EY Private Equity Technology Transformation - Senior Manager - US - Consulting in Des Moines, Iowa
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Private equity (PE) firms, portfolio companies and investment funds are under pressure to deploy capital and create value amid unprecedented economic and geopolitical uncertainty, increased competition, and rising stakeholder expectations. Success depends on moving faster, driving rapid and strategic growth and creating greater value. EY professionals help unlock and cultivate value with fit-for-purpose solutions throughout the investment life cycle, supporting strong, resilient companies to achieve their purpose and long-term value aspirations.
PE firms, portfolio companies and investment funds face complex challenges. Successful deals depend on the ability to move faster, drive rapid strategic growth, and create greater value throughout the transaction lifecycle. Working as an integral team member of PE Transaction to Transformation, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with our Strategy, Transactions, Value Creation and Consulting teams to build value creation hypotheses, strategies, and execution plans for the PE Firm and its portfolio companies. You will bring knowledge and insight related to your specific area of functional expertise to develop differentiated points of view, develop pursuit strategies, and deliver solutions to execute on those strategies.
You have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
Your key responsibilities
As a Senior Manager within PE Transaction to Transformation, you will build and operate the playbook from which our Strategy and Transactions and Consulting teams build and execute strategies to support our PE Sponsors to create value during the hold period of their investments. You will manage day-to-day problem solving, lead research and analytics teams, and act as a key liaison to identify and bring the best-fit subject matter resources from your field of play / function to support projects. You will help architect and deliver fit-for-purpose solutions for PE, specific to Technology. You will lead projects pursuant to the Firm’s quality standards. You will develop high-performing people and teams, leading and supporting them to make an impact that matters and setting the direction to deliver exceptional client service. You will support the growth of the business by working alongside partners on new opportunities, including preparing for and participating in pitch meetings, creating proposals and working on the sale process.
As the Technology functional Senior Manager, you will be responsible for architecting, leading, and delivering a portfolio of engagements across the full spectrum of Technology Modernization including: Technology Strategy and Operating Model design, Enterprise Platform architecture and optimization, Intelligent Automation design and implementation, Data and analytics, IT Service Management (Incident, Problem, Change, Configure), Technology Asset Management and Technology revamp.
Skills and attributes for success
Enjoys working in a fast-paced work environment aligned to the speed at which PE Sponsors typically identify, diligence, close and drive value creation (the “deal lifecycle”)
Understands and has experience delivering services to Private Equity backed companies
Has proven ability to lead and deliver cross-functional pursuits and engagements
Is relationship focused and credible with PE deal professionals
Demonstrates a strong ability to build and leverage a strong network of EY team members and alliance partners
Has experience working in multiple sectors
To qualify for the role, you must have
A bachelor's degree with outstanding academic performance and 8 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience
Experience with mergers and acquisitions or in a private equity backed company
Deep understanding of technology management frameworks and operating models
Deep Understanding of leading Governance and IT Service Management models (e.g. ITIL)
Demonstrated ability to liaise between business, technology, and vendor teams
Extensive experience advising senior stakeholders on development & implementation of IT strategy, digital transformation, Agile operating model, & customer experience frameworks
Experience coordinating complex transformations across multiple workstreams and audiences encompassing the business, technology, and vendor partners
A proven ability to lead stakeholders and successfully manage technology teams
Demonstrated thought leader including but not limited to Enterprise Platforms, IT Service Management, Intelligent automation, and emerging technologies
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience working with a Big 4, a boutique technology consulting firm or extensive industry experience preferred
Demonstrated leadership of cross functional teams in an IT Operations environment
Experience and demonstratable results in professional services sales
Willingness and ability to travel to meet client demands
What we look for
We are looking for candidates with a strong aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis and the ability to link business strategy to performance. Adapting to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients’ goals is critical to being a strong team player.
What we offer
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, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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