Associate / Senior Associate - Asset Manager - Frankfurt-Germany

Ref: (Ref: D19D990)
Salary: £ 60,000 - 65,000
Specialist Area: Asset Manager / Investment Manager
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

OUR CLIENT is one of the world’s largest investors with £multi-billions worth of assets across the UK, Europe and spreading as far as Asia. As a result of continued global expansion, our Client is now seeking to appoint an Asset Manager to join them at Associate / Senior Associate level and play a significant part in their vision to be the most successful investment business globally.

THE ROLE – will act as a (Senior) Associate Asset Management for the client in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic and Austria, with responsibility for maximising asset performance through active asset management and oversight of outsourced Property Managers on a defined portfolio to assist the team in dealing with the daily operation of the Frankfurt Branch. 

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing an Asset Plan for each property setting out the leasing & asset management strategy. 
  • Implementing the asset strategy to achieve the objectives as set out in the approved Asset Plan, to maximise asset investment performance which includes:
    • Identifying, negotiating and implementing initiatives including surrender/re-letting opportunities, re-gearing leases and reconfiguring properties to enhance the income return.
    • Maintaining the leasing strategy, letting vacant premises and instructing letting agents where appropriate.
    • Optimizing property budgets and defining capex-plans.
    • Overseeing of third-party providers (property managers, legal & technical advisors, marketing agencies …) and control of administrative issues.
    • Pro-actively manage tenant relationships.
    • Maximising income and managing non-recoverable costs proactively.
  • Ensuring that assets are kept "ready for sale” and supporting the Investment Manager with asset sales.
  • Assisting in pre and post-acquisition activities and integration of asset(s) data into the Fund’s ownership portfolio.
  • Ensuring accurate and on-time delivery of reporting, namely:
    • Assisting in periodic reporting to Lenders and internally.
    • Contributing to Fund reports as may be required.
    • Providing relevant information to the appointed external valuers.
    • Undertaking feasibility analysis, including valuation appraisal as required, in support of any recommendations requiring Investment or Fund Manager’s authority.
    • Ensuring the accuracy of all property data held on the relevant investment management systems.
  • Sharing market information within the company to ensure, as appropriate, all Client Funds and colleagues benefit from this information. 
  • To understand the company’s sustainability vision and apply the Sustainability Strategy demonstrating appreciation of costs and awareness of driving investment returns.

THE PERSON – To apply you should have several years in Real Estate with a relevant / related graduate or post graduate degree. You will be fluent in English and German and must have proficiency with modelling investment scenarios – ideally in both Argus and Excel and ideally be familiar with Yardi system. You must also be ‘analytical’ with strong verbal and written communication skills.    

This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding company with a large influence throughout the World who is continually looking to grow and improve. Follow us on Twitter and on LinkedIn or like us on Facebook  


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