Head of Operations & Acquisitions
We are seeking a highly motivated and entrepreneurial-minded Head of Operations & Acquisitions to join our fast-growing startup team. The Head of Operations & Acquisitions will be responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and closing real estate acquisitions, as well as overseeing many day-to-day operations of the company. This role requires a strong work ethic, ability to work independently, willingness to wear many hats, and a passion for building and scaling a startup.
- Perform financial analysis and modeling, including underwriting deals, and conducting due diligence to evaluate investment opportunities.
- Manage and execute the full deal lifecycle from sourcing, underwriting, negotiating, and closing to post-closing integration, lease-up, and asset management.
- Work with the leadership team to hire, manage, and coordinate with property managers and on-site personnel.
- Help source deal flow and build relationships with brokers, sellers, and other industry professionals to identify potential acquisitions.
- Build and maintain relationships with local municipalities, legal counsel, accounting professionals, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure acquisitions and operations comply with regulations.
- Participate in budgeting, financial analysis, and strategic planning for real estate projects.
- Develop and implement policies and procedures to improve operational efficiency and scalability.
- Work with the team to build out our data engine and automate due diligence processes.
- Monitor industry trends and stay up-to-date on relevant regulations and policies.
- Collaborate with the team on strategic planning and decision-making.
- 2+ years of experience in real estate operations or acquisitions, preferably in a startup or fast-paced environment.
- Strong financial modeling skills and ability to perform due diligence on investment opportunities.
- Strong project management skills and ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines. Experience in property management operations preferred.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
- Experience with data analytics and automation preferred.
- Strong attention to detail and ability to identify and mitigate risks in real estate investments.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a small team to achieve shared goals.
- Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment with evolving priorities and challenges.
- Excellent management skills, with a track record of building and leading high-performing teams.