Investment Manager - BTR / PRS Portfolio


The Role

Experienced Investment / Transactions Manager sought by a PRS / BTR platform who are very acquisitive, and have an ambitious growth target over the next few years. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious real estate professional to join a rapidly growing business. The role involves working on acquisitions from sourcing and appraisal through to execution. The business is focused on building a high-quality portfolio of homes including a significant proportion of new build assets, so the role is particularly focused on the execution side of the acquisitions process including negotiating Heads of Terms in a timely and efficient manner, and progressing deals through to exchange of contracts.


Responsibilities include:

  • Sourcing new opportunities to build a scale portfolio of high quality, single family assets
  • Leading schemes through the acquisitions process from underwriting, through to negotiating HoTs and exchange
  • Building and maintaining relationships with third parties including developers, agents and housebuilders
  • Managing multiple schemes at varying stages of the acquisitions process in parallel to a high standard
  • Taking responsibility for ensuring a smooth handover of sites to other teams within the business following exchange (e.g. delivery, lettings, property management)
  • Providing leadership and guidance to junior members of the Acquisitions team
  • Being responsible for the reviewing quality and accuracy of key documents throughout the acquisitions process
  • Ensuring all investment committee board packs are completed to a high standard and in lie with internal deadlines
  • Maintaining an appropriate level of confidentiality in handling the work of the department
  • Working collaboratively across the business applying rigor and challenge
  • Carrying out ad hoc projects to ensure the smooth running of the department and to aid the achievement of the Company’s objectives


Key requirements for the role:

  • Undergraduate degree (min 2:1) preferred
  • Previous experience in a Real Estate Acquisitions position with significant exposure to residential transactions is essential
  • Previous experience of transacting on forward fund and forward commit acquisitions is preferred
  • The ability to make commercial judgements within the parameters set by investors and other stakeholders
  • Excellent Excel skills and experience of deal underwriting
  • Be proactive in nature with the ability to manage a large number of priorities in parallel while meeting continuous deadlines
  • A keenness to learn and actively participate in a dynamic and constantly adapting environment
  • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in written English
  • Exceptional organisation skills and attention to detail
  • A strong work ethic with the ability to work in a team as well as provide leadership to more junior colleagues

Reference: 618 | Date Posted: 6th July 2021 | Status: Active

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