Manager - Property


Dublin, IE

Company:  Irish Life Investment Managers
  • Full Time Permanent position
  • Hybrid role based in our City Centre offices (Close to Middle Abbey Street Luas) 
  • Flexibility to attend stakeholder meetings on site/ in the office also required. 


What we offer


  • We have embraced a hybrid working model for most of our positions, which means that you can enjoy a balanced approach of working from home for part of the week and working from the office for the remainder of the week.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salaries and bonuses, robust Learning and Development support, excellent Defined Contribution pension and comprehensive Wellbeing initiatives and support to name but a few. 
  • Further details on our benefits package can be accessed here Benefits (



Role Overview


  • ILIM have an exciting new, permanent, diverse role for someone passionate about real estate. We are looking for a collaborative, creative and adaptable individual to join our growing and developing team, which has responsibility for the fund, asset management and investment transacting of the largest real estate portfolio in Ireland. 
  • This is a market facing role, with one of the most active long-term investors in the market. The successful candidate will work across a number of funds, strategies and sectors providing extensive and diverse experience in a large and growing property investment business. 
  • No two days are ever the same in real estate so if you are looking for variety and work in an area that really makes a difference then this could be the ideal role for you. 

Team Background


  • Working with the wider property team and reporting to Senior Manager 
  • The team manages a growing range of real estate strategies, covering multi sector balanced, sector specific, and thematic portfolios, in a range of funds and separate accounts. 
  • The team has responsibility for actively managing over 140 properties, which extend to 5m sq ft across the office, retail, industrial and residential sectors. 
  • The team is committed to Responsible Investing to deliver on our net zero sustainability ambition, to create great spaces for our tenants to occupy; and to achieve superior long term performance for our investors.

What you will help us to achieve


  • Enhance the quality and performance prospects of our real estate portfolios
  • Deliver superior risk adjusted fund returns for our investor clients

More specific responsibilities will include


This role will involve: 


  • Executing property investment acquisition and disposal strategies, to include investment underwriting, transaction negotiation, due diligence, analysis, and reporting. 
  • Implementing active sustainability led property asset management solutions, to include leasing and asset repositioning.  
  • Oversight and management of external property managers with responsibility for review and analysis of all service charge budgets to drive performance and tenant engagement.
  • Engagement with market players and external professionals representing ILIM including solicitors, property agents and advisors, co-owners and tenants, as well as engagement with a wide range of ILIM teams including finance, pricing, client reporting, actuarial, legal and taxation.
  •  Positively contributing to and supporting the Property Team in delivering on our asset and fund objectives and strategies.

What you will need to be successful in the role


  • The ideal candidate will be a high calibre, ambitious property professional, with:
  • Minimum 5 years property experience, preferably in real estate capital markets and/or asset management. 
  • Strong commercial acumen negotiation and property analysis skills.
  • Demonstrate strong personal interest in climate change with a commitment to delivering change through Responsible Property investing and asset management.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills to build rapport and maintain strong working relationships.

Key Competencies

Communication and Influencing
Commercial Awareness
Drive for Results
Risk and Control
Problem Solving and Decision Making

Fitness & Probity

This role is a ‘pre approved controlled function’ as defined by the Central Bank Reform Act 2010 Regulations 2011. Any appointment will be conditional on the company being satisfied that the appointee meets the requirements as set out in the Fitness and Probity standards issued by the Central Bank and that the appointment has been approved in writing by the Central Bank. This requires the company to complete prescribed due diligence to assess the appointee’s fitness and probity. Further details on this due diligence process are available from Human Resources.


About us


Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM), the investment management company within the Great West Lifeco group, manages assets of circa €110bn and provides fund management services to a large domestic and multi-national client base. We provide investment products to both institutional and retail clients, offering a full range of products from our value driven active and indexed fund management processes.


The company reserves the right to draw up a shortlist as part of the selection process.  Where Agency assistance is required the Irish Life Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Irish Life by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.


Irish Life is proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We have created an environment of inclusion and growth to help people achieve their potential, to ensure they can bring their whole selves to work and to feel valued.  We celebrate diversity of thought and perspective and want all of our employees to feel valued, respected and supported.


We have built a culture that promotes equality and inclusion for all of our current and future employees and strive to ensure that our behaviours, processes and practices are aligned to this culture.


If you require any accommodations during the recruitment process please contact and we will be delighted to ensure you are fully supported to be your best.   

Irish Life Investment Managers supports Equal Opportunity and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.