Vice President - Student Housing/Asset Management - London, United Kingdom,
Our client, a leading Real Estate Investment and development company are looking to recruit a Vice President to join their rapidly expanding Student Housing/Asset Management division. You will lead the Asset Managers in formulating and executing asset management strategies and plans for the real estate portfolio, including marketing strategies to optimise income and realise the highest value of our assets. You will be responsible for the overall positioning of assets as well as the enhancement of cashflow and asset value; maintaining good tenant relationships to ensure high retention rate; preparing and managing our annual budgets and reports which cover the financial performance of the asset, leasing status, and rental collection; recommending divestment opportunities and managing the sale process; assisting in the underwriting of new investment opportunities.
In addition, you will work closely with the Property Manager to ensure that the asset is properly maintained, managed and compliant with regulations and coordinating with external parties like government authorities, brokers, etc. Other responsibilities include managing market intelligence and collating global market / industry information to ensure competitiveness of the Company's products and services.
You should possess a Degree in Real Estate, Building, Business, Finance, Engineering or its equivalent with at least 10 years' experience in asset management for student accommodation. You should also have good knowledge of the local markets. To succeed in this role, you should be operationally hands-on with sound financial grounding. Other key attributes include good people management skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills, resourcefulness and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.