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  • Posted: May 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • FTI Consulting, Inc. is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. FTI Consulting professionals, located in all major business centers throughout the world, work closely with cli...
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    Senior Director | Economic and Financial Consulting

    They are expected to manage the day-to-day activities of projects and matters from start to finish. For Senior Directors, building and maintaining strong relationships with clients is critical. They must demonstrate the ability to fully lead and manage client matters with minimal input or edits from senior team members and effectively manage and meet the client's expectations at all times. Senior Directors should also be undertaking business development activities and assist in identifying new work opportunities.

    What You'll Do

    • Manage and oversee complex research projects to ensure that client needs are met within specified timelines and budget
    • Maintain up-to-date client and internal resource records via FTI's financial systems
    • Prepare and deliver economic reports through independent research and teamwork
    • Prepare project budgets and research proposals for prospective clients
    • Attend client meetings and present results
    • Oversee and conduct quantitative economic analyses
    • Cultivate strong relationships with prospective and existing clients
    • Stay up to date with developments in South Africa's policy and business environment
    • Coach and guide junior team members to develop their core strengths
    • Provide research support at cases in front of the Competition Tribunal and other regulators
    • Drafting and writing expert economic reports

    How You'll Grow

    • Exposure to colleagues with impeccable credentials
    • Participation in key regulatory processes in South African policy making
    • Experience at the frontlines of policy debate
    • Interacting with important stakeholders in the national and international economy
    • Opportunities to collaborate across segments within the company

    Key Requirements

    • At least a Master's degree in economics
    • Professional work experience in a consulting or research environment, ideally with a focus on competition litigation matters
    • Excellent knowledge of South Africa's policy environment
    • Experience in competition economics, industrial organization or policy research
    • Ability to manage projects from conceptualization to delivering the final report
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Ability to guide a team and pull different inputs into a coherent story
    • A proven track record of completed projects
    • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work in fast-paced, multi-task environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
    • Excellent analytic and quantitative skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to handle and analyse complex data
    • High level of proficiency in using Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Experience in presenting research results to clients
    • Experience in using statistical packages such as Stata, R and E-Views will be advantageous
    • Strong work ethic and integrity and high level of professionalism.
    • Willingness to travel

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to FTI Consulting on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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