Line of Service

Internal Firm Services


Not Applicable


IFS – Risk & Quality (R&Q)

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

Manage and control day-to-day operational activities to ensure delivery of quality services;
Drive the successful implementation of key initiatives and projects and share best practices;
Monitor compliance over all Data related activities across the ME region in accordance with the Network standards and all local data related legislations in applicable jurisdictions across the ME;
Introduce best practices and rules to maintain high standards under all data risk pillars;
Set appropriate controls as necessary and appropriate to timely detect data related activities throughout data management lifecycle;
Development and continuous improvement of internal policies and procedures, including evolved regulatory requirements and / or Network standards;
Maintain inventories / repositories for all data related activity, including incidents;
Maintain up-to-date regulatory matrices for all data related legislations;
Review  risks and controls to ensure relevant safeguards are being addressed and implemented for new products, applications;
Collaborate and work with all core functions within the firm and provide guidance on all data pillars’ activities;
Support business and other IFS function to achieve their objectives and build strong and effective relationships with key stakeholders and leadership;
Promote awareness;

The candidate will be achievement oriented with the ability to be flexible and adaptive on a daily basis.
 They will be able to work independently and as part of a team with high energy and at a fast pace that will translate into a high quality output.

Mandatory requirements:
8 – 12 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Risk Management, particularly legal risk and / or operational risk.
Thorough understanding of legislation with solid capabilities to read and interpret law provisions.

Demonstrate strong skills in identifying law provisions that must be transformed into controls and measures within practice.

Strong risk / control analytical skills 
Demonstrate ability to achieve a trade-off balance approach
Thorough understanding of control-risk framework
Experience in building risk models and methodologies to maintain visibility on data risk environment
Additional requirements:
Demonstrate ability to build relationships, work across multinational teams and with a wide variety of individuals at different levels – from senior partners to staff
Strong interest and passion for PwC and looking to further develop him/herself and his/her PwC network
Excellent organisational skills, having the ability to prioritise workload whilst being resilient and being able to cope well under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
 Fluent in English but multilingual Arabic speaker preferable
Driven with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Personal gravitas and ethical behaviour
Seeking opportunities for improvement, automation and efficiency gains.

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:

Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Required Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date

Job ID: 492300WD

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About PwC Middle East

At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across 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.