16 February 2021
17 April 2021
This is an exciting opportunity to Head up the Real Estate Investment team of a globally renowned, multi $bn investor. This is for a senior and seasoned professional who will take ownership of the pan-European component of the global Real Estate portfolio. The role will focus on multiple European geographies and across all major asset classes. The firm specialises in a range of investments including direct, indirect and joint-ventures. This is an Abu Dhabi based position.
Managing the Real Estate Investment team including all team member supervisory responsibilities and management on the European investment strategy.
Devising the strategy for all acquisitions, disposals, re-financings, asset management and governance. The focus will be on Europe but there will be contributions to other global markets.
Responsibility for deal sourcing and origination. The successful candidate will source and evaluate opportunities to present to the board. Junior members of the team will supplement and support all pre-deal evaluation activities.
Management of deal structuring. The position involves oversight of all external and internal stakeholder dealings, including tax, legal, accountancy, risk and operations.
Contribution to the asset management and disposals process. The successful candidate will take a hands-on and proactive approach to the management and monetizing of the existing and growing portfolio.
Market awareness and knowledge. The individual will have extensive knowledge of the pan-European RE market and market participants.
Extensive experience in European Real Estate Investment gained from a top-tier principal investor.
The successful candidate may have started their career in Banking/Consultancy/Investment but the successful individual will be making the move directly from a role where they are operating in a principal investment capacity.
Good knowledge of broad European markets. Other languages as well as English would be useful but in no way imperative.
Ideally some experience of working on a JV basis and exposure to writing large tickets due to exposure to high profile deals.
Outstanding technical skills but also a strong commercial mindset and capabilities to build new relationships as well as cultivate existing ones.