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Consulting, Transformation Management - Director


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP639-2378

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Line of Service


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)

About the Company

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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Director salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 40,000

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