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EY Supply Chain & Operational Analytics Manager / Senior Manager, Strategy & Transactions in Sydney, Australia

Supply Chain & Operational Analytics Manager / Senior Manager, Strategy & Transactions

Strategy and Transactions

Requisition # SYD0045W

Post Date Sep 24, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other and our clients.

A better working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building it every day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgrounds to help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age: people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.

The opportunity

Due to growth, we currently have an opportunity for a Manager and a Senior Manager to join our Decision Science & Analytics team. You will be vital members of the team where you will be working on the most complex and high-profile global transactions, across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. As a team, we are a group of experienced industry professionals with a background in advanced analytics and operations who are strategic transaction advisers, enabling us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge to our clients.

Your key responsibilities

  • Manage and supervise a team ofanalytics professionals through all phases of the engagement lifecycle,including requirements definition, design, development, testing andpost-delivery support

  • Team with client to design and implementsolutions. Lead and collaborate to plan engagement objectives and a strategythat addresses client needs. Manage expectations of service delivery; monitorprogress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed aboutprogress and expected outcomes. Identify issues and propose both strategies andtechnical approaches

  • You will also be focusing on business and practice development as wellas developing team members to achieve their goals

  • Manage and execute operational focused projects supported by advancedanalytics and insights

Skills and attributes for success


  • A bachelor’sdegree in statistics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, operationsresearch, industrial/systems engineering, business analytics or related datascienceand a minimum of 5 years of (or a master's degree and at least 3years of) experience in using data, programming and mathematical techniques tosolve business issues related to supply chain optimization, operationseffectiveness, costtransformation, working capitalimprovements and other types of operational improvements(e.g., Machine Learning, AI)

  • Prior experience with one of more advanced data mining tools (e.g.Microsoft Azure, SQL, Hadoop, Alteryx), programming language (e.g. Python, R,Java), visualization application (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, Power BI), anddecision modelling tool (e.g. SC Guru, JDA, SASS, AIMMS, GAMS, Arena)

  • Working knowledge of data management, data structures and analyticmodels

  • Experience leading and managing in complex business environments

  • The ability to prioritize effectively on projects and the skills toadapt quickly to new challenges and concepts

  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to developlong-lasting relationships both internally and externally

  • Experience in strategy, operations research, supply chain, procurementand/or logistics roles

  • PC proficiency including MS Word, Access, PowerPoint, VBA and MS Excel

  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 50% on short notice

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A proven record of excellence in a mergers or acquisitions transactionsrole

  • Priorconsulting industry experience preferred

  • Established networking skills in a relevant industry

What working at EY offers

Our Total Rewards package includes:

e.g. remote working, flexible start and finish times

career and learning development e.g., career mentoring

an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings e.g. Salary packaging, parental leave and support, health checks

Who we are

EY is anoffering a vast range of internal networks including Ability EY, our disability network, Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network enabling us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or +61 1800 017 666.

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The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third-party provider.

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