Acquisitions Associate

Posted 12 July 2022
Salary£35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInvestment, Land, Development & Technical
Contact NameLolly Hamlin

Job description

Why this job?

An opportunity to gain incredible exposure within an exceptionally well-funded start up. You will be reporting directly to the founder and seeing first-hand how a successful entrepreneur works. With a primary focus of sourcing and acquiring both land and buildings for the portfolio strategy, this role suits someone who wants to immerse themselves within the property investment and land agency sectors. For the right candidate there is also the potential for the role to progress more broadly to have wider involvement in strategic research, deal execution, financing and development.

Why work for this company?

Our client is an extremely well-funded investor and developer of commercial assets, with a real focus on self-storage. They have already executed over £250m of direct consumer strategies across a variety of assets. With big plans, it's an exciting time to get involved and further your career. They are looking for a switched-on individual who possess a commercial mindset. Desire to succeed and the hustle to match is a must!

The role.

  • Building and managing a network of property investment and land agents
  • Developing and updating the site requirement brief and distributing this to agents and other originators as it evolves
  • Travelling to the target locations (primarily SE / SW England) to meet with agents, inspect purchase opportunities and carry out market analysis
  • Early-stage deal research and screening, analysing potential opportunities, their strengths and weaknesses
  • Carrying out appraisals on these opportunities for presentation internally.
  • Liaising with a third-party professional team of lawyers, architects, quantity surveyors and planning consultants in assessing new opportunities
  • Carrying out progressed due diligence on secured opportunities including the preparation of final board and bank presentations, financial underwriting and collation of third-party due diligence reports

Who are they looking for?

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong data gathering and analytical qualities
  • Strong commercial acumen with desire to learn
  • A self-starter with the knowledge and confidence to work dynamically
  • Ideally 1 - 3 years plus experience in real estate agency or land acquisition.
  • Role is based in central London but must be willing to travel.
  • You have a flexible, positive, and motivated attitude

The package.

The role is offering up to £40k base plus bonus dependant on experience. Holiday entitlement of 25 days, plus bank holidays.

How to apply.

Please contact Lolly from deverellsmith if you are interested in hearing further details. You can email your CV or give us a call on 020 3973 5320.

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