Senior Asset Manager, Christchurch

Posted 04 June 2024
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCommercial Property

Job description

Established in 2010, Mainland Capital is at the forefront of delivering tailored funds management solutions for both wholesale and private client investors. The company specialises in multi-asset property funds across a diverse range of asset classes, including office, retail, industrial, self-storage, healthcare, hotels and land development. Guided by a team of seasoned industry experts, Mainland’s mission is to ensure long-term, risk adjusted value creation for its investors through well-defined, strategic approaches. Mainland is currently seeking a Senior Asset Manager to join its dynamic team and contribute to its continued success.

With the establishment of new hotel, healthcare and self storage funds, Mainland has become a highly diversified real estate Funds Management business that is one of the most compelling firms of its type in New Zealand.

The Senior Asset Manager position, reporting into the Head of Funds Management, will have responsibility for multiple fund platforms setting strategic business plans for a portfolio properties to ensure optimal revenue performance, value realisation and investor returns.

Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:
  • Establish and foster robust and lasting relationships with stakeholders, both internal and external to facilitate the implementation of strategic plans and deliver top-tier asset management services.
  • Develop, drive, and implement the execution of a strategy that fosters sustainable and profitable performance across the asset portfolio. This involves pinpointing business initiatives and efficiencies and supporting their implementation to drive desired outcomes.
  • Leading and supervising leasing agents as well as external property specialists, including facilities managers, accountants, and legal professionals.
  • Accountable for the preparation and implementation of the asset's income and expenditure budgets, and continuous monitoring, reforecasting and viable management.
  • Contributing to acquisition due diligence processes.
  • Understanding of and the ability to create value and mitigate risk from an asset management perspective.
  • Producing and presenting comprehensive reports for both internal stakeholders and external clients.
  • Ensure that capital and operational projects align with the strategic goals of the asset(s) and are completed within the designated timeframe and budget constraints.
You will require the following experience:
  • A minimum of 7 years' experience in asset management with a property investment fund manager, either in New Zealand or internationally.
  • Possession of a relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and analytical prowess, particularly in Excel for property investment and development analysis.
  • An understanding of commercial property as an investment asset class.
  • Embrace an entrepreneurial mindset, fuelled by a passion and unwavering drive to generate value for investors.
  • Proficiency in working independently with minimal supervision.
  • Proven capability to cultivate and oversee new business opportunities.
  • Exceptional written, presentation and verbal communication abilities.
The company prides itself in providing ‘best in class’ outcomes for its investor clients, results that are largely down to the quality of its staff.  The successful applicant will be part of a team that prioritises excellence and fosters an incredibly positive and high performing workplace.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button or send your CV to or call Amy Walker on 027-274-2655.