Principal - Dubai

Management Consulting Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Description

We are currently seeking an experienced Principal to join us. 

Based within our Management Consulting business line the Principal acts as Subject Matter Experts within TMT related projects and opportunities, supporting execution, know-how and business development efforts working closely with Partners, but also managing and mentoring junior team members.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the success of multiple and complex project engagements
  • Manages various projects in parallel autonomously, develops core work plan, structure an end-to-end analysis to find the best solution and ensure high quality outputs
  • Is able to ensure successful project delivery, guiding junior team towards problem conceptualization, problem structuring, data gathering and insight generation
  • Generates valuable insights for the client and for the creation of intellectual capital within the firm
  • Develops end-to-end documents both for existing engagements or business development proposals. Is able to manage complex and multiple documents in parallel
  • Ensures project scope is properly managed and is able to take decisions when trade-offs between project and team arise
  • Takes full ownership of the administrative responsibilities within the project
  • Able to build senior client relationships across multiple accounts that can lead to business leads
  • Supports Partners’ relationship building efforts within different accounts and leads
  • Is a subject matter expert for selected content areas in a range of telecom topics, leading transfer knowledge and generating new intellectual capital for the firm
  • Acts as a role model, builds project morale, encourages recognition and is always ready to provide/receive feedback and seek to improve

 

Requirements

  • Over 7 years’ experience within a top tier management consultancy firm
  • In depth knowledge and interest in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) industry
  • International exposure and experience working in both developed and emerging markets is an advantage
  • An MBA from a leading global business school
  • Exceptionally organised and structured with excellent problem solving skills
  • Combines business sense with commercial capabilities
  • Builds good professional and personal relationships with client teams at senior management levels
  • Quickly gains comfort with content areas which are unfamiliar and drives content leadership
  • Team player and leader, open-minded, possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and add value
  • Acts as a role model and mentor to junior consultants
  • Flexible to accommodate frequent travel
  • Mature demeanor and positive attitude, as well as discretion and sensitivity when dealing with clients

 About Us:

With 6 offices strategically located across the globe, and a combination of 3 business units – advisory, corporate finance and investments – we offer the perfect platform for talented individuals to springboard their careers in the TMT space. We are excited to work alongside the next generation of leaders who will help us reach our vision to be the leading integrated TMT advisory and investment platform.

What we offer you:

We invest in your success. We offer a highly competitive salary to our top talent and offer equal pay regardless of gender or background. We pride ourselves on the variety of training interventions we offer: off-site training, customised learning & development plans, an e-learning platform as well as a strong mentoring programme.  To promote a healthy work-life balance, we give employees the chance to take a long weekend, once every quarter. Disconnect from work and enjoy! Explore and travel within your project locations with our weekend packs as we help you see the world