EY Strategy, Customer & Digital Consultants in Athens, Greece
Strategy, Customer & Digital Consultants
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.
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
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
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.
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.