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Senior Associate Global Fiscal Policy Advisory London

Job Title: Senior Associate Global Fiscal Policy Advisory London
Location: London
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Reference: 29517BR
Contact Name: PwCRecruiting Team
Contact Email: donotreply@pwc.com
Job Published: June 06, 2019 14:26

Job Description

PwC’s Global Fiscal Policy Advisory supports governments and intergovernmental organisations across the spectrum of fiscal policy; providing policy advice, technical assistance and capacity building in the areas of public financial management, tax reform, and governance and transparency.

We work with international organisations, intergovernmental bodies, aid agencies, and directly for ministries of finance and other government departments around the world, advising senior ministers and decision makers on complex issues of significance for society. Our team includes public financial management specialists, tax policy experts, economists, accountants, policy advisors, and project managers, many of whom have significant experience working in the public sector and in international contexts.

As a member of the team you would be offered the opportunity to work on interesting, challenging and satisfying assignments as part of a fantastic team of people.

About the role

Due to the varied nature of the team’s work, the role requires flexibility to work across a range of tasks. It will primarily involve the development of fiscal policy advice, which will include

  • Undertaking research, e.g. economic, policy or statistical research

  • Preparing advice / drafting reports

  • Preparing formal and informal proposals

  • Assessment of reform options

  • Supporting with the management of projects/engagements

  • Preparing project budgets and managing these throughout a project

  • Coordinating with other teams and/or firms

  • Working with clients, which may include international travel

  • Supporting the team with other activities, e.g. conferences and thought leadership

All our projects are undertaken in close collaboration with others, so candidates should be those who excel at working as part of a team. The role is based with the team in the London Embankment Place office, although may require short periods of international travel.

We are seeking a Senior Associate with public sector experience (including experience working for UK or international public sector bodies, such as central government departments, government agencies or local government) and strong project management skills. Candidates must demonstrate a genuine interest in fiscal policy.

Essential skills

  • Experience working with/for relevant governments or international organisations

  • Enthusiasm for creative solutions to address policy issues

  • Strong project management and interpersonal skills

  • Experience of leading and/or coaching others

  • Strong time management skills

  • Ability to juggle multiple commitments without compromising the quality of deliverables

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Exceptional attention to detail

Desirable skills

  • Master’s or PhD in a field relevant to the team's areas of expertise (public policy, economics, public finance, public accounting, or similar)

  • Language skills, particularly fluency in French or Arabic

  • Experience working in a Ministry of Finance / Treasury or tax authority

  • Experience with economic modelling


Tax

We help organisations and the people who run them answer the big business questions. How should we raise finance? Where should we be based? How should we reward our people? With some 3,300 experts whose expertise covers every conceivable area of taxation, we’re one of the UK’s leading tax practices.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity