PwC Middle East

Consulting, Economics - Senior Manager (Dubai)

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Location
Dubai
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
01 Feb 2021
Closes
01 Mar 2021
Ref
90782WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Description

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.

Job Description & Summary

PwC Global Overview  

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 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. 

PwC Middle East Overview

Established in the region for over 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 5,000 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.

Consulting Overview  

In Consulting, you will have the opportunity to work closely with the best across industry and professional functional advisory services. We focus on helping solve client problems by offering both strategic and operational deep industry expertise. We pride ourselves on building long-lasting relationships with companies and organizations, always ensuring that we are able to bring the best insights and solutions to help them tackle whatever critical issues they may face. Our Consulting practice currently focuses on several core industry sectors including (Consumer and Industrial Products & Services, Energy, Utilities & Mining, Financial Services, Government, Health Industries, Finance Function, People and Organisation, Economics and Sustainability and Technology)

Business Unit and Role Overview 

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.

Qualifications/Educational background 

  • 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

Requirements 

  • Experience working as an Economist in an external consulting environment
  • Experience in economic impact analysis or related modelling techniques, such as input-output modelling, CGE modelling
  • Experience in application of econometrics and statistical techniques to policy and investment decision making 
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Google Suite is mandatory and experience in working with Stata, R, EViews, PowerBI, Tableau, or ThinkCell is preferred
  • 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 
  • Experience working within teams and leading projects
  • Proven commitment to continuous learning

Education

Degrees/Field of Study required: Bachelor Degree - Economics

Travel Requirements Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship? Yes

Government Clearance Required? No

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