Head of Investments, Singapore

  • Highly Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cobalt Recruitment , EA Licence No: 12C6031
  • 10 Nov 17 2017-11-10

My client is an established investment manager headquartered in the UK and they are looking to build out their fund platform in Asia. In APAC they have 4 offices in Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong. Due to increased growth in 2018 they are looking to hire a commercially minded Head of Singapore, to lead on residential and commercial acquisitions and divestments in Singapore.


NetworkBuilding / Marketing

  • Strengthen the fund's Asia’s acknowledgement and exposure in Singapore and South/Eastern Asia markets
  • Develop relationship with developers, landlords, investors, financial institutions, relevant consultants/associations and government officials
  • Market the firm's Asia’s investment/development strategies, fund management philosophies and strengths in the respective markets
  • Identify, assess and recommend potential JV partners and investors

Investment / Development Sourcing / Execution

  • Source new investment/development opportunities according to the approved strategies
  • Lead to conduct investment underwriting, due diligence, negotiations and execution
  • Guide asset management activities for investments made
  • Manage divestment 

Strategy / Research

  • Stay updated over the relevant market, but macro and sector specific
  • Provide regular market insights on respective markets and present analytical views and recommendations
  • Assist to formulate strategy for respective markets


  •  Degree from an accredited University in economics, statistics, real estate, finance or related disciplines
  •  More than 8 years of solid, hand-on experience in property opportunity origination and execution with strong exposure to development and investment in Singapore.
  • Familiarity with other markets in South/East Asia and Australia is a plus


  •  In-depth technical knowledge in real estate acquisition, investment, development and disposal
  •  Familiar with local real estate laws, valuation, marco economics and business dynamics in Singapore and South/East Asia
  •  Excellent  financial modelling skills for real estate development and investment
  •  Strong communication skills
  •  Good risk identification and remedy capabilities
  •  Leadership and teamwork spirits

If you are an experienced real estate investments professional ready to take up the mantle of a Country Manager role and spearhead business development and acquisition efforts in Singapore with an exciting and growing platform, this will be the role for you. Apply now or call me to discuss this new opportunity. 


License No. 12C6031

EA Reg. ID R1545553