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Agile Solutions Lead - Financial Services

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  15 Feb 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1474806

EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (EY FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region. An international team of over 16.000 professionals is working across borders for our clients in the financial sector: Banking, Insurance, Payment Institutions and Wealth & Asset Management, in all service lines: Consulting, Tax, Transactions and Assurance. As we consider our people as the heart of EY, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that, whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. 

 

The Opportunity 


As an Agile Solutions Lead in our Financial Services Advisory practice, you will play a pivotal role in our Technology & Innovation team. We seek capable and passionate professionals excited about growing their careers by working on projects critical to the financial services sector, focusing specifically on the roles of Scrum Master and Product Owner.
We understand our clients and their need for integrated, agile, teams. We are experts in the industry and we take on new challenges as we push technology forward. 

 

Key Responsibilities

 
•    Lead Agile Transformation: Spearhead the adoption and implementation of Agile methodologies across financial services projects, ensuring a seamless transition to Agile practices for the team and stakeholders.
•    Product Strategy Development: Collaborate with Product Managers and stakeholders to contribute to the development and execution of product strategies and roadmaps, aligning them with business goals.
•    Continuous Stakeholder Alignment: Ensure continuous alignment with business objectives by fostering collaboration and communication across internal and external stakeholders, including Product Management, Operations, Legal & Compliance, Risk, and IT.
•    Design Optimization: Lead design workshops to optimize solutions, facilitating effective communication between business and implementation teams and ensuring alignment with Agile principles.
•    Data-Driven Decision-Making: Analyze and report on data trends relevant to financial services, providing insights for informed decision-making in Agile project environments.
•    Innovation and Technology Exploration: Identify and characterize technology exploration initiatives within the financial services sector, staying abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends.

 

Skills and Attributes for Success 


•    Educational Background: Hold a Master's degree in a relevant field (applied economics, commercial engineering, mathematics, applied informatics, etc.) or equivalent through experience.
•    Professional Experience: Demonstrate 3 to 8 years of professional experience in consulting and/or the banking sector, showcasing a track record of successful Agile project management.
•    Language Proficiency: Exhibit excellent knowledge of business English, French, or Dutch, with strong communication skills.
•    Analytical Prowess: Possess strong analytical skills, conceptual thinking, and a pragmatic approach to problem-solving.
•    Team Collaboration: Showcase a strong team spirit, balanced by a healthy sense of autonomy, fostering collaboration within cross-functional teams.
•    Agile Certifications: Hold certifications such as Agile, Scrum Master, and Product Owner, showcasing a commitment to Agile best practices.
•    Leadership: Demonstrate leadership capabilities in driving Agile transformations and effectively leading design workshops.
•    Strategic Alignment: Ability to align business and IT on technology-driven initiatives, ensuring cohesive execution of lending sector strategies.

 

What working at EY Offers 


•    You will be part of a leading global professional services firm. 
•    You will be part of the EY family where everyone is willing to offer support and senior management is very accessible.  
•    You will join a dynamic and growing team with a great mix of young and experienced professionals focusing on financial services. 
•    You will get extensive trainings on technical matters, as well as soft skills and project management, and you will have access to new technologies and innovative equipment. 
•    We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service, without sacrificing your personal priorities.  
•    While our client-facing profession might require part-time working at client site and business traveling at times, we are committed to helping you achieve a lifestyle balance.

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