Associate, Acquisitions

Employer
M&G plc.
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2022
Closes
07 Jun 2022
Ref
13249155
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
What you can expect from us:

We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:
  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

The Role:

To provide analytical support to the Head of Acquisitions and the regional acquisitions team in assessing prospective investment/ divestment opportunities around the Asia Pacific region in line with the strategies of the funds managed by M&G RE and the M&G RE's business objectives.

Key Work Level Accountabilities:

Colleague:
  • Accountable for delivering a quality service and product to customers and stakeholders
  • Focuses on quality of delivery to achieve clear outputs within guidelines and precedent
  • Runs the organisation's processes and systems following pre-defined procedures
  • Adapts to change, responds with initiative and make suggestions for improvements to own work and processes

Key Responsibilities for this role:
  • Assist in making investment recommendations in pursuit of the fund investment strategy for the Asia Pacific Market.
  • Assist in formulating investment strategies at the asset level and develop investment proposal for the Asia PacificMarket.
  • Underwrite potential investment/divestment opportunities in accordance with the Fund strategy; source data and information to support investment decisions
  • Assist in preparing investment papers and contribute to asset plans and budgets.
  • Source data and information to support investment decisions
  • Maintain and keep abreast of any changes in the legal and tax structure within the Asia Market market and ensure structures used to hold the fund's assets are appropriately modelled.
  • Assist in producing analysis and presentation materials on investment opportunities and market strategies.
  • Maintain integrity of data held on relevant systems.
  • Provide investment related information to facilitate fund and Shareholder reportingpresentations as well as fund presentationsinvestor reporting.

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Keen interest in real estate investment and finance.
  • 1 to 2 years of working experience in real estate and investment markets will be a plus.
  • Strong technical skills and superior knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite, especially in Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Working knowledge in managing Argus Enterprise system will be a plus.
  • Demonstrate a broad economic perspective, with an understanding of other asset classes.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Strategically minded and strong business acumen.
  • A team player with ability to interact and contribute to a small team.
  • Resourceful and flexible, able to respond in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Lateral thinker, inquisitive, open to new ideas, hungry to learn.
  • Good communication, facilitation and presentation skills

We live by four behaviours at M&G and we ask all our employees to:
  • Inspire Others - Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
  • Embrace Change - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
  • Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
  • Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never overcomplicate things

At M&G Diversity and Inclusion is a strategic objective. We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationally, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles.

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