Oliver Wyman - Associate - Financial Services - Dubai

Industry: Professional Services

Job Family: Finance

24 Jan, 2023


Full Time

United Arab Emirates

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Oliver Wyman


Who We Are

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 60 cities across 29 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. The firm has more than 5,000 professionals around the world who work with clients to optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC]. For more information, visit www.oliverwyman.com. Follow Oliver Wyman on Twitter @OliverWyman.


Oliver Wyman has established a strong presence in IMEA and our Financial Services practice is a leader in the region. We continuously strive to be the trusted advisor for Financial sector leaders, supporting them on their most critical and complex problems and delivering impact and transformations for them. Our portfolio of clients ranges from the top regional banks to investors, capital markets, central banks, and ministries of finance. Widely recognized as influential thought-leaders, we draw on a deep understanding of our clients' businesses and our own in-depth industry knowledge to develop sustainable strategies and cutting-edge policies for the top companies and governments in the region, working closely with senior executives and top leaders of regional governments.

The Role and Responsibilities

Experienced professionals bring us the know-how to make lasting change for our clients and our company. We are not typical ‘management’ consultants. We provide industry- and discipline-specific knowledge and expertise, which amplifies our impact and helps us shape the future for our clients. Oliver Wyman is a diverse, entrepreneurial, non-competitive partnership of individuals who like to pursue new opportunities or build a unique franchise doing what they do best in a collegial, fun environment.

ASSOCIATE breaks down complex problems into discrete tasks, identifying the key aspects of a problem and directing the focus of junior consultants to those elements. You will effectively plan and execute analysis as well as identify the core issues in complex analyses in order to be able to craft suitable recommendations. You’ll work side by side with clients and your project team members to move projects forward and manage small teams to get the work done. Clients and colleagues look to Associates for unique insight into the subject area which they have chosen.


Your Attributes and Experience

Clients hire Oliver Wyman for specialized expertise, the ideal candidate will have most of the following:

Minimum of 4-6 years of relevant experience, ideally with a top-tier strategy consulting firm (or other similar organizations) Knowledge within banking (retail banking, corporate banking and/or wealth & asset management), Insurance, additional experience within digital, technology operations, risk topics & analytics across financial services beneficial Strong background in strategic problem solving with demonstrable analytical skills Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in both formal and informal settings Excellent team and social skills Undergraduate or advanced degree from a top academic program Willingness to travel Fluency in English ____


We’re serious about making OW a rewarding, progressive, enjoyable and balanced place to work.

Self starters and free thinkers who work well in a team We are individuals who are self starting, motivated, energetic, entrepreneurial about what we do Common aspiration, collective endeavour, shared success We have the common aspiration to have an impact, leave a legacy and change the world. We have no interest in running a steady-state business. We want to build, grow and shape the environment around us Straightforward, open, respectful interaction We value an environment where every member of Oliver Wyman is encouraged and expected to voice his or her opinion Opportunity without artificial barriers We value merit and believe that to create a true meritocracy we need to remove artificial barriers to opportunity Balanced lives We value people whose lives balance work and non-work activities because we believe they are both more interesting colleagues and are able to make better contributions to the Firm. We push ourselves hard to deliver excellence, but we also work to extract the maximum benefit from the flexibility of a project-based business. We provide the ability to take career breaks for personal or family reasons. We fundamentally value each other’s time, and are sensitive to how it is used. We are an output not input-based culture, have respect for people’s personal decisions, and believe that one's workload must be sustainable. We seek balance for ourselves and our colleagues.