Line of Service
Economics and Policy
Job Description & Summary
You will be working within the Economics and Sustainability team (E&S). We are an analysis-driven team that uses economic principles and techniques to support the strategy and policy making process. We help governments and private sector organisations make better decisions, grounded in robust and compelling evidence. We provide the necessary foresight that help make and deliver critical business decisions and investments. We work across the Middle East for clients in a range of sectors, including but not limited to central government, real estate, energy and utilities, transport and health.
The work we typically undertake includes:
Economic and fiscal policy analysis and development
Socio-economic impact assessment
Economic and financial modelling / forecasting
We are a new and rapidly growing business unit, capitalising on changing trends in the regional market. The team offers you the opportunity to develop and apply your knowledge of economics in a commercial environment to solve important problems for our public and private sector clients.
To really stand out and make us ﬁt for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Senior Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
Experience in leading external projects in one of the following areas: economic impact assessment, macroeconomic analysis or forecasting, public finance management, economic policy development
Proven experience of revenue under management or revenue generation of +$500k p.a
Experience in economic impact analysis or related modelling techniques
Proven ability to structure issues and use analytical skills to solve complex problems
Ability to communicate complex concepts to a non-technical audience through written and oral communication in English and Arabic
Proficiency in MS Office and Google Suite is mandatory and experience in working with Stata, R, EViews, PowerBI, Tableau, or ThinkCell is preferred
Proven experience of delivering high-quality strategic engagements across multiple industries
Strong interest and passion for developing, growing and leading a team through advanced coaching and mentoring, as well as proactive knowledge sharing
The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East or where the project requirements dictate
Proven commitment to continuous learning
Masters (preferable) – Economics and/or Public Policy
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or Econometrics
Years of Exp
9 – 12 years of experience in a similar industry/role, with at least 3-4 years in a Big4 or external consulting environment
Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)
Degrees/Field of Study required: Bachelor Degree – Economics
Degrees/Field of Study preferred:
Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)
Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)
Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?
Government Clearance Required?
Job Posting End Date
About PwC Middle East
At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.