Senior Country Manager

Enjaz is always looking for talented people. We realize that productive people are always a good addition to any organization. So if you have the passion to work with some of the biggest companies in the world, join in!

Department: Consulting & Research
Project Location(s): Cairo, Egypt
Education: Bachelor's
Compensation: TBD

Responsibilities

We are looking for people who preferably come from Big Four`s who are working in the Consulting (Research) space.
• Seasoned research professional with a strong focus on cross-industry research
• Ability to understand the consulting / advisory business environment, language, and processes
• Updated with current events in leading Middle East sectors and ability to identify key trends shaping the industries
• Highly adept in understanding business issues and translating them into research priorities
• Ability to ensure that tasks within areas of responsibility are completed in a timely manner
• Ability to estimate effort for tasks / projects
• Effective communicator in Arabic and English (reading, writing and speaking) with excellent relationship building & interpersonal skills
• Strong analytical, problem solving & organizational abilities
• Challenging current thinking by implementing new ways of working
• Possess a flexible & detail-oriented attitude
• Ability to identify pro-active ways to contribute to firms’ goals & mission
• Ability to manage people (mentoring)

Skills/Experience

  • Limited experience at consultancy preferred;
  • Great interpersonal communication skills;
  • Keen eye for spotting data trends;
  • Great analytical skills;
  • A keen grasp of information technology;
  • Professional demeanor;
  • Personal accountability and strong work ethic;
  • Professional, able to interact with vendors/clients;
  • Positive, “can do” attitude.
  • Support research service delivery in Arabic and English (reading, writing and speaking)
  • Manage a team of analysts, senior analysts providing research and analysis support to clients
  • Manage and mentor team on problem structuring and solving, secondary and primary research and client management
  • Maintain and develop relationships with client stakeholders, ensuring that their needs are being met and agreed service levels delivered
  • Lead quality assurance, quality improvement practices / processes on multiple projects
  • Lead and direct multiple projects at the same time
  • Work with global teams spread across geographies
  • Maintain client accounts and getting continued business from these clients across various domains through up-selling and cross-selling of projects
  • Support leadership on new business development initiatives
  • Would be operating as a Country Head – Egypt/ Must be an Egyptian Local
  • 8 – 15 years (higher experienced candidates can also be entertained)
  • Min. 6 years of relevant research / advisory experience in the Middle East region
  •  Proven track record of conducting secondary research, designing research strategies, interpreting and analysing information for accuracy, exhaustiveness and applicability in resolving research problems
  • Experienced in doing sector intelligence, benchmarking analysis, trend analysis, etc.
  • Ability to connect the dots and derive insights on Middle East and global markets
  • Expertise in handling multiple project teams and playing the role of a problem solver to them
  • Adroit in workflow management / triaging
  • Ability to translate client objectives into clear deliverables in Arabic and English with associated priorities and constraints
  • Ability to lead quality assurance, quality improvement practices / processes on multiple projects
  • Project lead with complete responsibility of project delivery for complex and challenging projects in addition to the regular role of being the point of contact for all projects
  • Capable of managing a team of 4-6 analysts with responsibilities including steering the team in the right direction, and ensuring all work is aimed at meeting client objectives
  • Identify opportunities to provide value-adds on the existing workstream to clients
  • Manage client communication on projects and deliverables etc.
  • Strengthen relationships by having good understanding of the local Middle Eastern culture
  • Be on top of identifying opportunities and act as a solutions provider
  • Knowledge of key databases such as Capital IQ, MEED, Zawya, Eikon, Factiva, FactSet etc.
  • The right candidate should have worked for 6-8 years with a reputed firm in consulting / research and analysis. Preferably should have worked in (or) for the research team of a professional services firm (Consulting, Advisory, Corporate Finance)
  • Experienced in working on pilot projects, that went on to becoming larger ongoing engagements
  • Good knowledge of databases and Latest MS Office tools is required

Benefits

Salary :Open for the right  candidate

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