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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.
Line of Service
Transportation & Logistics
Job Description & Summary
As a senior member of the practice, the Senior Manager will be expected to:
¢ Lead teams to deliver Transport & Logistics projects across the GCC, often managing multiple projects in parallel
¢ Manage mid - senior client stakeholders
¢ Work with the team to generate new business, through pro-actively generating opportunities in addition to responding to requests from clients
¢ Leverage the wider PwC regional and global network to support internal and external activities
¢ Support and develop both the Transport & Logistics and wider CIPS team, through refining our propositions, developing team capability and supporting to develop and deliver the annual business plan
The ideal candidate will have a Masters degree in a related field, or an MBA or equivalent post-graduate degree from a top-school. The candidate will be a strong leader, who demonstrates business acumen, can confidently manage PwC consultants, and can engage articulately and effectively with clients. The candidate should demonstrate:
¢ Successfully plan, manage and deliver multiple client engagements
¢ Identify and generate new business opportunities
¢ Focus on creating a few key platform accounts
¢ Support the effort to manage and motivate the wider Transport & Logistics team
¢ Assist in efforts to create IP
¢ Support ongoing efforts to articulate consulting offerings to take to market
¢ Assist in gathering market intelligence and developing thought leadership
¢ Strong regional knowledge including experience of working with major transport companies
¢ International exposure, including experience of working with major transport companies
¢ A deep understanding of all sectors within surface transport, demonstrated through thought leadership / publications
¢ An understanding of typical projects conducted with surface transport clients
¢ The preferable candidate would have worked across themes such as strategy, M&A, operations, process improvement, performance management, customer experience,etc.
Minimum years experience required
The ideal candidate will have 10+ years in surface transportation experience through consulting, industry, investment banking or private equity. The candidate must be very familiar with the industry in the Middle East, including key organisations, key stakeholders, current trends and challenges. Prior experience in other sectors of transportation, such as maritime and aviation would be a bonus
¢ Ethical, honest, straightforward, and, equitable
¢ Proactive / self-starter
¢ Strong team player
¢ Assertive and confident
¢ Fluent in English and preferably Arabic
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
September 30, 2018