Growth | Government and Public Services | Assistant Manager

United Arab Emirates | Enabling Functions | Posted on 07-Jun-2024

Position Summary

Location
Dubai

Growth – Government and Public Services | Industry Co-Ordinator for Defense sector

Deloitte, established globally in 1845, is the world’s largest and leading professional services firm, providing audit and assurance, tax, consulting, financial advisory, and risk advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. We are present in more than 150 countries, and as the world's largest management consulting business, Deloitte is distinct in its ability to help clients solve their most complex problems, from strategy to implementation. 

Deloitte has a proud legacy in the Middle East region, with an uninterrupted presence since 1926, and is present across 23 offices in 15 countries with 7,000+ professionals in the Levant region and the wider GCC. We have served as trusted advisors for clients for almost 100 years and contributed to the advancements and growth of the professional services industry in the region. 

We have received numerous awards in the last few years, such as Brand Finance’s strongest and most valuable "commercial services" brand in the world for the 6th consecutive year (2024), the Great Place to Work® and Best Workplaces™ in the UAE (2022-2023), the Great Place to Work® and Best Workplaces™ in the KSA (2022-2023), "World’s Most Attractive Employers" (2023), the Middle East Tax Firm of the year (2023). These awards are a recognition of how Deloitte makes an impact that matters to its clients, talent, and society. 

We invest in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empower them to achieve more than they could elsewhere. Our work combines advice with action and integrity. We believe that when our clients and society are stronger, so are we. Our organization has grown in scale and diversity, providing services across the region, with our shared culture remaining the same. We aim to help clients realize their ambitions, make a positive difference in society, and maximize the success of our people. This drive fuels the commitment and humanity that run deep through our every action. 

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most—for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges, and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations, and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

  • Lead the way 
  • Serve with integrity 
  • Take care of each other 
  • Foster inclusion 

During your tenure as an industry co-ordinator for the Defense sector within the Government and Public Services industry, you will demonstrate your capabilities in the following areas:

  • Drive and implement the Defense sector strategies and initiatives across businesses 
  • Monitor, analyze and report on industry performance to the leadership including sector forecast
  • Manage and analyze the pipeline across businesses and facilitate bi-weekly pipeline calls 
  • Develop recurrent and ad hoc presentations to the leadership team
  • Run planning processes and support Key Accounts within the sector growth plan development/implementation 
  • Report and support the industry’s key “must-wins” and client pursuits
  • Prepare internal management communication
  • Develop and execute marketing plan and identify, support and monitor external eminence activities and thought leadership publications, conferences/sponsorships
  • Source relevant content for the marketing team/ develop industry sales materials 
  • Organize and support client service assessment activities 
  • Day-to-day process management, incl. managing the industry budget 
Leadership capabilities:
  • Builds, implements and effectively executes own understanding of the sector; explores opportunities for impact
  • Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador for best practices for the operations within the team
  • Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track
  • Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills
  • Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree, preferably in Business Administration, Finance or Business Studies
  • 4+ years prior work experience in a large multinational or professional work environment
  • Some familiarity with the Defense sector would be a plus
  • Should be able to demonstrate past leadership skills / effectiveness as a team player
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint is a must
  • Good with preparing and presenting dashboards and presentations
  • Experience working in a Big 4 firm (advantageous but not necessary)
  • Excellent communication and ability to interact with multiple senior stakeholders
  • English language fluency required, Arabic language is preferred