Aberdeen Standard Investments is looking for an international investment manager focusing on Finnish property market. We offer you a central role in delivering successful real estate investment solutions.
As Head of Transactions, Finland you will be in a central role in delivering successful real estate investment solutions for Aberdeen Standard Investments’ real estate strategies in the Finnish property market, with specific emphasis on acquisitions and disposals.
You will also be the team leader for the Finnish transactions team, currently consisting of one Senior Transactions Manager. You will be also a member of the local Management Team for Real Estate.
Key criterion for success in the role is the ability to deliver both on acquisitions and disposals in accordance with the funds’ investment strategies.
Actively seek out investment opportunities meeting our clients’ investment strategies
Analyse and present investment cases for internal clients, typically Fund Managers for our domestic or international real estate funds
Prepare and present Investment Committee proposals in cooperation with fund management teams
Lead transaction processes from initial analysis, through to due diligence, negotiations and completion of process and coordinate the team of advisers throughout the process
Line manager for the Finnish transaction team and member of the local Management Team for Real Estate
Proven track record and extensive experience, preferably 10 years minimum, on the Finnish real estate market
Thorough understanding of value creation within real estate from acquisition and asset management to disposal
Proactive and innovative approach in seeking out investment opportunities meeting our clients’ objectives
Strong analytical skills
Thrives in a competitive environment
Ability to manage several processes at the same time, to pre agreed timetable and at high quality
Excellent command of Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel and PowerPoint
Fluent Finnish speaker, with excellent written and spoken English
We offer you an unique opportunity to work as part of our 20 persons strong local team, based in Helsinki, in close cooperation with our broader Continental European platform. The business is anticipated to grow substantially over the coming years and we are seeking investment opportunities across different real estate sectors and risk profiles. With us you can build up your expertise and grow also internationally.
Interested? Please submit your CV and application with salary request, no later than 24.6.2018 www.mercuriurval.com ref. FI-12784. We recommend you to apply as soon as possible, as we shall start interviews already during application time.
For additional information, please contact Mercuri Urval’s consultants Tarja Oinonen, tel. +358 50 531 4864 (Fri 8.6. from 12:00 to 14:00 and Wed 20.6. from 08:00 to 10:00) or Pasi Lepistö, tel. +358 50 490 3670
(Mon-Tue 11.-12.6. from 09:00 to 11:00).
Standard Life Aberdeen PLC is one of the world’s largest investment companies, created in 2017 from the merger of Standard Life PLC and Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. Operating under the brand Aberdeen Standard Investments, the investment arm manages £575.7bn* of assets, making it the largest active manager in the UK and the second largest in Europe. It has a significant global presence and the scale and expertise to help clients meet their investment goals. Aberdeen Standard Investments is the investment management arm of Standard Life Aberdeen PLC.
Aberdeen Standard Investments’ real estate portfolio totals approximately €49 billion globally and there are approximately 280 real estate investment professionals in the team. In Finland, Aberdeen Standard Investments manages a real estate investment portfolio of approximately €800 million and we are currently seeking to deploy in excess of €300 million across a variety of investment strategies.
*as at 31/12/17