PwC Middle East

Deals - Infrastructure Finance Director - Jordan

Location
Amman, Jordan
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
04 Jun 2021
Closes
04 Jul 2021
Ref
220393WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Director
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

Our Deals team helps organisations execute successful deals and create value through mergers, acquisitions, disposals and restructuring. We work with our clients to develop the right strategy before the deal, identify issues and points of negotiation and value and implement change to deliver synergies and improvements after the deal.

The Deals practice is looking to bring onboard an experienced Director to work closely with the leadership, and work across a range of Deals lead financial advisory assignments from PPP, privatisation, joint venture & alliances, and divestments.

PwC has built a team of infrastructure, real estate and capital projects experts, located in the Middle East, who are able to help clients resolve issues and deploy global best practice at all stages in the lifecycle of major projects and programmes. Our team combines real industry expertise with deep subject matter knowledge. 

PwC is looking to build a dedicated Infrastructure team based on Jordan.  This initial focus will be to support the KSA based team and market opportunities there, however, the Jordan team may be required to work on deals across the whole MENA region.

It is envisaged that the Jordan team will have representation of all the grades from Director to Consultant and be able to undertake and deliver full work packages independently as well as supporting the team on specific tasks.

The Director will be key to the success of this team and must be able to demonstrate excellent management abilities related to the establishment and growing of the Jordan team as well as being able to manage and lead teams remotely.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the partners in charge of origination activities including sector strategy and planning, client meetings, business screening, pre-pitching activities, preparation and presentation of proposals, and negotiation of mandate letters.
  • Lead and manage and recruit members of the Infrastructure team in Jordan.
  • Responsible for the day to day execution of transactions throughout the life cycle from kick off meeting to financial close, which may involve managing team members based in different locations.
  • Undertake and manage the necessary structuring, due diligence, documentation, financial modeling, and risk analysis  and mitigation. 
  • Ensure that the work delivered is of the highest standards that meet or exceed the client expectations.
  • Train, coach, and develop junior and mid level team members.
  • Work across the Deals practice supporting other activities such as due diligence, valuations and business restructurings as a Healthcare industry expert.

Requirements: 

  • Master's degree or equivalent in finance, business administration or related fields.
  • Minimum 10 years of direct and relevant lead financial advisory experience that could have been gained with an advisory firm, advisory bank, developer, or procuring authority.
  • Established track record in project finance, infrastructure finance, and/or PPPs.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the project financing industry.
  • Based in Jordan with the ability to travel and spend significant time on the ground in other  MENA countries, in particular Saudi Arabia. 
  • Strong structuring capabilities with detailed knowledge of risk analysis, due diligence, documentation, and financial modeling.
  • Detailed knowledge of PPP procuring models and funding structures.
  • Experience with procuring authorities and bidders for PPPs.
  • Business maturity and ability to establish contacts and quality dialogue at senior level of the government and private sector clients.  
  • Language Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).  Fluent in English but multilingual Arabic speaker preferable.
Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Yes

Government Clearance Required?

Yes

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