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Senior Manager - Banking - Technology Consulting

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  29-Nov-2021

Job description

Requisition ID:  142677

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. 


We are looking for people to fill the position of Senior Manager as part of the Technology Transformation Team. If you are interested in working on digital transformation topics that are on the agenda of every financial services CIO, then don’t look any further. Joining EY will be a great next step in your career.


The opportunity
EY is the only major professional services firm with an integrated Financial Services practice across Europe, the Middle East, India, and Africa (EMEIA). Our Technology Transformation team is fast growing and is part of the larger Technology Consulting FSO group of EY Netherlands. We typically advise clients on and help with the implementation of their IT strategies, IT operating model, IT architecture, and the adoption of new technologies (e.g., cloud, AI, low code, other digital technologies etc.).


Your key responsibilities
You’ll work with clients in the banking industry to improve their customer journey, business processes, the way they store and use their data, and how they work and drive innovation – all by seeking ways to use (FinTech) technology. 


As a Senior Manager, an important part of your role will be to actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships within the banking industry. You'll also identify potential business opportunities for EY within existing engagements and share these with your team members as appropriate. Similarly, you'll manage projects, anticipating and identifying risks within engagements and sharing any issues with senior members of the team. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex strategy concepts, including applying advanced analytics and considering the disruptive trends which are prevalent in today’s economy
  • Deliver quality services. Value and model excellent client service by establishing goals and implementation plans to achieve high quality deliverables within expected timeframes. 
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with client management.  Focus on deliverables and client business priorities.  Manage expectations of service and scope.  Understand the client's industry and recognize key performance drivers and business trends
  • Develop people - Provide constructive on-the-job feedback/training. Foster an innovative and team-oriented work environment.  Coach younger team members and support their career development
  • Demonstrate high level of technical and professional knowledge and quickly assimilate new knowledge. Keep up-to-date with current developments and trends in consulting services capabilities and industry knowledge.  Get involved in the development of points of view and market visibility opportunities
  • Generate new business opportunities. Understand Ernst & Young and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with other Ernst & Young team members across all practices to serve client need

Skills and attributes for success

  • You will spend most of your time moving the clients forward in their strategic objectives
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical mindset in terms of taking abstract questions and issues and structuring them into manageable, specific work streams
  • Demonstrated consistency in values, principles, and work ethic


To qualify for the role, you must have 

  • At the Senior Manager level, a minimum of 8 -10 years’ experience with a consulting firm offering strategy services along with a successful track record in the strategic space either as a strategy consultant or a role in industry within strategy planning
  • A post graduate degree or relevant professional designation (MBA or master’s in information science/ Technology are preferred)
  • Experience in the leading and delivery of a variety of strategy projects; analysis, benchmarking, value creating strategies, strategic planning process; operating model design; IT architecture design, adoption of new technologies (e.g., cloud, AI, digital technologies etc.) and leading large scale technology transformation projects
  • Experience in financial services with specific industry focus in Banking
  • Technology and strategy consulting experience with large financial services organizations, selling and delivering successful, high-impact strategy projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills written, presentation, and influencing
  • Fluent (oral and written) in English and Dutch


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Well-articulated interest and vision of digital trends, market developments, and regulatory changes in the financial services industry and how this impacts our clients
  • Experience in Business development including proposal development and client relationship building
  • Ideally, you also have experience in one or more of the following: analysing systems and procedures, stakeholder management, cloud technologies, ERP/CRM implementation, software testing, and project management


What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. At EY, your competencies and your areas of interest will determine your future, plus we offer you: 

  • 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.


Find out more on www.werkenbijey.nl about the many benefits to which you are entitled as employee at EY


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. 


EY | Building a better working world 

  • EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets
  • Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform, and operate
  • Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax, and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today


An (online) assessment and a pre-employment screening are part of the application procedure. 
Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre-employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years, integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry.



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