EY Transaction Advisory Services – Experienced Infrastructure Advisory Professional - MENA Region in All, Saudi Arabia

Title: Transaction Advisory Services – Experienced Infrastructure Advisory Professional - MENA Region

Location: SA-All-Riyadh

Job Number: RIY001CJ

Our Project Finance and Infrastructure team advises clients on financial, procurement, strategic and public-private partnerships issues for large-scale infrastructure projects and programs. Join this team and you will help provide support to our clients from the earliest stages of analysis project evaluation to procurement, financial close, construction and operations. You will assist our clients in devising and comparing financial plans and delivery approaches for projects that involve public or private financing; project revenues; and/or grants – and provide support to our clients in their implementation of those plans.

The opportunity

We’re looking for experienced Infrastructure Advisory specialists to join our Project Finance team as part of our continued growth and success in the in the MENA region

As part of our project finance team, you’ll develop your commercial capabilities working with our global networks and fast-moving, emerging clients. Our diverse client portfolio will build your capabilities in pitching, briefing, managing relationships and challenging assumptions. In our friendly, collaborative environment, you’ll receive the support, formal training and coaching you need to progress quickly along the career path you choose.

Your key responsibilities

As a part of the senior management team, you're likely spend your day to day working on commercial issues, collaborating with leadership and clients on the development and implementation of strategies to advance large-scale infrastructure and other projects.

You will be a leader and influencer among the wider TAS team as well as a brand ambassador in the market.

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Management of multi-disciplinary efforts to advance large-scale client projects

  • Structuring and closing of financing for infrastructure projects and/or procurements, including the development, structuring, and negotiation of contract terms

  • Perform research, financial analysis, modeling and review and synthesize work by others

  • Participate in developing strategy, financial, project delivery, business planning, funding, procurement and/or policy analysis and recommendations for clients

  • Assist with market tracking and research, business development, proposal writing and creation of marketing materials

  • Develop and mentor team members at more junior levels


Skills and attributes for success

  • Knowledge of public-private partnerships (PPP), concessions and acquisition and project financing structures / contracts that relate to the infrastructure sector is advantageous

  • Project Financing knowledge, with understanding of project financial modelling and financing markets, would be highly valued

  • Understanding of economic or social infrastructure procurement and delivery process across the MENA region

  • Arabic language skills would be beneficial

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree with at least 7 years of related work experience.

  • Experience with large-scale infrastructure projects with proven project management skills

  • Exposure to structuring infrastructure financing transactions and/or procurements and the commercial aspects of the associated documentation

  • Quantitative analytical capabilities; ability to build market-accepted financial models is preferred

  • Outstanding communication, writing and organizational skills

  • Intellectually curious with a strong desire to develop professionally in the infrastructure finance sector

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in a top-tier advisory firm, infrastructure service provider, bank, relevant government agency or other relevant sector significant experience in a top-tier advisory firm, infrastructure service provider, bank, relevant government agency or other relevant sector

  • Professional qualifications such as CFA, FRM, ASIA, CPA, CA and CMA, will be considered an advantage.

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in an fast paced organization.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance . We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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