Senior Consultant (Infrastructure), EY Risk Consulting

London, UK
Competitive remuneration package
16 May 2022
16 Jun 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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.

Sustainable infrastructure will play a critical role in shaping the UK’s social and economic recovery from the pandemic, and is seen as a core enabler of the government’s ‘Build Back Better’ strategy. EY’s Infrastructure Consulting practice helps our clients solve difficult business issues via integrating a range of skills set areas from risk and internal controls optimisation, process transformation, IT, people and organisational change, supply chain and programme advisory. EY’s Enterprise Risk Consulting practice is an integral part of our Consulting Services business. Building a career in this sector offers unique opportunities on some of the UK’s most important and iconic projects.

The opportunity

Our Risk team, along with our wider consulting team, are focused on the following core areas across:

  • The initiation and successful delivery of transformation programmes, assisting our clients to effectively manage key risks within and around their most pressing and complex initiatives
  • Sustainable infrastructure to support the government’s green infrastructure plan and ambition to deliver net zero to the UK
  • The involvement in early stage, large scale infrastructure project development activities, as well as ongoing support, to drive more successful infrastructure project delivery

We are looking to grow our overall presence across the infrastructure sector and be involved in the design, development and delivery of significant programmes under the recently published National Infrastructure Strategy, and also the Ten Point Green Energy Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution.

Joining Infrastructure in 2022 as a Senior Consultant gives the right candidate the opportunities to deliver transformative work in the Risk, internal Controls and Internal Audit space that is absolutely delivering social value, a more sustainable future, and helping to deliver our commitment to builidng a better working world.

Your key responsibilities

  • Controls analysis - evaluating business processes, identifying areas for improvement, and developing controls, and support implementation of controls. Your work will help enable the successful delivery of Infrastructure transformation projects
  • Development of reports, documents and presentations to assist clients and senior members of the EY team with decision making
  • Coordination and facilitation of client meetings and workshops
  • Building trusted client relationships that contribute to enhancing EY’s brand and reputation
  • Providing leadership, training, coaching, and guidance to junior staff
  • Contribute to business development, including development of proposals as part of a broader team
  • Contribute to internal practice development around the Infrastructure market in general but also within specific competency / capability focus area (e.g. Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management)
  • Contribute to EY’s positioning across the UK (and global) infrastructure market, through an active social media presence, and thought leadership development

Skills and attributes for success

  • An understanding of, and interest in, the UK Infrastructure sector
  • Familiarity with sustainability and climate change challenges across industries, and the Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution
  • Experience working in industry, government or a management consultancy environment
  • Ability to analyse data and deliver insightful, practical solutions
  • Experience of communicating with senior clients and / or stakeholders
  • Skills and experience in Programme and Project Management
  • Presentation and facilitation skills
  • Understanding of both traditional management techniques and agile ways of working
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following sectors is preferred: Energy, Government, Transport, Power and Utilities, Telco and Media
  • The confidence to build lasting relationships and influence senior colleagues and clients in leading roles
  • Proven ability to adapt and learn in an innovative environment

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Education to degree level or equivalent qualification or experience
  • There are no specific professional qualifications required, but is expected that candidates will have suitable professional qualification, e.g. Qualified Accountant / Internal Auditor / Risk practitioner – ACA, CIMA or ACCA, or IIA
  • 2+ years experience within Risk Management, Internal Controls, SOX or Internal Audit
  • The ability to write to a high standard, whilst being fluent/native in English with additional major languages desired
  • A willingness to travel and work across the UK and potentially overseas

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Knowledge and experience working on large scale digitally enabled infrastructure programmes
  • An ability to adapt and learn in an innovative environment

What we offer

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • 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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