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Corporate Strategy Manager - EY-Parthenon

Location:  Lisboa
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 8, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1493545

We at EY-Parthenon, a strategic management consultancy hand of EY, are committed to bringing unconventional yet pragmatic thinking together with our clients’ smarts to deliver actionable strategies for real impact in today’s complex business landscape. We develop outstanding leaders who team up to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our clients, our people and our communities.


As a top tier management consulting company, we serve our clients in multiple industries across multiple project topics, such as Strategy & Growth, Value Creation, Commercial Due Diligence, PMI and many more.


We offer our employees a dynamic working environment with exposure to top-notch regional and international clients and ability to address their strategic challenges and ambitions, while working in a diverse team with great culture and spirit. 


Your key responsibilities 

As Manager in Corporate Strategy, at EY Parthenon, your will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead client projects and engagement teams to deliver high quality outputs;
  • Maintain relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels;
  • Drive business development by preparing client meetings and project proposals and proactively seeking and identifying new project opportunities;
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of all phases and aspects of strategy development and implementation;
  • Deliver a high degree of client satisfaction with the engagement process and work products sufficient to drive additional and repeated engagements;
  • Develop business strategies using tools such as market analysis, customer research, portfolio optimization, etc;
  • Effectively manage diverse and international teams, maintaining the work life balance and promoting EY-Parthenon culture and values;
  • Mentor and coach junior colleagues to support their personal and professional growth and fit to the team;
  • Lead marketing and promotional efforts to further boost brand presence and awareness;
  • Actively support recruitment efforts in identifying and selecting future team members.


Skills and attributes for success 

  • Able to independently lead projects & teams and manage senior-level clients;
  • Highly motivated with positive, “can-do” attitude;
  • Team player, capable to effectively operate and communicate in an international, multicultural and diverse environment;
  • Strong business acumen and communication skills;
  • Proactive and willing to handle several complex tasks simultaneously;
  • Outstanding organizational skills, flexibility and ability to work under tight deadlines;
  • International exposure and experience (professional and/or educational);
  • Capable to effectively contribute and lead business development activities.


To qualify for the role, you must have 

  • Academic bachelor or master;
  • 5-7 years of experience, including in strategic consulting;
  • Project management skills: Delivery structure and conclusions, completion of demanding plans, management and coordination of team members and management of the relationship with the client and heads of other departments; 
  • Commercial skills to identify new customers and opportunities; 
  • Full Portuguese and English Proficiency; 
  • Availability to work in Portugal and abroad.  


What we look for 

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. 


At EY, we're committed to providing recruitment and career opportunities to all, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, social background or disability. We believe that equality and diversity are central to our recruitment process, as they enhance creativity and efficiency, leading to improved performance and productivity. In line with this commitment, EY Portugal recently became a member of the Inclusive Community Forum. This initiative, led by Nova SBE, focuses on the recruitment of individuals with disabilities, advocating for a more inclusive community. Moreover, EY Portugal has also endorsed the Diversity Charter of APPDI (the Portuguese Association for Diversity and Inclusion), pledging to establish and develop internal policies and practices which support diversity. Through these initiatives, EY seeks to actively contribute to the inclusion process, and promote a more inclusive community for people with disabilities, by actively participating in creating solutions.

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