EY Strategy, Customer & Digital Consultants in Athens, Greece

Strategy, Customer & Digital Consultants

Advisory

Requisition # ATH000B1

Post Date Nov 02, 2018

Strategy, Customer & Digital Consultants

In an ever-more volatile and unpredictable world, making the right strategic decisions is key to successful and sustained business performance. As a Strategy, Customer & Digital consultant/senior consultant , you’ll use your analytical ability to translate the corporate strategy of leading organizations into meaningful change. Working in high-performing teams, you’ll help clients develop growth strategies, improve strategic decision-making and planning, define more effective operating models and develop strategic profit improvement initiatives.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking highly motivated people for our Advisory practice, a leading provider of services to large corporate clients of all industries. As a member of our Advisory team, you’ll help clients to solve complex enterprise-wide strategic, organizational and operational issues by formulating strategic initiatives, redesigning organizations, transforming the operations and processes, and improving business performance.

As part of our Strategy & Customer practice, you will work with our clients to help solve their toughest strategic challenges and deliver insightful recommendations that are rigorous in their grounding, creative in their selection, distinct to each client, and practical in their ability to be taken to market. You will help build insight and action plans around competitor intelligence and industry trends to ensure our clients remain forward thinking and agile. And you will be skilled at working with and through clients to ensure that they have full ownership of analysis as well as implementation.

Typical projects the team is directly involved in, include, though is not limited to:

  • Digital strategy & transformation

  • Customer experience strategy

  • Distribution strategy, including multi-channel and digital, as well as sales force effectiveness

  • Innovation strategy

  • Customer segmentation and insight, including revenues, cost to serve

  • Research—customer, industry—to deliver industry leading thought leadership and to support client engagements

  • Revenue improvement and enterprise cost reduction initiatives

  • Growth strategy, including market sizing, competitive analysis, and scenario planning

  • Product portfolio review and new proposition development

  • Industry analysis, market sizing, and impact assessment of new regulation, new market entrants on share, margins, and business models

In this context we are looking for an experienced strategy consultant to be hired as an Advisor or Senior Advisor.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to independently and effective structure and manage large andcomplex work streams and/or entire engagements, which includes

  • Work planning and project structuring

  • Hypothesis analysis

  • Storyboarding

  • Coaching and development of junior team members and managing commercials (pricing, billing, margin management)

  • Ability to build effective, long-lasting relationships with clients

  • Development of an internal network that enables you to leverage and deploy the deep subject matter expertise of EY team members in such areas as business, risk, actuarial, transaction services, analytics, and information technology

  • Creation of impactful though leadership for use in business development, engagement delivery, as well as marketing to build EY’s profile.

  • Contribution to the building of the strategy team, including hiring, training, and management of team operations (staffing, recruiting, financials, team events, mentoring)

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Excellent academic background, including a Master’s degree in Engineering,Finance, Business Administration (MBA) and / or other related field with strong quantitative focus and from leading institutions

  • Professional experience within a strategy practice of a consulting firm or a large corporate (Experience with a Tier 1 Strategy consultancy will be a plus)

  • Project experience of the financial services sector as a consultant will be a plus

  • Experience of leading teams through challenging strategy projects or relevant transferable experience

  • Evidence of strong innovation, analytical, problem-solving and structured thinking skills

  • Ability to analyze complex challenges and deliver insightful, practical solutions

  • High degree of commercial acumen and familiarity with strategy frameworks and methodologies

  • Ability to influence and persuade clients and stakeholder to gain support for major changes and key decisions

  • Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

  • Foster an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience from working in a multinational environment

  • Client facing experience from a professional services background

What we are looking for

What is most important is that you are committed to working with your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to demonstrate enthusiasm, motivation and passion to develop fast in an international working environment. You’ll need to pick up new skills and talents as you go, so asking questions and having the confidence to speak up are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

  • Plenty of training opportunities

  • A clear path of progression, tailored to your own unique talents and ambitions

  • Exposure to colleagues and senior stakeholders across the business

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

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.