Associate Director – Development

Full Time

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate

Job Role
Join our dynamic team and take the lead in shaping the future of real estate! We’re seeking experienced and motivated developer to oversee and manage the development real estate projects, from pre-concept to completion. In this role, you’ll collaborate with diverse stakeholders, including finance, marketing, asset management, design, and project delivery, to drive successful asset development within set timelines and budgets. Come contribute to our success and make a lasting impact on the built environment!

Job Responsibility:
Oversee the entire development lifecycle, from project inception to completion, ensuring adherence to timelines, quality standards, and budget constraints.
Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders and other relevant parties.
Identify potential risks and challenges associated with development projects and implement proactive risk mitigation strategies.
Provide regular and comprehensive updates to senior leadership on project status, risks, and opportunities.
Prepare and present reports to stakeholders and other relevant parties.
Foster a collaborative and innovative work environment to maximize performance.
Develop and implement strategic plans for real estate development projects aligned with the organization’s strategy.
Conduct comprehensive market analysis to identify opportunities and assess project feasibility.
Oversee the financial aspects of development projects, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis.
Develop comprehensive plans, outlining key milestones, timelines, and resource requirements.
Collaborate with finance, design, project management and other departments to implement development plans.

Required Skills:
2+ years of experience in MENA region
8+ years of experience in large-scale / complex Mixed Use real estate developments.
Must have experience across all asset classes but predominantly Residential .

Strong PowerPoint and Estate Master skills.
In-depth knowledge of local and regional real estate markets, regulations, and industry trends.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline.
Strong financial acumen and the ability to analyze and structure complex financial deals.