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REPORTS TO: Managing Director – Real Estate              DATE: April 2014
DEPARTMENT: Real Estate                                              STATUS: Exempt
 
Harvard Management Company (HMC) provides world-class investment management focused solely on generating strong results to support the educational and research objectives of Harvard University. Located in Boston’s financial district, we currently manage approximately $35 billion in assets. As a leader and pioneer in our unique approach to endowment management with our hybrid model of investing, we manage money both through internal and external investment platforms. 
 
HMC offers an exceptional employee benefits program including 100% employer paid medical coverage, discounted and pre-taxed commuting costs, a pension plan, and retirement plan.
 
SUMMARY:
The Real Estate group at HMC invests globally through a variety of structures including direct investments with joint venture operating partners, co-investments, and limited partnership positions with fund managers. The Senior Associate will join our Real Estate team which is responsible for generating returns to the endowment through investments in global real estate markets. The successful candidate will work closely with the team supporting all elements of the portfolio management processes, and will be exposed to a wide range of real estate investment strategies.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Property level underwriting of direct real estate investments and review of due diligence material
  • Provide property level asset management oversight for current direct real estate investments
  • Develop financial models and other analytical tools for portfolio analysis
  • Assist team in researching specific real estate markets and strategies
  • Develop relationships with fund managers and joint venture partners within portfolio
  • Act as a liaison with back office to assist in portfolio analysis and risk management
  • Develop deep understanding of a wide range of real estate investment strategies across the globe
  • Strive to become an independent idea generator
  • Manage responsibilities pertaining to business continuity preparedness, documentation, site visits
 
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPECTATIONS:
  • BS/BA with exemplary academic credentials
  • 1-3 years of experience as an analyst with a top tier real estate investment firm, developer, or investment bank
  • Excellent computational, analytical and spreadsheet skills
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints while quickly learning new ideas and concepts
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Strong work ethic and highest ethical standards
  • Experience in the Real Estate industry is necessary
  • Ability to start immediately
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Pre-MBA position

Employees

Marcus Loveland

Investor | Endowment

United States

Craig Mccurley

Investor | Endowment

United States

Investor | Endowment

Geetanjali Gupta

Investor | Endowment

United States

Investor | Endowment

Richard Hall

Investor

United States