Consulting, Defence - Manager

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted
Ref: HP639-825

Job description / Role

Line of Service
Advisory

Industry/Sector
GPS X-Sector

Specialism
Operations Strategy

Management Level
Manager

Job Description & Summary
In Consulting, you will have the opportunity to work closely with the best across industry and professional functional advisory services. We focus on helping solve client problems by offering both strategic and operational deep industry expertise. We pride ourselves on building long-lasting relationships with companies and organizations, always ensuring that we are able to bring the best insights and solutions to help them tackle whatever critical issues they may face. Our Consulting practice currently focuses on several core sectors including Consumer and Industrial Products & Services, Energy, Utilities & Mining, Financial Services, Government, Health Industries, Finance Function, People and Organisations and Technology.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a high growth Defence Consulting team, where you will play a key role in developing and delivering projects, to clients in the Defence Sector across the Middle East. The Defence team is looking for consulting professionals who have experience and expertise in one or more of the following:

- Experience in Defence in the Middle East, either within the government or industry sector.
- Experience in delivery of defence projects and engagements - client relationships and business development will be involved to an extent but this is primarily a delivery role.
- Understanding of Middle East defence markets, clients and industry.
- A proven skill set in Defence Project Delivery, Commercial & Acquisition, Localization & Offsets & Capability Planning.
- Project management experience, specifically in the Defence industry.

All candidates must have defence experience, either working with the military or within the defence industry .

Requirements

Responsibilities:

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Working alongside prestigious client teams across the Middle East.
- Working as part of a multi-faceted team comprising of defence experts, consultants and technical SME's, amongst other.
- Advising, and helping to establish, military and defence industry organisations over a number of different strategic, commercial and financial initiatives and programmes.
- Delivering pivotal projects across the Middle East.

Preferred skills

- Ability to communicate with Arabic speaking clients (Arabic not essential but would be valuable) and to act with professionalism at all times.
- Experience in delivery of defence projects and engagements as well as managing client relationships and business development.
- Proven leadership capabilities for both direct reporting personnel and wider programme teams.
- Internationally recognised qualifications relating to subject expertise.

Minimum years experience required

- Minimum of 5 years of experience working in Defence related positions.

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.