PwC Academy - Resourcing Senior Associate - Riyadh

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Line of Service



Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

PwC’s Academy is looking for a candidate who thrives on dealing with people and who is organised and capable of maintaining focus on multiple projects at the same time. Knowledge of the Academy is preferable but not required, although the candidate will be expected to learn about these services quickly if appointed, including knowledge of our offerings, risk and quality requirements, systems and processes in the planning and execution of all our tax courses. We are looking for a team player who thrives in dynamic, flexible and a KPI focused environment and is committed to delivering excellence at all times.

  • Works with the Academy management/Project & course managers/Business development team in identifying resourcing needs/gaps and responsible for closing any resourcing gaps across the region and across subject matter expertise.
  • Expands network across the region to widen the Academy reach in order to identify potential excellent SMEs by participating in networking events.
  • Provide resourcing insights to the management team on a monthly basis e.g. potential gaps, additional SMEs and any significant matters related to external SMEs.
  • Work closely with the Operations lead and other relevant team members to identify and resolve any resourcing related issues/risks e.g. lack of in-country resources, specific SME issues
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationship with external SMEs
  • Responsible for the end to end process of on-boarding an external SME including making sure that they have attended an orientation to ensure that the external SME can appropriately represent PwC’s Academy to clients.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for all external SME’s issues/matters and coordinate with relevant team members to resolve the issues.
  • Adhere to the SME onboarding policies and procedures in place.
  • Streamline resourcing process by identifying policies & process improvements.
  • Accountable to all R&Q matters in relation to onboarding external SME’s such as JBR, NOC (if applicable), etc.
  • Maintain an up-to-date external SME’s database including overall rating of SMEs as they deliver training for Academy.


  • Bilingual Arabic and English is preferred
  • High level of technical proficiency and computer literacy particularly with Powerpoint, Word and Excel
  • Relevant training experience of 8+ years
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Arabic skills.
  • Good and wide network
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to develop and manage good relations with internal and external stakeholders
  • Flexibility in working hours (evenings, weekends if necessary)
  • Pleasant, dynamic and proactive individual with ability to take ownership and lead teams and processes
  • Ability to work well in a team as well as independently
  • Experience in the KSA market would be a plus 

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Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


Job Posting End Date

July 31, 2023

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Riyadh


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