PwC Middle East

Consulting, Financial Services - Strategy & Operations - Director (Doha)

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23 Apr 2021
23 May 2021
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Contract type
Full time
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Job Description & Summary:

The Financial Services Consulting team provides a full range of services to our Banking & Financial Services clients, including Strategy and Revenue Growth (Entry strategy, Product portfolio analysis, Business plan development and Optimization of revenue generation), Operational excellence (Organization restructuring, Corporate governance development, Organisation transformation, Performance Management, Outsourcing & Shared Services strategies and Cost optimisation), Risk consulting (Risk appetite definition, Risk framework development, Risk reviews and alignment), Technology enablement (System selections, Implementation program management) and Analytics.
We are a growing team and looking for dynamic, flexible, proactive and hardworking experienced consultants who have a passion for shaping financial services positively in the GCC over the coming years. We have a strong pipeline of large, transformational opportunities with our clients which will provide great opportunities for all our people to step up and play significant and rewarding roles.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Director, you'll lead a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • In depth financial sector acumen and understanding of the underlying market forces affecting the performance of organisations and their strategic objectives
  • Expertise in one or multiple areas within the banking and financial services domain
  • At least 5 years of prior engagements in strategic or C-suite level agenda and/or strategic programs
  • Sales and delivery of S&O proposition and build the team to ensure PwC positions itself as one of the major players in the region
  • Lead sales pitches to clients and ensure growth of the customer platform in terms of revenue terms
  • Manage and lead assignments including day-to-day follow up on project teams and ensuring customer experience targets are met.
  • Work with colleagues in all Middle Eastern offices on client work and internal initiatives as well as with international teams where appropriate


  • 12 to 15 years experience in a similar industry/role
  • Target driven business development and sales of services in the area of domain expertise
  • Preparation, management and delivery of assignments: typically have a day-to-day responsibility for managing multiple assignments
  • Language Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), particularly ability to articulate concepts and recommendations in written form (PowerPoint reports, charts etc.). Arabic speaking is mandatory.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, and Economics, Quantitative Analysis or other related major required CA/CFA/MBA or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience within a professional services environment.
  • Previous experience within the Middle East is a plus, particularly towards the latter part of the career.
  • Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to prioritise workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Proven IT skills in Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and worldwide where the project dictates.
  • Strong capability to lead sales and manage delivery.
Travel Requirements:

Up to 60%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


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