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Portfolio Manager

  • £135,000
  • Permanent
  • Leeds, UK
  • 17491

Portfolio Manager – Real Estate

Leeds City Centre

Highly Competitive Salary


Border to Coast Pensions Partnership is one of the largest pension pools in the UK.  Established in 2018, they were founded to manage the investments of like-minded Local Government Pension Funds, who collectively have c.£60bn of assets. They pride themselves on providing cost-effective, innovative, and responsible investment opportunities that deliver returns over the long-term for its members, employers and taxpayers of the UK.

Border to Coast is in the process of designing four real estate funds, two UK and two global.  These funds will invest in both direct UK real estate properties and UK and Global real estate funds. 




Border to Coast is seeking a Portfolio Manager to assist and support the Head of Real Estate and Fund Managers with the management of UK real estate portfolios, in accordance with the Border to Coast investment policy, investment process, procedures and relevant legal or regulatory documentation. The successful candidate will be involved in the development of the UK fund propositions with an initial focus on asset transition and service provider onboarding for the new UK real estate funds from the commencement in role.


You will provide support in the following key areas: –


  • Service Provider onboarding and asset transition planning and execution.
  • Review of suitable investment opportunities, and support the Fund Manager in making investments, working with Investment, legal, valuation and other advisers to ensure appropriate and robust pre-trade due diligence.
  • Preparation of detailed asset and portfolio analysis utilising industry standard applications, research to support investment making decisions and preparation of Investment Committee papers,
  • Responsible for ongoing asset and portfolio review of the performance, attribution, exposure, and risk metrics of the fund/portfolio, and working with the Operations team to produce appropriate client reporting, covering returns, risk and ESG factors.





Border to Coast is looking for an individual with not less than 5 years post professional qualification working experience who is educated to degree level in a real estate, finance or similar, who holds a current real estate and/or investment management qualification. Your professional background will be a real estate consultancy, private equity or institutional investment, with relevant recent and broad UK market exposure. You must demonstrate relevant working experience of investment due diligence and a keen interest and working understanding of the UK Real Estate investment market and a commitment to responsible investment and sustainability.


If you would like the opportunity to work for a sustainable organisation that invests in a responsible manner, get in touch with Christopher Mackenzie or Matthew Evans at The Management Recruitment Group, to find out more about this role.



Christopher Mackenzie

m: 07715114960 | e:


Matthew Evans

m: 07854 865017| e:


We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We have an open and supportive culture with a commitment to learning and valuing everyone’s skills and contribution.


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