Head of Real Estate Portfolio Operations and Asset Management

Job title : Head of Real Estate Portfolio Operations and Asset Management
Location : London, Greater London, England
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Dylan Rosser
Call : Dylan
Email : email Dylan
Reference : J9115

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.

  • Investment support

  • 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.