Senior Asset Manager - Real Estate Team Senior Asset Manager - Real Estate Team …

Link Asset Services
in Milan, Lombardia, Italy
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Aug 19
Link Asset Services
in Milan, Lombardia, Italy
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Aug 19
In order to sustain our growing business in Italy, we are currently looking for a Senior Asset Manager to join our Real Estate Team for our office in Milan.

Company Description


We are part of Link Group, a leading global provider of financial administration solutions. As one of Europe’s leading asset servicing platforms, Link Asset Services interacts with almost 6m investors, administering and safeguarding £600bn of assets across 10 highly regulated markets.

Our Milan office has been established in Italy since July 2017. It aims to attract enthusiastic, eager to learn and dedicated individuals.



Job Description


In order to sustain our growing business in Italy, we are currently looking for a Senior Asset Manager to join our Real Estate Team for our office in Milan.

The main responsibilities of the position will include the following:

  • Proactive management of assigned portfolio of real estate assets including implementation of strategies for disposal, liquidation and ultimate recovery;
  • Ability to determine optimal strategies with reference to underlying values and property market trends;
  • Strongly and proactively managing external stakeholders and relationships (brokers, investors, intermediaries) to ensure multiple options for recovery exits;
  • Ability to select appropriate brokers, based on relevant factors (jurisdiction, experience, specialisms and performance) and managing their delivery of assignments.
  • Driving internal team and ensuring that agreed team targets/goals are delivered in line with clients’ requests and expectations;
  • Ensuring that actions are in line with all relevant LINK and/or legislative policies (as well as Private Equity client requirements) in order to deliver agreed goals;
  • Conduct due diligence on the real estate and loan portfolios in order to assist in formulating and recommending the optimal strategy for maximising recovery;
  • Ensuring that team deliver accurate and robust MI as requested by the clients;
  • Act as point of contact for any escalation of issues from clients;
  • Ability to effectively lead and develop a team of (Junior) Asset Managers and Analysts (around 4 people), promoting collaborative teamwork, acting as a role model and leading by example to ensure objectives are achieved; and
  • Provide mentoring support to Asset Managers and other team members to maximise their performance and help promote staff development.





The Senior Asset Manager (Real Estate) should have the following:  

  • University Degree - subject must include Real Estate as a core element;
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in the real estate sector, preferably in a transactional role (brokerage license would be considered as a plus);
  • Ability to negotiate high value Real Estate focused deals (singular and portfolio) ensuring that maximum recovery is achieved;
  • Due diligence experience – ability to work with limited information to form Real Estate strategies.
  • Strong financial analysis skills with ability to review; understand and interpret financial forecasts.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with both employees and clients, leadership and ability to share knowledge;
  • Effective communicator, influencer and negotiator with an ability to communicate at all levels;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience of working in a client facing role and of negotiating with investors and their representatives.
  • Demonstrate an organised approach to work, and an ability to prioritise and reprioritise when necessary to ensure critical tasks are delivered accurately and by the agreed deadlines;
  • Established experience in team management and ability to motivate people;
  • Fluent in English and Italian (any other language would be considered as an asset);
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft packages (with key focus on Excel) with the ability to learn quickly other relevant systems.



Additional Information


You will be joining a team that works in a friendly, co-operative and supportive environment, as well as a company that will provide you with the opportunity to progress.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work in a dynamic environment, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application with your CV here.