Job SummaryCalling all Property Acquisition and Disposal enthusiasts
Our client is a listed REIT that owns a diversified portfolio. Their aim is to mitigate risk by investing in many assets with a wide range of retail, office and industrial tenants located throughout South Africa, which delivers sustainable and growing income through the various economic cycles.
As an Acquisitions & Disposals Analyst you will be working with the CEO and Fund Management team to understand the valuation of properties and portfolio’s which senior managers identify. You will need to be strong in networking and people relations as you will be sourcing buyers, networking with brokers for pipeline development, guiding marketing material, liaising with financial institutions, municipalities, and other stakeholders to ensure efficient transactions at the best prices. Additionally, you will model property returns and present comprehensive investment cases. On top of identifying deal making opportunities for the Asset Management division, there will be continuous financial reporting (Monthly & Quarterly), leasing auditing and maintenance assessments of existing portfolio under management. You will need to manage the Due Diligence Process adopted by the company from inception to completion. To evaluate prospective acquisitions introduced to the company by way of the preparation of discounted cash flows.
As the ideal candidate, it is required that you have a BCom, B.Sc. in Property Studies, CSA, CA, or other relevant tertiary qualification. You would also have a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience directly related to the role of a Property Acquisitions and Disposals specialist. Previous commercial property experience and a good understanding of forces driving the market is essential. If you have had exposure to legal agreements, that will be advantageous. On top of that, a strong Proficiency in relevant computer packages (MS Office) with emphasis on Excel and software packages is required. Although based in Cape Town, travel to properties around the country will be required from time to time.