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Senior Acquisitions Manager - Partnership Lead

Michael Page Property and Construction
England, London
£75000 - £85000 per annum
Closing date
2 Mar 2021
JN -022021-2004424

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Job Details

Work within a high-pressured environment, the role of Senior Acquisitions & Partnership Lead is also responsible for driving the achievement of the individual Acquisition target set for their team.The role also has line management responsibility for a team of one Acquisitions Associate and two Acquisitions Analysts with shared line management of one Senior Acquisitions Associate

Client Details

Our Client is a Large Private Equity Investment Firms portfolio company that has committed to investing over £2billion since 2018 into new affordable housing in England, and continues to grow rapidly. As a For-Profit Registered Provider our client is committed to delivering high quality affordable housing across England.


Reporting to the National Acquisitions Director this role is responsible for leading a team of Analysts & Associates in sourcing new opportunities from a select group of developers & housebuilders and progressing approved deals through to conclusion. In partnership with the National Acquisitions Director and National Business Development Director you will also be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with select developers and establish the business as their affordable housing Partner.

. In partnership with the National Acquisitions Director, identify KPI's and strategic objectives for your team to achieve acquisitions annual targets set by the business.

· Engage, drive and review performance of your team on a regular basis to ensure they achieve team KPI's, Team Objectives and Acquisitions Targets.

· Identify, develop and manage key developer & housebuilder relationships within a select group of developers, to ensure Sage continues to be a partner of choice.

· Responsible for sourcing new opportunities in relevant markets from a select group of developers & housebuilders.

· Partner with the National Acquisitions Director to establish pricing decisions.

· Responsible for the reviewing of key documents prepared by Senior Associates/Associates including ensuring quality and key details are achieved:

- Head of Terms

- S106

- Valuation


- Spec

- Programme

- Estate charge

- Red line plans

· Accountable for Acquisition packs when seeking board approval for an offer.

· Provide leadership in supporting Senior Associates and Associates in managing the acquisition process to exchange.

· Implement processes, procedures and reviews, along with employee training to ensure reporting to key internal stakeholders is accurate and of high quality.

· Responsible for securing approvals for bids and submission of offer letters.

· Responsible for ensuring all documents prepared by Senior Associates/Associates are in place when required for handover to Operations.

· Responsible for building relationships and engaging with Sales & Lettings and Housing to ensure their requirements are met by the team.

· Provide leadership for the team and line management of one Acquisitions Associates and two Acquisitions Analysts with shared line management of one Senior Acquisitions Associate.

· Regularly review the performance of team members f

· Provide support, coaching and development in order to achieve team and individual success.

· Maintain an appropriate level of confidentiality in handling the work of the department, ensuring that confidential documents are secure.


. At least 1-2 years' experience in a similar role.

· 2-3 years demonstrable people management experience.

· 5-6 years industry experience with a proven track record in real estate acquisitions.

· Confident individual who can build their own network.

· Able to influence and negotiate effectively.

· Ability to source market information efficiently including engaging with agents.

· Drives results through effective management, inspiring and motivating performance.

· Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in written English.

· Exceptional attention to detail.

· Resilient, with an ability to work at pace under pressure.

· Ability to make informed decisions.

· Strong work ethic with the ability to set high but achievable standards and be a role model for others.

· Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel, with experience of running appraisals.

Job Offer

Competitive Salary + Good Benefits Package + Good Bonus


Since launching in 2006, Michael Page’s specialist Property consultants have supported a wide range of clients in appointing talented specialist professionals at middle management to board level across the UK.

As we continue to grow, our Consultants become increasingly specialist, enabling them to be ‘subject matter experts’ in their niche within the market and enabling them to provide an unrivalled level of technical and geographical knowledge to our Clients and Candidates.

Based from a network of locations across the UK, our Property consultants work with Landlords, Developers, Occupiers and Consultancies to source interim and permanent professionals across a variety of sectors.

  • Retail & Licensed Leisure
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Residential
  • Local & Central Government

Job Types

  • General Practice Chartered Surveyors
  • Building Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying / Cost Management
  • Property / Estates Management
  • Property Director / Head of Property
  • Acquisitions/Disposals
  • Land & Development

For more information, career advice or to speak to us about your hiring needs, please get in touch with our Michael Page Property team.

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0121 230 9377
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