Deals, Capital Projects & Infrastructure – Data & Analytics – Director – KSA/UAE

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Central, National, Federal Government



Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career within Data and Analytics services will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations uncover enterprise insights and drive business results using smarter data analytics. We focus on a collection of organisational technology capabilities, including business intelligence, data management, and data assurance that help our clients drive innovation, growth, and change within their organisations in order to keep up with the changing nature of customers and technology. We make impactful decisions by mixing mind and machine to leverage data, understand and navigate risk, and help our clients gain a competitive edge.

As part of our Analytics and Insights Consumption team, you’ll analyze data to drive useful insights for clients to address core business issues or to drive strategic outcomes. You'll use visualization, statistical and analytics models, AI/ML techniques, Modelops and other techniques to develop these insights.

A career in PwC’s Capital Projects and Infrastructure Technology department is an opportunity to bring PwC's strategy to life by developing and delivering technology and data-powered services in one of the fastest growing sectors in the region. Our clients expect us to bring the right people and the right technology to solve their biggest problems; we meet that challenge and accelerate the adoption of disruptive solutions through our integrated team of specialists. We have skilled technologists, engineers, data scientists, business analysts and industry subject matter experts who come together to innovative and deliver across the Capital Projects and Infrastructure value chain.  

Having a sector-focus, our projects span the technology and data spectrum. We are therefore recruiting for senior technology and data leaders who can adapt to client demands, adapt and apply themselves to the following domains:

  • Digital and data strategy and transformation

  • Digital solution ideation, conceptualisation, architecting and design 

  • Development of business and functional requirements and specifications

  • Development of use cases and business cases for data engineering and data science

  • Data warehousing and enterprise architecture development/implementation

  • Data management and DataOps design and implementation/execution

  • Business intelligence reporting design and implementation/execution

Whilst working in the  Capital Projects and Infrastructure Technology department team you will develop your understanding of the themes and trends in the market, with access to the key client accounts in the region. You will work collaboratively with other experts to shape the future of our clients and to bring about positive change. In particular, it will be expected that the role includes the following:

  • Oversight of technical project delivery, including work output and quality management, client management, project planning, risk management, scope management and schedule and budget management. 

  • Working to mentor and train other members of the business unit and the project team in order to foster a high performance team environment.

  • Contribution to innovation and insights on each project, proposal, proposition or proof of concept through leveraging existing commercial off-the-shelf solutions and driving the development of new technology and/or analytical solutions.

  • Ownership of business development efforts (both internal and external) through building and leveraging relationships, co-developing propositions and being active in the market.

  • Management of responding to RFPs, including scope and budget development, pitch preparation and pitch delivery.

  • Collaborating with colleagues in PwC’s Middle Eastern offices on client work and internal initiatives as well as with international teams where appropriate and keeping up to date with current trends from the region and from across the world.

  • Strategising and managing relationships with technology vendors and service providers, undertaking product evaluations and negotiating contractual terms.

As a client advisor and service delivery leader, it is expected that the candidate will have excellent communication skills, stakeholder management skills, presentation skills, the ability to conceptualise and translate client needs into tangible solutions and to move easily from big picture thinking to managing relevant detail.

PwC Middle East operates as a regional practice and, accordingly, the candidate is expected to have the ability and willingness to travel within the region.

The following Professional Experience is preferred, but not mandatory:

  • Capital Projects and Infrastructure Sector

  • Management Consulting

The following professional qualifications (or equivalent) would be beneficial to the candidate:

  • DAMA’s Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP®)

  • PMI’s Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®)

  • Professional Scrum Master™ (PSM) Certifications

The following language skills are required:

  • English Speaking/Writing (fluent)

  • Arabic Speaking/Writing (preferable)

Minimum years experience required: 

  • 10 years in technology and data domains


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a computing or data subject area such as Computer Science, Software Engineering or Management Information Systems.

Although the role will be focused on delivery oversight rather than performing technical delivery, it would be beneficial if the candidate had experience of performing technical delivery at some stage of their career. The following are platforms and/or skillsets that are applied within our practice and it would be beneficial if the candidate was familiar with or had a conceptual understanding of them:

  • Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

  • Relational databases, SQL, T-SQL or PL/SQL

  • Data aggregators such as DataBricks, Azure DataFactory, Palantir, Snowflake or Teradata and streaming\messaging services such as Kafka

  • Data Modeling and Schema design and development

  • Big data platforms including Hadoop, BigQuery/BigTable, Map/Reduce

  • NoSQL databases (e.g. CosmosDB, MongoDB, DocumentDB, Cloud Datastore, Casandra, etc.)

  • Data Integration Tools (SSIS, Informatica, API Management, Enterprise Service Bus) and Rules Engine (e.g BizTalk)

  • Programming and scripting languages including C++, C#, Java, Python, R

  • Construction sector tools including Autocad, Primavera, MS Project and understanding of BIM models and aggregator tools such as Ares Prism.

  • Data visualisation tools including PowerBI, Tableau or QlikView 

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Government Clearance Required?


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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Dubai


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