Investment Director



Investment Department – London/Hybrid

The London Agency Business unit at Hartnell Taylor Cook LLP has an established client base for its Investment work including developers, property companies, institutional and private investors, retailers, regional and national. We work across a range of property sectors.

The London Agency Business unit has a position immediately available in our London office for a Director with 5-10 years post qualification experience.

An enthusiastic and highly motivated individual, outgoing personality, ideally RICS qualified with 5-10 years post qualification experience in Investment Agency and have good market profile amongst peers. Ideally cross-sector national knowledge but with a London and South East bias. A provable track record in sales and acquisitions across all sectors with a recognisable client following. An ability to think laterally and cross refer clients to other disciplines. A detailed understanding of valuation and valuation approaches and investment analysis using both the generic software i.e. KEL, Argus etc, as well as Excel. A thorough understanding of Landlord & Tenant law and the construction of commercial leases. An ability to advise clients with a high degree of professionalism and confidence. Capable of developing and expanding corporate and own client base, sourcing new clients and developing them across multiple disciplines.

Skills and experience

General Investment Agency duties to include but not restricted to:-

  • Sourcing new instructions and advising on prospective and existing sale instructions.
  • Advising on marketing and achievable sales prices
  • Servicing and concluding sales instructions.
  • Identifying client’s requirements and sourcing/acquiring appropriate investment properties.
  • Undertaking inspections and reporting to clients.
  • Leading/assisting presentations and pitches.
  • Investment or development appraisals using KEL or Argus Developer
  • Research analysis on market demand, rentals and yields
  • Site or investment identification for client requirements
  • Purchase or sale instruction advice and reports.
  • Sourcing new instructions and advising on prospective and existing sale instructions.
  • Advising on marketing and achievable sales prices
  • Servicing and concluding sales instructions.
  • Identifying client’s requirements and sourcing/acquiring appropriate investment properties.
  • Undertaking inspections and reporting to clients.
  • Leading/assisting presentations and pitches.
  • Investment or development appraisals using KEL or Argus Developer
  • Research analysis on market demand, rentals and yields
  • Site or investment identification for client requirements
  • Purchase or sale instruction advice and reports.

General Business Generation

  • Develop new investment agency contacts in appropriate fields
  • Develop own client contacts in areas relevant to department business
  • Cross-selling client business to agency team and other departments e.g. occupational agency and development, building consultancy, property and asset management.
    • Agree annual target for both team and self-generated business.
  • Lead and develop the HTC Investment Agency function with a view to expansion of the team and turnover in the short/medium term.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous commission scheme
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Mobile telephone
  • Laptop
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme (5% Employee, 4% Employer)
  • Life insurance 4 x salary
  • Flexible benefits including health cash plan, Holiday purchase, Cycle to work, gym and retail discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Volunteering policy
  • Professional subscription/fees
  • Continuing Professional Development 

HTC’s Values

P     Passionate

We’ve put our heart and soul into the work that we do and approach each project with excitement. We love to make a difference, exceeding expectations and creating solutions through innovation

A     Agile

Putting our clients first requires us to fit around them. We offer holistic solutions rather than a one-size-fits-all approach. We are not a big corporate machine with lots of processes, we think smart and act fast. Our customer service is at the core of everything we do.

C     Collaborative

We’re a friendly bunch, and believe we create excellent results through teamwork and open dialogue, both internally and externally. We listen and talk with our clients about their needs, desires and challenges. We also like to take time out of the day to day and step back to celebrate our achievements together.

T     Trusted

We believe relationships are built through honesty, integrity, transparency and inclusion. We don’t just talk a good game – we strive to deliver. Our professional team will put our clients right at the heart of our business. We can be trusted and relied upon by our clients to provide solutions for customer success.

Hartnell Taylor Cook is an equal opportunity employer and is fully committed to a policy of treating all of its employees and job applicants equally. Our Equality & Diversity policy is available on request.

If you wish to send your CV or require further information on the vacancy then please contact Leanne Jonas, Head of People:-

Email: [email protected]

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