EY Assistant Manager– PI TMP Africa, India and Middle East (AIM) in Johannesburg, South Africa

Assistant Manager– PI TMP Africa, India and Middle East (AIM)


Requisition # JOH0022S

Post Date Jul 17, 2018

Job Role

EY’s Talent Market Place(TMP) connects our consultants to our markets while working on projects which are based in the Middle East.

Please Note : You must be willing to be deployed for a maximum of 2 years on the AIM TMP projects which are outside the home region but you shall be eligible for fly-backs to your home country for one week in every 6 weeks.

· Client service delivery/execution

  • Lead role in execution of projects (Project delivery) at times multiple clients. Assume independent responsibility for smaller clients

  • Manage client personnel

  • Lead and coordinate the planning and management of assignments, with guidance from the Partner /Manager

· Work in diverse cultures

  • Comfortable to work in diverse geographies and culture

  • Displays willingness for cross country travel

  • Shows flexibility in body language and in conversations – ability to accept diverse view points.

· Knowledge Management

  • Strong contribution to knowledge sharing efforts, reviews and continually improves processes so that the team and firm capture and leverage knowledge

· Business development:

  • Actively support business development efforts including taking proposal preparation

  • Create and manage good independent relationships with clients

  • Expand opportunities with existing clients, identify and acts on referrals typically in relation to service line

  • Build broad networks within the firm locally and internationally

· Demonstrate industry / solution expertise

· People Management

  • Be a strong team player

  • Build a strong team and be a strong role model, mentor and coach

  • Assist in resolving people issues

· Assist in recruiting activities


· Experience in any of the sectors listed – Automotive, Consumer Products, Diversified industrial products, Metals and Mining, Pharmaceuticals, Retail ,technology , BFSI etc

· Skills

  • Problem solving, data analysis, financial analysis and modelling

  • Market research (primary and secondary)

  • Expertise in one or more of the areas listed - Procurement / Manufacturing / Supply Chain / Sales and Marketing / Strategy / Finance

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Client relationship building skills

  • Project management

  • Business development skills

  • People management and development

  • Staff management and development

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, Word, Power Point

· Other

  • Willingness to travel for extended periods

  • Flexible to adopt to a demanding lifestyle

  • Able to thrive in relatively unstructured situations

  • High initiative and drive, positive attitude and high commitment

· Maturity and ability to handle pressure

Academic Qualifications

B.E. / B.Tech. or CA + MBA (preferably from a premier institute such as IIMs, NITIE, SP Jain, XLRI, ISB, FMS etc.) with a good academic background


4 to 6 years of relevant post MBA experience

Consulting background (preferably) or Industry background (Sales Area Leadership roles, SC head office or plant roles) with expertise in at least two of the areas listed – Supply Chain Transformation, Route to Market Transformation ,EBITDA improvement programs, Business process Re-engineering, Market assessment, Post-merger integration and Strategy and Business planning

Job Location

Across MENA and Africa primarily.

Who we are:

At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.

Please note: Preference will be given to PDI candidates.