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Asset Manager


UK / Greater London

Estates & Facilities Management



Matthew Evans
020 3962 9900

Matthew leads MRG’s Real Estate Advisory and Project and Cost Management business units, working with a range of organisations in order to provide tailored recruitment solutions and aligned services. Having joined MRG in 2013 he has successfully grown both the Real Estate Adv


Job Description

REF: 15715
Posted: 15 December 2020
Closes: 24 December 2020

MRG are working exclusively with a long-established Asset Management company for a portfolio of commercial investment and development properties, owned by a Private Family Office. The Family have a variety of significant property investments in the UK and Internationally and seek to continue to investment in major new development opportunities in major Cities across the Globe. The UK arm operate extensively across London and have done so for a number of years.

They are seeking an Asset Manager, whose principal tasks will be to manage a number of the single let properties within the portfolio, and most importantly to become the Asset Manager with total responsibility for the future management of their new high profile office development in central London.

Currently under construction, this key development aims to represent the future of commercial workspace, with high tech amenity spaces, outstanding accessibility and a focus on health and well-being for the people who work there. The appointed Asset Manager will report to the CEO of the Asset Management Company and will play a key role in strategic financial and business matters relating to the management of the new project. Additionally, there will be day to day responsibility for financial controlling, financial planning, and budgeting as well as handling property and compliance issues on the buildings managed.

Main Responsibilities Include:

  • To prepare the brief, to advise on the selection of the property management companies, to undertake and prepare interview and selection procedures, to advise in the final selection and to monitor and guide the contractual documentation for the service providers in the new development.
  • To be the principal point of contact for all stakeholders in relation to the new development and to maintain close contact with all single-let occupiers.
  • To assist in the reviewing of strategic options within the portfolio and due for regeneration/refurbishment/redevelopment, assisting in the “design management” phrases and monitoring construction from a property management perspective.

  • To work with the CEO in respect of further acquisitions in the future from a management perspective.

  • Financial Governance of the in-house Management Services, with oversight of all relevant insurance matters. IN addition to maintaining high level reviews of compliance and other statutory matters.

To be considered for this role, you must possess:

  • 15 years of senior leadership experience, preferably within the property-owning sector
  • Direct experience of mobilising new development pipeline and the selection and management of world-leading managing agents/service partner contracts.
  • Experience in working with offshore companies would be preferable but not absolutely required
  • University degree with additional accounting qualifications

Remuneration for this role is highly competitive.

If you’d like to discuss this role in more detail or would like to apply please get in touch with Matthew Evans of the Management Recruitment Group today.