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Senior Director, Blockchain & Digital Assets

FTI Consulting Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 21 Jun 2024


  • Estimate: $150k - $250k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job

FTI Consulting is the world's leading expert-driven consulting firm. Over the last 40 years, FTI Consulting experts have served as the trusted advisor to Fortune 500 companies and the world's leading law and private equity firms when they are facing their greatest opportunities and challenges. Our strong performance and continued success are a direct reflection of the ambition, energy, and commitment of our talented professionals across the globe to make a positive impact for our clients and communities. At FTI Consulting, you'll be inspired and empowered to make an impact on headline matters that change history. Working side by side with the world's leading experts in your field, you'll be surrounded by an open collaborative culture that embraces diversity, recognition, professional development and most importantly, you. There's never been a more exciting time to join FTI Consulting and this is where you will do the most exciting and fulfilling work of your career.

About The Role

FTI Technology's Blockchain and Digital Assets practice is experiencing exponential growth amid blockchain and digital asset technology innovation and we are looking for a dynamic, energized and knowledgeable Senior Director to join us as we continue building. The successful candidate will have deep experience delivering on complex blockchain and digital asset engagements. Our Blockchain and Digital Assets practice provides a full range of services to crypto-native and crypto-curious organizations across a multitude of industries. Our active engagements include services supporting strategy and innovation, blockchain as a Service (BaaS), M&A due diligence, bankruptcy and restructuring, investigations, and more

What You'll Do

  • Support client engagement teams across the Blockchain and Digital Assets practice to understand client requirements and translate these into user stories and technical tasks.
  • Work with a wide variety of clients to deliver blockchain implementations, strategic and advisory services, investigative services and expert reports, as well as regulatory compliance processes.
  • Support practice and business development initiatives at a strategic and tactical level, proactively expanding our pipeline and our existing client relationships.
  • Translate client requirements into formal agreements, establishing specific solutions/workflows, and lead the efforts that culminate in client acceptance of the results.
  • Lead the design, development, and deployment of each clients' blockchain or digital assets solutions, excelling at project consulting and management, focusing on delivery excellence and outstanding implementation results.
  • Work as Technical Authority internally and externally. Responsible for contractual cost estimation, budget adherence, schedule creation, timeline management, and other deliverables.
  • Manage resources and coordinate client stakeholders to deliver services and solutions to support the client organization and purposes.
  • Significantly contribute to thought-leadership initiatives, go to market strategies, sales efforts, and other practice development activities.

How You'll Grow

We are committed to investing and supporting you in your professional development and we have developed a range of programs focused on fostering leadership, growth, and development opportunities. We aim to promote continuous learning and individual skills development through on-the-job learning, self-guided professional development courses, and certifications. You'll be assigned a dedicated coach to mentor, guide, and support you through regular coaching sessions and serve as an advocate for your professional growth. As you progress through your career at FTI Consulting, we offer tailored programs for critical professional milestones to ensure you are prepared and empowered to take on your next role.

What You Will Need To Succeed

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Deep functional expertise in one or more of the following: Blockchain technology (supply chain and ESG experience is a plus), Cryptocurrencies and their supporting technologies (wallets, custody, tracing technology, etc.), NFTs, Web3, Metaverse. Regulatory compliance about these concepts is a plus.
  • 10 years of relevant full-time work experience, ideally working within consulting and/or Fortune 500 companies.
  • Proven ability to manage client engagements, client relationships, and provide thought-leadership to teams, owning the responsibility for the quality of engagements.
  • A combination of management and hands-on delivery experience is critical.
  • Ability to identify clients' high-level business needs to lead the creation of detailed use cases and functional specs.
  • Ability to support business development activities with emerging technology in a highly dynamic environment, understanding business challenges, explaining our offerings and services to provide value, and identifying opportunities for differentiated offerings based on blockchain and/or digital assets.
  • Proven storytelling ability to explain blockchain outcomes and results in the context of the business and/or industry to make it actionable.

Desired Skills:

  • Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues and synthesize large amounts of information.
  • Experience in building high-performing teams in an accelerated growth environment.
  • Outstanding written and speaking skills; must be able to create status reports, write official reports, and demonstrate the ability to convey the complexity of blockchain and digital assets in easy-to-understand ways.

Our Benefits

Our goal is to support the well-being of you and your families-physically, emotionally, and financially. We offer market competitive benefits, including a professional development program, wellness, recognition, community volunteering initiatives, and flexible/hybrid working arrangements.

About FTI

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping clients with their most significant opportunities and challenges. With more than 8,000 employees located in 31 countries, our broad and diverse bench of award-winning experts advises their clients when they are facing their most significant opportunities and challenges. FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been named the #1 Professional Services Firm on Forbes List of America's Best Employers and the best firm to work for by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com. FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance or regulation.

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About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk, and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational, and transactional. Our professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate, and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities.