Real Estate | Development | Associate

Egypt | Financial Advisory | Posted on 28-Feb-2023

Position Summary


Real Estate – Development – Associate

When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche ME. You'll understand that Deloitte is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

In an international firm like Deloitte, our strong global presence is complemented by our local reach and market knowledge. A career in Financial Advisory Services with Deloitte Corporate Finance Limited will equip you with a deep understanding of the local and regional business landscape, enabling you to identify opportunities and risks to our clients’ businesses. In addition, your breadth of vision will be engaged, as you match our global resources to our clients’ advantage. Our FAS practice encompasses a broad range of specializations and services but whose common goal is to offer strategic services to clients throughout every phase of the economic cycle. With such a wealth of specializations, you will have the opportunity to pick the one most suited to you.

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

  • Lead the way  
  • Serve with integrity  
  • Take care of each other  
  • Foster inclusion  
  • Collaborate for measurable impact  

During your tenure as an Associate in Real Estate, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

  • The multi-disciplinary Real Estate team in the Middle East supports a wide range of clients in the Real Estate sector, including developers, investors, landowners and government entities. Integrating with other teams within the FA practice, other work we undertake includes project finance, capital raising, financial modelling, transaction due diligence and forensic support  
  •  The Real Estate team provides the following services for clients:
    • Development & THL: Market, financial and strategic development advice for planned Real Estate (office/retail/residential/industrial) and Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure (“THL”) industry projects (from single sites to large-scale mixed-use master planned schemes).
    • Valuation: Valuation of office, retail, residential, industrial and hospitality assets in accordance with RICS Valuation-Professional Standards (the ‘Red Book’) and audit assist work.
    • Dispute: Arbitration and Expert Witness services to support real estate related disputes
  • Advising government bodies, developers, investors and corporate owners on real estate development, market/financial due diligence and strategy.
  • Being a primary point of contact for clients, managing the delivery of engagements, undertaking the preparation of client reports, undertaking development appraisals and working with clients and their design teams to deliver strategies to support real estate development projects. The work will cover residential, office, retail, hospitality and industrial sectors
  • Experience is typically a minimum MRICS/CFA II qualification.
  • Based in East Cairo, however working on MENA wide projects with remote delivery.
  • Mentoring and development of junior colleagues undertaking their RICS Assessment of Professional Competence.

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Builds own understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact. 
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent 
  • Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track 
  • Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills
  • Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business


  • Educated to graduate level, with a Real Estate or related (Economics, Geography, Finance, Business) degree.
  • RICS accredited course an advantage, though high-performing graduates with non-Real Estate qualifications are also encouraged to apply.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar field.
  • Primary English speaking and writing is essential. Arabic fluency is mandatory.
  • Strong interpersonal, planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • A high level of numerical competence, with experience of using MS Excel, Estate Master DF and/or Argus Developer.
  • The chosen candidate will be required to work from our Deloitte office in East Cairo.