Interim Investment Director

Housing Company

Starfish Search are working with a housing company to recruit an Interim Operations Director. This role will have oversight over the investment projects portfolio, requiring a deep understanding of housing management, asset management and real estate markets.


You Will:

  • Lead the identification and growth of investment portfolio from external markets, shareholders existing land holdings and from other partners to help identify, secure and progress viable investment properties
  • Work alongside the Managing Director to develop and implement a comprehensive housing & asset management strategy aligned with the company’s overall objectives and growth targets
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to track investment, housing, and asset management performance
  • Work with the finance team to create complex financial models to assess the feasibility and profitability of investment opportunities
  • Oversee the end-to-end investment, housing & asset management lifecycle, including project planning, design, entitlements, repairs and leasing/sales


You Will Have:

  • Experience in leading investment within an opportunity led entrepreneurial environment, ideally within the housing industry
  • The ability to adapt to changing conditions to generate innovative and pragmatic solutions to new situations and problems as they are presented
  • Experience of understanding and discussing key financial metrics with other members of the development team
  • Strong project management skills to effectively coordinate multiple campaigns and tasks simultaneously


This role reports into the Managing Director. It is a 12- month fixed term contract based in London, with a salary of £120,000.