Consultant

2017-2206
# of Openings
1
AE-Dubai

Overview

To meet IDC's growing demand for research and operational tools, IDC is expanding its global business in the Middle East & Africa region. The position will be located in Dubai, UAE.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct and manage consulting projects and engagements in IT markets in the Middle East and Africa;
  • Analyze business and market trends; provide clients with proposals and recommendations;
  • Work with quantitative market sizing and forecasting analytical tools as well as gather the support from research teams;
  • Manage multiple project deliveries;
  • Prepare thorough and well-organized reports and project summaries, writing of summaries & conclusions as well as proposals;
  • Play a significant role in business development by building and maintaining industry relationships;
  • Regularly meeting the client on site.

Qualifications

  • Business Strategy Consultant based out of Dubai, UAE with minimum 7 years experience including at least 2.5 years in the Gulf region preferably in Saudi Arabia.
  • MBA strongly preferred
  • Excellent command of English and preferably Arabic language 
  • Excellent oral communication and power point skills
  • Experience in conducting and managing “client facing” consulting projects with strong experience in at least 3 out of the below 5 capabilities and atleast 2 out of the top 3 capabilities

 

    • Market Entry Strategy/ Growth Strategy projects
    • ROI/ TCO Calculators for Go to market/ Sales enablement services
    • Government National ICT plans and policies, PPP, skills, Digital literacy, Smart Cities
    • Telecommunication
    • IT Vendor markets

 

  • Experience of working with either IT Vendors, Government agencies, Telecommunication vendors, Management Consulting firms
  • Last 4 years experience should be in a client facing role
  • Manage multiple project deliveries at any point in time
  • Be completely flexible to travel for client engagements to any part of MEA as per project requirements

Candidate has to be able to demonstrate:

 

  • Knowledge of IT/Telecoms markets in general or in detail;
  • Business oriented mindset;
  • Ability to discuss and analyze business issues;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively;
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills;
  • Proficiency with Excel and other MS Office software packages.

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