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Senior Manager - Gen3

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 30, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1499389
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 currently have fantastic career opportunities for senior managers in our Canadian banking technology consulting team. Our team works to build a better world by transforming businesses through the potential of our people, technology, and innovation. Emerging technologies are transforming all lines of business and requires our customers to embrace these new technological capabilities and see them as new competitive advantages.


We work collaboratively with some of the top executives in financial institutions of all sizes and scales, helping them create and realize solutions for the future of their business. Each project is different, so you’ll need to be able to excel in ambiguous situations and confidently navigate ever-changing circumstances. We’ll look to you to be a self-starter, have the ability to translate complex information into simple terms, manage teams, and deliver long-term solutions with confidence. On this team, you’ll have the unique opportunity to imagine the future as well as create it, where you can craft ideas and implement them for our clients.


Your key responsibilities


As a senior manager, you will lead delivery of large, complex and strategic customer engagements, building trusted relationships and develop high performing teams. You will also be expected to identify new opportunities by understanding industry trends, client needs, lead sales processes, develop engagement economics and close deals.


Skills and attributes for success


  • Agile, growth-oriented mindsets. What you know matters. But the right mindset is just as important in determining success. We’re looking for people who are innovative, can work in an agile way and keep pace with a rapidly changing world. Experience in business development or delivering against financial targets in a service-oriented context is a plus.
  • High-performance tech leaders. A strong track record of managing large teams delivering strategic technology-enabled transformations. Demonstrated team leadership experience in complex contexts, in addition to project management, advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Great communicators. Communication is key — we strive to bring our best interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, whether we’re writing an e-mail, building a proposal, drafting an architecture diagram, or cutting code. It is required to be bilingual (French/ English) to work in the Montreal office.
  • Curiosity and purpose. We’re looking for people who see opportunities instead of challenges, who ask better questions to seek better answers that build a better working world, and who are committed to integrity in every environment.
  • Integrity and inclusivity. We’re looking for people who seek out and embrace diverse perspectives, who value differences, and team inclusively to build safety and trust. 


To qualify for the role you must have


  • Experience delivering transformation programs: Candidates should have a proven track record in program management (10+ years), having demonstrated through successful delivery of large programs with significant changes to technologies which are essential to supporting day-to-day business operations. This should include the design of the program delivery model and governance. Delivery of transformation programs in the Banking sector is preferred.
  • Knowledge of core banking platforms. We’re looking for individuals who have a strong functional and technical understanding of core banking systems and experience with next-gen platforms (e.g. Thought Machine, Mambu, 10X, FinXact), as demonstrated through previous delivery experience and vendor certifications.  The preferred candidate will have experience lead delivery of one or more workstreams on a Core Banking replacement project involving a Gen 3 solution.
  • Strong understanding of Technology, migration, and integration patterns. Candidates should understand all technology components of a full stack transformation including pre-requisites to implement and sequence the implementation. Such components would include infrastructure (cloud), security, application, etc. The individual should also have an appreciation for options for migration approaches and enablement of new integrations patterns.
  • Experience and appetite for learning. We’re looking for individuals with relevant experience or education in technology, engineering, solution architecture, financial services, or other related fields. Typically, successful candidates have 10+ years of experience delivering projects through strategy, design, build, test, and delivery.
  • Quality Management KPIs and Executive communications: The Candidate should have experience in designing robust reporting mechanisms to measure the quality of delivery across business and technology components. Demonstrated ability to:
    • Leverage tools which enable automation / live reporting is preferred.
    • Design mechanisms which allow effective and efficient tailoring of communications to difference audiences


Ideally, you’ll also have


Experience in

  • Agile methodology
  • Business and IT architecture
  • IT strategy and roadmap
  • Data architecture
  • Testing Methodologies


What we look for

Successful candidates will have a leadership presence with a proven track record of sales and delivery in a management consulting context with established client relationships and experience in Canada.


What we offer

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

Diversity and Inclusion at EY 


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the 2SLGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world. 

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