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BD Director- Industial/Logistics Property Developer
- Senior position based in Shanghai
- Booming logistic property
About Our Client
Our client is a UK based industrial/logistics property developer and recently they have been acquired by a top US based real estate fund. They have set their footprint in China over 20 years old and is very famous for their build en suite projects. They have a long list of reputable tenants including both international and domestic retailers and 3PL operators.
*Understand and recommend deal structures for identified customer opportunities and ultimately negotiate deals to secure new business for the client; responsibilities will include:
Prepare development appraisals to justify financial viability of proposed transaction; Provide input into project funding strategy and understand the ultimate investment strategy eg. hold, sell on completion, forward fund etc; Assemble and coordinate project team (with support of Technical Team) to ensure customer requirements are fully understood and project objectives are properly satisfied; Formulate Heads of Terms with customer and ultimately negotiate the commercial deal including full ownership and coordination of legal Agreements with external lawyers; Preparation and presentation of Investment Committee papers to secure approval for the proposed development transaction; Coordinate with delivery team to ensure project delivery Agreements are in line with commercial expectations with risks mitigated and costs in line with agreed appraisal; Remain informed of project delivery status, key project issues, financial position (profit expectations and maintain commercial customer interface until successful handover of the project to the customer.
Identify, investigate, appraise and execute opportunities for joint ventures, portfolio acquisitions, or asset acquisitions in accordance with the China Business Plan; responsibilities will include: Source and vet deal and partnership opportunities in cooperation with internal and external resources; Coordination with Finance Team to prepare business case, including financial viability and development/hold strategy to justify the acquisition of identified sites. To include supply/demand analysis, rent/yield analysis, completion analysis & risk analysis; Coordination of due diligence process for any partnerships or acquisitions; Preparation and presentation of Investment Committee papers to secure approval for the investments.
The Successful Applicant
Ideally you will need to have a minimum bachelor degree in Finance; General Management or Real Estate related major. You need to have at least 10 years experience in a investment/BD/Leasing function of a well known industrial property developers or you have worked in a 3PL company for the customer BD Director position.
What's on Offer
Our client is willing to offer a competitive package to the right candidate. As our client's company structure is very lean, this will be a individual contributor role with a lot of earning potential upon successful deal closing.