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Job Reference: 7-0000171 - ijd
Date Posted: 25 October 2016
Location: Riyadh
Salary: On Application
Sector: Corporate Finance
Job Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time
Contact: Ian Douglas
Telephone: +37257597671

Job Description

We act for a Big 4 client looking to appoint a Senior Manager Corporate Finance Strategy  in its Riyadh office.

The role:

  • Play a leadership role in helping grow our client's MENA Commercial Advisory Services practice.
  • Take responsibility for achieving sales and revenue targets in their sector.
  • Build high quality relationships at senior client levels based on sharp sector points of view, strategic insights focused on specific client situations, and keen market intelligence.
  • Leverage our client’s strong position and client base in MENA to create/respond to CFS opportunities.
  • Help in building the CFS delivery capability with high quality people, training, coaching and giving the team high quality experiences.
  • Lead the delivery of client engagements across the region to a high standard while ensuring that quality of the client relationship moves to the next level during delivery.
  • Become a source of opportunities for other parts of our client.
  • Design and execute analyses on clients’ problems and markets to validate key hypotheses. Design and facilitate in-depth interview programs with key company stakeholders (i.e., customers, suppliers, business partners). Lead/manage engagements from initial data collection and analysis to creating final client deliverables that meet our client's quality standards


To qualify, candidates should have:
  • A bachelor's degree and 8-10 years of related work experience; or a master's degree and approximately 7-9 years of related work experience
  • A degree in business, finance, economics, engineering and/or other appropriate academic major.
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience primarily in strategy development of which at least 4 years in one of the four sectors mentioned above.
  • An MBA from a prestigious business school and/or experience of working in the industry (one of the four mentioned above) is a significant advantage.
  • A keen ability to conduct detailed analysis of industries including value chains, products, markets, competitors, customers, channels, supply chains - from financial and operational perspectives.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis and the ability to synthesise findings and link them to client issues.
  • Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Executive presence.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/work in teams, coach people, and inspire teams to achieve excellent results for themselves, their colleagues and their clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to build lasting client relationships based on value add, strategic insights, and high quality delivery of advice.
The successful candidate must be willing and able to travel, when necessary. Estimated travel is approximately 25% of the time.


If you are interested in the position and would like more information or a discreet discussion please contact Ian Douglas at


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