Property Acquisition Manager - Real Estate
About VDB Luxury Properties:
At VDB Luxury Properties, our mission is to disrupt the real estate market by redefining the way luxury properties are rented, purchased or managed in Barcelona and surroundings. Started a couple of years ago, we are experiencing explosive growth and we have big plans for the future and we are not slowing down anytime soon. Our mission is to continue delighting hundreds of high net-worth international clients from all over the world by delivering a world class quality service that they cannot find anywhere else, based on Speed, Quality, Discretion and most of all, Trust!
While we interact with our clients and prospects on a very personal level, we are a digital-first company, leveraging technology in everything we do.
We welcome top performers that will bring new ideas, diverse perspectives, and provide you the opportunities and freedom to grow and make a real impact on thousands of clients’ lifestyle… all while having fun! We also believe that diversity adds incredible value to our very international teams, our service, and our culture. We know that the best ideas and solutions come by bringing together people from all over the world and by fostering a culture of inclusion and trust in each other.
Why join VDB Luxury Properties?
Do you enjoy disruptive businesses where the traditional way of doing things can be constantly challenged in order to find a better way? Do you have an international mindset and are naturally curious? Are you a team player with an allergy to BS and company politics? At VDB We empower our team to do great things. Our start up culture is defined by candor, fairness, and mentorship. We respect the importance of a work-life balance and we are committed to rewarding entrepreneurial spirit and a work ethic.
If this sounds like what you are looking for….read more about the benefits you will receive while working at VDB!
In this role, you will be in charge of the Business development strategy of our different lines of business, services and products . You will also own the relationships with our discerning clients, the owners of the properties we sell, rent and/or property manage as well as all the key developers of the new developments that we represent. Additionally, you will be in charge of finding new products to enrich our portfolio, building relationships with new key developers, agencies, collaborators and any key stakeholders who represent a potential source of business on the product sourcing side.
Ultimately, the long term responsibility of this role is expansion beyond Barcelona and possibly beyond Spain. You will report to the CEO and work closely with the head of strategy.
More specifically, these will be your responsibilities:
You will be responsible for the rental and sales product strategy in alignment with the overall company strategy. You will be working closely with our head of strategy and the CEO to ensure alignment and consistency.
You will lead business development, building great relationships with developers and owners and finding new investors. You will be our customer champion for owners, developers, and investors.
You will be in charge of evaluating property values based on market analysis.
You will be responsible for the execution of our product strategy as well and for supporting the commercial team in managing their active leads. More specifically you will be responsible for the collaboration agreements and negotiations with owners, developers and other agencies, for the coordination of the follow-up of new properties to add to our portfolio
You will be in charge of new business development opportunities. New Luxury development Projects and Investors management. You will be responsible for scouting new development opportunities, finding investors through our network, and managing and coordinating the preparation of the presentation material.
You will be in charge of UPSELLING our lines of collateral lines business like PM; ID; concierge.
Additionally, later on, this role will also be in charge of testing the scalability potential of our business model in other Cities / Countries beyond Barcelona and Spain.
You will be managing a team of one or two people: property sourcing specialists.
Who you are:
You are a motivated individual with excellent social and soft skills, business acumen with a creative mind. You have an analytical mindset, as well as being able to think creatively to solve problems. You are a confident communicator, ambitious, dynamic, self-directed, self-motivated, initiative, good presence, and approachable. You have a strong desire to build something meaningful that drives results. Capable of understanding our international & business people clients’ mindset and, in particular, the luxury world.
Job Skills & Qualifications:
Experience in a fast pace and highly results-driven commercial environment
Experience in Real Estate or any Luxury Brand is a plus.
Experience in Luxury Property Sourcing is a major plus.
Proficient use of Microsoft package or google equivalent.
Flexible to adapt to the fast-changing environment – STARTUP
Solution Oriented: “Do not take a NO for an answer.”
Customer first mentality: Customer centricity is a MUST.
Extremely developed sense of urgency and reactivity: doing it NOW is better than TOMORROW.
Hungry to grow the company and grow with the company.
High level of stress resistance
English and Spanish level: excellent.
Additional Languages are a plus.
Used to fast-paced environments and high levels of stress resistance
We care about you!
VDB benefits allow you and the team to feel appreciated and empowered. We invest in every VDB employee with gifts crafted to support health and work-life harmony.
Team breakfast and lunches to acknowledge and celebrate our accomplishments while socializing with our peers!
To enhance workstyle balance, we encourage various team sports activities throughout the year.
For professional development, we provide financial support with continuing ed courses.
Team activity once a month.
Team offsite once a year.
Electric bicycles and scooters are available for all VDB transportation needs.