TIAA Senior Director, European Debt in London, United Kingdom
Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, listed equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.nuveen.com
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Define, negotiate, structure and implement investment mandates for internal and external clients
Build Nuveen Real Estate brand in the lending market in the active jurisdictions
Market the debt platform and raise additional capital by communicating characteristics of debt investment to potential investors in collaboration with members of the International Advisory Services group or Placement Agents
Source and originate suitable lending transactions from existing and newly acquired market contacts
Structure, negotiate and execute debt transactions to deliver key risk/reward objectives
Monitor investment performance and, if needed, work underperforming positions out
Provide best-in-class reporting to investors on a timely and accurate basis
Represent Nuveen Real Estate at industry associations, conferences and functions
Maintain positive relations with the press and position the Nuveen Real Estate agenda appropriately
Actively shape and comply with governance, committee and risk management processes
Technical Skills & Qualifications Required
Commercial Real Estate Debt sourcing, origination and underwriting skills
Complete understanding and application of real estate due diligence and legal documentation requirements across European jurisdictions
Commercial acumen, excellent quantitative analysis and financial modelling skills. Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency required.
Fund management, portfolio management and risk management
Relevant level 4 FCA recognised qualification essential e.g. IMC, CFA level 1 or CIIA
Strong presentation and communication skills (e.g. investor and borrower meetings)
Public speaking to large audiences to deliver key notes, presentations, panel discussions
Ability to multi-task and manage priorities effectively and independently, yet also work in a team environment
Project management and organisational skills
Language skills in key European markets: English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch would be viewed favourably
Business acumen to interact with clients regarding a wide range of real estate financing products in order to originate appropriate transactions
Networking and communication – investors, borrowers, service providers, and internally
Interact successfully with all stakeholders involved in developing a profitable business platform in Europe
Business development capabilities
Professional maturity, self-confidence and outstanding judgement skills
Ability to work independently
Act in line with Nuveen Real Estate’s Company Values and integrity to act in the best long-term interest of our client and the company
Regulatory Status: Certified Person
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