac?

Ready to start your Land and Natural Resources career with Tarmac?