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Jon Michel Executive Search
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Jon Michel Executive Search
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Jon Michel Executive Search
International Investment Bank seeks experienced Associate Director to originate, structure & execute real estate debt transactions. Melbourne base.
  • International Investment Bank
  • Real Estate Debt focus
  • Melbourne Based

Our client is highly-credentialed investment bank with offices throughout Asia, Europe and the US, and works closely with colleagues across the region. In line with the global business they have established a successful principal investment capability into the real estate development and construction arena over recent years.

With this continued growth they have a newly created position for a talented and experienced Associate Director / junior Director to execute new principal investment transactions.

Based in Melbourne, as a key member of this team, you will be expected to hit the ground running, a ‘roll the sleeves up’ mentality and ability to work across the full transaction cycle. Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Originate, structure and execute residential development loan transactions, including due diligence and portfolio management;
  • Assist managing all aspects of the Principal Investment business in Australia
  • Review of all related financial documents, negotiations with borrowers and attendance of each investment committee meeting
  • Establish and strengthen relationship with developers, investors and intermediaries to ensure a strong pipeline of appropriate deals;
  • Identify new investment areas to expand the business in Australia.

It is expected you will have the following skills, attributes and experience:

  • Bachelor and/or Masters degree in Business, Commerce, Law or Property (preferred but not essential)
  • 5-10 years plus real estate finance experience gained within a big 4 or regional bank property banking team, boutique property financier, or property investment manager;
  • High level of knowledge and experience of the real estate funding process. Including:  a strong grasp of financial and feasibility modelling of development and investment transactions across real estate; ability to complete financial, market & legal due diligence; ability to review and negotiate term sheets and formal legal documentation;
  • Proven ability to initiate and build relationships with property developers across Australia;
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for real estate;
  • The ability to work on your own initiative.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a collaborative and relationship orientated global bank.

Applicants must have full working rights in place for Australia to be considered for this opportunity.

For a confidential discussion please contact:

Michael Lee 03 9653 8600 / or

Patrick Everest 02 9235 9440 / 



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