Consulting, Economics & Sustainability - Senior Associate (Dubai) Consulting, Economics & Sustainability - Senior  …

in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
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in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
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Consulting, Economics & Sustainability - Senior Associate (Dubai)
Job Description & Summary
You will be working within the Economics and Sustainability team (E&S). We are an analysis-driven team that uses economic principles and techniques to support the strategy and policy making process. We help governments and private sector organisations make better decisions, grounded in robust and compelling evidence. We provide the necessary foresight that help make and deliver critical business decisions and investments. We work across the Middle East for clients in a range of sectors, including but not limited to central government, real estate, energy and utilities, transport and health.

The work we typically undertake includes:
Economic and fiscal policy analysis and development
Socio-economic impact assessment
Economic and financial modelling / forecasting

We are a new and rapidly growing business unit, capitalising on changing trends in the regional market. The team offers you the opportunity to develop and apply your knowledge of economics in a commercial environment to solve important problems for our public and private sector clients.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Our requirements for this role include but are not limited to the following:
  • Experience in at least one of the two areas: economic impact assessment, macroeconomic analysis or forecasting, public finance management, economic policy development 
  • Experience working as an Economist in a consulting environment OR for a center of government (e.g. Ministry of Finance, Executive Council etc) is preferred
  • Proven ability to structure issues and use analytical skills to solve complex problems
  • Exposure to data gathering techniques and analysis, and reporting insights in a clear and effective way is desirable.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts to a non-technical audience through written and oral communication in English and Arabic (preferable)
  • Experience working within teams and leading project streams
  • Proven commitment to continuous learning  
  • The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East or where the project requirement dictates 
Qualifications/Educational Background
  • Masters (preferable) - Economics and/or Public Policy 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Finance, Public Policy or Statistics
Years of Experience
  • 3 - 6  years of experience in a similar industry/role