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Senior Consultant Technology Consulting - Financial Services

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  20-Jun-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  140380

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 typically advise clients on defining and implementing their IT strategies, operating models, IT architecture, innovation programs or large technology implementations. In this role, your ideas and input are valued and you will have a lot of freedom to contribute to our and your own success.


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, and lowcode).


Apply when you want to make a Tech difference at financial organization – from the requirement to respond to the ever changing tech demands of the market, to overseeing large and complex technical transformation programmes that truly transform client organizations, As part of our growing Technology Transformation team, you will help shape the innovative culture that makes EY such a great place to work. 


Your key responsibilities

You will work for organizations such as banks, investment companies, insurance companies and government programs to improve their customer journey, business processes, the way they store and use data, and how they work to drive innovation. Furthermore, your responsibilities can entail the following:

  • Assisting in the project management of client engagements
  • Working closely with Consulting colleagues to identify and communicate client opportunities
  • Getting involved with industry research, client thought leadership, RFPs and/or client roundtables
  • Manage your time between working on client site, in our offices and from home, as a member of our highly skilled engagement teams
  • Support and coach junior colleagues


Our team has worked on many different projects to which you will contribute as well, for example:

  • Support in building an innovation department for a large bank to realize the acceleration of new (digital) product development for their customers
  • Design the IT strategy and implementation roadmap for a global pension administrator and implement Agile Portfolio Management for their Scaled Agile organization
  • Facilitate workshops and training with our EY Agile Center of Excellence on topics such as SAFe, Kanban, Scaled Agile and Scrum
  • Performed a MiFID II and Dodd-Frank (DFA) transaction reporting review for a global bank


To qualify for the role you must have 

  •  At least 2 years of working experience in the field of IT, either from an IT consulting organization, or other relevant corporate role, preferably you have experience in managing junior colleagues
  • Master's degree with a strong affinity for IT & Business such as Business Information Management, Business and Innovation, Analytics or another study related to these domains
  • Design Thinking, Story Telling and/or Agile way of working experience
  • Knowledge of the Banking-, Insurance- and/or Wealth & Asset Management industry
  • Preferably some form of certification on one of the following topics: PRINCE2/PMP/MSP, PSM/CSM/SAFe, TOGAF, ITIL en COBIT
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience in one or more of the following: analyzing systems and procedures, stakeholder management, cloud technologies, ERP/CRM implementation, software testing, and project management


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. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills: written, presentation, and influencing.
  • Fluent (oral and written) in English and Dutch.
  • 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 we look for
We are looking for someone who is a self-starter and who is willing to learn about new developments and to pick up new skills. You will be placed in a fast-paced environment and an open culture with lots of opportunity for personal and professional development. 


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 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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