Head Of Real Estate and Leasing

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Job Description


  • Develop and execute a real estate strategy that aligns with the company’s overall business goals. Identify, evaluate, and negotiate real estate opportunities, including land acquisitions, leases, and development agreements.
  • Oversee the development of new properties and the renovation of existing properties
  • Ensures that departments impacted by real estate projects have enough notice to provide support and deliver requirements within deadlines.
  • Instructs, organizes, and coordinates all development objectives, liaising with various functions to deliver completed projects in accordance with the objectives established in the approved business cases.
  • Highlights the risks associated with all necessary legal documentation relevant to the development process, including contracts, appointments, sales agreements, leases, warranties, management association documentation, and any other corresponding and/or
  • Conducts regional mapping, identification, sourcing, and securing of new development opportunities, strategically identifying new development opportunities.
  • Works closely with the Director and/or Country Head to evaluate trends related to the business’s existing products and services to anticipate future trends likely to impact the organization’s profitability, perform the necessary analysis, and make recom
  • Ensures the accuracy of all contracts, legal agreements, and the proper execution of all relevant municipality and government requirements


  • Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic.
  • 10-12 years’ experience of development management experience on major real estate development projects, primarily master planned retail, hotels and/or leisure businesses
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation abilities with strong organizational skills and capacity to work under pressure.
  • People management experience, including managing a culturally diverse workforce.
  • Proven expertise in real estate development management, program management, financial analysis, property appraisals, business analysis, financial modeling & real estate market dynamics.
  • Strong understanding of the real estate development process, from project initiation, acquisition, to project structuring, design, construction, commission, and operation.


  • At Majid Al Futtaim, we’re on a mission to create great moments, to spread happiness, to build, experiences that stay in our memories for a lifetime. We’re proud to say that over the past 27 years, we have built a reputation as a regional market leader in what we do. Join us!
  • Work from any country in the world for 30 days a year.
  • Work in a friendly environment, where everyone shares positive vibes and excited about our future.
  • Work with over 50,000 diverse and talented colleagues, all guided by our Leadership Model