Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Birmingham


Business Area:
FSO Performance Improvement
Programme Management
Senior Consultant
Location:                           Birmingham
About EY
At EY, our Financial Services Organisation (FSO) is consistently growing our Advisory practice and outpacing our competition by partnering with our global financial services clients to bring value to their businesses. We work together as one borderless organisation, with 14,000 employees across 30 countries, to build teams who have the skills and experience our clients need. For you, this means exciting opportunities to:
Team up with the best people on the most exciting Financial Services programmes
Share knowledge with people known for their world-class expertise and insight
Work with global clients, locally and internationally
Be exposed to different business cultures in high-performing teams
Help shape the future of financial services
Develop an international network of colleagues and clients that will last a lifetime
Motivated by customers, regulators and shareholders, EY clients are re-evaluating their business models and embarking on major transformation programmes to deliver the operational and technology infrastructure required.  With EY’s unmatched reputation for industry expertise, range of complementary offerings, global reach and delivery excellence, we are expanding our regional Advisory practices to meet the demand for consulting services spanning front office, operations, finance, risk, IT, regulatory, tax and programme management to support EY’s clients.
Our Practice
Our Programme Management team consists of extremely experienced and proven Financial Services professionals, who draw on their knowledge to help clients initiate, recover and manage large-scale programmes. The team specialises in leading through business critical change, whether it be business transformation, IT led or regulatory programmes.
Working closely with our clients in large organisations; we understand what is really important, offering points of view and advice, supporting them, building confidence and ultimately ensuring efficient delivery.
Through the vast experience our teams offer, we assess situations quickly, apply our thinking and improve Executive decision making in our clients. We are looking to expand by recruiting people with an outstanding delivery background in Financial Services, who have the right attitude and commitment needed to work together on the very largest and most complex programmes in the industry.
As a
Senior Consultant
, delivery excellence comes as standard. You will find yourself leading projects and key workstreams for clients and using your experience and Financial Services knowledge to shape initiation, advise on governance structures and mentor their staff through the programme lifecycle.
You may lead small internal E&Y teams, run engagement logistics and play a contributing role in developing propositions. We expect a strong background of successful end-to-end project delivery in blue-chip FS clients.
Key Skills Required
Evidence of performing a leadership role through a full end-to-end project lifecycle for at least 2 initiatives with a budget of over £500k
Financial Services experience, with good technical expertise in one or more of our key sectors
Successful track record of managing and delivering within a Scaled Agile environment
Strong background of managing teams, comprising both IT and business specialists
Current areas focus
We are experiencing high demand for people with Agile and Digital transformation skills and are keen to meet people with experience in these areas and the following sectors:
Capital Markets
Personal Attributes Required
Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills who can build rapport with the client and prove credibility
Highly flexible with a willingness to ‘get their hands dirty’ as well as providing strategic direction and leadership
Bring FS knowledge, project management skills and experience to the client which they may not have access to internally
Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
Motivated and shows willingness to move career forward quickly through a variety of client interactions and assignments that will push and challenge you on a daily basis
Client responsibilities
Ensure client deliverables are quality focused and delivered on a timely basis
Manage multiple stakeholder communities

About the company

A multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the "Big Four" audit firms and is the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2014.

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