Assurance - PwC Academy - Senior Project Management Associate

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Employment: Full Time

Line of Service

Not Applicable


Management Level

Job Description & Summary

PwC Global Overview

With offices in 152 countries and almost 328,000 people, we are among the leading professional services networks in the world. We help organizations and individuals create the value they are looking for, by delivering quality in Assurance, Tax and Advisory services.

PwC Middle East Overview

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has around 10,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Our regional team with its tailored solutions, brings international experience, helping our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market, and beyond.

Line of Service Overview

Our Middle East Assurance practice includes over 2,300 people based in 12 countries across the region and is part of PwC's global network that is operating worldwide. PwC Middle East's Assurance practice combines the right mix of human-led and tech powered solutions to provide our clients with quality audits and other risk services that create confidence and impact in our region and across society.

What is expected from you?

Your job duties will include but will not be limited to:
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

- Independently manage a project with low risk/low value profile as per engagement risk matrix.

- Provides support to the Project Manager in managing projects

- Liaises with the operations team for lecturers' availability and materials requirements

- Maintains internal documentation on project management

- Formats and edits learning materials

- Ensures technical and content accuracy of documentation

- Coordinates publication and distribution of learning materials

- Assists in preparation, distribution and summary of attendance reports, feedback forms, certificates

- Maintains accurate records on ADM and LMS

- Responsible for arranging logistics for the project teams and SMEs for the delivery of the courses/programme (flights, hotels, transportation)

- Provides general admin support

- Conducts research and adds to the existing library of resources/e-books

- Assist SME in the programme content development by researching relevant content within the PwC resources (white papers/publications)

- Course administration activities including:

- Initiating opening of job codes

- Summarizing course evaluation/feedback

- Preparing progress reports related to all client projects.

- Preparing Course Billing Instruction (CBI)

- Registration in client portal

- Uploading of invoices in client portal

- Arranging logistics for the trainer - booking flights and hotel

- Adding courses in the ADM and updating the attendance in the ADM

- Formatting client deliverable such as course materials (trainer slide, participant workbook, post course reports)

- Visa processing of SME and relevant resources

- Summarize course/programme evaluation report and prepare post course reports

- Adhering to compliance with the risk, quality and independence matters

- Developing internal and external relationships and reflecting PwC values on your day to day work when working in diverse teams

- Building and maintaining meaningful relationships with clients, and researching and identifying opportunities on new/existing client

- Engaging and dealing with diverse teams from the planning through the completion phase of the audit as well as closely following up on the progress of the requested tasks to ensure meeting the timeline and the firm's internal KPI's.

- Commitment to continuous education and digital upskilling

- Performing other procedures as necessary to support issuance of the assurance deliverables


What will you bring?

You are ambitious and get use of opportunities to grow and develop. In addition, you recognise yourself in the following characteristics:

- Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills that allow you to thrive in a team environment

- Bilingual proficiency in Arabic and English (oral and written) is a plus

- Business development and client relationship building skills

- Willingness to challenge the 'norms' and to create a cohesive and effective working team

- Excellent project management skills

- Knowledge in using technologies, and experience using Data Analytics tools is a plus

- Commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives

Travel Requirements

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?


At PwC Middle East, we've set out an ambitious purpose and strive to live it everyday: to solve important problems and build trust in society.

We're a community of solvers that come together in unexpected ways to build trust and create sustained outcomes. We solve important problems, support one another as we grow, develop and build fulfilling careers.

PwC provides industry-focused services for public and private clients across Assurance and Audit, Deals, Consulting, Tax and Legal. We draw on our development legacy that brings together the collective experience of over 7,000 people in our region with offices across 12 countries to solve for tomorrow.

We're striving to consistently deliver innovative work that builds trust and delivers sustained outcomes. And we're proud of the strength that comes from all our different backgrounds and experiences and we value everyone's uniqueness. We thrive in uncertainty, operate with integrity and leverage the diverse perspectives of our teams.

If you're looking for a place that fuels your ambition to make a difference, that matches your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities and reimagines ways of working to enable you to lead a more balanced life, then you're a future PwCer.

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