Consultant

EG-Cairo
ID
2017-2290
# of Openings
1

Overview

IDC MEA is seeking to hire a Consultant for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey operations, to be based out of the Cairo office. The successful candidate will have responsibility for the end-to-end management of complex projects in Egypt and outside, and ensuring customer satisfaction.

 

About IDC Consulting

IDC Consulting offers custom research and advisory services to national ICT policy makers and development agencies, regulators, telecommunication operators, and IT vendors and providers. Our solutions are based on our deep market research capabilities in the ICT sector.

For national ICT development agencies and regulators IDC’s advisory services include assessment of national digital maturity and readiness, development of strategies for national ICT employment (skills), technology-led innovation, ICT investments and local ICT industry promotion and development.

The advisory services for telecommunication operators and IT providers include market opportunity assessment, market entry strategy, channel strategy, competitive assessment, and portfolio strategy.

In addition, we offer market research-based customized sales and marketing enablement solutions including RoI and TCO simulators, thought leadership articles and multimedia tools.

Responsibilities

  • End to end management of projects while assuring high quality, timely delivery, and scope and budget compliance.
  • Working closely with IDC’s internal research teams to ensure delivery of market research and analysis for the projects that are aligned to client needs.
  • Developing a high level of engagement with senior stakeholders at the customer organization, and ensuring a high level of client servicing and customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborating with the sales team to support and develop new opportunities to grow the business.
  • Overseeing the development of frameworks and models, business cases, roadmaps and action plans for C-level executives within government, telecommunications and IT provider organizations.

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in management or similar from a reputed university with strong academic record at all levels

  • At least 7 years of experience in the ICT sector, with a reputed ICT consulting or advisory firm, or a telecommunication or IT provider
  • At least 4 years of project management experience, preferably with a reputed consulting or advisory firm or a telecommunication or IT provider
  • Significant experience engaging with senior stakeholders at government organizations, regulators, and telecommunication providers.
  • Ability to collaborate with geographically distributed teams.
  • High-value personal qualities - resourceful, responsible, tenacious, independent, self-confident, high energy, etc.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent English communication skills – oral, written and presentation skills; Arabic language skills will be a bonus.
  • High proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and similar software
  • Willingness to travel (up to 25%)

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