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Director of Operations

Ref: JN -042019-66212
GBP120000.00 - GBP130000.00 per annum + bonus
UK, London
Accounting, CFO/Finance Director
25th April 2019
Job Type

Position: Director of Operations

Salary £120,000 - £130,000 + Bonus

Location: London


Cobalt are working with a global real estate investment manager with over $70 billion in Real Estate assets under management. The group continues to grow across Europe and is looking to hire an Operations Director to further streamline the UK operation in line with the wider continent.

The newly created role will report directly to the Head of UK Finance and provide strategic leadership & direction in the ongoing development of the underlying business operations and infrastructure. The successful individual will be given the opportunity to be exposed to the inner workings of a multi-national company spanning 20 countries interacting with leaders in their field across the globe.


  • 'Hands-on' management of the operations and the team deliverables
  • Support on-boarding of new client (and portfolio) 'wins
  • Management of the outsource property managers, driving best practice and first-class service delivery
  • Pro-active functional leadership and development; developing the finance operations function
  • Management, use and maintenance of the MRI Horizon system


  • Real Estate experience is essential
  • Strong business and technical knowledge of the property, asset & fund management and key systems supporting such operations
  • Strong managerial and interpersonal skills


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