Title: Head of Operations (Real Estate Investments) Contract type: Permanent Salary: Competitive Location: London, UK
FINCO Search is seeking an experienced real estate operations professional to join a growing residential real estate fund. The position will be responsible for tying together the due diligence, analysis and operational aspects of the investment fund, ensuring smooth operations and efficient commercial activity. The position will be a commercially focused operations one, with oversight of numerous moving parts of the fast paced and active residential real estate investment activity.
Our client is a small but passionate team, sitting in a business that is growing substantially in terms of both headcount and revenues. Situated in the heart of the city, our client offers an attractive salary level and a fund-linked bonus.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Due diligence on property data for owned residential HMO/student homes, ensuring all data and information on insurance, contracts and contractors is up to date and renewed in a timely manner etc.
Audit building contracts, pricing mechanisms and third party supplier management; ensuring legal compliance and working with local law firms, brokers and contractors to interview them and ensure they are the right partners for the growth of the fund
Act as a firewall for the desk, ensuring smooth operations and compliance/due diligence at all times, monitoring and auditing operational aspects and flow on the desk
Primarily maintain organisation on the desk, ensuring the many moving parts of an active and commercially focused real estate investment desk are working in unison
Work closely with analysts ensuring vendors, suppliers and counterparties across all aspects of the business are suitable and efficient in line with the goals of the real estate fund
Act as a 'front office operations' professional, being actively involved with both internal operations and external counterparties across real estate, construction contractors, legal and estate agency
5+ years working in a real estate business covering acquisitions, real estate investments or residential property purchase
Experience working in a fund, investment firm or a 'big 4' accountancy firm
Excellent numeracy skills and strong communication ability
Ideally have experience working on a growing fund with numerous counterparties involved
Excellent due diligence ability with a background covering commercial operations and working with front office/investment professionals
Please contact Mark Taylor or use the apply button: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +44 (0)203 927 5083