Senior Manager – Capital Markets 1

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Job Description


Knight Frank’s Global Capital Markets teams have a reputation for acting on the most high-profile real estate transactions internationally. Supported by specialist market research analysts our network is ideally positioned across five core hubs: the UK, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The Middle East Capital Markets team has quickly grown to become one of the strongest in the market. The focus of the team is both on outbound capital flows, with a global remit, and regional investment advisory, dealing with clients ranging from family offices to institutions and sovereign funds. 

The team is seeking a numerate Senior Manager to provide deal support on both buy and sell side transactions regionally. They will liaise closely with the Knight Frank’s global capital markets teams in other key international hubs as well as with Knight Frank’s network of offices in the Middle East.


  •  Provide support on existing instructions across different geographies to senior team members.
  •  Bespoke and detailed cash flow modeling using MS Excel.
  •  Collate requirements, leads and opportunities for discussion within the team.
  • Assisting with preparation investment memorandums, presentations and other relevant detailed documents.
  • In charge of constructing Data rooms.
  • Review lease agreements.
  • Create cashflow projections and assisting with investment analysis.
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with key investors across the GCC.
  • Responsibility for deal and capital trackers as well as other databases as required.
  • Providing weekly/monthly market reports, working with relevant research teams.
  • Working with the research teams to prepare presentations and research documents on relevant subjects.
  • To build and maintain goodwill, confidentiality, and trust with prospective and existing clients at all times in order to foster the professional image of the Partnership.
  • Providing guidance to clients regarding the transaction process and presenting potential opportunities.
  • Refer business leads or other potential fee earning opportunities into other parts of the Middle East and Global business.
  • To be able to think laterally and cross refer business across the KF network.
  • To perform other tasks delegated by the Partner in charge as required.

Required skills and experience

  • Ideally 5+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong academic background.
  • Language skills: English fluency crucial, Arabic strongly preferred.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Organised and presentable.
  • Strong financial acumen.
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Existing network of professional contacts desirable.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Flexibility in working with clients and projects across time zones and different working weeks.