(Senior) Asset Manager – Mileway

Mileway launched in September 2019, which puts you among the first hires who get to shape the way we do things around here. We may be young, but with a portfolio stretching across Europe, an international, go-getting team, and growth plans that match our ambition, we have some big shoes to fill. To get there, we live our values: Drive, Trust, Grow, Together.

We’re looking for experienced, high calibre Asset Managers to join us as we expand in Amsterdam. You’ll be part of a young, dynamic team, reporting directly to the Country Director The Netherlands. This is a brand-new role in the Amsterdam area. You’ll be starting from the ground up, so there’s an exceptional opportunity to build and shape your own position. 

You’ll be responsible for asset management strategy, lease and property management as we grow our business in a new region. You’ll drive the management of our premium asset portfolio while making great connections and building our local and national relationships. 

You’ll bring with you the vision and enterprise to transform challenging assets through refurbishment and renovation projects, adding value to your portfolio and creating in-demand spaces for our customers to do business.

The right candidate is a team player with not only the drive and discipline to handle the day to day, but the ambition to grow with us as we develop an unparalleled opportunity as the principal player in last mile real estate.

Working at Mileway

We offer an opportunity you simply won’t find anywhere else. In less than two years, Mileway has grown into Europe’s leader in last mile real estate, with a 380-strong team and over twenty offices in ten countries.    
Mileway started out to be a different kind of real estate company. As an audacious newcomer, we’re setting things up the way we always wanted them, like our cloud-based IT infrastructure and our team’s ability to flex across borders, combining the best of local knowledge with the pooled expertise of a pan-European business. And in 2020, we picked up an EGI Industrial and Logistics Innovator award.   
We may be young, but with a portfolio stretching across Europe, an international, go-getting team, and growth plans that match our ambition, we have some big shoes to fill. To get there, we live our values: Drive, Trust, Grow, Together.   
Your home base will be our dynamic office in Amsterdam Zuidas. We’ll equip you with a state-of-the-art technology package that helps you keep in touch, wherever you are. That doesn’t mean we need you 24/7. We expect you’ll work hard and also that you’ll need some downtime. Respect for your personal life is key to keeping our team happy and our batteries charged.   

What you’ll do

  • Implement a sustainable asset management strategy for existing and future assets; 
  • Challenge and put forward a recommendation for the annual asset budget for each asset as the initial part of the overall business plan;
  • Evaluate, review a build asset reporting and financial projections aiming to boost asset value;
  • Manage all lettings, renewals, rent reviews, lease surrenders, and associated capital expenditures, and approve the commercial deals within your thresholds;
  • Track the risk criteria for each asset, spot red flags and inform the management team of any warning signals Deliver insights through market intelligence;
  • Look for and exploit opportunities for acquisitions, developments, extensions, and refurbishments to add value in our asset portfolio, while working closely with the Transaction Manager and Development Manager;
  • Integrate the asset management strategy into the business plans including asset underwriting. You will work with the development and finance teams to control and monitor this as part of the business plan;
  • Collaborate with the technical property management team to ensure capex items and maintenance plans are executed according to plan;
  • Work together with the admin property management team to ensure collections and arrears are well managed;
  • Take a leading role in implementing our ESG ambitions as ESG is fully integrated in our business strategy, operations, key processes, and decision making;
  • Build a great network of regional and national consultants and colleagues;
  • Select and manage outsourced expertise;
  • Use your experience and drive to innovate, providing continuous first is class service to our customers by maintaining a warm and productive relationship with your customers;

What you’ll bring

  • Your standout track record, with 5 to -8 years’ asset management experience. Experience in logistics and light industrial is particularly relevant, but you can also bring what you’ve learned from working with retail or other asset classes. You can demonstrate how and where you’ve added value and have great negotiating skills;
  • An in-depth knowledge of the last mile real estate realm. You’ll understand the real estate market and its customers and be able to spot and act on opportunities; 
  • Local knowledge of the market and networks;
  • Your head for numbers. You can validate valuations and build forward-looking financial projections; 
  • Your communication skills as a Dutch native speaker and fluency in English; 
  • Your education in a relevant university degree;
  • Attention to detail and your head for numbers. You will have great analytical and financial skills;
  • You are a great team player, you can effectively lead projects, and inspire team members and colleagues;  

We offer an opportunity you simply won’t find anywhere else. Mileway is primed for explosive growth, and by joining us in our very first year of business, you can be there on the ground.

Interested? Apply via the following link.