EY Business Solutions Architect - Managed Services - Senior Manager in United States

Business Solutions Architect - Managed Services - Senior Manager


Requisition # UNI00A7V

Post Date Mar 09, 2018

Managed Services is a portfolio of offerings across practices and sectors focused on providing co-sourcing and leveraging a cloud technology platform and asset based subscription services. The practices within Advisory Services include: Actuarial, Analytics, Customer, Cybersecurity, Digital, Finance, Financial Services, Risk Management, Internal Audit, IT Advisory (e.g. SAP, Oracle), People Advisory Services, Program Management, Risk Assurance, Risk Transformation, Strategy, Supply Chain and Operations, and Construction and Real estate Advisory Services. Managed Services is expected to continue to grow significantly in the coming years alongside EY’s traditional project-based work.

The opportunity

This is a targeted growth area within out Advisory practice that EY is excited about continuing to expand! This individual will be instrumental in making that happen and helping to continue to define this offering for the firm. You will have the opportunity to build relationships both internally and externally, while helping to innovate new and exciting Managed Services solutions.

Your key responsibilities

You will need partner relationship development skills, experience structuring end-to-end managed services solutions and pricing, and the strong desire to be part of a high-growth team. Working collaboratively with EY Client Partners, pursuit teams, and practice teams, you will orchestrate all managed services pursuits within your assigned territory, primarily with existing clients, in order to successfully hit targeted annual revenue goals.

Skills and attributes for success

In this role your focus will be on pre-sales and you’ll deliver results through the following:

  • Structuring :

  • Working with targeted account teams in identifying potential areas for a managed services opportunity and assisting pursuit teams in driving their managed services opportunity forward in the sales cycle

  • Collaborating with pursuit teams in structuring the best of EY practices and alliances into an end-to-end managed services solutions addressing clients’ most complex issues

  • Pricing: Supporting pursuit teams with structuring the managed services pricing. Working with EY Center for Negotations on alternative deal pricing structures

  • Contract Terms: Working with EY Center for Negotations and Legal to support pursuit teams with Managed Services terms and conditions within MSAs and SOWs

  • Pre-sales proposal support: Collaborating with pursuit teams in developing managed services content within the proposals or solutions

  • Solution campaigns: Working with the EY Marketing team to develop push and pull campaigns for key strategic Managed Services offerings

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and 8 or more years of related work experience or a graduate degree and a minimum of 6 years of related work experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in providing blended advisory services in the following focus areas: Managed Services/Application Maintenance Services/Business Process Outsourcing, Cloud Services/IaaS/SaaS/PaaS, Proposal/Solutions development, , Managed Services/Outsourcing Deal Structures, Sales Support, Pipeline development, Pricing, Marketing, Campaign development

  • Background in selling and structuring Managed Services solutions in regards to our current practices, sectors, and offerings

  • Proven track record of understanding business challenges and translating them into value-add managed services solutions

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills

  • A willingness to travel both domestically and internationally up to 80%. You must possess a valid US driver’s license and passport

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Finance, Management Information Systems, Accounting, Economics, Business, Computer Science or related

What we look for

We are looking for an individual to join the team who has deep consultative selling expertise in the IT/BPO services or software-as-a-service industry, with sales experience across many of EY’s practices and industries. If joining a fast paced, high visibility team where you can make an immediate impact is exciting, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

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, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line

  • A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world

  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training

  • An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

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