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EY Tech Transformation - IT Strategy - Senior Manager - Open Location in San Francisco, California

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Tech Transformation IT Strategy – Senior Manager - Job Description

How to capture the upside of disruption? No longer is it an “art-of-the-possible discussion”, breakthrough innovation is an imperative in today’s execution agenda. Market winners are deliberate in seizing disruption and all of them rely on the same platform: a technology strategy that ignites business agility and differentiation. Technology strategists with broad backgrounds in business and technology are at the center of delivering this opportunity. EY provides the environment to amplify the transformation potential of these leaders. Are you ready to make your mark?

The opportunity

Our IT Strategy team is growing rapidly as we continue to be successful in co-creating the technology-enabled business models of the future with our clients. Our IT Strategy work is delivered in collaboration with EY’s practices for Enterprise Architecture, Next Generation Technology Operations and Infrastructure. This model enables our Technology Strategist to be highly relevant and “sticky” when serving clients. Our Technology Strategists have the opportunity to:

  • Identifying a purposeful “Why” for IT transformations and establish an engaging platform for change

  • Developing capability and IT operating models that introduce differentiated performance and innovative ways of delivering technology

  • Supporting transactions – on both sides – to accelerate the path to synergies and drive confidence in the transition

  • Challenging IT sourcing strategies and move them from cost plays to a foundation for innovation, scalability and flexibility

Your key responsibilities

You will focus on driving clarity in the technology direction and priorities of our clients. You will apply your analytics skills and experience to identify practical transformation efforts. You will develop your team and our delivery capabilities. You will publish thought leadership, continuously improve our methods and help manage the firm’s risk. New business development will be part of this role. Leading key pursuits and work with account teams to expand business in existing accounts. You will also be responsible for continuous improvement of our service delivery templates and work products in your area of expertise by engaging the practice team to review and enhance work products from various engagements.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Developing cohesive, compelling strategic visions of how technology transforms the business models of our clients

  • Coach leaders in client organizations in positioning the technology transformation vision and engaging stakeholders at all levels to support the proposed direction

  • Assessing client’s technology model and identifying where to play (technology enabled value drivers) and how to win (the organization of technology capabilities).

  • Collaborating closely with EY technology and business consulting practices to drive broad transformation programs at clients

  • Identify advisory market trends, needs at clients, pursuit strategies and work with pursue teams in business development and pursuits

  • Contributing to domain expertise and thought leadership through the development of first party research

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor's degree and five or more years of related work experience

  • 7-10 years of experience in at least two categories listed under the business and technology domains:

  • Business: Corporate strategy, competitive intelligence, M&A, corporate finance, supply chain, marketing, operations, HR or internal control

  • Technology: Software selection, solution architecture, application development, IT operations, packaged software management: ERP, CRM, WMS, GRC, financial consolidation, etc. cloud solutions, data management and analytics or infrastructure

  • Management consulting experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating enterprise business processes with technology skills

  • Knowledge of leading practices, benchmarking, peer company environments and prior advisory experience relevant to industry specific business and technology functions

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A degree with emphasis in Computer Science, IT, Computer Engineering, MIS, Mathematics, Operations Science, Process Engineering, Finance or Accounting desired; Master’s degree in one of these areas is preferred

  • Certifications highly preferred. Example certifications include LEAN IT, Six Sigma, TOGAF, ITIL, PMP/PRINCE2, SAFE Agilist, etc.

What we look for

We look for purposeful leaders who strive to build a better working world. These individuals need to demonstrate:

  • Ability to build relationships with technology leaders at the EVP and C-suite level

  • A track record of leading and mentoring teams

  • Experience in conducting IT capability assessments/defining future state

  • Delivery experience in IT operating model and IT transformation road maps

  • Ability to create business cases for IT transformation

  • M&A/divestiture skills

  • Knowledge of technology trends

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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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