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Manager Enterprise Risk - Public Sector

Location:  Brussels
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  5 Dec 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1464621


The Opportunity

EY is a fast-moving, high-growth area with huge potential. It offers variety, challenge, responsibility and the opportunity to realize your leadership potential. Our client teams are focused on helping clients improve business performance and operational efficiency while managing risk. We help clients by delivering assessment, transformation and process efficiency solutions in specialty areas like finance, supply chain, internal audit & compliance, risk management, people and organizational change, strategic direction, and IT program transformation/IT consulting. Our Consulting team members focus on the priorities and challenges our clients are facing within these fields both in private and public sector.

Within EY Consulting, our Enterprise Risk team provides a variety of services to our clients. These services include (amongst others):

  • Risk Management and Internal Control: implementation and / or evaluation of risk management and internal control frameworks
  • Internal Audit: set-up and execution of internal audits, from audit plan to reporting,
  • Compliance reviews: third party risk management, ESG, Quality,…


Our aim is to deliver exceptional client services with the highest performing teams. As we have ambitious growth plans, we currently are seeking a Manager - Enterprise Risk Public Sector to support our growth by working on client engagement teams and to develop go to market initiatives



Your key responsibilities
You will advise our public sector clients to achieve their objectives by supporting them to identify and manage their risks. Your tasks and responsibilities will include, amongst others, the following:

  • Co-develop go to market initiatives in the Public Sector in Belgium in the domains of internal control, internal audit and risk management
  • Leverage on your network in that sector in Belgium
  • Managing Internal Audits during which the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls (using data analytics) is reviewed recommendations are developed to improve effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls. This includes operational, financial and sustainability controls.
  • The development of Risk Based Internal Audit Plans.
  • The development or improvement of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) frameworks, including maturity assessments and the preparation, execution and reporting of risk assessments.
  • The implementation of Internal Control environments (e.g. ESG, COSO, SOX).
  • Performing data analysis and (contract) compliance reviews to help clients prevent (spend) leakages. 
  • Overseeing and / or performing third party reviews to evaluate third party compliance to agreements with clients.
  • In your role as Manager , we expect you to manage execution of these tasks and responsibilities independently, with support of a Director. You will also coordinate and review work performed by more junior colleagues.



To qualify for the role 

  • You have a master degree
  • You have minimum 5 years of professional experience with internal organization control, internal audit or risk management.
  • Working for several years in a public sector environment
  • Have an existing network within public sector and willing to invest in further broaden it
  • You are fluent in Dutch with good knowledge of French and English.
  • You have excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
  • You have strong analytical skills and an eye for detail.
  • You are curious with a critical mindset.
  • You are a team player, but able to work autonomously.



What working at EY offers

  • Attractive remuneration package - We offer an attractive remuneration package; including a company car and fuel card, iPhone Plus subscription, health insurance, pension plan, meal vouchers, and eco vouchers.  Thanks to our flex plan it is possible to choose what you value most. 
  • Flexible working arrangements - We are proud of our flexible working arrangements. We will actively support you in building a successful career and delivering excellent client service without sacrificing your personal priorities. We offer flexible working hours and working from home multiple days per week is possible.
  • Inspiring work environment - At EY we are dedicated to providing you with an inspiring work environment. A work environment that allows you to further develop your skills and enables you to fulfill your true potential.
  • Personal growth - You will receive extensive training and will be coached by a counselor. We offer a clear career path tailored to your unique skills. 
  • Fun - By joining our EY- teams, you can participate in team activities, and companywide events and enjoy a drink during our monthly after-work drink.  
  • Sustainability - We have a fleet of hybrid and electric cars. Our flex plan makes it possible for you to choose the most sustainable option for you. You can also opt for a train subscription or lease a bike. Furthermore, we are currently preparing to move to our brand-new sustainable office ‘the Wings’, right across from our current office in Diegem;
  • Diversity & Inclusion - At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.
  • Location - All of our offices are easily accessible by public transport and/or by car and have parking space. They all have parking spaces and charging stations are provided.


Moreover, we have been elected as the Best Workplace 2023. Over the years, EY evolved from the 9th to the 7th to the 4th to the 3rd place last year, to end first this year. We are tremendously proud of this accomplishment. We’ve built a workplace where people can flourish, develop and be happy.  At EY you will be empowered to take responsibility and encouraged to seize opportunities to grow your expertise and your career.



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