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EY Global Program Execution Services (PES) Senior Manager in London, United Kingdom

Global Program Execution Services (PES) Senior Manager

Core Business Services

Requisition # LON00IT0

Post Date Dec 03, 2020

Job Summary

The Global PES Senior Manager position is a Global role that is focused on assuming key delivery roles on EY’s most challenging internal strategic projects. The Global PES Senior Manager role enables the successful execution of the organization’s priority initiatives by leveraging his/her network, technical competencies, extensive experience and consulting skills. The Senior Manager will be expected to establish and maintain trusted working relationships with the Executive and other senior executives, partners, governance bodies and their global teams as part of credibly advising and delivering on these programs.

Key relationships

• EY leadership across functions, service lines and geographies;

• Engagement project teams around the world;

• Global PES team and leadership.


• Leads as an effective team member and takes accountability for deliverables;

• Creates value to clients independently - bringing excellent project and change management skills and past client experiences;

• Deploys consulting best practice knowledge and techniques when undertaking work;

• Performs rapid assessment of current landscape for clients and is able to provide insights around hypotheses and solutions;

• Leads the smooth delivery of the project/program outcomes;

• Acts as a coach to client staff to support embedding capability;

• Significant experience of designing, managing and running workshops;

• Embeds the facilitation capability within the team and helps to accelerate adoption of facilitated workshops;

• Develops and manages knowledge for use across projects and the EY communities.

Skills requirements

• Significant experience with and competency in senior level facilitation;

• Significant senior manager level professional experience - of proven project and/or change management experience;

• Proven track record as a senior project manager or change manager on large scale, complex and significant company projects;

• Previous experience leading complex work-streams and managing several project initiatives simultaneously;

• Experience with various aspects of change, e.g. technology, process and organizational change;

• Ability to manage ambiguity and the political aspects of change;

• Strong project management skills and knowledge;

• Ability to build and maintain relationships across many different functions and organization levels;

• Excellent written, oral, presentation, communication and stakeholder engagement skills;

• Experience with PMOs;

• Good understanding of IT, HR, Finance functional processes and transformations;

• Understanding of standard project methodologies around project initiation, current state analysis, future state design, implementation and project transition/close;

• Experience with process design methods, including conducting workshops and interviews;

• Knowledge and/or experience of design thinking and applying innovation techniques/initiatives in organizations;

• Good analytical and critical thinking skills;

• Ability to establish and maintain credibility and excellent client relationships;

• Add value by delivering work products of the highest quality and able to proactively overcome issues to ensure delivery;

• Significant experience coaching and mentoring junior team members;

• Experience scoping projects and successfully managing client expectations and requirements;

• Strong demonstrable Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and sensitivity to stakeholders needs;

• Good judgment, tact and decision-making ability;

• Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change;

• Ability to work and team with a multitude of different people and different cultures;

• Ability to travel as required and conduct multi-time zone meetings outside of local business hour.


• The ideal candidate will have experienced working with major global corporations on client facing projects on their significant initiatives;

• The ideal candidate is currently working in either Big 4, a global management consultancy firm or blue-chip organization, with an appropriate management consulting background;

• Strong MS Office skills. Experience of working with facilitation tools (e.g. Mural) is desirable.