Construction Director (Development/Fund Monitoring Specialist)

London Permanent £120,000 - £150,000 per year
  • Senior opportunity within a Private Real Estate Investment firm
  • Looking for a Construction (Development/Fund Monitoring specialist) Director

About Our Client

Our client is a private investment firm that invests across the capital structure into European asset-backed opportunities. They specialise in providing private capital solutions across real estate, infrastructure, hard asset and financial asset markets.

The firm is focused on European small to mid-cap special opportunities and provides asset-backed capital solutions to small and mid-cap businesses and institutional investors.

They current manage approximately $4 billion of discretionary capital on behalf of pension funds, endowments, foundations, and other institutional investors.

Job Description

Construction Director (Development/Fund Monitoring specialist)

The role:

  • Oversight and day-to-day management of complex construction assets or loans;
  • Construction risk management throughout the life cycle of the investment Working with the investment team to review new opportunities;
  • Working with the asset management team monitoring and assessing progress of the developments;
  • Assessing the suitability of counterparties, contractors and professional teams;
  • Reviewing construction costs and programme of new deals;
  • Implementing procedures for Due Diligence;
  • Managing external construction teams and design teams;
  • Managing external enhanced monitoring teams;
  • Working with external monitoring surveyors accessing the technical due diligence of new deals;
  • Reviewing monthly monitoring surveyor reports;
  • Tracking construction cost and programme changes across the projects;
  • Approving UTR requests for construction related drawdowns;
  • Visit sites to meet with the sponsor, contractors and professional team;
  • Identify discrepancies in budgets, reports and ongoing projects, recommend appropriate remedies for these discrepancies and where necessary to challenge borrowers and third parties. Support re-underwriting of budgets by providing relevant comps.

The Successful Applicant

Construction Director (Development/Fund Monitoring specialist)

Skills & Experience:

  • Chartered Surveyor (RICS qualified) Quantity surveyor or Building surveyor/ Highly analytical & numerate / Risk management & reporting / Real Estate Construction AM;
  • Minimum 15+ years' experience in real estate development / construction / asset management;
  • Highly diligent, hands on and process driven;
  • Persistent and organised;
  • Strong planning, organisational, negotiation and analytical skills;
  • Spanish speaking and a track record of managing projects in Spain will be considered advantageous.

What's on Offer

A competitive salary and bonus structure

Alberto Galli
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Phone number
+44 207 269 1746

Job summary

Job function
Construction Director
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Consultant name
Alberto Galli
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 1746
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