Development Associate – Bilingual (French/Italian/Dutch)

  • United Kingdom
  • London
  • £60.000 - £69.999

The company is a Developer and Asset Manager specialising in logistics real-estate
across Europe. The head office located in Central London is small and entrepreneurial allowing for great exposure to all facets of development. Excellent opportunity for internal growth and promotion!

The Role:

  • Evolving a network – investment/development and occupier – to source new opportunities.
  • Use network, research data to establish current land prices, rental values, construction costs, investment yields etc.
  • Searching target markets for development opportunities
  • Assisting in land searches, developing land bank across Europe and matching with occupier requirements
  • Analysing and assisting in new land options/acquisitions
  • Working with architects/master-planners to optimise identified sites
  • Helping bid for tenders offered by end occupiers such as Amazon, Fedex, XPO, Primark etc.
  • Analysing development opportunities using DCF/IRR based approaches – sensitivities based on changes in spec, land-option pricing etc.
  • Assisting in the sale of completed projects; engaging sales agents, developing marketing strategy, co-negotiating sale
  • Reporting to other sources of equity with modelling/qualitative reporting to secure investment/development approval
  • Attending and conducting meetings (independently after a period of time

The Candidate:

  • Real Estate or Financial related degree;
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in a similar role, with a proven track record of analysis of real estate development;
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Financial Modelling
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships effectively.
  • Italian, French or Dutch speaker preferred
  • Highly motivated & Entrepreneurial; ability to work with the European offices in a flat structure (collaboration not competition)

The Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding business in the profitable logistics space.
  • Opportunity to work alongside some of the best professionals in the industry on a pan European portfolio.

If you are interested or know someone who might be please send your CV to paloma.lopezbondi@foundationrecruitment.com