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Business Product Manager - Workbench

Location:  Budapest
Other locations:  Anywhere in Region
Salary: Competitive
Date:  28 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1471378
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.


As data is reshaping the business world, how do we provide a differentiated, data-powered service to our clients?


Success in a constantly evolving world demands businesses transform into intelligent enterprises. They must adopt technologies fueled by data and harness smart systems and sensors to enable continual refinements to performance, uncover new insights and make more informed decisions. And they need to ensure their use of data and technology is underpinned by trust to win credibility in the markets in which they operate.


To support this new working world and remain market leaders, EY is also transforming into a data-powered organization. Our strategic evolution enables us to provide new services and solutions, enrich client experiences and find smarter ways of working.


The Data Office is the engine driving EY’s transformation. It reframes how we find, manage, use and scale data to realize its full power and fuel new intelligent technologies.


With a value-first approach and driven by business outcomes, the Data Office designs a data-powered, trust-enriched journey, ensuring value creation.

The opportunity

As a Business Product Manager you will get the opportunity to be part of Data Office Leadership team and will be pivotal in providing input for designing global vision and strategy for the data fabric roadmap.


A BPM, will be part of core product team and working with business, technical specialists across the product domains to establish a clear view of what is needed, combined with strong technical expertise to enable onward communication and engagement with the technical product managers and engineers.  


The BPMs are responsible for strategic projects and incoming demand, ensuring timely and accurate reporting to team leadership as well as Data Office PMO, liaising with key stakeholders and support organizations such as IT solutions, development initiatives and other Data Office organizations.  


The individual holding this role will drive high impact and transformational business initiatives that are aligned to priorities through program planning and rigor, as well as ensuring consistent and effective demand management for services to the firm.  

Your key responsibilities

A business product managers (BPM) will be at the forefront in working with our internal and external clients to understand requirements, synthesize them, drive end to end value proposition, work with technical product managers to define a product roadmap that delivers our strategic ambition and successfully validate release. 


A BPM will be responsible for strategic projects and incoming demand, ensuring timely and accurate reporting to team leadership as well as Data Office PMO, liaising with key stakeholders and support organizations such as IT solutions, development initiatives and other Data Office organizations.  


The person holding this role will drive high impact and transformational business initiatives that are aligned to priorities through program planning and rigor, as well as ensuring consistent and effective demand management for services to the firm.  


He/She will also be responsible for overseeing the operational excellence of the function including ensuring proper project management, technical support, awareness, communications through solutions enablement through relationships with key support organizations in EY Client Technology.


In addition to establishing a strong understanding of the features and capabilities of the full EY data fabric, BPM may be expected to develop deep knowledge and responsibility for specific sub-products, such as data governance and/or data supply chain.

Skills and attributes for success
To qualify for the role you must have


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, data management, business intelligence, data science background a plus.  3-5 years of relevant experience in product management for enterprise products, preferably within a global, corporate environment and 3 years of data experience, preferably data management, data governance, data supply chain. In addition product management, project management or program management certification is desirable.
  • Manages complex to highly complex projects that require the ability to create and implement timelines related to project deliverables, assign tasks and follow up on their completion and manage sponsor/stakeholder expectations of the outcome of the deliverables.
  • Understands the Data Office and Firm’s go-to-market strategy and service delivery models, how core business services support business lines, and how business operations enable exceptional client service and high performing teams.
  • Applies judgment in tailoring methodologies, processes and practices to specific requirements of projects/products/services.

Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Possesses strong understanding of the firm’s business, organizational structure and operations and leverages it to effectively identify opportunities to support the firm’s strategy and key initiatives.
  • Experience with scrum and other agile development methods
  • Combination of deep technical knowledge and customer-focused mindset
  • Demonstrated strategic leadership capabilities, managing globally dispersed, virtual teams and global programs
  • Ability to direct a team and create an environment which supports generating and sharing creative ideas and solutions
  • Understanding of and desire to strive for technical excellence
  • Understanding of the business and demonstrated commercial acumen using commercial language that presents knowledge activities in the context of business objectives
  • Ability to demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills to talk about programs in a clear, compelling manner with a professional/executive presence
  • Ability to assert ideas and influence others to gain support and commitment
  • Understands the role and operations of other major business areas that intersect and integrate under Trusted Data Fabric.
  • Self-starter, who can think strategically and consider a broad range of factors when solving/prioritizing issues and making decisions
  • Strong project management, time management and organizational skills.  Ability to coordinate multiple projects and initiatives at one time
  • Ability to identify, influence and leverage internal subject matter resources
  • Strong understanding of data management principles and practices
  • Proficient in articulating complex data concepts and issues in clear terms; interprets business issues and communicates ramifications of decisions to leadership and stakeholders
  • Experience in successfully supporting large complex projects
  • Strong relationship and project management with execution discipline skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to display a range of communication approaches for diverse community needs
  • Able to demonstrate team management experience, depending on supervisory responsibilities
  • Proficient in relevant technologies and knowledge/familiarity of Azure, AWS or GCP services
  • Working knowledge in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams and in addition knowledge of analytical tools such as Power BI will be helpful
  • Ability to quickly analyze issues, develop solutions and effectively communicate recommendations

What we look for


  • Works with a global geographically dispersed team, highly self-motivated, able to work independently 
  • Ability to manage project teams, assign work and performance manage where needed.
  • With moderate supervision from TDF capability lead, takes initiative to ensure the execution and delivery of product defined
  • Effectively influences and directs the activities of individuals in other parts of the organization. 
  • Able to direct and complete multiple projects that meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Manages the training and development of staff members to develop their skills and maintain progressive skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within teams, leading and motivating virtual, broad-based teams
  • Manages own portfolio of work and will escalate to senior leadership as appropriate.
  • A strong team-player with mentoring skills.
  • Travel may be required from time to time to complete assignments and meet with organizational leaders and stakeholders



What we offer
  • 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.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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