EY Functional Lead - Tech Consulting Manager - Location Open in Topeka, Kansas
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.
EY advises clients to envision, articulate, architect, assess, plan and implement bleeding edge solutions to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E-commerce, Digital Experience, Mobile Applications, Digital Platforms, Digital Technology Strategy, and Digital IT Operations.
In this rapidly growing area, you will have the opportunity to spread your wings and develop a broad skillset to meet the evolving demands of the digital landscape. Most of your time will be spent embedded with our clients’ team providing a unique business perspective on how to turn strategy into reality while continuing to innovate and remain competitive in ever-changing industries.
Your key responsibilities
As a member of our Digital Functional Leadership team, you will be responsible for understanding, guiding, and executing the strategic direction of digital products for our clients. You will work side by side with the client to translate their strategic vision into reality.
Skills and attributes for success
Driving the strategic vision and roadmap of a project or product through the creation of specifications, definition and design, including journey maps, flow diagrams, feature map, user stories and/or other critical deliverables
Mentoring an EY project team, managing relationships within the team and identifying areas of growth to build peers and more junior consultants who can learn the skills necessary to become strong managers and functional leads
Working in project teams through agreed upon phases of project governance, assessment, requirements definition, vendor selection, risk analysis, customization, testing, training and rollout of a client's project lifecycle
Driven by quality client delivery for your own work as well as the work of the team, actively participate and provide insight into the team staffing process
Leading cross functional teams looking at the holistic project effort to meet both business and technical needs
Working directly with creative, business and technical team members to identify interdependencies and define and document requirements that adhere to technical constraints
Leading team members in developing applicable methodologies, tools, approaches, points of view, thought leadership and accelerators to differentiate EY in the Digital and Emerging Technology Advisory market
Providing broad technical and functional knowledge of various key technology and business platforms
Partnering with client technology professionals, and third-party strategic alliances to solve technical and business challenges
Collaborating with the client to prioritize the features and user stories developed into an agile backlog; supporting the management of requirements throughout the agile development lifecycle.
Providing guidance and coaching to client Product Owners on leading practices, coordination with key business stakeholders, as well as supporting completion of planning and day-to-day delivery activities
Managing communication with executive clients and sponsors
Organizing and leading pursuit teams; participating in, and leading aspects of the proposal development process
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years of related work experience
Minimum 4 years of experience in a digital related field (technology, design, etc.), with at least two years in a leadership role
Minimum 4 years of experience in project management and product management, including writing user stories, crafting roadmaps, developing functional flows, maintaining a backlog and working with a scrum team
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 consulting experience relevant to industry specific business and technology functions
Ability to lead a team, balance multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and adapt to changes in requirements
Ability to analyze business requirements, identify gaps and define solutions to address complex business challenges
Ability to deftly identify, manage, and track dependencies across teams and projects to manage risk
Experience with agile or other development methodology
Ability to travel up to 80%
Ideally, you’ll also have
Prior consulting experience highly preferred
Experience leading cross-functional teams on large digital transformation initiatives
Experience creating and owning relationships with client executives and strategic partners
What we look for
We’re interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Digital and Emerging Technology space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their digital strategy, this role is for you.
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.
The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.
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