Altus Partners has partnered exclusively with a leading Real Estate Investment Manager that is going through exponential growth phase and is looking to bring on a Director to join and head up the successful and dynamic Portfolio Operations and Asset Management team based in London. The team is pivotal to the smooth running of the real estate business, providing operational, deal execution and portfolio management support as well as being the main point of contact with senior management. The team works with many stakeholders including deal teams, finance, tax, legal and external counterparties.
The role requires a suitable candidate to join and lead the Portfolio Operations team within the Investment Office function. The role will directly support the global real estate business and be the main point of contact.
Project management with the real estate investment professionals for administrative functions related to transaction closings covering all real estate asset types and structures.
Evaluation of asset performance
Accurate reporting of transactions within internal systems
Review/prepare documents for compliance with investment processes, administrative procedures and compliance policies
Managing each closing transaction to ensure smooth operations between internal and external parties for timely close and execution
Due diligence coordination, background checks and coordinating KYC, funding and signatures
Working with external counterparties to ensure ongoing accurate and timely quarterly reporting
Coordinating with deal teams and internal counsel during negotiation and execution of standardized transaction documents
Monitoring expenses associated on transactions
Quarterly and annual reporting of portfolio data for the Europe real estate portfolio including related system maintenance
Closing binder administration and managing post-closing follow ups
Proactively make suggestions and lead improvements in deal related processes
Coordination and management of annual strategic asset planning process for real estate portfolio
Ad-hoc deal and portfolio analysis which provides good insight into the portfolio dynamics.
Relevant Real Estate background with 12 years experience with Real Estate Asset Management experience
University degree educated
Detail-oriented with ability to work independently and manage projects
Ability to drive co-ordination and project manage amongst multiple stakeholders
Comfortable managing a significant volume of data
Experience managing teams either in a formal capacity
Service-focused, with a desire to be a strong partner to investment teams and other stakeholders
Possess an analytical mind, and strong negotiating ability to create win-win situations
Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
Strong technical Excel and Powerpoint.