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Our client are a global Private Equity giant that support investment goals by providing a distinct range of well defined, outcome orientated strategies, along the investment risk - return spectrum.

Their dedicated teams of industry and sector specialists deliver global reach, with deep local expertise. They have decades of relevant experience, are deeply embedded in their operating industries by sector and geography and have developed strong partnership networks over time. Their culture of risk management, knowledge sharing, and investment discipline sets them apart and underpins all that they do.

Their Real Estate division is responsible for acquiring, financing, managing and disposing of primarily closed-end value add real estate investments in Australia for the APAC real estate business. The team also provide real estate investment strategy recommendations for Australia to the APAC portfolio management group.

Position Description:

Reporting to the Head of Australia... Real Estate, the role is to help formulate and ultimately manage the strategy of value-add RE investments in Australia. This includes formation and implementation of asset specific initiatives to extract value and deliver superior returns from a diverse multi sector portfolio with primary/day to day representative to external counter-parties such as operating partners, joint venture partners, property managers, agents, brokers and development managers.

The role requires prior experience with asset or development management and financial modelling skills as well as strong communications skills. The individual must thrive in a dynamic team-based environment that demands perseverance and creativity in the management of assets, gathering and analysing information; and have the ability to balance multiple tasks and to work effectively in a global cross-border team.


o Maintain an up to date understanding of real estate market sectors, cycles, and key performance drivers

o Develop and maintain strong modelling techniques.

o Maintain an up to date understanding of global best-in-class asset management standards.

o Maintain effective working relationships e.g., joint venture partners, real estate consultants, valuers, bankers, financial & tax consultants, and legal counsels.

o Ensure that all recorded investment data and written divestment/investment proposals are of the highest quality and consistent with the Firm’s set standards to facilitate comparison and analysis.

o Manage leasing agents, property managers, deployment of capital expenditure and drive the formation of leasing plans.

o Preparation of accurate financial modelling, hold/sell analysis including sensitivity analyses to provide reliable, accurate actual/forecast investment returns.

o Lead in the preparation of divestment/investment proposals and investment committee memorandums.

o Source and provide research data supporting any update in key underwriting assumptions (markets rents, growth rates, vacancies, operating expenses, capital values, yields / cap rates, tax, financing, etc).

o Gain a full understanding of all the underwriting assumptions and testing these to optimise returns i.e., operating assumptions as well as capital structure and tax assumptions.

o Assist in due diligence, preparation of external marketing material and maintenance of data room when the need arises.

o Interface with other functions (in particular Funds Management, Capital Transactions, Corporate Finance, Finance, Risk & Quantitative Analysis, Legal, Risk & Compliance, Company Secretarial) to successfully close the transaction.

Experience, Skills & Knowledge Required:

o Possesses tertiary academic qualifications, preferably in real estate/finance.

o Minimum 5 years’ experience in real estate, financial or other field of investment analysis preferred.

o Good Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint skills.

o Proven experience in organizing and managing multiple priorities and tight deadlines.

o Flexible on working hours when needed, especially during quarterly reporting periods or when a divestment/investment is in progress.

o Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

o Entrepreneurial spirit and a self-starter.

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Sydney NSW Australia


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