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Transaction Manager, Real Estate (Benelux) - Macquarie Asset Management EMEA

Brussels, Munich

Do you want to be part of a talented global team? Are you instinctively entrepreneurial and ambitious in nature? If you're determined to succeed, we can help you reach your potential.

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 (including logistics/industrial, office and data centres).

We are seeking an emerging leader in the real estate sector to become the lead transaction officer for the Real Estate Core / Core plus business across the Benelux region. As Transaction Manager, you will be the MAM Real Estate Core / Core+ representative in the Benelux market, leading growth in the region by sourcing and executing on opportunities to significantly grow assets under management across various asset classes such as offices and logistics. Your established experience across Benelux in your current and/or previous roles is critical to consideration.

You will be collaborating and contributing as part of the broader Western European Real Estate team to engage the Benelux market to source, lead and sponsor attractive investment opportunities through the transaction processes including, sourcing, underwriting, business planning, structuring, and drafting investment committee approvals. You will take the lead on all due diligence matters, documentation, debt financing, and commercial negotiations, whilst maintaining an active network of external partners and providing market updates to internal stakeholders and external investors.

To be successful in this role, you will have 5-7 years of relevant experience in a similar role, ideally gained within a developer, brokerage, or consulting firm. Your Dutch and/or French language skills are highly desired. You will be adept at driving consistent and high-quality operational standards and foster best practices in acquiring or disposing assets with input and direction of the investment performance team. You will have a solid understanding of the full transaction lifecycle across a variety of Real Estate asset classes (including Offices) and be able to represent Macquarie Asset Management with key intermediaries, investors, competitors, and external partners as a thought leader in the industry whilst ensuring highest ethical standards in all our dealings.


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 2021, Macquarie Asset Management had $A562.2 billion of assets under management.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

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

Joining Macquarie means you’ll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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 18,000+ 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-965943
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Brussels, Munich
Category: Mid-senior, Asset Management
Group: Macquarie Asset Management
Division: Real Estate
Recruiter: Renee Van Der Merwe
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