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Currently we’re recruiting for a Data Science Manager at Financial Services Data & Analytics team to join our team on Middle East projects.
Would you like to gain some international experience and work up to 50% of your time abroad in KSA and UAE but also in Egypt, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait?
Mixing business with traveling and learning about new cultures is of your interest?
If so, keep reading :
Our Team :
We help our clients to innovate and decode tomorrow's opportunities through advanced technology solutions. A career within the Data and Analytics team will provide you with the opportunity to help organizations uncover enterprise insights, drive business results and gain a competitive edge.
We focus on a collection of organizational technology capabilities that help our clients drive innovation, growth, and change within their organizations in order to keep up with the changing nature of customers and technology.
What We Do in Financial Services Consulting :
In Consulting, you will have the opportunity to work closely with the best across industry and professional
functional advisory services. We focus on helping solve client problems by offering both strategic and operational deep industry expertise.
We pride ourselves on building long-lasting relationships with companies and organizations, always ensuring that we are able to bring the best insights and solutions to help them tackle whatever critical issues they may face.
The FS Data & Analytics practice is a growing and exciting area. We are looking for someone who can support our established work and help grow our business.
Someone who has a deep understanding of the financial sector and is passionate about data and its use to drive value for our clients, and has the people and intellectual skills to be able to communicate issues to a non-technical audience.
Lead Analytics delivery engagement in the Middle East in the areas of :
Customer & marketing : next best action, customer profiling, digital and social media, churn and attrition, fees and pricing optimisation, customer lifetime value, marketing effectiveness etc.;
Operations : operational efficiency, productivity, branch network analysis etc.;
Financial Crime : Financial Crime risk models, AML transaction monitoring optimisation, Sanctions customer screening / payment filtering optimisation, Fraud detection;
Management information business intelligence and visualization, management reporting with BI dashboards, real-time analytics dashboards, what-if analysis, data marts etc.;
Developing innovative solutions using cutting edge technologies, structured and unstructured information;
Working with a range of global alliance partners from the largest (Microsoft, Oracle, Google, SAS) to SMEs specializing in specific technologies or industry verticals;
Support sales pitches to clients and ensure growth of the analytics platform in FS;
Manage analytics projects / programs and ensure project / program targets are met;
Embedding analytics propositions into other likely propositions within the financial consulting practice and ensuring integrated concepts are taken to the clients and analytics capabilities are leveraged to the fullest;
Build and enhance the team’s capabilities by always being up to date with analytics trends and understanding the impact on our clients so that you can help shape their thinking and our success in the market;
Work with Partners & Directors to support internal thought leadership development on industry specific offerings;
Develop propositions and impart this knowledge to Assistant Managers, Senior Consultants and Consultants;
Coach and mentor junior colleagues around industry business drivers and Analytics technical capabilities;
Work with colleagues in all Middle Eastern offices on client work and internal initiatives as well as with international teams where appropriate;
Keep up to date with current trends from the region and from across the world. Demonstrate teamwork and responsibility with the engagement team members;
stay abreast of current business and economic developments relevant to the client’s business; and use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of services provided.
Candidate's profile :
6 - 8 years of experience in Analytics & Data Science in the Financial Services field;
Minimum 4 years of experience within a professional services environment;
Strong experience in Retail and Commercial banking;
Previous experience within the Middle East is a plus;
A Master's degree in Mathematics or Statistics is a must;
A PhD in a Mathematics related field is a plus;
In depth understanding of machine learning & artificial intelligence applications;
Expert in mathematical modeling and using tools for data analytics and mining. Proven IT skills in analytical tools (Python, R, SAS, Hadoop, Relational Database, Reporting tools etc.);
Excellent organizational skills, having the ability to prioritize workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines;
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), particularly ability to articulate concepts and recommendations in written form (PowerPoint reports, data visualization etc.);
The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and worldwide where the project dictates;
Strong ability to be flexible and adaptive on a daily basis;
Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team with a fast pace and a high energy that will translate into a high quality output;
In depth financial sector acumen and the underlying market forces affecting the performance of organizations and their strategic objectives;
Previous experience in managing staff and the ability to demonstrate leadership skills;
Proven strong conceptualized thinking and analytical capabilities;
Demonstrated high quality planning and execution capabilities.
What we offer - specifically for this team :
Balanced travel / remote work requirements (only up to 50% onsite presence in ME);
Possibility of gaining international consulting experience working with top Middle East enterprises;
All travel, accomodation and meal costs fully covered by PwC - on top dedicated financial Incentive Scheme for every day spent working abroad;
Regular onsite team integration meetings;
Getting to know Middle East culture and region with dedicated cultural workshops;
Flight ticket to ME for accompanying person.
And, as a standard in PwC :
Wide medical care package and foreign travel insurance;
Training sessions, workshops and dedicated certification financed by PwC;
PwC discounts on IT devices (e.g.. Apple, Lenovo, Orange);
Attractive referral program;
Cafeteria (shopping vouchers : i.e. Zalando, Ikea, Allegro, Frisco, Spotify);
Internal Communities - Parents PwC, PwC for Women, PwC Shine;
Openness for your preferences regarding contract form (B2B or employment contract).