Business Transformation

Ref: ZR_7111_JOB  ·  Posted on 11 August 2022


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Our client is a leading Consultancy Company who is looking to strengthen their team that focus on the opportunities within the Defence Industry in the Middle East (in particular Saudi Arabia). 

This is a unique opportunity for a Transformation consultant to work in the Middle East.

You will be based in the UK (and you will be paid in the UK) but you will be working in the Middle East for periods of time (3 12 months likely depending on preference + project requirements). Travel and accommodation will be expensed and extra benefits provided.

Our client is looking to strengthen their team that focus on the opportunities in the Middle East in particular Saudi Arabia. With our client, you will have unmatched opportunities to gain experience working with senior clients throughout the entire project lifecycle, broaden your experience, boost your marketability.

By joining Our client, you will:

  • Work with some of the most prestigious national and global clients to address their greatest challenges and provide innovative and creative solutions to overcome these
  • Have access to our client’s broad range of market-leading services, propositions, assets, and our client’s extensive knowledge base accumulated over hundreds of successful projects to develop your career
  • Continue to grow and develop your core skills, hone your industry expertise and truly reach your potential accessing the wealth of learning and development available

Company Cultures:

  • Our client is a large consultancy in the UK and are particularly successful working on MoD, Government and Public Sector contracts within Project and Technical Management, Analytics, Systems Engineering, Business Change and Software Engineering.
  • Their agile solutions contribute to a stronger and more cost-effective defence agenda, without sacrificing the overall mission of organisations.
  • With more than 150 years of hard work and commitment to making a real difference, the organisation has grown in scale and diversity - approximately 286,000 people in 150 countries and territories, providing these services
  • Every day, all employees work to make an impact that matters, and they offer a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration, and high performance.
  • As the undisputed leader in professional services, all professionals find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realise their full potential with first class training opportunities and work with some of the world’s most prestigious clients.
Key responsibilities
  • Designing, developing and implementing defence transformation across domains to enable better capability and performance management and decision making.
  • Delivering performance management and planning solutions tailored to the organisation's size, complexity, business model and objectives.
  • Helping our clients to understand, design and implement solutions; partnering with business teams to understand every aspect of their requirements from structuring a business case to support a major investment decision through to the design of underlying data models.
  • To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm's commitment to creating a more inclusive culture.

As a practitioner, you will typically:

  • Work as part of a workstream or lead a small workstream within the project having day to day responsibility for management of the workstream
  • Supporting and facilitating workshops, scoping and producing reports, and interacting with the client on a daily basis
  • Support business development activities including writing proposals and working closely with our client’s industry and client account teams
  • Help develop new propositions to take to market
  • Support training and talent initiatives
Skills & experience
  • Willingness and ability to work in KSA (essential) and Arabic language (desirable)
  • Defence experience and/or
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Target Operating Model (TOM) - design and/or implementation
  • Defence Industrial Strategy
  • IT Strategy
  • ERP implementation - Finance, HR and supply chain
  • Equipment acquisition and support projects
  • Planning and budgeting in Defence
  • Through Life Capability Management (TLCM)
  • Workforce analytics
  • Financial Management and/or Finance Transformation
  • Professional Qualification within your field of expertise
  • Prior consulting / project-based experience
  • Project leadership skills outside line roles
  • Proven ability to manage and work effectively in teams
  • A history of rapid career progression with previous employer(s)
  • An ability and willingness to travel to the Middle East
Additional benefits
  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement with matching contributions
  • Life assurance of six times your core salary (up to a maximum of six times the Earnings Cap, in force at date of death)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Mobile phone is not fully funded but you can claim on expenses for business use.

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