IFS - R&Q - Risk Management - Deals R&Q Manager - Riyadh, Dubai

Functional areas

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services


Not Applicable


IFS - Risk & Quality (R&Q)

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career in Risk Management, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to advance and foster integrity based decision making and conduct by PwC professionals throughout our organisation. You’ll focus on promoting and monitoring compliance with applicable external laws and regulations as well as internal policies and procedures to help manage PwC’s regulatory, litigation, and reputational risk.

Our Projects and Change Management team helps PwC deliver sustainable change by getting people to accept, adopt, and drive change. We drive, develop, and communicate plans that enables our people to execute and embrace lasting transformation by empowering them to change their behaviour focusing on critical things that drive successful results.

Deals R&Q are looking for a Manager candidate to join the Deals Risk and Quality (“R&Q”) team based in Riyadh. This individual will be supporting the Deals R&Q team to drive the risk and quality agenda across Deals.

About the Team
The Deals business is comprised of Infrastructure and Government, Business Recovery Services, Corporate Finance, Forensics Services and Transaction Services. The Deals R&Q team is a dynamic team that operates in the Deals fast-paced and exciting transaction-oriented business environment. The Deals
R&Q team’s primary purpose is to provide trusted advisor risk and quality advice to the Deals business in order to help client-facing teams effectively manage and mitigate legal, regulatory and reputational risk.
This role will have a broad range of activities including:
Supporting the ​Deals​ R&Q team in queries from client facing staff and providing pragmatic advice and solutions to their R&Q queries.
Building trusted relationships across Deals and other support teams, acting as a dedicated business advisor to Partners and Directors.
Proactively providing support to teams pursuing larger, or more complex opportunities (e.g. cross-border working).
Negotiating with clients on contracting challenges, with support from Office of the General Counsel and senior stakeholders in the business.
Delivering training to partners and staff across Deals, including one-to-one sessions and seminar-based training.
This wide exposure to the Deals business will support the selected individual’s personal development and enable ongoing progression. To support you, you will work under the guidance / supervision of the Deals R&Q team. There is a great opportunity for the right candidate to learn and develop in this role.
The role will provide the successful candidate with:
The opportunity to work closely with Deals partners across the business.
An opportunity to get involved with some of the high profile, complex and risky engagements Deals are delivering.
An ability to help Deals to deliver against strategy.
The opportunity to work in a fast paced, mentally stimulating, dynamic environment where no two days are the same.
An opportunity to develop a solid Risk Management technical base.
A stable working location.

What you need
Ability to communicate clearly with strong presentation skills and provide firm and concise advice.
Clear understanding of commercial / client-facing issues and associated risk procedures. An understanding of technological offerings is an advantage.
 Ability to interact with others demands providing support and/or influencing, with the flexibility to change behavior where necessary.
 Intellectual capacity to make decisions with strong analytical, organisational and project management skills.
 A conscientious, ambitious team player, with good self-management skills and an ability to take initiative.

Knowledge, skills and abilities
The selected individual will be a Manager with client facing experience in working with a Financial Advisory firm or in an internal Risk & Quality role in a Big 4. The individual must be proficient in English and preferably an Arabic speaker.

Delivering distinctive quality is core to the PwC brand and managing risk is an important and integral component of ensuring that whatever we do is sustainable and enhances our brand. Differentiating ourselves from our competitors is fundamental to winning new engagements and building lasting
relationships with clients. This encompasses all aspects of the engagement life cycle from the initial decision on which opportunities to pursue through to proposal submission and successful delivery. Deals continues to grow across the region and there are increasingly complex quality and risk aspects that need to be addressed to support our continued success.

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Government Clearance Required?


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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Riyadh



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