Consulting, Transformation Management- Director (Riyadh)

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Management Level


Job Description & Summary

You will be part of PwC's Transformation Management team, interacting with industry professionals and experts who will help you build and deploy the strong project management skills required to manage large-scale nationwide transformation initiatives. You will be exposed to the PwC proprietary methodologies and tools built from experiences from numerous prior engagements and leading practices, to enable you to efficiently and effectively deliver to our clients in a timely and reliable manner.


  • Drive a wide variety of projects including but not limited to: National Transformation Projects, Strategy Execution, Benefits Management, Large-scale Implementations, Development Projects, Feasibility Studies etc.
  • Identify project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards
  • Form and Lead a team of consultants to steer the projects towards a successful implementation
  • Evaluate project outcomes in terms of quality, consistency, accuracy, overall value, completion dates 
  • Measure the performance of the projects and analyze the progress in conjunction with the progress of key performance indicators set out at the strategic objectives level
  • Provide regular “state of the art” reports in terms of content, insights, quality  to the executive management
  • Risk, issue and change management - maintain mechanisms to manage change control, risks and issues within specific projects
  • Ensure that recording and maintaining a project database containing all related information, (data, documents, reports etc.) takes place
  • Document any business requirements for specific initiatives/projects
  • Monitor project budgets and prepare regular status reports
  • Lead knowledge building and sharing, using knowledge management methodologies, techniques, and processes
  • Coordinate with others to utilize learning and development tools and techniques to analyze, identify and communicate requirements for change
  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.
  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.
  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.
  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.
  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct


  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage multiple projects and leadership skills to engage with diverse stakeholders
  • 13+ years of experience in a similar role, out of which a minimum of 8 years of experience in a Consulting Management role within the Private Sector or the  Government and Public Sector
  • Based in KSA preferred, but fly in fly out from UAE acceptable
  • Ability to work in out of town engagements
  • Familiarity with best practices in PMO methodologies, structures and operating models
  • Be passionate about client service
  • Self-motivated, confident - a strong work ethic
  • Successful performance within team environments, enjoy being part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills, having the ability to prioritize workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
  • Experience in overseeing and reporting progress of large-scale programs
  • Knowledge/understanding of the Middle East Government and Public Sector including a deep understanding of global trends in the Government and Public Sector
  • Experience of driving large-scale change
  • Sector exposure and experience of different labor reforms
  • Planning and reporting tools, including Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic (verbal and written)

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Travel Requirements

Up to 60%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Riyadh