Line of Service
Intl Government, Organisations
Advisory – Other
Job Description & Summary
A career within Government & Public Sector consulting will provide you with the opportunity to help organizations reimagine their operations through a strategic lens to turn complexity into a
competitive advantage. Our focus is to help our clients create differentiating capabilities that drive competitive advantages by developing plans to navigate their challenges, seeing what’s possible, and turning that into a reality. We assist our clients in transforming operations from the way they engage their customers to executing strategic programmes to achieve enterprise wide operational excellence.
PwC’s Agriculture, Food & Sustainability sector practice is growing a team focusing on supporting multinational clients and government agencies across the agricultural value chain on strategy, innovation & commercial excellence. The focus is on improving the performance and sustainability trajectory of agricultural businesses and government agencies through multiyear journeys using the full range of PwC service offerings, including but limited to corporate strategy, agritech, innovation, performance improvement, supply-chain transformation & change management.
What you’ll create and do
As a Director, you’ll be responsible for a team of problem solvers, helping to address complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
45% business & practice development
55% delivery on active client engagements
Generate demand for PwC’s services through direct market engagement and working with existing and targeted clients to help them define their needs
Work with PwC competencies to apply strategic integrated capabilities and shape their go to market approach
Help identify target clients and initiate and maintain contact with them by leveraging existing relationships and developing new ones
Work with account leadership to develop, create and review account plans in the Agriculture, Food & Sustainability space and support the management of the portfolio
Drive all aspects of the end-to-end sales cycle from opportunity identification through to bid preparation, risk management and contract close. You’ll do this with the support of relevant competencies but are expected to be able to lead the process when and where required to successfully deliver proposals to potential or existing clients
Collaboratively engage target clients to understand their business needs, identify the appropriate PwC competencies to support them, and introduce relevant industry leadership and competency leaders to the target clients to assist them in building sustainable relationships such that competencies build their market knowledge, expand their sector relationships and lead the development of proposals to clients
Lead the delivery of strategic advisory engagements billable to target clients and expand those engagements to include PwC competencies and grow the revenue potential of those engagements
Support the delivery teams through project oversight, SMS advice and guidance, supporting client interaction and ensuring the delivery teams are enabled to deliver with confidence and manage client relationships as you move on to the next opportunity
Establish, develop, strengthen and maintain relationships with people at all levels in the Agriculture, Food & Sustainability market (across Business, Ministries, Agencies, Regulators and Regulated Entities) and use these relationships to build PwC’s brand and value proposition to target clients and in the market
Work within PwC to develop thought leadership and points of view for internal and external use in order to shape market demand for services
Distribute relevant thought leadership to the team and network with the wider firm to gather Middle East and Global market insights, strengthen relationships, build your network of PwC expertise
Support knowledge management by working with competencies to keep the industry citation database up to date
Network with business partners in the market to support the creation of value for clients through partnerships and joint business relationships
What you’ll bring to this role
A demonstrated ability in growing and managing diverse teams that deliver high quality work
Worked in a professional services environment/can bring consulting experience
Extensive experience in a high profile relationship development and project delivery in the Agriculture, Food Business, or Environmental space.
Proven ability at meeting sales targets & providing excellent client service delivery experience
Highly capable in responding to RFPs and proposal writing, ideally for a professional services firm
Exceptional commitment to providing excellent client service, by building and maintaining productive relationships with both internal and external clients
Confident to negotiate and influence effectively, with an ability to challenge in a constructive manner
Excellent organizational skills, having the ability to prioritize workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
Ability to lead and contribute to team success
Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including experience presenting in a business context
An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends especially Agritech and an openness to learning new tools and using them on client engagements
Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)
Degrees/Field of Study required:
Degrees/Field of Study preferred:
Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)
Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)
Up to 60%
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.