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(Senior) Consultant - Business Consulting - Business Transformation Delivery

Location:  Basel
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  26 May 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1287743

At EY, you will 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 are 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.





The opportunity

Our Business Consulting offers a broad range of functional and cross-country services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, with a specific focus on business transformation programs.

We are looking for an experienced, team-oriented, motivated, and committed experienced Consultant / Senior Consultant to further strengthen our practice in our Business Transformation Delivery practice in Zurich/Basel. We deliver Transformation, Program and Project management services in collaboration with all our practices to our clients.


Your key responsibilities

  • Be part of a team delivering cross-functional business/IT transformation programs within a complex and potentially multi-national landscape
  • Establish and apply methods and approaches to drive successful program execution at our clients, e.g. Agile methods, classic “waterfall” and/or hybrid models
  • Collaborate closely with the client and EY engagement team members from other EY practices such as Technology Transformation, Data & Analytics, Supply Chain Transformation, Risk Transformation, Finance Transformation etc.
  • As a Program Management Officer provide PMO services such as:
    • Implement best practice program management processes for large client engagements
    • Create project plans and reports to monitor the progress
    • Plan and coordinate national and international client projects
    • Stakeholder & Communication Management
  • Fill roles like workstream lead, Scrum Master or Scrum Product Owner
  • Prepare and facilitate Discovery workshops
  • Analyze and design Business Processes or workflows
  • Engage with various customers and key (internal and external) stakeholders on exciting projects across sectors
  • Play a role in the growth of Business Transformation by participating in our various online communities e.g. Agile and sector calls etc. as well as client proposals
  • Engage actively with your practice by participating in internal initiatives, developing the team and its capabilities and people



Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to demonstrate initiative and a flexible working style within a multi-national team
  • Strong analytical, process and conceptual skills – ideally from working as Business Analyst 
  • Demonstrated relevant working experience in one of the following Project/Program Management, Project Management Office and/or Consulting (1-2 years for a Consultant Consultants, 3-4 years for a Senior Consultant)
  • University degree, ideally enhanced by international work / study experience
  • A passionate learner who constantly seeks professional and personal development
  • Experience and certification in areas relevant to agile, classic or hybrid Project Management are beneficial, e.g. PMI, Prince2, Scrum Master, Scrum Product Owner, SAFe or other
  • Insights from Life Science or Agriculture industry are a plus
  • Fluency in English and German (French would be beneficial)
  • Flexibility to occasionally participate in client engagements outside Switzerland



What we offer

EY Switzerland offers you to work in a diverse and inclusive environment with around 3’000 employees from 64 different countries. You will work with and learn from the best and continuously develop yourself as we invest an important share of our annual turnover in the personal development and trainings of our employees.


Additionally, we offer the following benefits:

  • Further education: At EY, you have the possibility to earn an accredited Master’s in Sustainability, an accredited Master’s in Business Analytics or an accredited MBA (EY Tech MBA) from the Hult International Business School, free of charge*.
  • Hybrid working model: We offer working from home options for our employees.
  • Work-life balance: Take 5 weeks of holidays per year as a standard and compensate your overtime at will.
  • Flexible travel: Equipped with your half-fare travelcard, enjoy 1st class to your clients’ premises, all expenses paid.
  • Social contributions: Opt for one of our generous pension fund plans and do not worry about the accident insurance as we fully cover it for you.
  • Parents@EY: Our benefits specially designed for parents at EY will help you focus on Work-Life integration.
  • Fair-ON-Pay certified: As everyone deserves a fair pay, our salary grids and guidelines ensure the equal treatment we aim for**.


Get to know your future team members


Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to receiving your complete application with CV, cover letter, certificates, and transcript of grades.

For more information, please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).



The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


* EY Contractors, interns and alumni are excluded

** Any salary ranges published on external platforms are not reflective of EY standards


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