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Economics | Assistant Director

Doha, Qatar
Closing date
Jul 7, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary


Doha, Dubai

Financial Advisory | Talent standards

Corporate Finance Advisory Qatar - Economic Advisory - Microeconomics - Assistant Director

When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche ME. You'll understand that Deloitte is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

In an international firm like Deloitte, our strong global presence is complemented by our local reach and market knowledge. A career in Financial Advisory Services with Deloitte Corporate Finance Limited will equip you with a deep understanding of the local and regional business landscape, enabling you to identify opportunities and risks to our clients' businesses. In addition, your breadth of vision will be engaged, as you match our global resources to our clients' advantage. Our FAS practice encompasses a broad range of specializations and services but whose common goal is to offer strategic services to clients throughout every phase of the economic cycle. With such a wealth of specializations, you will have the opportunity to pick the one most suited to you.

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
  • Collaborate for measurable impact

Economic Advisory

We are a fast-growing practice of c.12 professional economists, and work work closely with clients across the Middle East Region. We are looking to expand the team through the recruitment of an exceptional senior economist to be based in our Office in Doha. The role will require you lead the day-to-day work of the practice in Qatar, and you will report into the Economic Advisory leadership team based in the UAE.

You will be a leader in your field and passionate about using microeconomics and analysis to serve client needs. You will be well regarded and recognized by clients as someone who makes a difference to them and someone who they turn to for advice on their most complex challenges. You will be entrepreneurial and excited about the ability to deploy economics in a Big 4 environment. During your tenure as an Assistant Director in the Economic Advisory Practice, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

  • Managing and leading teams working on client engagements;
  • Helping develop the strategy and thinking in client engagements;
  • Direct and manage interaction with clients;
  • Contributing to the thought leadership of the Economic Advisory practice;
  • Building your own area of expertise, and building the wider capability of the practice; and
  • Managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognized for their contribution

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values.
  • Actively contributes to building the talent pipeline; creates a talent experience that attracts, develops and retains top talent and high performing teams
  • Creates opportunities to drive impact; anticipates client needs and delivers superior results by leveraging each person's strengths to build high performing teams across businesses and borders
  • Builds deep relationships across a diverse network and uses a flexible influencing style to gain buy-in and drive impact
  • Translates broader strategy into a compelling team vision and goals; aligns the team and sets priorities to achieve objectives
  • Applies deep knowledge of disruptive trends and competitor activity to drive continuous improvement
  • Establishes a strong leadership brand and inspires followership through passion, integrity, and appreciation of others

  • Demonstrable understanding of economic networks and associated regulatory issues
  • Excellent project management track record

• Dedication to delivering quality results

• Ability to multi-task and appreciation of the commitments to working within an advisory practice

• A logical and methodical approach to problem solving, with an ability to think laterally

• Demonstrate strong team leadership skills and the ability to manage team members deliver projects

• The confidence to work effectively with clients

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Advanced level of technical proficiency and computer literacy particularly with spreadsheets (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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