Job description and summary
Deals – Senior Data Analytics Consultant – Oman
Global Overview of PricewaterhouseCoopers
At PricewaterhouseCoopers, we measure success by our ability to create the value our customers and employees seek. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and focusing on delivering value in everything we do. We are a network of companies in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people committed to providing world-class, quality assurance, tax and advisory services.
PwC Middle East Overview
Established in the region over 40 years ago, PwC Middle East has over 4,200 employees in 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry experience and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments throughout the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.
Business unit overview
In an increasingly digital world, data stored by organizations is increasing in size and complexity. Data analytics is the discovery of valuable insights within data, often to measure historical events or to predict the likelihood of future events.
Much of our work requires analyzing vast amounts of electronic data, using the latest techniques and advanced statistical techniques to extract meaningful insights for our clients around the world. These include:
Build a detailed understanding of business performance and support clients in making investment decisions that are based on facts, not just intuition
Assisting in the prevention, continuous monitoring, detection and investigation of fraud, waste and financial crimes
Assisting clients in managing vast amounts of electronic data and navigating the legal and business processes required by critical events
Apply advanced data analytics techniques such as data connectivity, social network analysis, statistics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and predictive modeling
As a Senior Assistant, you will work as part of a problem solver team, helping to solve complex business problems from strategy to implementation. Professional skills and responsibilities at PwC for this management level include but are not limited to:
Work with engagement teams to understand customer requirements (both internal and external) and develop analytics-based solutions.
Determine the internal and external data sources required to meet client requirements.
Extracting, purifying and analyzing selected data sources.
Experience and understanding of ETL concepts, data model and storytelling.
Work with senior team members to uncover hidden patterns within the data and predict the likelihood of future patterns.
Develop interactive dashboards and business intelligence reports.
Communicate simple, practical explanations for your analysis and work with engagement teams to facilitate data-driven decision making for clients across the region.
Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance
Invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner.
Keeping abreast of technical developments in the field of business.
Communicate with confidence in a clear, concise and detailed manner – orally and in writing.
Look for opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the PwC network of companies.
Adhering to the company’s code of ethics and professional conduct.
The candidate must be achievement-oriented, and have the ability to be flexible and adapt to a fast-paced work environment.
The ideal candidate is expected to perform well both independently and as part of a team, demonstrating enthusiasm and high energy that will translate into high quality output.
The ability to lead yourself and others so that you can achieve results in a responsible, original, flexible, inclusive and emotional way.
Willingness to learn and bring innovative and new thinking to create distinctive value for our clients.
Skilled in building and maintaining strong relationships within the broader business network.
– Team player and ready to share knowledge with others.
Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines, while maintaining a flexible positive attitude.
Basic knowledge of statistical techniques including; Regression, pooling, sampling, social network analysis).
The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East and the world where the project dictates.
2-3 years experience in data analytics
– Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related fields such as engineering, mathematics, statistics or information technology.
Knowledge of data mining, analysis, disinfection, verification and processing
Dealing with large amounts of data, various sources and formats
Exposure to data analysis and manipulation using any of the following software: SQL, R, Alteryx, Tableau and/or PowerBI,
Understanding of scripting languages such as Python, PHP or VB
Understanding of programming languages such as Java, C++, C# or Matlab
– Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Fluent in English but multilingual Arabic speakers preferred.
At PwC Middle East, we set an ambitious goal and strive to live it every day: solving important problems and building trust in the community.
We are a community of analysts who come together in unexpected ways to build trust and create sustainable results. We solve important problems, and support each other as we grow, develop and build satisfying careers.
PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused services to public and private clients across assurance, audit, transaction, advisory, tax and legal services. We rely on our development legacy that brings together the collective expertise of more than 7,000 people in our region with offices in 12 countries to solve for tomorrow.
We strive to deliver consistently innovative work that builds trust and delivers sustainable results. We are proud of the strength that comes from all of our different backgrounds and experiences and value the uniqueness of everyone. We thrive on uncertainty, operate with integrity and benefit from the diverse perspectives of our teams.
If you are looking for a place that nurtures your ambition to make a difference, that matches your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities and reimagine ways of working to enable you to live a more balanced life, then you are the PwCer of the future.