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Associate Director - European Data Centre Capital Markets

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677249650

Date published: 23-Nov-2020

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CBRE is the world’s leading commercial real estate services firm with offices located around the globe. We have over 90,000 employees worldwide, with almost 2,000 of those in the UK alone. The company’s core services include property sales, leasing and management, facilities and project management, investment management and, research and consulting. In Central London, CBRE advises on more commercial property than any other adviser and across the United Kingdom with offices in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and Southampton.

Job Title: Associate Director - European Data Centre Capital Markets
Location: St. Martin’s Court, St Paul’s, London
Role Purpose: To support London based Director and head of team
Data centres is the fastest growing sector in real estate as data has become the most important commodity on the planet. CBRE’s data centre team is the envy of the industry having carried out some of the most high-profile transactions in the market for some of the world’s biggest corporates. Its rapidly growing Capital Markets team have advised on more than £1bn transactions over the last 12 months advising on both data centre M&A transactions and traditional real estate investment deals in countries including France, Italy, the Netherlands, the Nordics, Germany and the UK. They are currently selling a portfolio of assets for more than €500 million.
We are looking for a Senior Surveyor or Associate Director to join our growing team as soon as possible. The ideal candidate will be able to manage a busy workload, be comfortable providing strategic advice to clients, competently manage workstreams with minimal supervision and demonstrate previous experience of working on investment deals. Previous data centre experience is not a pre-requisite. 

Key Responsibilities

? Assisting Director in investment transaction work and report writing
? Preparing simple cash-flows and other financial analyses; income analysis and residual appraisals for investment and development opportunities
? Preparation of investment sales collateral including brochures and teasers
? Managing workstreams and hitting deadlines
? Integrate with contemporaries in target client list
? Assist in the preparation of reports and advice to clients
? Integrate with peer group in the investment agency market and CBRE specialist markets teams
? Demonstrate involvement in high profile instructions and take on more responsibility and day to day management of such

Person Specification/Requirements

? MRICS qualified
? Good interpersonal skills
? Ability to prioritise and co-ordinate tasks efficiently ensuring deadlines are met
? Accuracy and strong attention to detail
? Pro-active and enjoys working both autonomously and as part of a wider team
? Confident and assertive where required
? Able to be creative and innovative
? Understands and appreciates the importance of using discretion
? Team player who deals effectively with colleagues and clients
? Technically competent (i.e. basic financial modelling) 
? Excellent transaction management skills with some track record
? Good IT skills (Word, Excel, MS Outlook).
? Good communication skills, both verbally and in writing

We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.