Do you have a keen interest in driving change, with the ability to influence decision-makers at any given time? Do you possess a deep understanding of the challenges faced by businesses within the financial services industry? Do you have excellent people, communication and negotiating skills? At EY, we are sure that irrespective of the reasoning behind considering a new role with us, becoming a part of our strong financial services banking team may be the ideal career move for you.
EY is the only major professional services firm with an integrated Financial Services practice across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA). We connect our Asset Management, Banking and Capital Markets and Insurance clients to 6,500 talented people from 12 countries and 35,000 Financial Services colleagues around the world.
Join EY Ireland and you’ll work in high performing teams, experiencing growth and change right across this diverse region. You’ll be working with the best people on the most complex financial services opportunities and challenges our clients face, helping to shape the future of financial services.
Your key responsibilities
Within Business Consulting, you'll work as part of a high-performing team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping financial services organisations solve their complex business opportunities and challenges from strategy to execution. On a typical day, you will have the opportunity to: Be involved in programmes / projects across the end-to-end project lifecycle, from business case development to project execution and close-outEngage directly with senior client stakeholders, Product Owners and Solutions Delivery Managers to drive programme / project outcomes, whilst continuously improving governance processes and ways of workingManage the delivery of complex multi-stream programmes / projects in accordance with client Project Management MethodologyPlan and manage projects, incl. definition of project scope, planning and monitoring of delivery; organisation and leadership of governance meetings; preparation and distribution of status reports; management and monitoring of project costs/budget and cash flow/invoicing; and communication with relevant stakeholdersIdentify, manage, and communicate risks and issues plus internal/external dependencies across the programme / projectMonitor benefits realisation in the form of key outcome metricsMaintain a standard-format roadmap of inflight deliverables, for use in project, programme and portfolio reporting.Draw on EY’s capabilities in Customer Experience, Digital, Technology and Risk as well as experience from our global consulting networkWork with a global team of experts to develop uniqueand innovative solutions as well as benefitting from best-in-class training and development
Skills and attributes for success
Decision Making Identify and make decisions that have a significant project impact; escalating decisions that cannot be resolved within the project in line with project/programme governance structure.Deadline-driven, highly organised and able to multitask
Problem Solving Exceptional problem-solving ability including logical reasoning, creative thinking and the ability to untangle complex issues Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writingIdentify, drive and lead problem solving and issue management for the project deliverablesAccountable for project team adherence to EY or client delivery methodology and ensures any deviations are addressedInfluences and contributes to continuous improvement of methodology =.
Collaboration A team player who’s also an independent thinkerCollaborates across the organisation and externally, including external regulatory bodies and stakeholdersIdentifies and manages cross functional interdependencies
Level of Influence Influences and negotiates project outcomes with senior stakeholders, often across multiple functions.Prepares and presents analysis, insights and recommendation to assist governance forums with decision making
To qualify for the role, you must have 6+yrs experience in a project management in financial servicesExperience of delivery of complex projects and strong presentation skillsHighly experienced in financial, stakeholder and people managementExperience of working on projects through the full delivery life cycle (from project concept/initiation to closing)
Ideally, you’ll also have Ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertaintyPrimary DegreeProject Management Certification and/or Agile certification desirable (e.g. PRINCE2, Scrum Master)Management Consulting experience a benefit
What we look for Ability to positively engage and develop relationships with multiple stakeholdersSomeone who is passionate about reaching their full potential and excelling in their careerSomeone who enjoys solving complex problems and variety in their day-to-day working lifeSomeone who is passionate about working with people and building high performing teamsSomeone who will positively engage and develop relationships with multiple stakeholders to help our clients deliver their change agenda
Benefits – It is more than just a Job.
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes: A competitive remuneration and pension planA free Gym membership with a top tier gym in Ireland with state-of-the-art facilitiesFlexEY – an opportunity to select benefits that suit your needs, covering additional holidays, health and well-being options, insurance options, savings opportunities and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions for top tier shops and restaurantsSupport for flexible working to accommodate your personal life and career developmentSupport, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues aroundOpportunities to develop new skills and progress your careerThe freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
Who we are
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.
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