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Portfolio Manager, Macquarie Asset Management – Prague


Macquarie Asset Management - Real Estate is a global investor and manager of real estate assets. The team consists of approximately 230 high performing and motivated employees across circa 20 cities globally. The business manages +US$25 billion of assets, across two distinct investment strategies - core / core plus; and opportunistic. While we always take a pragmatic approach to investing, we are currently focused on sectors that we believe are supported by structural tailwinds (residential, logistics/industrial, office and data centers).

As an Assistant Portfolio Manager of the Macquarie European Logistics Real Estate Fund (“MELREF”) in [Munich / Prague], you will contribute to the portfolio management team’s ultimate responsibility for the fund performance, focusing on investing in accordance with the fund’s profile and agreed strategy and maximising returns while managing risk.

Your responsibilities will require you to:

  • work directly with and provide support to the fund’s portfolio manager
  • provide support in the steering and planning of a high growth pan-European close-ended core/core+ specialist logistics real estate fund, one of Macquarie’s flagship European real estate funds.
  • develop and shape the fund’s long-term investment strategy.
  • determine, monitor and forecast the fund’s investment performance.
  • prepare and monitor the fund’s cash flow projections.
  • perform portfolio analyses and budget-actuals comparisons.
  • monitor and approve portfolio asset budgets, liaise with responsible asset managers.
  • support capital raising with fund specific data and tailored analyses for investor’s due diligence and participate in capital raising meeting with investors.
  • prepare business decision proposals for proposed transactions and financings for investment committee approval, client approval as well as internal and external reports.
  • prepare, participate and present in investor meetings.
  • liaise with investors, internal counterparts and other key stakeholders as required.
  • assist with and manage logistics asset acquisitions throughout the continent.

Your business / finance or real estate qualification experience of minimum four years in investment management ideally with international exposure coupled with hands on experience and knowledge in finance and accounting will be vital in this role. Real estate experience is welcome but not required.

Your excellent analytical skills, proactive and self-dependant work style in combination with distinctive communication and interpersonal skills will be welcomed in this role. You will be a solution-oriented thinker with an ability to not only identifying problems but also suggesting workable alternatives to meet desired goals.

You will enjoy working in a fast paced and dynamic environment and enjoy assuming responsibility. You will have excellent MS-office skills, particularly in Excel, with a strong attention to detail. Finally, you will be fluent in English with proficiency in German being highly welcomed.

About Macquarie Asset Management

Macquarie Asset Management is a large scale, global asset manager, providing clients with access to a diverse range of capabilities and products across infrastructure, real estate, natural resources, private credit, fixed income, equities, multi-asset and liquid alternatives. As at 31 March 2020, Macquarie Asset Management has $A606.9 billion of assets under management.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

Macquarie is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.


About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: MAM-961492
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Prague
Category: Mid-level, Asset Management
Group: Macquarie Asset Management
Recruiter: Jerome De Robillard
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