Valuation Manager- Property Investments

6 days left

London, United Kingdom
To be discussed
05 May 2023
04 Jun 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • We make a difference, delivering outcomes for our millions of members.
  • Be our first Property Valuation specialist in London.
  • Work across our real estate portfolio, including assets such as Kings Cross & Canada Water

AustralianSuper is the largest pension fund in Australia - in the top 20 largest pension funds globally and in the top 50 asset owners globally.

With more than £160bn in assets under management, and a world-class investment team, AustralianSuper has the appetite and capability to directly invest in large-scale opportunities.

At AustralianSuper, we truly care about our colleagues. We know work and life are intertwined. That's why we support the diverse needs of everyone and have policies that enable us all to thrive and be truly flexible. We ensure diversity is celebrated for the opportunity it provides us all to learn and grow, and ultimately to deliver better outcomes for members.

Your new role

With our international portfolio growing, the Fund is hiring a Valuations Manager in the London office. Focusing on valuation of unlisted property assets, this specialist will work closely with our Property Investments team, across some of our most visible assets, such as Kings Cross & Canada Water;
  • Manage the valuation of unlisted property assets on an annual, semi-annual or quarterly cycle,
  • Responsible for accurate valuation process including;
    • Provision of information
    • Facilitation of management meetings
    • Briefing of external advisors
    • Reviewing draft valuation reports (in conjunction with the asset class team)
    • Financial model checks
    • Verifying accuracy of inputs
    • Assessing the reasonableness of key assumptions
    • Commenting on the appropriateness of the final value
  • Manage valuation risk, developing and contributing to the control process.
  • Work with internal and external third parties, including audit and our custodian.
  • Coordinate and negotiate terms, RFPs, engaging valuers etc.
  • Proactively collaborate with investment teams, resolving any property valuation concerns
  • Monitor the market and the performance of the investments.

This role is based on site at London King's Cross Estate, one of the core assets of the Fund's global portfolio.

What you'll need

Culture is key at AustralianSuper, and we are looking for someone who is a team player that enjoys working in a high performing collaborative team.
  • Significant experience working in the property sector, valuating large and complex property assets.
  • Hold post graduate qualifications/memberships - MRICS
  • Exposure working within an asset management/real estate firm or equivalent.
  • Proactive project management mindset
  • Excellent communication and rapport building skills.
  • Experience analyzing and preparing reports.
  • Experience managing a small team.

Life at AustralianSuper

Our London and New York offices are made up of nearly 100 talented colleagues and is expected to grow four-fold over the next three years meaning when you join you become a key part of building our culture.

As we collaborate with colleagues across multiple time zones flexibility in work hours are both a requirement and opportunity for this role.

We offer great benefits including generous leave type, leading pension contributions, health insurance and promote a blended working environment in which all roles can flex, and we're happy to discuss what this looks like for you.

We are committed to supporting our diverse workforce in a way that is inclusive and embraces diversity in all its forms. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process or the role, please let our recruitment team know.

What's next: Apply now, if you share our values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes and would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving team to deliver outstanding results .

Progress, powered by purpose.