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Group Director - Real Estate (Investments & Strategy)

Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Mar 28, 2024

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Job Function
Portfolio Management: Alternatives
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Reporting to the CEO directly, you will be instrumental in providing strategic leadership and planning, financial management/negotiation, partnership development, deals structuring, risk management and tax strategy optimization.

You will develop and implement the overall strategic direction for the real estate investment division, aligning with the company's broader investment goals and objectives. This includes the development of annual investment plans, setting targets, timelines, and performance metrics to guide investment activities.

You will be directly negotiating with banks, financial institutions, and investment partners to secure financing for real estate acquisitions, refinancing, and development projects. You will be overseeing the financial analysis of potential investments, evaluating risks and returns to make informed investment decisions. You will also manage the financial aspects of real estate investments, including budgeting, forecasting, and tracking investment performance against targets.

You will cultivate and maintain relationships with potential investment partners, including funds, institutional investors, and strategic partners. You will explore opportunities for joint ventures, co-investments, and other collaborative arrangements to expand the company's real estate investment portfolio. You will also negotiate partnership agreements and ensure alignment of interests and objectives among stakeholders.

You will be leading the structuring of complex real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, and development projects. This may include special purpose vehicle and ensure optimal deal structures to maximize investment returns, mitigate risks, and achieve tax efficiency. You will collaborate with legal, tax, and financial advisors to execute transactions in compliance with regulatory requirements.

You will identify, assess, and manage risks associated with real estate investments, including market risks, regulatory risks, and operational risks. You will develop risk mitigation strategies and implement controls to protect investment capital and optimize risk-adjusted returns. You will ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.

You will develop and implement tax-efficient investment structures for real estate acquisitions and dispositions, considering the impact of taxes on investment returns. You will coordinate with tax advisors to optimize tax planning strategies, minimize tax liabilities, and maximize after-tax returns for investors etc.


You are degree qualified in Accountancy, Business, Finance, Engineering with a reputable education institute and have about 12 to 15 years of experience in complex deal structuring and dealing with institutional investors, family offices and funds.

You possess excellent interpersonal & communications skills as well as effective stakeholders management ability.

Knowledge of hospitality as an asset class within the Asia Pacific and Europe will be held in high regards.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Personal data provided will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Please apply with your CV in word document format. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. For other positions related to real estate, please go to

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