Investments Manager

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 as a key player in our Investment team! As the role holder, you’ll spearhead financial analysis for acquisitions, development projects feasibility, and strategic planning. Take charge of valuation, master plan feasibility, and funding models, ensuring governance and meticulous management of our feasibility and valuation models. Your expertise will contribute to the safe custody and regular updates of investments and financial analysis reports.

You’ll be at the forefront of financial analysis for existing real estate investments, collaborate with senior management to implement asset management strategies, manage dashboard reporting, and conduct yearend portfolio valuations for diverse property types— residential, retail mall, commercial office, hospitality, and industrial.

Job Responsibility:
Coordinate input with various stakeholders to Produce feasibilities for new projects
Challenge input, ensure full audit trail of sources and ensure obtaining internal / external sign offs to assure assumptions are verified and are within market rates and tolerance
Ensure compliance with the processes and procedures governance and timely system updates
Ensure timely input and maintenance of information in the relevant systems
Ensure that feasibilities are updated in a timely manner responding to key changes in assumptions
Ensure Estate Master is fully used as the single source of truth for projects feasibilities
Own and manage the process of yearend valuation and manage the various stakeholders related to this exercise
Produce internal valuations as well as coordinate external valuations for the nominated assets
Liaise with business owners to obtain sign offs on valuation assumptions and methodology used
Play a leading role in the process of masterplan feasibilities, capital budgets, and strategic plans along with funding requirement, returns analysis, and sensitivity analysis
Support the business with new M&A Real Estate ventures and due diligence mandates through rigorous financial modelling, preparing feasibility analysis, market research, due diligence.
Liaise with Al Futtaim Investment department and external consultants to ensure accurate project cost/revenue and market trend information is integrated into investment reporting and management processes
Create benchmarking tool for Revenue, OPEX, CAPEX, and Investment Yields
Fully own the update of feasibility files through Estate Master and carry out ad-hoc analysis on Estate Master or bespoke excel models to support commercial and business decision making

Required Skills:
Must have experience using Estate Master software and building Excel feasibility model
Experience of managing real estate valuations through Argus
Minimum experience of 10+ years in relevant investment and real estate feasibility field and industry
Working knowledge of the construction/development and real estate industry including hospitality, commercial, retail, residential is required

What equips you for the role:
RICS qualification is preferred
Business degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance
Qualification of CFA / CAIA / CMA / CFI