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Real Estate Investment Advisor

  • Location:

    London

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact phone:

    MICHAEL IVORY

  • Contact email:

    michael@phoenixsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 2038545031

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-30

​Our client is a prestigious offshore private equity firm run by British nationals with a rare opportunity for a Real Estate Investment Advisor to join the team. They maintain a steady roster of institutional and HNWI clients throughout MENA and APAC, through active relationship management with multiple stakeholders.

They are looking for someone that can add value to the business with hard work, motivation, attitude and team spirit. If you can demonstrate a willingness to learn and display qualities suited to the culture of the business, then they will provide the opportunity, support and guidance required to help you develop your career with them.

Individuals with a passion for hard work and drive will fit in well in their fast-paced, results & service oriented global private equity business.

They are seeking a suitable Real Estate Investment Advisor to join the team in their London & Dubai offices.

Preferred candidates will have previous experience of sourcing UK real estate investment opportunities that meet defined criteria, through trusted relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the investment mandate for UK real estate set out by the GP’s

  • Utilising existing relationships to source/procure real estate opportunities in the UK that meet the investment criteria

  • To grasp and advise on the changing landscape and understand the wide scope of options within real estate investment

  • Build a pipeline of exciting investments for the firm to deploy funds

  • Utilise analysts to form deal decks on vetted opportunities

  • Research on local comparable, demand and developers in order to ensure accuracy and consistency of investment appraisals to meet investment criteria

  • Assisting senior members of the team with putting together appraisals and bid packs for the investment committee

  • Independently review investment appraisals for accuracy and consistency with investment criteria and assumptions

  • Assisting in the acquisitions process of a desired project

  • Liaising with other departments across the business

  • Undertaking accurate and thorough research into local market evidence in support of investment appraisal

  • Contacting local agents, new build sales teams and using databases to find comparable evidence of recent sales and lettings to best understand demand in an immediate and wider area

  • Undertaking financial due diligence checks for individual developers in order to conclude the payment structure and if the counterparty has a sufficient covenant strength

  • Ability to work closely with research analysts

  • Network to increase contact base and new opportunities

  • Research and study investment opportunities in new markets

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working for a top tier Business sourcing UK real estate

  • opportunities

  • An established trusted network to benefit from UK real estate opportunities

  • Proven track record of successfully building and maintaining new relationships with

  • sophisticated investors

  • Time management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects

  • Strong understanding of financial markets and the investment process

  • Strong software skills and overall technical aptitude including comfort with systems for the

  • analysis, reporting, storage and measurement of data

  • Excellence in both individual achievement and as a team

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels

Required Qualifications:

- Undergraduate Degree Required

- CAIA/CFA/ACA/Master’s or equivalent required

- Previous experience in private equity, investment banking, financial sales is preferred

- Excellence in spoken and written English is required

- Second languages will be looked favourably on