Consulting - Government - Labour Market and Social Development (Senior Manager)


Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP639-1744

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Line of Service

Advisory - Other

Management Level
Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary
A career in our Management Consulting practice, within Government Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help clients seize essential advantages by working alongside business leaders to solve their toughest problems and capture their greatest opportunities. We work with some of the world's largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever changing environment. We help create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimising deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage.

A labour market economist typically studies the variables impacting labour supply and demand, understands the application of microeconomic and macroeconomic trends on labour market and social outcomes, researches and analyses market trends, and conducts impact assessments and socio-economic contribution analysis to design and appraise labour and social policy interventions.

Role Description


- Using a dynamic panel model to estimate the impact of different labour market and policy interventions on the gender pay gap, employment rates, labour market participation, workforce productivity  and other labour market outcomes.
- Collect, analyze and visualise large amounts of data related to labour and employment markets to understand and quantify labour supply and demand at both macro and micro economic levels
- Conduct policy impact assessments, and economic and social contribution analysis, to answer policy questions related to labour and social policy design and appraisal
- Design social security, social development and social welfare schemes for various segments of the workforce
- Take PwC current labour market propositions to clients and develop new propositions to commercialise across the ME
- Identify and manage potential external contributors to provide additional analysis
- Work on business development activities such as thought leaderships, business reports and business proposals
- Transfer knowledge and relevant experience to help build the capabilities of the team

Areas of Expertise

- Economic Development
- Labour Economics
- Public Policy
- Impact Assessments
- Social Sector Policies and Employment 
- Social Welfare
- Social Development
- Social Security



- Ability to compile, analyze, and report data to explain economic phenomena and forecast labour market trends
- Ability to design and review national pension system and design of multi-tier model
- Strong data analytics foundation and the ability to use innovative data analytics and data gathering methodologies
- Design, develop and appraise policy interventions and run multi-criteria analysis for policy prioritisation
- Strong international or regional knowledge is desirable, especially regarding the Middle East

Preferred Education and Experience

- Master's degree (or equivalent) preferably in Economics, Labour Development Studies or any other related field
- 8-10 years of experience in Economics, Labour Market Analysis, Social Sector Policies, Employment Creation and Labour Market Indicators 
- Previous Experience with ILO, World Bank is a plus

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.