EY Technology Transformation - Private Equity - Senior Manager - Consulting in McLean, Virginia
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Private Equity Technology– Senior Manager
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 the ability to move faster, drive rapid and strategic growth and create greater value.
EY professionals help unlock and cultivate value with fit-for-purpose solutions throughout the investment life cycle, supporting stronger, more resilient companies to achieve their purpose and long-term value aspirations. Changing consumer behaviour, increased competition in digital markets, and disruptive business models have created unprecedented growth opportunities for PE companies and raised customer expectations of the technology landscape. A modern, resilient, and scalable technology environment is a foundational component of a PE backed company in the digital age.
We help the private equity backed companies transform and modernize their technology landscape by focusing on innovative ways to optimize governance, service management, intelligent automation, digital transformation, workforce, and technology platform modernization. As a key member of our Private Equity Technology sector team, you will help private equity backed companies and their Sponsors enable resiliency, growth and transformation through foundational technology optimization, automation of key processes and the modernization and revamp of their technical stack.
Your key responsibilities
You will work closely with our Strategy and Transactions and broader account teams to understand the Private Equity Firm's investment thesis and deal hypothesis to help create and deliver differentiated technology and digitally enabled strategies to create value for the portfolio company and their Sponsor. You will collaborate with IT leaders at the PE Firm and Portfolio Company to architect and deliver modern IT operating models that align with the strategic business objectives and drive value-add, business enabling, revenue generative activities. You will collaborate with EY's broad eco-system of alliance partners to bring differentiated solutions to our PE's and their portfolio companies.
Skills and attributes for success
A Senior Manager is responsible for 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.
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
Previous management consulting experience required.
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 working in a fast-paced transactions oriented team environment and ability to adapt quickly to change
Experience participating in development & implementation of IT strategy, digital transformation, Technology governance structures, and IT Operating models.
Experience and demonstratable results in professional services sales
Refined executive presentation skills focused on driving business outcomes
Differential experience in one or more sectors
The ability to engage a cross section of competencies e.g. risk management, cybersecurity, finance etc. to bring the best solutions to our clients
Experience engaging with alliance partners and leveraging alliance partner relationships
What we look for
Ability to develop relationships with Fund and portfolio key business, technical and client stakeholders to ensure the value creation strategy and customer satisfaction goals are met
Ability to seek expansion and improvements of existing Technology environments within your areas of expertise to create growth opportunities and sales
An inclusive mindset that consistently seeks to empower others and harness the value of diverse teams
What we offer
We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $163,400 to $373,300. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $$196,100 to $424,300. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. 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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