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Michael Page
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Senior Manager - Strategy Consulting - Global Firm

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

As a Senior Manager you will define engagements and lead interesting and exciting Strategy and Advisory projects across the Middle East.

Client Details

International consulting firm with a variety of very well-established and successful practices, undergoing exciting growth plans across the Middle East.

Description

* Lead projects and provide strategic direction across the account to deliver a superior client experience
* Build deep sector expertise and manage engagements across accounts within chosen industry/sector
* Focus client on value-generating initiatives to accelerate the pace of change; identify metrics to monitor and analyse performance against corporate goals
* Manage and advance relationships with clients beyond immediate engagement needs and serve as a trusted advisor, setting aside personal agenda to strengthen interactions with clients
* Anticipate challenges to strategy implementation and proactively develop plans to mitigate risks
* Leverage industry trends to advise clients on how to create sustainable sources of advantage and differentiate their value proposition for future business growth, positioning them for long term competitiveness
* Bring deep insights across clients and sectors to drive a client's strategic choices around where to play, how to win, and how to configure the business to establish sustainable advantage and market position

Job Offer

* Competitive tax-free salary
* Opportunity to work on and lead a range of exciting and impactful projects across the Middle East
* Extensive business travel and generous travel benefits
* Structured and measurable progression and growth opportunities
* Opportunity to work with inspiring, engaging and driven leadership

Requirements

* An undergraduate degree from a top-tier university, preferably in the fields of economics, business administration, public policy, finance or engineering.
* An MBA or relevant master's degree is strongly beneficial but not essential.
* At least 8 years experience in strategy consulting within a top firm or a mix of strategy consulting and relevant industry experience.
* Ability to lead the analysis of organisational problems, direct implementation for prescribed solutions, and manage clients expectations on the impact of recommended changes
* Demonstrated ability to propose, pitch and sell additional services to clients
* Ability to travel extensively, and on a weekly basis, is required
* Strong command of written and spoken English; Arabic language skills are strongly preferred