Investment Manager

Posted 30 August 2022
Salary£60000 - £80000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInvestment, Land, Development & Technical
Contact NameHannah Taylor

Job description

Our client have a proven track record in delivering robust returns for a variety of investors over short to long term investment horizons.

The Investment Manager is responsible for the underwriting and execution new acquisition and development activity.

The role will focus on underwriting the capital stack whilst working in tandem with the Land team, through modelling, research, and preparing analysis to support and determine the feasibility of new investment opportunities.

Our client is one of London's leading residential led mixed use developers with a fully integrated model and business strategy; they operate across the entire lifecycle of the asset, with land acquisition, planning, stakeholder engagement, sales & marketing, delivery and customer care, asset management - all managed in-house.

They promote from within the organisation and the skill set of an Associate can develop in lots of directions due to modelling being the core of most Real Estate Finance roles.

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Investment Director with all aspects of the Investment process, from acquisition to underwriting the capital stack on each deal.
  • Work collaboratively with the land team to assess new opportunities and producing clear summaries to enable decision making;
  • Undertake initial feasibility and assist with detailed financial underwriting and preparation of high-quality IM packs for internal & external purposes;
  • Initially assist and then lead execution of land acquisition, equity funding, debt funding, forward funding deals etc. on various projects which involves working closely with various functions within the business and managing timelines with key stakeholders internally and externally; and
  • Leveraging existing network and establishing new relationships within the industry to stay on top of market trends and potentially source new opportunities.

Role Scope:

  • This role will report to the Investment Director
  • This role will have indirect reporting lines to other Board Members.
  • The post holder will have the opportunity to gain direct exposure to Board Members and across a range of the company's land, finance and asset management projects.

Knowledge & Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (2:1 and above) in a related business or analytical subject; such as finance, business management, real estate, accounting, economics, mathematics, statistics;
  • IT literate and fully conversant with all Microsoft packages including Excel (Advanced level) and PowerPoint (Advanced level).

Experience & Skills:

  • Demonstrated 4 + years' experience in a role within a real estate development background. Experience working in residential led projects is desirable.
  • Strong quantitative background with experience in financial modelling, valuations and financial analysis.
  • Strong qualitative analytical skills; having the ability to research, analyse and present data.
  • Highly numerate, with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships at all levels.
  • Good organisation skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Naturally inquisitive and commercially minded, with a desire to understand the bigger picture and contribute to understanding and solving problems.
  • A positive team player, with an adaptable and flexible approach along with ability to work collaboratively to drive results and support the wider team and business objectives.

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