Overview

Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Transportation and Logistics

Specialism

Advisory – Other

Management Level

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

As a member of PwC’s Transport & Logistics practice you will have the opportunity to work closely with the best and brightest consultants across the industry.

Regionally, the Transport & Logistics sector is playing a pivotal role in both shaping and enabling ongoing national transformation programs through enhancing national infrastructure, intra and interconnectivity, service and safety levels and attraction of foreign direct investments. PwC is at the heart of this sector’s transformation. We boast a globally recognised practice that is 5000 professionals with strong roots in the Middle East region. Our regional practice brings deep multi-modal expertise.

As a Senior Manager you would have experience in either of the following: ports & maritime, land transport, logistics & post, rail & metro or future mobility within a consulting or strategy firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and deliver consulting assignments – develop content, project plans, distribute work to team members and oversee day-to-day delivery.

  • Review work produced by the team to ensure highest quality levels output is aligned with the scope of work, delivered on time and within budget to the expectations of the client.

  • Perform hypothesis driven thinking, guide the team’s analyses and push their thinking to draw meaningful insights

  • Ensure credibility of analytical approaches, methodologies and conclusions.

  • Engage client counterpart(s) to align with them on the work plans and interim and final recommendations.

  • Ensure smooth handover of project deliverables and results and effectively closes on consulting assignments with the client Clients, Business Development, and Industry Leadership.

  • Build strong, trusted advisor relationships with your clients beyond the immediate consulting assignment and identify and contribute to follow-on work.

  •  Proactively lead the drafting of proposals and marketing efforts and participate in proposal pitches with a focus on converting pipeline into secured mandates .

  • Maintain an emerging network of contacts and relationships inside and outside the firm’s network.

  • Stay up to date on market and industry latest trends and developments.

  • Develop and maintain intellectual capital and publish thought leadership on relevant topics to enhance our brand.  Provide guidance and coaching to team members as needed and ensure a professional and productive team environment.

  • Mentor – formally or informally – other members in your team/ business unit in order to foster a high performance team environment.

  • Actively shape own development priorities Internal Management.

  • Collaborate across Business Units and Lines of Services to support the delivery of differentiated propositions to the market.

  • Manage internal requirements for quality, compliance, policies, procedures and systems and related.

 

Requirements:

  • 8-15 years of professional work experience out of which at least 4-6 are in consulting with a leading global consulting firm with the remainder in transport or related industry.  Work experience in public authority or governmental entities will also be considered. 

  • Deep understanding of national and public transport sector priorities across the GCC  with strong understanding of the latest plans and policies across governments and regulatory authorities

  • Experience in Ports operations is a plus.

  • Proven track record in leading and successfully delivering on cross industry consulting assignments to tier-1 clients.. 

  • Key areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, strategy development, strategic transformations, capability led transformations, strategy implementation, corporate governance, operating models, other.

  • Strong acumen for problem solving and using first principle thinking to frame issues.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, validate, structure and analyse all types of data (such as Financial, Operational, Market).

  • Output focused and resilient with the ability to rally resources and maintain momentum within a fast paced and high energy team.

  • Able to work independently and effectively within a team.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to operate in a multi-stakeholder environment.

  • Ability and willingness for frequent travel within the GCC and Middle East.

  • Education: ideally an MBA from a reputable university or equivalent with high academic achievement.

  • Language Skills: Fluency in written and spoken English

  • Arabic advantageous

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Travel Requirements

Up to 60%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Yes

Government Clearance Required?

No

Job Posting End Date

July 31, 2022

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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.