EY Parthenon Strategy Manager – Qatar Jobs in Doha at EY
Title: EY Parthenon Strategy Manager – Qatar
In today’s complex business landscape, creativity has become a necessary ingredient for sustained success. EY-Parthenon has an ideal balance of strengths that combines deep sector and local expertise with top notch analytical and executional capabilities in addition to intimate client relationships, proven processes, and a progressive spirit.
We are looking for seasoned strategy professionals to join our rapidly growing team in MENA at the Manager level. As part of EY Parthenon Strategy, you will have the opportunity to deliver projects that make a strong impact on the region and develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning.
Your key responsibilities
As a Manager in the strategy consulting practice, you will be a key participant in work streams and engagements as you translate client needs into project tasks and deliverables. You will work closely with clients to define the objective and scope of the engagements and deliverables in consultation with your seniors.
You can expect to spend most of your time working on strategy-related projects which include (but not limited to): long-term strategy roadmaps, growth strategy, market entry & expansion strategy, go-to-market strategy, business-wide digital transformation projects, commercial due diligence, and greenfield projects.
Your clients may include global corporates, governments and public entities, family conglomerates, and sovereign wealth funds. The EY-Parthenon Strategy team typically works directly with C-Suite executives on their strategic and transaction decisions.
Skills and attributes for success
As a strategy consulting professional, you should be able to:
Develop business strategies using tools such as market analysis, customer research, macroeconomic forecasting, and portfolio optimization.
Review transaction rationale and/or deal documents to identify critical business issues and risks relating to a proposed transaction.
Collect, analyse, and translate large amounts of qualitative and quantitative data into realistic plans, goals, and actionables.
Motivate and counsel junior team members with diverse skills and backgrounds.
To qualify for the role you must have:
At minimum, a bachelor’s degree from a top ranking school with outstanding academic performance, and at least 4 to 6 years of strategy consulting experience.
Experience in working on ‘big picture’ strategy projects which includes commercial due diligence, digital transformation, growth strategy, and market strategy.
Ability to make detailed assessments of industries, products, markets, competitors and customers to identify risks and opportunities.
Proficiency in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, in a professional environment.
Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines.
Willingness and ability to travel within the MENA region, when necessary (approximately 25-50% of time).
Ideally, you’ll also have:
MBA or Masters from a top tier business school.
Prior experience with a particular focus on client advisory or strategic planning within a professional services or similar environment.
Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.