Consulting, CIPS - Aviation, Transport & Logistics - Director

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: HP639-1147

Job description / Role

Line of Service
Advisory

Industry/Sector
Transportation and Logistics

Specialism
Operations Strategy

Management Level
Director

Job Description & Summary
ATL is one of the fastest growing sectors across this dynamic region. With the aspiration to be a global logistics hub, and with a rapidly evolving, increasingly mobile Middle Class, organizations in the public and private sectors alike are seeking opportunities to develop intelligent transport systems for goods as well as passengers, build smarter cities, and support the visionary strategies of the governments across the region.

As a member of PwC's Aviation, Transport & Logistics practice you will not only have the opportunity to work closely with the best and brightest consultants across the industry, but also collaborate with deep functional experts from our People & Organisation, Technology, and Digital Services practices. In addition, you will seamlessly work with our M&A advisers, Assurance, and Tax lines of services to offer optimal, holistic solutions to your clients. Only PwC is able to bring true, end to end solutions from Strategy through to execution to our clients, and as part of the largest global consulting firms, you will have access to our capabilities in the US, Europe and Asia.

ATL is one of the fastest growing sectors across this dynamic region. With the aspiration to be a global logistics hub, and with a rapidly evolving, increasingly mobile Middle Class, organizations in the public and private sectors alike are seeking opportunities to develop intelligent transport systems for goods as well as passengers, build smarter cities, and support the visionary strategies of the governments across the region.
 
As a member of PwC's Aviation, Transport & Logistics practice you will not only have the opportunity to work closely with the best and brightest consultants across the industry, but also collaborate with deep functional experts from our People & Organisation, Technology, and Digital Services practices. In addition, you will seamlessly work with our M&A advisers, Assurance, and Tax lines of services to offer optimal, holistic solutions to your clients. Only PwC is able to bring true, end to end solutions from Strategy through to execution to our clients, and as part of the largest global consulting firms, you will have access to our capabilities in the US, Europe and Asia.
 

Responsibilities:
- Lead and deliver consulting assignments - develop content, project plans, distribute work to team members and oversee day-to-day delivery.
- Review work produced by the team to ensure highest quality levels output is aligned with the scope of work, delivered on time and within budget to the expectations of the client.
- Perform hypothesis driven thinking, guide the team's analyses and push their thinking to draw meaningful insights
- Ensure credibility of analytical approaches, methodologies and conclusions.
- Engage client counterpart(s) to align with them on the work plans and interim and final recommendations.
- Ensure smooth handover of project deliverables and results and effectively closes on consulting assignments with the client Clients, Business Development, and Industry Leadership.
- Build strong, trusted advisor relationships with your clients beyond the immediate consulting assignment and identify and contribute to follow-on work.
-  Proactively lead the drafting of proposals and marketing efforts and participate in proposal pitches with a focus on converting pipeline into secured mandates .
- Maintain an emerging network of contacts and relationships inside and outside the firm's network.
- Market CIPs to the wider PwC community ensuring CIPs is kept informed of emerging opportunities.Stay up to date on market and industry latest trends and developments.
- Develop and maintain intellectual capital and publish thought leadership on relevant topics to enhance our brand.  Provide guidance and coaching to team members as needed and ensure a professional and productive team environment.
- Mentor - formally or informally - other members in your team/ business unit in order to foster a high performance team environment.
- Actively shape own development priorities Internal Management.
- Collaborate across Business Units and Lines of Services to support the delivery of differentiated propositions to the market.
- Manage internal requirements for quality, compliance, policies, procedures and systems and related.

Requirements

Requirements:
- 15+ years of professional work experience out of which at least 10 are in consulting with a leading global consulting firm with the remainder in transport or related industry.  Work experience in public authority or governmental entities will also be considered. 
- Deep understanding of national and public transport sector with strong understanding of the latest plans and policies across governments and regulatory authorities.
- Experience in Ports operations is a plus.
- Proven track record in leading and successfully delivering on cross industry consulting assignments to tier-1 clients. 
- Key areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, strategy development, strategic transformations, capability led transformations, strategy implementation, corporate governance, operating models, other.
- Strong acumen for problem solving and using first principle thinking to frame issues.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, validate, structure and analyse all types of data (such as Financial, Operational, Market).
- Output focused and resilient with the ability to rally resources and maintain momentum within a fast paced and high energy team.
- Able to work independently and effectively within a team.
- Strong communication skills with the ability to operate in a multi-stakeholder environment.
- Ability and willingness for frequent travel within the GCC and Middle East.
- Education: ideally an MBA from a reputable university or equivalent with high academic achievement.
- Language Skills: Fluency in written and spoken English a must, Arabic is a plus.

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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Director salaries in UAE

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