The primary objective is to provide oversight and approval of the Valuation process including reviewing individual valuations. The incumbent will also provide input into credit analysis and transaction structuring.

Roles & Responsibilities

Valuation Process Management:
• Brief and appoint all Valuers from our Panel, to ensure provision of consistent and independent valuations.
• Review Valuation and other technical reports to determine project risks and the acceptability of assets for lending purposes.
• Ensure the accuracy and suitability of existing and new valuations for lending and covenant purposes.
• Develop new contacts and build relationships with service providers and industry experts in the valuation and CRE industries.
• Maintain professional networks to foster best practice internally and promote the quality of MaxCap to industry participants.

Analysis & Reporting:
• Create and maintain a database for portfolio reporting to senior management on credit and valuations across all projects.

Credit Management:
• Provide timely input on valuations and property risk into the transaction structuring and counter-party risk assessment process.
• Work closely with the Head of Credit & Valuations, Chief Risk Officer, Investment & Distribution teams and construction risk to contribute to the loan/portfolio risk assessment process.
• Professionally and efficiently address concerns or queries raised by borrowers, third parties and key stakeholders; promptly escalate issues to the Head of Credit & Valuations, Chief Risk Officer and Investment Directors as required.
• Manage and mitigate risks through effective collaboration with internal stakeholders and external advisors.
• Assimilate complex information and make concise, well-informed recommendations.

Project / Contract Management:
• Review, negotiate and approve the valuations to be used.
• Comprehensively identify risks that might impact on the quality of valuations provided and engage to rectify these.
• Visit sites as required.

Selection Criteria

Culture Alignment:

We value:
• Integrity
• Success
• Ownership
• Agility
• Relationships

Interpersonal / Communication Skills:
It is essential that the incumbent of this role possess the ability to:
• Communicate effectively (written and verbal)
• Present critical argument supported by factual evidence
• Build strong relationships based on trust and respect
• Persuade and influence the thoughts and actions of others
• Articulate and persuasively present critical argument
• Build rapport and professional credibility

Education, Experience, Skills & Knowledge:
• Commercial Property Valuation Qualification (API or RICS)
• Commercial property valuation/finance experience (Banks, Financial Institutions, development, Private Investment Firms / Groups)
• Creating and working in a compliance focused culture
• Experience managing projects
• Ability to effectively manage risk

Personal Competencies (e.g. traits, abilities):
• Strong analytical and problem-solving ability
• Ability to negotiate and influence
• Strong stakeholder management skills
• Well-developed professional networks combined with the ability to develop and nurture new relationships
• Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines
• Ability to plan effectively and take accountability for delivering results
• Strong analysis and interpretational skills
• Acts ethically and with unquestionable integrity
• Desire and willingness to strive to achieve optimal results
• A flexible and agile approach
• A continual improvement mindset