Assurance - Digital Trust - Business Resilience Director

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: HP639-1519

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Assurance - Digital Trust - Business Resilience Director - Riyadh

Line of Service
Assurance

Specialism
Risk

Management Level
Director

Job Description & Summary
The Digital Trust team provides a full range of services to our clients from almost all industries, including Digital Business Resilience, Data Governance and Privacy, Business Systems and Technology Assurance. The team is an integral part of our Digital Platform including Cyber, Technology Consulting and Digital Services.

Digital Trust is a growing and an exciting area. We are looking for someone who can support our established work and help grow our business. Someone who has a deep understanding and is passionate about business and technology resilience, and its use to drive value for our clients and who has the people and intellectual skills to be able to communicate issues to a non-technical audience.

Due to the rapid growth of our Resilience services, we currently have an opportunity for an ambitious and highly motivated Director with a proven track record of high-quality delivery of client projects. We are looking for dynamic, flexible, proactive and hardworking experienced leaders who have a passion for shaping the business and Resilience space in the GCC over the coming years. We have a strong pipeline of large, transformational opportunities with our clients which will provide great opportunities for all our people to step up and play significant and rewarding roles.

Business Unit Overview 

The Digital Trust team provides a full range of services to our clients from almost all industries, including Digital Business Resilience, Data Governance and Privacy, Business Systems and Technology Assurance. The team is an integral part of our Digital Platform including Cyber, Technology Consulting and Digital Services.

Digital Trust is a growing and an exciting area. We are looking for someone who can support our established work and help grow our business. Someone who has a deep understanding and is passionate about business and technology resilience, and its use to drive value for our clients and who has the people and intellectual skills to be able to communicate issues to a non-technical audience. 

Due to the rapid growth of our Resilience services, we currently have an opportunity for an ambitious and highly motivated Director with a proven track record of high-quality delivery of client projects. We are looking for dynamic, flexible, proactive and hardworking experienced leaders who have a passion for shaping the business and Resilience space in the GCC over the coming years. We have a strong pipeline of large, transformational opportunities with our clients which will provide great opportunities for all our people to step up and play significant and rewarding roles.

Responsibilities: 
- Lead Business and Technology Resilience business development activities and delivery engagements in the Middle East, ensuring project / program targets are met. Primary focus on Saudi Arabia market.
- Assist our clients to build the required capabilities for growth and innovation 
- Engaging with key client stakeholders to understand the business needs driving innovation and digitalisation
- Align business needs with overall solutions structures considering the full people, process, technology interactions necessary for successful implementations.
- Develop detailed and actionable business cases and plans which reflect our practice's deep industry, IT and business process acumen.
- Oversee multiple resilience project delivery teams to ensure successful project management.
- Develop thought leadership associated with business and technology resilience.
- Lead partnerships with the technology vendors required to implement the strategic resilience solutions and develop innovative solutions using cutting edge technologies
- Support sales pitches to clients and ensure growth of Digital Trust and the Digital Platform.
- Build and enhance resilience team capabilities by always being up-to-date with digital trends and understanding the impact on our clients so that you can help shape their thinking and our success in the market
- Work with Partners to support internal thought leadership development on industry specific offerings
- Develop propositions and impart this knowledge with Senior Managers, Managers, Senior Consultants and Consultants
- Coach and mentor senior and junior managers resources around industry business drivers and digital resilience
- Work with colleagues in all Middle Eastern offices on client work and internal initiatives as well as with international teams where appropriate
- Keep up to date with current trends from the region and from across the world; stay abreast of current business and economic developments relevant to the client's business; and use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of services provided
- You will be required to possess strong project management and leadership transformation skills as the delivery role requires engagement leadership on client management, project budgeting and finance management, and coaching and resource management on a portfolio of clients. A key part of delivery will be the creation, review and delivery of complex client deliverables which will include executive level reporting through detailed design documentation.
- Developing yourself personally, taking a keen interest in trends in management consulting and the impact of current industry and global trends on our clients so you can help shape their thinking and our success in the market.
- The role also requires that the candidate is able to collaborate with colleagues across different competences within our Digital Platform and xIndustry teams to bring our clients high value solutions.


Qualifications: 
- Education: Bachelor Degree in risk management, engineering, finance or business, information technology or related technical fields.
- Years of Experience: 10+ years of experience in the development of Business and Technology Resilience strategies and transformation programmes.
- At least 5 years of strategy/management consulting experience and 6-8 years of relevant experience within the Technology and/or related  industry covering enterprise risk management, business continuity and technology disaster recovery, and overall digital resilience.
- OR at least 10 years strategy/management consulting experience at a top tier global management consulting firm with exposure to digital and technology transformation and advisory related topics such as enterprise risk management, business continuity and technology disaster recovery, and overall digital resilience
- Previous experience within the Middle East is a plus.
- Language Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), particularly ability to articulate concepts and recommendations in written form (PowerPoint reports, data visualisation, etc.). 

Requirements

Requirements:
- Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to prioritise workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
- Demonstrated hands-on experience in engaging clients on technology, digitalisation and innovation
- Knowledge of, and passion for Resilience trends, e.g. City Resilience, Risk and BCM tools etc.
- A strong understanding of industry operations, dynamics and trends through experience in Business and Technology industries
- Strong analytical skills, understanding of complex issues, the ability to quickly absorb information, conceptual and creative problem solving excellence
- Ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication
- The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and worldwide where the project dictates.
- Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team with a fast pace and a high energy that will translate into a high quality output
- Should have gained previous experience in managing staff and the ability to demonstrate leadership skills.
- Proven strong conceptualized thinking and analytical capabilities
- Demonstrated high quality planning and execution capabilities
- In-depth understanding of management consulting, board of director requirements, governance, GCC regulations, and leading practices in governance/policies and procedures.
- Implementation experience in designing and developing corporate governance frameworks, charters, and BCM manuals, policies and procedures, and delegation of authority matrices.
- Developing organisational policies and procedures, including but not limited to internal controls policies, resilience and risk management policies, etc.
- Knowledge in various industries (private / public) and family businesses.
- Strong interest and passion for research, understanding latest trends.

Travel Requirements
Up to 60%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?
Yes

Government Clearance Required?
No

About the Company

PwC firms help organizations and individuals to create the value they're looking for.

We're a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these firms form the global PwC network.

In our 3 key areas of business or Lines of Service Assurance, Tax, and Advisory we work with our clients from business start ups to the worlds leading organizations to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

We help our own people to learn, discover, develop and make a real difference all the way through their working lives. And we have big ambitions to grow.

PwC Middle East Region is part of what we call the Central Cluster and includes the UK, Europe and Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets - UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.

PwC has been established in the region for over 40 years, we already employ over 4500 people and we are on course to become the Middle East number one professional service firm.

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