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Senior Manager - Technology Consultant - Financial Services Technology Transformation

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  13-Jan-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  39623

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. 



The opportunity


We are looking for a Senior Manager within the Technology Transformation team in our Sydney offices.

EY Technology Consulting acts as a strategic transformation partner to a wide range of financial institutions to help define and deliver their business and technology objectives. We assemble the right multi-disciplinary teams, use consistent and proven global methodologies and tools, and draw on the full breadth of EY’s global network, to deliver value and trusted advice to our clients. Our service offerings include but are not limited to technology strategy, technology enabled transformation, enterprise architecture, technology operations and service resilience.


Your key responsibilities


Engage with our Financial Services clients in developing their IT, digital and innovation agenda, and support them on their Transformation journey.


  • Supporting assessment, design and implementation of transformation programs
  • Aligning technology and business by helping clients make the right technology choices, and establishing technology roadmaps and architecture direction for technology to deliver on the overall business purpose and strategy
  • Collaborating with clients to develop IT operating models that deliver sustainable, long term value to the organisation
  • Assessing the client’s IT capability, qualitatively and quantitatively, in multiple categories and determining how effectively IT functions operate and where change and investment are necessary
  • Assessing, defining, establishing and implementing IT governance structures including policies, processes, roles/responsibilities tools and procedures
  • Supporting clients to integrate acquisitions (or divest assets) efficiently while delivering on the integrated business purpose and achieving synergy targets
  • Managing and improving the performance of IT operations, including financial management, strategic sourcing, contract management, asset management and delivery management
  • Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors, leading the client relationship across multiple levels
  • Develop and maintain contact with stakeholders (internal and external) to organise and lead engagement teams, maximise program success, expand the current program offering and enhance the quality of existing program(s)
  • Participate and lead proposal development including the pricing strategy in line with the business’ processes
  • Provide professional and strategic leadership regarding best practice delivery approach, project metrics and overall project quality


Skills and attributes for success

  • Experience as a Technology consultant within the financial services sector (Banking, Insurance, Wealth)
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust and manage senior client stakeholder relationships
  • Proven experience in engaging and collaborating with a range of business stakeholders to develop ongoing working relationships that achieve positive outcomes
  • Dedication to teamwork and integrity within a professional environment
  • Ability to manage diverse and inclusive teams to deliver quality outcomes
  • Ability to identify and understand clients’ business issues and scope and develop projects into commercially viable proposals
  • Strong business development, project delivery and project management skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing our Technology Transformation service offerings
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, presentation, client service and consulting skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts into simple communications that the business can understand
  • Extensive experience in mentoring and coaching team members


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • At least 8-10 years of overall relevant work experience
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of experience in consulting or professional services
  • Certifications in areas including project management, architecture, IT service management are highly desirable


Please note: All EY offices across Australia and New Zealand will close over Christmas and the New Year from the 23rd of December 2021. We will be back from the 10th of January 2022, where we look forward to reviewing your application in the New Year.


What we offer


  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.  
  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.


We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or  phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 4).


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.  


Looking to take advantage of the size and scale of our global EY network? This role may provide the opportunity for secondments to New Zealand and Japan - let your Recruiter know if this is of interest, as you go through our recruitment process!


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


EY | Building a better working world 
EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  
Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  
Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  


The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider. Regarding this role, the minimum salary is $180,000 including 10% superannuation.

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