Overview

Business Unit Description_x000D_

Why PwC

Established in the region for over 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 6,000 people across 12 countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Palestine and the United Arab Emirates. 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.

BU Description

Our growing Consumer Industrial Products & Services (CIPS) practice provides management consulting services in the areas of strategy and operations, aiming to help a diverse set of clients anticipate and address their most complex business challenges.
CIPS is comprised of five priority industry sectors: Retail & Consumer Products, Industrial Products – Industrial Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Construction and Real Estate, and Transportation and Logistics.

Within CIPS Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities. We work with some of the world’s largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.

Job Summary_x000D_

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.

Roles & Responsibilities_x000D_

As am Associate you would have experience in either of the following: ports, maritime, land transport, logistics and post, rail and metro within a consulting or strategy firm. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.
  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner – verbally and in the materials I produce.
  • Build and maintain an internal and external network.
  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
Additional Roles & Responsibilities_x000D_
Skills and Competencies_x000D_
  • Excellent organizational skills, having the ability to prioritize workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.

  • Proven IT skills in the following programs excel, word, and PowerPoint
  • The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and worldwide where the project requirements dictate.
  • Exposure to data gathering techniques and analysis, and reporting insights in a clear and effective way is desirable.
Educational Qualifications & Certifications_x000D_

Education: Bachelor’s degree from a top-tier university with consistent outstanding academic record; advanced degree or MBA is preferred.

Years of Experience: 1 – 4 years of relevant experience ideally with one of the Big4 firms, a consultancy or a global strategy house, or in a challenging in-house role.

Strong Consulting background (high performer in a strategy house or Big 4 is preferred.
Have worked on projects within Transport and Logistics Industries (Maritime & Ports / Railways and Railroads / Aviation or Airports) is preferred.
Strong written and oral communication skills with a confident presence and the ability to effectively communicate complex ideas.

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.