Investment Manager, Full-time – Permanent

Campus Living Villages

Full-time, 40 hours per week

Salary circa: (Depending on experience)


  • 25 Days Holidays Plus Bank Holidays and a day off for your birthday
  • Childcare Voucher
  • Bike 2 Work
  • BUPA
  • Seasonal Ticket Loan
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance

What are we looking for?

We are now recruiting for an Investment Manager on a permanent basis to join our Commercial team based in Village Central London office in South East London.

This role offers a great opportunity in a dynamic and growing organisation with strong values and excellent national and development opportunities.

What you’ll be doing:

Work within the broader Commercial Team and interact across debt Finance and Valuations

·    Take the lead on modelling responsibility for new bid / acquisition, asset improvement and refinancing projects and input into Investment Papers to the CLVFM Board

·    Model build to support business cases for investments, debt refinancing and/or transactions for either bids or acquisitions

·    Manage external modelling resources employed for resource or strategic reasons on projects determining model inputs and reviewing model outputs and sensitivities

·    Managing and executing tasks encompassing financial modelling and analysis with the delivery of high quality outputs

·    Research and analysis of potential investments (internal or external) for consideration by the Commercial Director and if appropriate, the CLVFM Board for approval

·    Using your commercial acumen and ability to work autonomously (albeit seek further direction where required), assist to drive and influence positive behavioural change at CLV

·    Critical to have a good knowledge and be able to assess and interpret a large amount of qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources across CLV finance and operational business applications

What technical skills do you need to have?

  • Financially literate – adept and comfortable with collating, interpreting and presenting data so that appropriate financial analysis is used to inform business decisions
  • Strong financial and business acumen
  • Able to build and navigate detailed financial models with strong attention to detail
  • Strategic thinker, able to assess complex matters and provide timely, relevant, succinct advice
  • Articulate, persuasive with strong ability to communicate complicated financial, cash flow, commercial, operation and legal issues to a broad range of stakeholder groups
  • Solid Project Management skills with demonstrable success in delivering business projects on time and within budget
  • Influencing Change
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to adapt writing style to suit different audiences
  • Driven with a desire to achieve outstanding results in a team environment and ensure the highest standard of outcomes
  • Demonstrating high ethical standards, integrity and commitment to all business and commercial dealings
  • Self-motivated and willing to take the initiative


  • An appropriate degree in a finance or accounting related discipline (Essential)
  • 5 years’ experience of building, using and presenting outputs from complex financial models (Essential)
  • Experience collating, interpreting and presenting data from a range of MI systems and other sources so that appropriate financial metrics are used to inform business decisions (Essential)
  • Experience in delivering business projects on time and within budget (Essential)
  • Experience in assessing complex matters and provide timely and relevant advice with requisite analysis to Senior Executives (Essential)
  • Experience in articulating complicated financial, cash flow, commercial, operation and legal issues to a broad range of stakeholder groups using Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel (Essential)
  • Experience in negotiating, documenting and reporting on a range of short and long term debt instruments (Essential)
  • Experience with PPP style projects (Desirable)
  • Experience in the student accommodation sector (Desirable)


CLV Core Values

CLV’s goal is to CREATE a culture that we all enjoy working within by following the below values. It is expected for all CLV employees to demonstrate the values listed below on a day to day basis:

Community: Be part of the ONE team and pursue the team goal.

Respect: Be tolerant and accepting of colleagues and customers and don’t manipulate, demean or mistreat people.

Equality: Endeavour to treat everyone the same, regardless of their role.

Accountability: Work hard, work smart and don’t blame others.

Trust: Be forthright, candid and deliver on your promises.

Enthusiasm: Be passionate in what you do and give 100%.

In addition to the Core Values listed above, CLV expects a high level of professional behaviour in accordance with the Code of Conduct.


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