EY Assistant Manager Robotics in Johannesburg, South Africa

Assistant Manager Robotics


Requisition # JOH001UN

Post Date Apr 23, 2018

Description of Role:

Our national practice assists clients to use their available data to improve, grow and protect their business through Enterprise Intelligence.

Our Enterprise Intelligence service offerings include Information Strategy & Management, Risk & Performance Analytics, and Enterprise Performance Management and Business Intelligence services. These service offerings are supported by the following features:

Information Strategy & Management

  • Information management.

  • Data quality and governance.

  • Data migrations.

  • Master data management

Risk & Performance Analytics

  • Process specific agile analytics.

  • Continuous controls monitoring and assurance.

  • Interface testing and transactional reconciliations.

  • Regulatory compliance analytics

Enterprise Performance Management

  • Consolidation and reporting

  • Planning, budgeting and reporting

  • Driver based performance management

  • Strategy and profitability management

Business Intelligence

  • Dash boarding and visualisation.

  • Corporate data warehousing.

  • MI reporting rationalisation.

  • BI architecture design

As Enterprise Intelligence Senior Manager, you’ll build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and develop a portfolio of business by focusing on high impact opportunities. You’ll lead presentations and proposals for moderately complex projects – or for elements of highly complex projects – and provide subject matter insight to bids and proposals.

Drawing on your skills and experience, you’ll create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. In addition, you’ll package overall project findings into clear, concise, high-quality work products. Acting as a subject matter resource on one or more services, you’ll leverage knowledge and experience to shape EY’s services to meet client problems.

By driving improvements in business processes, you’ll serve as a role model for quality & risk management and confirm that project teams understand and comply with EY’s Q&RM guidelines. As a respected senior professional, you’ll communicate effectively with EY engagement partners and managers and work to build, manage and motivate high-performing teams. You’ll also help key staff to build sustainable competencies.

Key Responsibilities:

Client responsibilities

  • Participate in and, as required, lead Enterprise Intelligence engagements.

  • Manage the financial aspects of client engagements and communicate significant issues, fees, and estimates-to-complete to partners and clients.

  • Help partners and directors generate new business opportunities and build client networks and relationships.

  • Understand all EY service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients

  • Build strong internal relationships within EY Advisory Services and with other services across the organization.

  • Lead teams across RPA technologies and functional domain areas.

People responsibilities

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring all levels of staff.

  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff.

  • Contribute to people-related initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training Enterprise Intelligence professionals.

  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of all levels of staff.

  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures and communicate these to all levels of staff

Qualification/s & Experience:

The ideal candidate should have

  • Strong academic record including a degree or relevant professional qualifications such as CISA or CDMP.

  • Qualification in entry level programming.

  • BCom Informatics with active interest in programming / BSc with active interest in business.

  • Management degree / MBA.

  • 6 - 15 years business experience


Technical skills requirements

Deep knowledge and technical competence in the Data area, and applicable experience in the other areas outlined below:


  • Data/information management and manipulation.

  • Data migration review and implementation.

  • Information architecture and integration design.

  • Information analysis and business intelligence tools.

  • ETL tool usage, design and deployment.

  • Database (relational and multidimensional) design, deployment and scripting.

  • Data governance and data quality design, deployment and tools.

  • Basic programming compliant with ACL, DB and Microsoft Office skills/experience, e.g., Excel and Access, Microsoft SQL Server

Project risk:

  • Robust understanding of program and project management practices.

  • Familiarity with a typical IT systems development life cycle.

  • Experience in developing technical skills specific to a solution, e.g., SAP, Oracle, CRM.

  • Proven business process/analysis skills.

  • A broad appreciation of business processes, data structures, IT applications and infrastructure, IT processes, and governance and internal control principles.

Knowledge and experience in one or more of EY’s priority industry sectors:

  • Government & Public Sector.

  • Utilities

  • Consumer Products

  • Industrial Products

  • Technology.

  • Communications & Entertainment.

  • Healthcare

Additional requirements:

  • Demonstrated track record with a blue chip consulting organization and/or a blue chip organization.

  • Demonstrated experience in business development and account management.

  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to a flexible environment.

Behavioural Attributes:

  • Team Player.

  • Strong management experience.

  • Share EY’s values and vision

  • Disciplined

  • Able to handle pressure.

  • Enquiring Mind

  • Team building ability

  • Analytical

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Enquiring Mind

  • Analytical

  • Self-starter.

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.