Consulting, Economics & Sustainability - Director (Riyadh)

Firm
PwC
Location
Riyadh
Education
Benefits
Competive

Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Economics and Policy

Management Level

Director

Job Description & Summary

A career within Economics and Policy services, will provide you with the opportunity to work alongside clients to develop sophisticated and compelling economic analysis to inform strategic choices and guide their development of policy. We focus on our helping clients make better decisions by providing business insights grounded in evidence by combining financial and economic assessments, cost benefit analysis, policy reviews, and programme evaluations.

PwC Global Overview 

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 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. 

PwC Middle East Overview

Established in the region for over 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 5,000 people across 12 countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Palestine and the United Arab Emirates. 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.

Consulting Overview 

In Consulting, you will have the opportunity to work closely with the best across industry and professional functional advisory services. We focus on helping solve client problems by offering both strategic and operational deep industry expertise. We pride ourselves on building long-lasting relationships with companies and organizations, always ensuring that we are able to bring the best insights and solutions to help them tackle whatever critical issues they may face. Our Consulting practice currently focuses on several core industry sectors including (Consumer and Industrial Products & Services, Energy, Utilities & Mining, Financial Services, Government, Health Industries, Finance Function, People and Organisation, Economics and Sustainability and Technology)

Business Unit and Role Overview 

You will be working within the Economics and Sustainability team (E&S).  We are an analysis-driven team that uses economic principles and techniques to support the strategy and policy making process. We help governments and private sector organisations make better decisions, grounded in robust and compelling evidence. We provide the necessary foresight that help make and deliver critical business decisions and investments. We work across the Middle East for clients in a range of sectors, including but not limited to central government, real estate, energy and utilities, transport and health.

The work we typically undertake includes:

  • Economic and fiscal policy analysis and development

  • Socio-economic impact assessment 

  • Economic and financial modelling / forecasting

We are a new and rapidly growing business unit, capitalising on changing trends in the regional market. The team offers you the opportunity to develop and apply your knowledge of economics in a commercial environment to solve important problems for our public and private sector clients.   

Qualifications/Educational background

  • Masters (preferable) - Economics and/or Public Policy 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or Econometrics

Years of Exp

  • 9 - 12 years of experience in a similar industry/role

Requirements

  • Experience in leading project in one of the following areas: economic impact assessment, macroeconomic analysis or forecasting, public finance management, economic policy development 

  • Proven experience of revenue under management or revenue generation of +$500k p.a

  • Experience in economic impact analysis or related modelling techniques

  • Proven ability to structure issues and use analytical skills to solve complex problems

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts to a non-technical audience through written and oral communication 

  • Proficiency in MS Office and Google Suite is mandatory and experience in working with Stata, R, EViews, PowerBI, Tableau, or ThinkCell is preferred

  • Proven experience of delivering high-quality strategic engagements across multiple industries 

  • Strong interest and passion for developing, growing and leading a team through advanced coaching and mentoring, as well as proactive knowledge sharing

  • The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East or where the project requirements dictate

  • Proven commitment to continuous learning  

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Travel Requirements

Up to 60%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Yes

Government Clearance Required?

No

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Location: Riyadh

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