< Back

Distressed Debt - AD

Job Opportunity: Associate Director, Loan Asset Management

Department: Real Estate

Reporting to: Head of Asset Management

About them: My client, is a FTSE-listed, FCA-regulated alternative asset manager with over 30 years of history, managing near £100bn of assets globally, positioned for growth.

Role Overview: As Associate Director in the Asset Management team, you will play a key role in overseeing debt strategies, enhancing returns, and maintaining a broad understanding of the loan portfolio with a focus on the distressed situations.


  • Attend investment committee meetings to identify opportunities for secured property enhancements.

  • Review positions, challenge parties when needed, and underwrite initiatives for returns.

  • Support portfolio-level initiatives and evaluate watchlist deals.

  • Develop and implement strategies for the best risk-adjusted returns.

  • Prepare investment committee papers, instruct third parties, and negotiate final documentation.


  • Proven Loan Asset Management experience in European Real Estate Finance markets

  • A RICS-accredited surveying background is advantageous

  • Degree-level education

  • Distressed debt or restructuring experience

  • Intimate understanding of UK real estate sub-markets.

  • Stay up to date with real estate markets.

  • Strong financial modelling skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Be a flexible team player.

Why My Client: The team are more than just colleagues - they're a dynamic force driven by ambition, collaboration, empowerment, entrepreneurship, professionalism, and unwavering integrity. These qualities are not just words; they are the heartbeat of their core values. They have a strong trajectory with a 5-year growth plan that this individual will play a part in.