EY Senior Consultant – Research & Diagnostics, Customer Advisory, EY, Belfast in Belfast, United Kingdom

Senior Consultant – Research & Diagnostics, Customer Advisory, EY, Belfast


Requisition # BEL0018J

Post Date Sep 03, 2018

Today’s companies are experiencing unprecedented digital growth as digital-physical systems, powered by Internet of Things and fuelled by data, create a fully interconnected society. Increasing customer demands require companies to create a seamless experience across all channels. It’s an increasingly complex, digitized, fast-changing and interconnected world and customer-centricity, as well as, sound market understanding plays a key role in enabling the growth agenda for our clients.

This role will sit with our UK&I Customer Advisory competency and you’ll help leading companies across industries use insights from customer and market research as they strategize and execute on their future vision and experience.

The opportunity

With rapid growth across digital, we’re looking for people with advanced research and diagnostic capabilities. You can expect to work in a truly leading-edge environment, surrounded by some of the most engaging and knowledgeable colleagues in the business. This is also an opportunity to get in on the ground floor as our practice expands and be a part of creating and executing a vision for the future in an entrepreneurial environment within the larger firm.

Your key responsibilities

In this role, you’ll work on a dynamic mix of projects helping our clients solve some of their most pressing issues. Working in diverse, inclusive teams to build relationships with our clients, you’ll deliver innovative high quality work products.

As a Senior Consultant, you will play a critical team role in executing on research and diagnostic insights that will revolutionise customer experience and/or digital vision for our clients.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Proficient use of Excel

  • Proficient use of PowerPoint

  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to understand commercial issues

  • Experience conducting market research and analysis to inform market positioning, GTM approaches, customer segmentation, etc.

  • Experience conducting different forms of customer research including surveys, interviews, Alpha and Beta product testing, web analytics, digital analytics and social listening

  • Strong experience using qualitative and quantitative approaches to research

  • Independent research using online searches, industry report scanning, research tools and resources

  • Experience carrying out market sizing or commercial product opportunity assessments

  • Ability to draw insights from and tell a story with research

The following skills and attributes are also desirable:

  • Good understanding and use of A/B and multivariate testing tools such as Optimizely

  • Experience playing a key role in the development of the Customer Experience/Digital Strategy for clients

  • Knowledge of design thinking techniques and the ability to solve complex business problems with simple, industry-leading design solutions.

  • Experience with Agile product development and SCRUM methodology

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree with 2-4 years of work experience in Market and Customer Research & Diagnostics, preferably applied in a digital transformation context

  • Ability to collaborate with and present findings to stakeholders from business, UX, design, developers and technology

  • Strong written and oral communication, presentation, client service and business writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing industry and content knowledge in Customer Experience and Digital

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Past experience in consulting, a Fortune 500 firm, or a digital agency in a client facing role

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. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension plans, a minimum of 25 days of vacation, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line

  • A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world

  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training

  • An excellent team of accessible senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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.