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Senior Consultant - Management Consulting

Atkins Middle East

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP331-2096

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Atkins Acuity are currently looking for candidates to further develop their Management Consultancy Service Line to both support future growth and support in the delivery of projects in KSA and also across the MEA region. The ideal candidate should be someone who has worked in a Management Consultant capacity preferably with a Big Four Consultancy or Global strategy houses or international management consultancies in the Middle East region.

The role is based in region and may require travel. The candidate will be exposed to a number of industry sectors i.e. Transport & Aviation, Governmental, Change & Transformation Management, Programme & Portfolio Management, Energy, Oil & Gas and Cities & urban Infrastructure and work alongside experienced Consultants and Technical Specialists from our Parent Group.

Technical Responsibilities

As a Senior Consultant your responsibilities include:
- Onsite delivery of engagements
- Support the Project Manager in delivering quality deliverables for our clients
- Support in stakeholder engagement and presentations to clients
- Assist in the development of tools and template to support successful delivery
- Support in any business development activities including the preparation of bids, pricing and content development
- Complete assigned tasks accordingly


Basic & Technical Competencies The basic & technical competencies include:

- Shall be degree qualified
- Arabic speaker is preferred
- 7+ years of relevant experience in Management Consulting (preferably with Big 4) or a relevant position with transferable skills
- Strong analytical, organizational, multi-tasking, presentation, communication, and problem-solving skills
- Compliance best practices in management and improving business processes
- Ability to structure a large amount of information within a process framework
- Strong data management and detail oriented
- Basic understanding of Project management including:
- Risk Management
- Cost Management
- Schedule Management
- Resource Management
- Be professional with stakeholders
- Self-motivated and determined to pursue continuous improvement, which is essential to processes & procedures development

Core Behaviours

- Demonstrate drive, enthusiasm and commitment to projects while projecting a professional image
- Excellent planning and organisation skills
- Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a proactive manner with a positive attitude
- Function confidently and competently within client environment and has a positive impact on clients' perception of Acuity
- Planning and Organizational agility: Accurately scopes length and difficulty of projects, setting realistically aggressive objectives and goals. Compensates for roadblocks and looks ahead to see impact on dependent activities.
- Consistently achieves high quality standards and requires limited direction and supervision
- Shows flexibility in tasks and location, and deals well with ambiguity
- Excellent communication skills - written and spoken English is essential (Arabic preferred)
- Understands when to ask for support and using the correct channels

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

- A competitive tax-free salary
- Accommodation allowance
- Transportation allowance
- 22 days annual leave
- Medical and life insurance cover
- Company gratuity scheme
- Discretionary bonus scheme
- Annual flight allowance to point of origin
- Employee Assistance Program - 24-hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

About the Company

Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the worlds major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.

We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers' needs, our vision is to:

  • focus on quality
  • seek world class design and excellence
  • strive to add value
  • be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society

Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).

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