Senior Associate - Generalist

NSI & Bluefin Talent


Ref: KP709-2918

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client, a Top Tier Strategy Consulting Firm is looking to expand their team in the United Arab Emirates. They are seeking to hire a Senior Associate – Generalist, based in Dubai.
As a senior associate you will work closely with clients during all the stages of the projects. Such work includes identifying, clarifying and resolving complex but critical issues in terms of strategies and operations. You will be responsible for building framework that will then be the basis for strategic recommendations to clients.

Furthermore, as a Senior Associate, you will be responsible for working and managing a team of associates across various industries. As the firm’s clients are located all over the area, travel can be part of your job.


• Successful full-time Senior Associate candidates need to be able to demonstrate a mix of achievements, capabilities and skills
• An MBA showing strong past academic achievements
• A minimum of two years post MBA, consulting experience

Practical experience in one or more of the following areas:
• Strategy or strategic planning
• Strategic project leadership
• Organizational restructuring/transformation
• Finance or business operations
• Business development, marketing, or sales
• Powerful intellect – including strong analytical, verbal and written skills
• Profound demonstration of leadership, team orientation, and initiative
• Strong motivation and enthusiasm
• Professional integrity and cultural sensitivity
• Curiosity and creativity
• IQ/EQ balance and relationship skills that enable effectiveness with clients and growth into senior roles
• Ambition to build client capabilities that deliver lasting impact
• Fluency in English, Arabic is a plus

About the Company

New Sourcing International (NSI) / Bluefin Talent have partnered so to offer a specialized recruitment solution within the Consulting and Financial services domains.

Working together as a specialist search and selection agency, we concentrate on blue chip financial services and strategy / technology consulting organizations across Europe and the Middle East; focusing exclusively on Financial Services, IT and Risk. Being niche allows us to offer a premium search service, tailored to overcome the technically challenging nature of recruitment for the specialist functions that we work.

We are dedicated to representing best of breed candidates in the region in our dedicated fields of employment. As such we are a leading outfit for placing ex-pats and internationally educated students in the region.

Our biggest unique selling point, is that we are steered by a dedicated team of ex-financial services and industry professionals. This allows us to offer a level of candidate pre-screening for roles, which is largely anomalous to the recruitment profession. Our ability to bridge the technical knowledge gap typical recruiters encounter, coupled with a thorough delivery process allows us to drive consistently superior results for our clients sourcing requirements. Designed to provide a fast and efficient turnaround, we minimize the use of internal resources our clients spend vetting inadequate profiles, allowing them to quickly get back to focusing on their strategic goals.

Our strength lies not only in the specialist nature of our firm, but also in the commitment we show towards our clients and candidates. We endeavour to build long-term relationships and recognise the crucial nature of communication throughout the recruitment process. Excellence, integrity, respect and transparency are cornerstone to the culture we promote.

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AED 15,000

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