DWS Group (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers. Building on more than 60 years of experience, it has a reputation for excellence in Germany, Europe, the Americas, and Asia. DWS is recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability, and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.
We offer individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management - as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus - complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients. Our expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our investment approach strategically.
DWS wants to innovate and shape the future of investing: with approximately 3,900 employees in offices all over the world, we are local while being one global team. We are investors - entrusted to build the best foundation for our clients' future.
About DWS's Real Estate Division
The Real Estate division of DWS is a full-service Real Estate manager with approximately $81.3 billion globally and $36.1 billion in the US. DWS Real Estate acquires and manages investments in individual assets or Real Estate portfolios on behalf of funds and separate account clients.
The US Real Estate franchise is responsible for the origination, acquisition, financings, asset management and disposition of Real Estate assets across the US. The Transaction team leads the firm's sourcing efforts across all property types: Residential (Multifamily/Student Housing/Single Family Rentals), Office, Industrial, Retail & Self-Storage and all risk profiles (Core, Core+, Value Add & Development).
You would be responsible for supporting senior members of the Transaction team on sourcing, underwriting, due diligence and closing commercial real estate investments.
Your Key Responsibilities:
Support Transaction Officers on sourcing, underwriting, due diligence and closing commercial real estate investments. The team leads the firm's sourcing efforts across all property types and risk profiles.
Provide underwriting support for the Transaction Officers by reviewing real estate financial statements, rent rolls, and other reports and preparing valuation models using Microsoft Excel and Argus to identify new transaction opportunities
Identify risks and merits of each individual opportunity through critical thinking skills, research, and team collaboration
Coordinate all aspects of transaction execution and deal closing process, engaging with all key business lines at the firm including Portfolio Management, Asset Management, Engineering, Risk
Management, Research & Strategy and Client Relations, as well as a team of external consultants and service providers
Prepare Investment Committee presentations and other critical documents such as Confidentiality Agreements, Letter of Intents, Development Term Sheets, and others
Lead various data analytics projects used by the Transactions team
Create and maintain market contacts and relationships across the real estate industry to help source new acquisition opportunities with brokers, owners, consultants, partners, and developers
Your Skills & Experience:
1-3 years of relevant real estate experience
Bachelor's degree. Graduate degrees or Real Estate related Graduate level coursework a plus
Strong understanding of real estate cash flows, lease structures and real estate valuation
High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Argus experience is a plus
The candidate should feel comfortable working in a team environment, have an excellent work ethic, be a good multitasker, and be capable of clearly articulating himself/herself to the division's Investment Committee
The candidate must be a self-starter, well organized, detail oriented and have strong verbal and written communication skills
What we'll offer you:
A healthy, engaged, and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That's why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its core. You can expect:
Competitive Salary and Matched 401K Savings Plan
Generous Paid Time Away plus Bank Holidays
Health and Life Insurance Plans for you and your family
Work/Life Balance Programs including Adoption/Surrogacy/Infertility Assistance, Backup Care through Bright Horizons, Phase Back to Work and Support for New Mothers
A range of flexible benefits including Retail Discounts, Commuter Discounts and Gym benefits
The opportunity to support wide-ranging volunteer programs, + 1 day volunteering leave per year, matched personal donations to non-profit organizations dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000
How we'll support you:
Training and development to help you excel in your career
Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities
Coaching and support from experts in your team
It is DWS's expectation that employees hired into this role will work in the office in accordance with the firm's hybrid working model.
DWS provides reasonable accommodations to candidates and employees with a substantiated need based on disability and/or religion.
DWS Values & Diversity
We believe talent is found in all cultures, countries, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs, generations, backgrounds, and experiences. We pursue a working environment where everyone can be authentic and feel a sense of belonging. Click here to find out more about our diversity and inclusion efforts.
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Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.
We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: EEO is the Law poster and supplement ; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act ; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision .