Risk & Quality Senior Associate, Deals

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Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

Deals Risk & Quality (R&Q) plays a key role as an enabler in supporting Middle East Deals (“Deals”) to achieve its strategy. Our team’s primary purpose is to provide trusted advisor risk and quality advice to our internal Deals business effectively manage and mitigate legal, regulatory and reputational risk. The increasing use of alternative delivery methods and more innovative commercial models have added complexity and increased contractual and delivery risk. The Deals engagement teams need close guidance and support from trusted advisers in R&Q to manage these risks while protecting our reputation and brand. We support Deals project teams throughout the entire engagement lifecycle from bidding through contracting and on into delivery, taking a partnership approach to work alongside and collaborate with partners and teams.

What to consider before applying

This role has the option of being based out of our Riyadh or Dubai office.

Role Responsibilities

  • Acting as the first point of contact for queries from Deals engagement teams, providing timely and solution-focused pragmatic advice

  • Negotiating with clients on contracting challenges, with support from the Office of the General Counsel and senior stakeholders in the business

  • Participating in internal governance forums for  high value and higher risk engagements to support teams to manage contracting and delivery risks

  • Participating in special projects to deliver the continuous change that is needed to improve the quality outcomes and profitability of Deals 

  • Participating in delivering training to staff across Deals

  • Building trusted relationships across Deals and other support teams, and acting as a dedicated business advisor to the Deals business


  • Worked in a risk management environment, preferably in a professional services firm

  • Hands on experience reviewing legal documents

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to think outside the box and help mitigate risk 

  • Confident communicator and can deliver messages with impact to a wide variety of audiences

  • Proactive, flexible and flexible and has a positive attitude

  • Motivated to build excellent working relationships and meet deadlines successfully in a fast paced & dynamic environment

  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to understand key business drivers

  • Ability to take initiative to manage numerous projects simultaneously under time constraints

  • Proficient in English, Arabic speaking considered a plus

Why you’ll love PwC
We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you’ll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at https://www.pwc.com/m1/en/about-us/life-at-pwc.html

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Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

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Firm: PwC

Location: Riyadh


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